Kitchen Moon Dust is a Silky Sandpile for Landlocked Playtime

Building sandcastles is one of the fundamental joys in life, irrespective of how old you get. While coastal residents can hop down to play by the ocean any time, landlocked adventurers need to get a bit more creative. Enter Moon Dust, a quick and cheap recipe for sticky sand. » 5/28/14 1:02am 5/28/14 1:02am

Never-made 1980s action figures turned Robin into Mad Max (and Batman…

In the 1980s, toy manufacturer Kenner produced the Super Power collection of action figures for DC Comics. In an effort to capitalize on the Mad Max craze, Kenner also drafted designs for a line of "anti-hero" toys that recast DC heroes like Superman and Wonder Woman as leather-sporting ruin dwellers. As you can see… » 2/05/11 7:30am 2/05/11 7:30am

Attack of the Cute Alien in Stephen Chow's CJ7

Stephen Chow's E.T.-inspired CJ7 opens this weekend, and although it's been critically kicked around like the lowest dog on Earth, we loved the cute little thing. It's not your typical science fiction movie, and it's not even a typical Stephen Chow movie, who is best known for comedies like Kung Fu Hustle and Shaolin… » 3/06/08 9:04am 3/06/08 9:04am

Cloverfield Toy Revealed — Start Canceling Your Preorders

Paramount has finally allowed Hasbro to release images of the Cloverfield toy, probably thinking that they've milked almost every possible box office dollar out of the thing. But based on the new pics, it's hard to imagine anybody shelling out a hundred bucks for this thing. When you stumble of the the theater after… » 2/15/08 11:20am 2/15/08 11:20am

Cloverfield Toy Costs $100, Has Two "Interchangeable Heads"

Hasbro is going to release a 14-inch model of the Cloverfield monster, which will undoubtedly be one of the strangest toys ever made by the company known for G.I. Joe and Transformers. It'll cost a hundred bucks, and will feature over 70 "points of articulation," along with authentic sound effects, 10 parasites… » 1/22/08 7:00am 1/22/08 7:00am