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Want A Spring Toy That Moves Like Magic But Doesn't Slink?

We have all known the joy of playing with a simple spring through the Slinky, but that isn't the only spring out there that is amazing and magical to goof around with. There is also the Toroflex Kinetic Spring Toy. While this spring can't walk downstairs alone or in pairs, it can do a bit of moving and climbing under the right conditions, When not in use it even stores flat.

Here's A Pair Of PlayStation 4 Shoes For $950 - Complete With An HDMI Port

Have you ever wanted to show everyone how awesome you think the PlayStation 4 is? If so, the JRDN 4 X PS4 sneakers are for you. They're branded after the console, and even come with an HDMI port (that doesn't do anything). There's just one small problem...they cost $950.

Want To Tell Your Fortune With This Magical Bacon?

Among those of us who haven't given up meat many of us consider bacon the food of the gods. Perhaps that is why there is such a thing as Fortune-Telling Bacon. This product comes from Radiant Farms in Ireland where the Sisters also raise unicorns and dragons for canning. This particular kind of bacon is made from flying pigs and is completely inedible.

Want Endless Bubble Wrap Popping At Your Finger Tips?

There is just something about bubble wrap that makes you love it or hate it -- well, when it comes to popping anyway. There are those of us who just adore popping those little bubbles (guilty!) and those who just hate it when we go popping away (my brother). The main problem is that there are only so many bubbles. Well, now you can pop away as a way to de-stress with an Electronic Bubble Wrap Keychain.

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!