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With AirVR, You'll Finally Be Able To Strap An iPad To Your Face. That's...Cool, I Guess?

So, uh. There's a project making the rounds on Kickstarter right now that lets you strap an iPad or iPhone to your face in the name of virtual reality. Yeah, I know - I'm not so keen on the idea, either.

Teeter Popper: Think Balance Board. Think Bubble Wrap

The Teeter Popper  has already won ASTRA’s Best Toy For Kids Award, has been named a finalist in the Goddard School Preschooler-Approved Toy Test, and is predicted to be a hot seller at Christmas. Gasp! Who said Christmas? Apple season just started; why would I speak such vulgarity? Let’s not think about it just yet. Think balance board. Think Sit ‘n Spin. Think tiny boat. Think bubble wrap. Now wrap them into one toy and you will have the Teeter Popper.


Mokulock Wooden Bricks: Not The Green LEGO Blocks You Were Looking For

Mokulock's wooden bricks are what you'd get if, say, the LEGO company made and marketed their world-famous bricks a thousand years ago instead of right here, right now.

This Guy Programmed A Video Game Entirely With His Feet - And Now Its On Kickstarter

Although 21-year-old Max Strzelecki was born without arms, he hasn't let that stop him - or even slow him down. Not only is he a capable gamer in his own right; he's also been programming since age 14. Now, along with his friend and business partner, he's launching his first commercial game.

Got More Money Than Sense? These Solid Gold Next-Gen Consoles Are Just The Ticket For You

Got thirteen thousand dollars to spare? If so, do I have a purchase for you. The folks over at The Gatti Luxury Lab have designed both an Xbox One and a PlayStation 4 for the 'luxury' gamer in all of us. They're both made of solid gold, because doing things in moderation is for the poor.

Want Your Putty To Be Smart Instead Of Silly?

It seems that all of us spent some portion of our childhoods goofing around with Silly Putty. It was the perfect Sunday morning toy as we lifted comics from the paper with it. It was one of the most iconic toys of the 20th century. With Smart Mass Thinking Putty this fun past time has been reinvented for a whole new century -- and boy does it show!

In This Video Game, You Are Cancer

Cancer is a terrible disease. Even though we've made great strides in treatment of the illness over the past years, it's still anything but cured - and most people still have no concept of what it is. One developer aims to help us better understand the illness...through a video game.

Have You Ever Felt The Desire To "See" Music? Harmonix's Newest Game Will Let You Do Just That

Harmonix - best known as the developer of the immensely popular Rock Band franchise - has something very, very exciting up its sleeve. It's designing a new virtual reality "music experience" that'll allow players to actually SEE - and interact with - the songs they play. Awesome, right?

16 Must Have Have Products For The Crazy Cat Lady In You

Crazy cat ladies unite!  If you're a proud cat lover or know someone who is, I'm here to show you a plethora of crazy cat lady gifts and products that will get you purring.  Behold, the ultimate list of must have crazy cat lady products recommended by a crazy cat lady.

Retro 2 Con Famicom Earphone Mic Channels Classic 1980's Gamer Design

The Retro 2 Con Famicom Earphone Mic from Datel Japan evokes the Eighties 8-bit era and Nintendo's groundbreaking Famicom without sacrificing the high-tech conveniences we've all come to know and love.