John P Barker's Blog of Cool Toys

If you are looking for the best, most hilarious, coolest or funnest gadgets, gizmos and toys offered on earth, then come and check out my toys blog! Want a  toy that is perfectly bizarre, innovative, ingenious, smart, fun? See the cool toys I have found for you.

Some of my most popular articles are:
10 Best Surveillance Systems To Hide In Your House
I Can See Your Boobs...X-Ray Glasses Become Reality

Zoomies -- Binocular Glasses. Stylish? Maybe... But Do They Work?

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May Your Thanksgiving Be Free Of Giant Robots!

We've all had those days when a giant robot's hand wanders around during dinner.  Well... at least Hogarth Hughes has had this happen...

I Have To Wonder If This Back To The Future Golf Cart Can Go The Required 88 Miles-Per-Hour...

Okay.  It has a Mr. Fusion.  But can the Flux Capacitor... flux?  And does it have enough steel in the frame to protect the golfers within?

What Do You Get When You Pour Molten Aluminum Into A Melon? Something Unique, That's What!

Creating original art in an original manner is a unique skill.  In this case, what is needed is insanely hot aluminum and some melons.  Yep, you read that correctly.  Melons.

Get Ready To Do Battle In Your Tactical Chef Apron!

The kitchen can be a dangerous place.  As such, an individual needs the proper gear to survive the battlefield of flavor-town.  Before arming yourself, you need some protection.  Introducing the Tactical Chef Apron!

When It Comes To Protecting Your Phone, What Could Be Better Than Carbonite?

While Carbonite gained some fame in the artistic community thanks to Darth Vader's masterful use of the alloy when creating a Han Solo wall hanging for Jabba the Hutt, this versatile metal has many other uses--including stylish phone cases.

If Trees Could Sing, What Would They Sound Like?

Thanks to Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy, we know how a tree would dance.  But what would a tree sound like if it had a voice to sing?  Innovator Bartholomäus Traubeck has created a machine that allows us to hear the haunting compositions of tree rings.  And the results are mesmerizing.

Ewww. Barfing Toothpaste Caps...

Spread Heads inject a little humor into the routine of everyday dental care - and may help coax your kids into having a little fun while brushing their teeth.

I Can See Your Boobs; X-Ray Glasses Become a Reality

There they are, positioned in a little square right next to the Charles Atlas ad with the kid getting sand kicked in his face: X-ray glasses.  What kid didn't want to see though walls, clothes, and... I dunno, whatever else?  Well, at considerable expense, you can now do this--sort'a.

This T-Rex Illusion Will Blow Your Mind!

Look at that cute little T-Rex.  What's bizarre is that when you walk around the room, he turns his head and continues watching you.  How did it do that?  Read on and find out!

Watch Out! There Might Be Bones In Your Gummy Bear!

Huh.  Who knew that gummy bears had internal organs?  Or a brain?  Which brings up the disturbing notion that we've been eating sentient beings for all of these years...