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Playmobil announces time travelling countdown calendar

Back to the Future is 35 this year, there have been a few sets knocking about to celebrate this milestone, this one though is the very best of them – PLAYMOBIL limited-edition Advent Calendar featuring classic scenes. Behind every door is a gift, from figures to vehicles to accessories, providing …

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The joy of six

And so lockdown lite heads our way from Monday, version 2.0 of the utter BS being fed to us as the latest lifesaving efforts. Have we reached the peak of ambiguity? A new updated slogan “Hands, Space, Face” being the latest waste of governments funds likely piped to a creative …

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Water blaster brave enough to call itself a gun

a group of German engineers and designers think it’s finally time for water guns to evolve, here is the self-loading Spyra One, a water blaster packed with so much tech and one which fires quick bursts of water instead of a steady stream. Overall, accuracy is improved, the price tag …

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Rubik’s Amazing Box of Tricks arrives

Here it is, without further ado, the long awaited and much anticipated Marvin’s Magic – Rubik’s Amazing Box of Magic Tricks.  This exclusive magic set celebrates the 40th anniversary of the iconic cube and  includes 40 superb tricks, less talk and more action me thinks, watch the video : Available …

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Send your Hot Wheels rides into a right spin

You may well wonder why we choses the Hot Wheels track builder unlimited triple loop kit to headline todays Toyology offering, but, go re-read the name of this marvellous plaything. Exactly. All that title for a toy that’s in medium present price land at £25 from Argos. There are three …

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Screwball Scramble – a most brilliant bit of kit

Nostalgia. It’s not what it used to be… Now, you may not be old enough to remember the first time someone made that joke – but are you old enough to remember when Screwball Scramble came out? First appearing in 1979, Screwball Scramble boasts a simple idea… This toy-shop perennial …

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Illuminations illuminate Blackpool

Great news for the crew of the International Space Station tonight as they’ll get an extra treat as they whizz over the earth at 500 Kmh as they’ll witness the spectacle of the Illuminations being switched on. Since 1879 the six mile stretch of Blackpool (and Lytham/Bispham) have been brought …

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Latest set from LEGO is right up our alley

A Diagon Alley set of 5,500 pieces is impressive enough, when completed  you’ve all of the must-visit shops, such as Ollivanders, Flourish & Blotts, and Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes but it is the detail in each one that makes it truly stand out. The set is around 11 inches tall, 40 …

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Palpatine Lightsaber anyone?

This here Star Wars Black Series Emperor Plapatine Force FX Elite Lightsabre has a name almost longer than a Welsh railway station but, and I apologise Welsh readers, is far more entertaining. Advanced LED technology inside alongside film-inspired sound effects all jammed into a real metal hilt fresh from Revenge …

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Parody packaging from the Sultans of shrink

Wacky Packages are inspired by the Topps stickers first launched back in the 1960’s. This time they’re licenced to Super Impulse who have decent form in shrinking stuff and have brought them back as 3D miniatures. There are 66 to collect in this, series one, and each one offers up …

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