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The first woman Doctor Who to be commemorated with a limited-edition Barbie

Tonight marks the world premiere of the first Doctor Who series in which the Doctor is portrayed by a woman. The limited-edition commemorative Barbie available for pre-order starting tomorrow, exclusively through Forbidden Planet. Read the rest

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We met the mind behind the Rubik’s Cube — Mashable Originals

10.04.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles, Toys Articles

Have you even given up, helplessly, on a Rubik's Cube? What was meant to be a tool that helped students learn about space and design is now a competition to see who can finish it faster with their eyes closed. Love it or hate it (because you can't com... ...

Gorgeous collectible ‘He-Man’ action figures are coming from Mondo

10.02.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles, Toys Articles

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Mondo, the Austin-based boutique art house behind so many amazing limited edition pop culture posters (and an assortment of other collectibles), has a new line of toys incomingHe-Man toys.

If that fact alone isn't enough to get your '80s fandom radar screaming, here's ...

The classic BIC 4 color pen

Not particularly wonderful to write with, but awesome none-the-less, I had to have a BIC 4 color pen.

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I spent most of second grade taking these pens apart, and putting them back together. Taking the color indicators and mixing them up, or making a pen with all black indicators, or all red, or all blue. ...

Watch this self-solving Rubik’s cube march its way across a table

This wild, 3D-printed self-solving Rubik’s cube is amazing. To make it work, a Japanese inventor used servo motors and Arduino boards to actuate the cube as it solves itself. Sadly, there isn’t much of a build description available but it looks to be very compact and surprisingly fast. There is a description of the project ...

Incredibly satisfying video depicting the meticulous, miraculous restoration of a ruined vintage Hot Wheels car

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4YqLow4D9g BaremetalHW's narrated timelapse of his restoration of a completely trashed Hot Wheels 1971 "Bye-Focal" car is fantastically satisfying: watching him bang out the dings, zinc coat, polish, paint, decorate ... ...