Archive for the ‘Toys’ Category

Adam bomb

April 9, 2010

John Pound is an incredible comic book artist who is probably most famous worldwide for his illustrations that adorned The Garbage Pail Kids stickers and cards in the 80’s. You used to collect the cards by buying Topps chewing gum and were greeted with such fab illustrations as Adam Bomb and Drew Blood. You can view this bit of nostalgia here.

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Dog twitter

February 18, 2010

If you own a dog like me. You can now set up a twitter account for them. So when your pooch has finished being sociable in the park (sniffing another dogs arse) they can be sociable at home. The unique iphone app records your dog’s bark and turn’s it into a tweet.

Unfortunately this only exists in The japan at the moment and Mattel are set to release their own version later this year. Has the world gone barking mad? (Obvious pun I know, but i couldn’t resist.

Bear necessities

January 24, 2010

Kent Rogowski has created a series of portraits of ordinary teddy bears, but unusually each Bear has been turned inside out and restuffed.

Kent reckons “Each animal’s appearance is determined by the necessities of the manufacturing process. Simple patterns and devices never meant to be seen are now prominent physical characteristics, giving each one a distinctly quirky personality: their fasteners become eyes, their seams become scars, and their stuffing creeps out in the most unexpected places. Together these images form a topology of strange yet oddly familiar creatures. They are at once hideous yet cuddly, disturbing yet endearing, absurd yet adorable, while offering a metaphor for us all to consider. These bears, which have lived and loved and lost as much as their owners, have suffered and endured through it all. It is by virtue of revealing their inner core might we better understand our own.”

More bear stuff here.

Making the unbreakable, breakable

January 18, 2010

At this year’s CES a BBC reporter demonstrates the amazing qualities of the first “unbreakable” mobile phone…it breaks. Nice work here.

If you don’t know what CES is, it’s basically where all the latest technological advancements in phones, tv, media are unveiled. More here.

Is it an i-phone? No it’s Apple tablet, a giant i-phone

January 7, 2010

The highly anticipated Apple tablet is set to get a release date announcement on January 26th. The oversized I-phone will feature a 10.1 screen and enough power to run all your app’s and video software, but it will have a battery life of only 10 minutes (my guess). Not sure where this is supposed to fit into your product usage, but no doubt it will be success and everyone will want one.

Muppets Rhapsody

January 3, 2010

I saw this before Christmas, but in the madness I forgot to post it up here. So here it is now for all of you who haven’t seen it.

Lego Matrix

November 27, 2009

Lego Monsters

October 14, 2009

alien lego

Don’t feel embarrassed playing with Lego anymore. While your youngest attempts to build a car that will never roll. You can scare him shitless by reconstructing Alien or The Predator. More  incredible Movie Lego work here.

Whack-a-banker

August 27, 2009

banker

Enter the weird world of Tim Hunkin. This engineer/comedian/cartoonist has contraptions and machines for every useless thing you can imagine. One of the highlights has got to “Fly drive”. A fly simulator where you ar ethe fly and have to eat as much as you can before you get twatted. Loads of fun here.

Today was a good day

July 20, 2009

Nike SB getting just right makes me want to go and skate right now. Damn my knee, work, and the fact I don’t live in LA.