After being the hottest thing since Jesus when they launched in the late 90s, Tamgotchi kinda fell off the map for a while. But next fall, Bandai is launching an all new series of Tamagotchi called Tamagotchi Friends. They look similar to the old ones, only this time, you have your choice of pets to raise and the egg shaped devices come with connectivity, so your Tamagotchi can visit a friend’s Tamagotchi, so they can cry on each others shoulders about how their neglected and poop on each others floors.
With 3D printing becoming cheaper and more accessible all the time, there could come a point, according to Mark Fabes, McDonald’s IT director, that when you or your kid orders a Happy Meal, the toy will be printed right there in the store on a 3D printer. He’s not saying that this is something McDonald’s is actively pursuing right now, but it doesn’t sound too far fetched.
Your mom may be cool and all, but she’s not ISS astronaut cool. She’s certainly not “make you a stuffed dinosaur toy in space” cool like Karen Nyberg, who made the above dino toy for her son while floating around in near zero g.
Barbie has had dozens and dozens of careers over the decades. She must be really good at bullshitting on resumes, because she often will go from waitress to brain surgeon to kindergarten teacher to race car driver. In her latest career move, Barbie is going to Mars. Fortunately for everyone, Barbie wouldn’t last a minute in that space suit.
Set of five for $70 on Etsy. Yeah, it’s a bit on the expensive side, but if you’re going to be the Lego god of wine and bitches, it’s a small price to pay.
Rejoice brickheads and space exploration fans! Lego will soon be releasing an official NASA Mars Curiosity Rover set. It will be just like building your very own Curiosity rover, only far less expensive and you won’t have to assemble it in a million dollar clean room.