Of all the classic Atari games, Missile Command might be my favorite. That’s why I’m excited to see New Wave Toys open pre-orders for its affordable Missile Command cabinets, which faithfully replicate the look and feel of the classic arcade machine (and a rare pre-production unit) at a tabletop-friendly 1/6th scale.
Right in time for the holidays and much to the delight of every Home Alone fan, LEGO has officially announced the all-new LEGO Ideas ‘Home Alone’ brick set, and it looks fantastic. So, instead of watching the new Disney+ remake ‘Home Sweet Home Alone’ coming next month, which honestly doesn’t look great, defend the McCallister home yourself with LEGO.
Trump Media and Technology Group just announced TRUTH Social, a rival platform to Twitter, Facebook, and all of the other Big Tech giants. But like other specialized social media platforms, TRUTH will be a target for hackers, and it could leave your private info exposed. We’re not just speculating here—TRUTH Social has already been compromised, and it’s not even out yet!
You can’t stop thinking about it, can you? Well, you’re right—a projector would make a killer replacement for your TV. And during today’s Amazon sale, you can save big on some of the best home projectors available today, including 4K models from Samsung and Sony.
This is a match made in heaven. The Raspberry Pi Foundation just launched its Build HAT, a new product that lets you control up to four LEGO Education SPIKE motors and sensors from your Raspberry Pi computer. It’s a killer product that could give kids a reason to start coding, though I expect adults to get some use out of it too.
Anyone who is a fan of Super Nintendo, Transformers, Donkey Kong, or all things LEGO will find something to love about this artist’s clever build. What looks like an innocent Super Nintendo console, game cartridge, and controllers are actually multiple retro transforming robots. It’s super cool!
Every two years, NASA’s Center for Near Earth Object Studies runs a simulation to see how its scientists could save the planet from an incoming asteroid. This year’s study wasn’t very comforting—the simulated asteroid appeared incredibly close to Earth, leaving astronomers with no option but to brace for impact. It’s a shame, because new research shows that nearby asteroids are safe to nuke.
LEGO is one of the few toys that manage to transcend age and be enjoyed by both kids and adults. This makes it a safe bet for at least a few people on your list, and there are tons of options as well. Whether you’re looking for apparel, decorations, or standard LEGO sets, we’ve got you covered.
Ready for some early Christmas shopping? Segway is slashing prices on its best scooters, bikes, and hoverboards, including several models made for children. Now’s your chance to save up to 60% on these motorized rideables from now until the end of October.
Now 90 years old, William Shatner will channel his inner Trekkie and make history next week by being the oldest person who’s flown to space. Shatner will take a trip to the final frontier in a Blue Origin rocket, sitting alongside Audrey Powers, who serves as the company’s vice president of Flight Operations, and two others.