Wonderfully Illogical Star Trek Headphones, and More of the Most Fascinating Merchandise of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the nifty little tchotchkes tempting our wallets lately. This week: Lego rides its chibi-style figurines all the way to the future, Hot Toys unleashes its take on a very beardy Captain America, and a weirdly cute Deadpool. Take a look!

Great Scott! Watch This Artist Sculpt a Terrifyingly Lifelike Back to the Future Doc Brown

There are lots of reasons the Back to the Future films are considered one of the best trilogies of all time, not the least of which being Christopher Lloyd’s Doc Emmett Brown. The character is what most people think of when they hear the term “mad scientist,” and Juliana LePine manages to perfectly capture his…


Back to the Future II Screenwriter Bummed Out the Movie's 'Cubs Win' Joke No Longer Works

So you might possibly have heard that earlier this week the Chicago Cubs broke a 108-year record to win the World Series against the Cleveland Indians—a victory kiiiiind of predicted by Back to the Future II’s alternate 2015. THR caught up with screenwriter Bob Gale to discuss the gag’s sudden relevance again.