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Hasbro's Remote Control BB-8 Doesn't Need a Smartphone or Tablet

We haven’t seen more than a couple teasers, a trailer, and a few TV spots for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but it already seems clear that BB-8 is going to be a fan favorite alongside R2-D2. But if Sphero’s $150 self-balancing BB-8 toy is too rich for your blood, Hasbro’s got you covered. »9/04/15 4:00amYesterday 4:00am

Here's All the New Star Wars Figures You'll Be Fighting Little Kids For

Whether you’ll be hitting the stores at midnight, or waiting until the crack of dawn to begin your The Force Awakens toy hunt, try and remember that this will be the first Star Wars collecting adventure for some kids, so try not to trample any little ones as you reach for that last Rylo Ken. »9/04/15 2:00amYesterday 2:00am

A Secret Blaster on Hasbro's Battle Action Millennium Falcon Fires Nerf Darts

A Star Wars film without the Millennium Falcon just isn’t a Star Wars film. That’s why those prequels felt so weird, and why The Force Awakens made sure to include that bucket of space bolts. The same applies to Star Wars toy lines, so here’s Hasbro’s latest take on Solo’s ship. »9/03/15 12:08pmThursday 12:08pm

Steel and Wood From a Salvaged Railroad Support This Rustic Ping Pong Table

You probably spent weeks trying to find the perfect furniture for your living room, so why just put any old ping pong table in your rec room? If you’ve got the room (and the money to hire movers) this table, including the net, is made from salvaged rails and lumber that one supported real trains. »9/02/15 2:52pmWednesday 2:52pm

This 3D-Printed Working Model of a 787's Jet Engine Has Impressive Thrust

Given the challenges with precision, building functional machines with a household 3D printer isn’t easy. And that’s why it’s all the more impressive that someone on the RC Groups forum has used a 3D printer to make a fully-functional scale model of a Boeing 787’s GE-built turbofan jet engine. »8/31/15 10:25amMonday 10:25am

Groot Is Even More Adorable As a Mr. Potato Head

PPW Toys is taking the ‘better late than never’ approach with a couple of new Guardians of the Galaxy Mr. Potato Head toys. Both Star-Lord and Groot have finally gotten the spud treatment, and these adorable six-inch figures will sell for around $20 each when available in October. [PPW Toys via Toy People] »8/30/15 4:00pmSunday 4:00pm

Only Magic Could Make This Hermione Granger Figure So Lifelike

The level of detail and realism in action figures has improved by leaps and bounds over the past decade, but it’s still hard not to be flabbergasted by this sixth-scale Hermione Granger. Has anyone seen Emma Watson lately? Because there’s a good chance there’s a curse trapping her inside this figure. »8/30/15 1:00pmSunday 1:00pm

Girl Scouts Cookie Oven Review: Get Your Thin Mints Fix Anytime, Anywhere

For years the only way to get your hands on authentic Girl Scouts Cookies was to find a troop perched outside a mall, or hope they came knocking at your door. But that’s all about to change now that the Scouts have licensed their brand, and addictive cookies, to a tiny oven that lets you bake your own. »8/28/15 1:25pm8/28/15 1:25pm

Every Fan of The Wire Is Going to Want This Talking Clay Davis Bobblehead

Even if you haven’t seen a single episode of The Wire, you’re probably already familiar with, and use, the most popular catch phrase to come out of the show. But no one can do it quite like actor Isiah Whitlock Jr. can, so leave the “Sheeeeeee-it!” to this talking Clay Davis bobblehead. »8/26/15 5:00pm8/26/15 5:00pm