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LEGO Batcave

Photo credit: Dan Glasure

This may not be the first LEGO Batcave, but it's the only one we've come across that includes Wayne Manor up top. This was created by brick master Dan Glasure over the course of several months, and as you can see, no detail was spared. The entire diorama features the Batmobile, Batwing, mood lighting, a holding cell, sky bridge, and lots more. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone drifting a Ferrari F40 in the snow up to basecamp.

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ThingMaker 3D Printer

Mattel's ThingMaker 3D Printer lets you create toys on demand when used in conjunction with the accompanying iOS / Android app. Users can select from a variety of templates including figures, dolls, and jewelry, or just build your own from scratch. Best of all, you'll be able to print from the cloud, sending your designs to print straight from a tablet or web browser. Pre-order one here now. Continue reading for a hands-on video preview and more information.

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Rubber Band Gun

There's the Bandit, and then this semi-automatic MP5 Rubber Band Gun. This creation has a 24 band capacity, and can fire up to 30-feet as fast as you can pull the trigger. Other features include: a fully adjustable sliding stock for shoulder support, and a handmade wood design. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the coolest dad ever who goes above and beyond to create an immersive cycle experience for his child.

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Amazing Toy Photography

Photo credit: Bored Panda

Photographer Felix Hernandez Rodriguez has always had an affinity for toys, but as he grew older, his imagination took things to the next level. Using real toys, he creates magical scenes using everyday things, like flour as snow, in real settings. A macro lens and the "focus stacking" technique - multiple photos merged to create a wider focus - are employed, in addition to post processing in Photoshop. Continue reading for more.

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Mini Wooden Crossbow

Let's face it, it's not safe or practical to be lugging around a full-sized crossbow to practice your zombie-killing skills. So, why not make your own miniature version that fires toothpicks? All you'll need are a handful of popsicle sticks, a filer, glue gun, rotary tool / sandpaper, and some rubber bands. Click here to view the first image in this week's demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a McDonalds ad that looks just like a real anime.

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LEGO Architecture New York City

LEGO Architecture New York City features the Flatiron Building, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, One World Trade Center and the Statue of Liberty, all for $49.99 shipped, today only, originally $59.99. The LEGO Architecture Skyline Collection offers models suitable for display in the home and office, and has been developed for all with an interest in travel, architectural culture, history and design. Product page. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.

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ThingMaker

You may never have to buy toys again, thanks to Mattel's ThingMaker, a $300 3D printer that connects to iOS and Android devices. Users can sketch out toys directly from the app and send them over to the printer via Wi-Fi. To get you started, Mattel has pre-loaded the app a few basic designs. Seasoned users are able to create toys with multiple parts that connect with ball-and-socket joints. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of all the vertical-landing jets in history.

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ThingMaker

You may never have to buy toys again, thanks to Mattel's ThingMaker, a $300 3D printer that connects to iOS and Android devices. Users can sketch out toys directly from the app and send them over to the printer via Wi-Fi. To get you started, Mattel has pre-loaded the app a few basic designs. Seasoned users are able to create toys with multiple parts that connect with ball-and-socket joints. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of all the vertical-landing jets in history.

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Tesla Model S for Kids

Radio Flyer has partnered with Telsa to bring you a Model S for kids, and just like its full-sized counterpart, this model is also fully-electric. It's powered by Flight Speed lithium-ion removable batteries that can recharged at home in just 3-hours, and hit a top speed of 6mph. Other features include: functional headlamps, a sound system, and a professional paint finish. Continue reading for more pictures, including one showing how it looks next to a real Model S.

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Nerf Khaos

Photo credit: The Verge

First announced in January, the Nerf Rival Kahos MXVI-4000 has officially made its debut at Toy Fair 2016. This blaster offers a 40-round magazine, which can be unloaded in 11-seconds, and fire projectiles at up to 68mph. Thanks to its auto-feed mechanism, you'll need to provide six D-sized batteries for power, preferably of the rechargeable variety. It hits stores in September, priced at $69.99. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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