Posts tagged “toys”


Here’s one for the “weird” file: GIANTmicrobes! I always wanted a stuffed rhinovirus! We make stuffed animals that look like tiny microbes — only a million times actual size! Each 5-to-7 inch doll is accompanied by an image of the real microbe it represents, as well as information about the microbe. link via 8 Ways

Snoopy Keychain

I would like someone to buy me this Snoopy keychain for my birthday. The watch is nice, but I really just want the keychain. Can someone work on that for me? June 26.okaythanksyou’rethebest.

Fringe Barbies

Just in time for Christmas! Check out Tourette Syndrome Barbie and Leprosy Barbie!

What the?

These costumed characters were used to promote Boong-Ga Boong-Ga at the Tokyo Gaming Convention. One is a poking finger, the other a poop keychain. Only in Japan…

Uncle Milton’s Toys

The adventure begins when you receive your live tadpole by mail. First you’ll experience the wonder of metamorphosis as your tadpole transforms into a frog. Then watch your frog kick back on the beach, hang out in Croaky’s Surf Shop and ride the gnarly wave on its own surfboard.

Jesus Christ Superstore

At the Jesus Christ Superstore you can buy a God Almighty action figure. Sometimes I just can’t believe the things that are on the ‘net. When I was a kid my sister and I used to play with G.I. Joe toys all the time. We’d cover the entire house with bases and battles and we’d

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There is nothing like a completely useless, meaningless toy to brighten your day. <big grin>Thanks, Zannah!</big grin>

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A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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