Whether you were a patriotic G.I. Joe or wanted to rule the world with the evil Cobra forces, you've gotta love the 25th Anniversary Cobra Set and 25th Anniversary G.I. Joe Set ($25/each). These glorious retro figures are re-imagined versions of the originals, with the Cobra set featuring Cobra (The enemy), Baroness, Storm Shadow, Destro and Cobra Commander, while the G.I. Joe set includes Duke, Agent Scarlett, Snake Eyes, Gung Ho, and Roadblock. Now if we can just find our U.S.S. Flagg Aircraft Carrier.
The greatest partnership in geekdom — Star Wars and Lego — continues with this Motorized Walking AT-AT ($130). Ready for you to stage your own Battle of Hoth, the 12" tall AT-AT walks and moves its head thanks to Lego's Power Functions System. The set includes AT-AT Pilot, General Veers, Snowtrooper and Luke Skywalker with grappling line and Lightsaber. Thermal detonator already in place. [via]
The Casper mattress is obsessively designed, but it gets covered up most of the time. The Casper sheets let you enjoy the same engineering and aesthetic. Made from super soft Supima cotton, they're crisp and comfortable but also breathable and durable. Fine details like labels on the short sides of the fitted sheet, envelope-closures on the pillowcases, and hidden openings on the corners of the duvet cover make even the process of putting them on a delight. Each set includes flat and fitted sheets, pillowcases, and you can add a duvet cover.
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The bomber jacket is one of the most iconic pieces of outerwear ever. And the Original Penguin Reversible Bomber Jacket builds on the legacy of the classic with some subtle but valuable upgrades. Originally created for military pilots, bomber jackets quickly crossed-over into the mainstream thanks to the sophisticated look and overall versatility. This fresh take from Original Penguin maintains those qualities with this Dark Sapphire polyester shell with ribbed collar. It comes in a classic fit and is also reversible, giving you the option to step out with a different look from time to time without having to buy or reach for a new jacket.
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One of the most loved toys in the world goes back to its roots with this Collector's Edition Slinky ($8). Sporting the "dark metal" coloring of the original, this Slinky also comes in a box that features the original package design from 1945.
While probably not the most useful gadget you'll ever buy, the Bandai Hex Robotic Bug ($19) is still a super cool desk toy. Coming straight from Japan via Uncrate sponsors AudioCubes, the Hex Bug reacts to sound and avoids obstacles with a few claps. Take your pick from five different bug types, or collect them all for an electronic infestation.