In other world record news, this is a video of Paul Scardino of Winchester City, Virginia, providing a tour of his basement, where he stores his world record collection of Funk Pop! figures, with a staggering 5,306 Pops. For reference, that’s about 5,303 more than I own. I’m honestly surprised
This is a video of hardware hacker and Twitter user @r1ckp (sweet Penfold profile pic, btw) demonstrating the new interactive LEGO Super Mario toy that he modded to function as a controller to play the original Super Mario Bros., including the ability to shoot fireballs and go down warp pipes
This is the real life Toy Story Woody doll crafted by figure-maker and Twitter user @jeno_figure. He, uh, he definitely looks like a doll that can come to life. Now what he does when he’s alive is anybody’s guess, but based on the expression on his face, it’s gaze in
This is a series of renderings of pop culture homes reimagined as Polly Pocket playsets by the folks at The Toy Zone. The homes include the Byers residence from Stranger Things, Monica’s apartment from Friends, The Simpsons’ home, Bilbo’s Hobbit Hole, the Tenenbaum residence from The Royal Tenenbaums, and The
This is a video from the Brick Experiment Channel of the creation of increasingly larger LEGO powered water vortices, ending with one that’s so powerful there’s hardly any water in the bottom of the bucket as the vortex spins. Now that is powerful. Now I hate to point any fingers,
This is a clip from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s show Going Great, starring a 19-year old Keanu Reeves reporting from the first Canadian International Teddy Bear Convention in 1984. Come on, Keanu, who cares what my friends think about me collecting teddy bears, I’m living my dream, not theirs. Besides,
This is a video of a real-life stag beetle going horn-to-horn with a larger, robotic stag beetle. At first it seems like the robobeetle is going to dominate, but then the real beetle’s killer instincts kick in and he picks that big bastard up and tosses it off the battle
This is the $23 Office Possum available from Archie McPhee. It’s a stuffed 15-inch latex possum with bendable paws and tail for hanging around the office to startle coworkers. Now I don’t know who needs to hear this, but it is not for butts. OR IS IT? Seriously it’s not.