Klutz Lego Gadgets Science & Activity Kit is great for brick fans of all ages and can be picked up for $14.99, today only, originally $24.99. Using just the parts included with this book, you’ll be able to build 11 machines, including a gravity powered car and a boxing robot. Plus, the open-ended prompts will movitate you to continue experimenting with your own designs and modifications. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The LEGO Group has just unveiled its latest Technic model, the Ducati Panigale V4 R, which boasts the style, sophistication and performance its real-life superbike counterpart. This set combines LEGO Technic and Ducati design DNA to recreate the curves and aerodynamic form of the two-wheeled wonder, complete with a 2-speed gearbox that activates the V4-cylinder engine. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Animal Crossing fans may soon get an official LEGO set if this LEGO Ideas submissions gets at least 10,000 votes. For those who don’t know how the platform works, users express their idea by combining a written description of the idea and a sample LEGO model that demonstrates the concept into a project page. This set would include the: Base House, Mailbox, Log Bench, Community DIY workbench, Campfire, Tree, Terrain details and more. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Created by Classicbot designer Philip Lee, the iBoy may resemble Apple’s first-generation iPod, but it’s completely free of any electronic parts or functions. However, the arms and legs are equipped with magnetic joints that can be moved around in a number of ways. Plus, there’s even a detachable headphones that enable you to effortlessly switch between the unit’s robot and MP3 modes. Read more for a video, additional pictures and how you can get one too.
Muscle car lovers and Fast & Furious fans rejoice! Despite Fast 9 getting delayed until 2021, the LEGO Group and Universal Brand Development revealed today the first set inspired by the high-octane, global blockbuster franchise: Dom’s Dodge Charger. At 1,077-pieces, this replica of street racer Dominic Toretto’s legendary 1970 Dodge Charger R/T most certainly provides a building challenge while cooped up inside. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Grant Imahara is an American electrical engineer by trade, but is best known for his work on the television series MythBusters, in which he designed and built numerous robots. His latest project may look familiar, and that’s because it’s The Child (Baby Yoda) from The Mandalorian. For this project, he overlooked the mechanical design, programming, and even 3D printing of the molds. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Mattel has just unveiled a limited edition 1:10 scale, remote-controlled Tesla Cybertruck that comes complete with working headlights / taillights, all-wheel drive with two modes, and a removable plastic body for easy access to all the internals (battery, drivetrain, etc.). Yes, your eyes aren’t playing tricks, it also comes bundled with a reusable cracked window vinyl sticker so you can relive Elon Musk’s presentation right from home. Read more for a hands-on look video and additional information.
While fans of The Mandalorian are awaiting the second season, Hasbro wants to whet your appetite for merchandise with a new animatronic Baby Yoda, which made its debut today on Good Morning America. If you want to see it in person, head on over to the New York Toy Fair this weekend at the Jacob K. Javits Center. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Hasbro, Inc. announced today that they have partnered with 343 Industries to introduce a range of officially licensed Halo Infinite NERF blasters. The first batch will include three different models: the NERF Halo MA40 Blaster, a motorized, semi-automatic blaster that includes a 10-dart clip and 10 ELITE darts, and two collectible single-shot MicroShots blasters inspired by iconic Halo launchers – SPNKr and The Needler. That’s not all, some of these will also include an exclusive Halo Infinite code for unlockable game add-on content. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Hasbro is bringing back the Tiger Electronics LCD handhelds that many remember from the early 90s, and rather than have swappable games, each one was based on a character or franchise / series, like Mega Man, Ninja Gaiden, Sonic the Hedgehog, Transformers, etc. This Fall, the company will be released four LCD games: The Little Mermaid, Sonic the Hedgehog 3, Transformers: Generation 2 and X-Men Project X. Read more for a video on the originals and additional information.