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Should you unbox your Funko Pop! figures?

Should you unbox your Funko Pop! figures?

It’s not just Funko Pop! collectors; everyone who seriously collects contemplates leaving their figures boxed. So should you unbox your Funko Pop! figures? After all, you always hear stories in the collecting space about mint condition items selling for thousands of dollars. Certain collectibles are basically worthless unless they are in the package, proving their […]

How To Collect On A Budget and Still Have Fun

How To Collect On A Budget and Still Have Fun

For people who are on a limited budget, collecting doesn’t need to be a financially stressful hobby. You can collect on a budget and enjoy it immensely. It’s easy to rack up a tab on even cheap collectibles if you aren’t careful. Magic the Gathering booster packs can add up to hundreds of dollars, and those huge […]

The Most Outrageous Nerf Gun You Wish You Had When You Were a Kid

The Most Outrageous Nerf Gun You Wish You Had When You Were a Kid

Introducing the Nerf Sentry Gun, created by Cornell University students Jeremy Blum and Jason Wright, in 2009.  Blum and Wright submitted this tricked out Nerf gun as their final project for their CS1114 Matlab Robotics class.  Not only did this duo pass their course, their professor awarded them with the :coolest final project.” This one-of-a-kind […]

History Through Model Cars: Citroën Traction Avant

History Through Model Cars: Citroën Traction Avant

Patrick Wehr

Though looking to the untrained eye like so many other 30’s creations, the Citroën Traction Avant represented a new wave in mass-produced automobiles, a radical move for a then still-young manufacturer on the verge of bankruptcy. This seemingly humble car pioneered three features still in use today: four-wheel independent suspension, front-wheel drive and unibody construction. The […]

10 Best Modern Doctor Who Episodes

10 Best Modern Doctor Who Episodes

Some Modern Doctor Who Episodes are Better Than Others Choosing a favorite Modern Doctor Who episode is like choosing your favorite Doctor. Everyone has one, and it’s very hard to come to an agreement. But we’ve done our best to do so by watching every modern episode again (okay, okay…we would have done this for […]