Yes, the DeLorean Motor Company is still selling used DMC-12 vehicles, and some examples command quite a hefty premium due to their condition. However, for those who just want a small replica to put on their desk, a lighter and lots of time is all you need. The acrylic casing of the lighter is used for the exterior, while the curved metal pieces are crafted into wheel wells. Read more for a video and additional information.
The LEGO Art World Map may take the crown for largest set yet with 11,695-pieces, but this Titanic ship isn’t too far behind at 9,090-pieces. Designed for LEGO fans and historians alike, it faithfully recreates not only the ship’s exterior, but also multiple interior rooms that can be explored, including the First-Class grand staircase spanning six decks and the Jacobean-style dining saloon on the D deck. Read more for a hands-on video review and speed build.
Matte first debuted Hot Wheels, a famous brand of die-cast toy cars, back in 1968, and since then, the tracks have gotten a bit crazy to say the least. “Backyard Racing” specializes in creating these crazy Hot Wheels track, with the latest being one that takes up an entire yard. It took over 4-months to complete since more than just flat track was used, and with some sections even going underwater. Read more to see the course in all its glory.
Sure, this may have not been certified by the Guinness World Records team…yet, but it’s definitely the largest NERF blaster gun that we’ve ever seen. At 12.5-feet long, Michael Pick’s creation features a body made from wood, with the other parts being 3D-printed to give it extreme detail, or at least similar to what a real NERF blaster would look like. When all was said and done, he ended up with a 200-pound NERF blaster. Read more for a video and additional information.
Software engineer and gamer Graham Watson of The3DPrintSpace turned the Apex Legends loot box into a real robot, called Loot Tick. Standing 2.5-feet tall, it’s fully capable of walking around, thanks to individual articulating legs, complete with a triangular head sporting three LED lights on each side that mimic the loot box opening animation. Powering everything is a Raspberry Pi 4 mini computer running custom software. Read more for a video and additional information.
There may be Jurassic Park-themed eateries in the Universal Studios theme parks around the world, but there’s only one licensed restaurant outside of them. Introducing “Jurassic Park Burger Restaurant” by Iron Studios, which is set to open on September 20th in São Paulo, Brazil, complete with a massive Tyrannosaurus rex greeting visitors. Renan Pizii, director of Iron Studios, said the idea for a restaurant came about after his toy company released a few Jurassic Park figures. Read more for two videos and additional information.
While we don’t recommend hoarding anything with an expiration date, you can rest assured that scalpers will be lining up outside of supermarkets nationwide to get their hands on these limited edition cookies. They are officially called “Cookie Rarity Scheme,” and these Pokémon x Oreo cookies pay tribute to some of the most beloved characters from the franchise, complete with 16 unique cookie embossed designs. You’ll find Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, and more. Read more for a short video and additional information.
Former NASA engineer is back at it again, and this time, he wanted to beat one of his previous records. That’s right, last year he built the world’s tallest elephant toothpaste volcano that managed to hit 60-feet in height, and now approximately 12-months later, a new one is ready to take that crown. Unlike its predecessor, this one has a concrete base holding down five-tons of “bomb proof” steel. Read more for the video and additional information.
Engineer Shane Wighton has built a real-life aimbot in the form of an auto-aiming bow. One of the challenges was overcoming the fact that the arrow travels in a curved path through the air, which means that human archers must first visualize where a moving target will be before they fire. Another issue was the timing, since that also needs to be as accurate as possible for the arrow to actually strike the target. Read more for a video to see how everything came together.
The Playmobil Back to the Future DeLorean is a must have for fans of the series, and you can get one for $29.71 shipped (in stock soon – order now to lock in price), today only, originally $49.99. Not only does it have the iconic gull-wing doors that can open and the wheels that turn, but it also features a flux capacitor as well as a dashboard time-travel display. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.