Russian Designer From St. Petersburg Makes Toy Cats And Photographs Them In The City

Elena Alekhina, a designer from St. Petersburg, creates realistic toys from papier-mache and printed fabrics. She photographs small cats and dogs against the backdrop of Kazan Cathedral, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Griboyedov canal, and Fontanka river. More: Instagram h/t: rbth View this post on Instagram Фото в серо-розовых тонах. Аничков мост. Барышня-Сфинкс #сфинкс #сфинксокуклы #

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This Life-Size Detective Pikachu Plushie Commits Crime Of Stealing Our Hearts

Detective Pikachu’s design seems to have really grown on people since the release of the first live-action Pokémon film. While he’s definitely scruffier and a bit more feral-looking than the Pikachu we’re used to seeing in the franchise’s anime and video games. So now Bandai is stepping in fill the Detective Pikachu-shaped demand with a life-size version of the Poké sleuth! More: Bandai h/t:

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“Yoga Joes” Green Army Men Toys Encourage People To Find Inner Peace

Designed by Dan Abramson, ‘Yoga Joes’ is a set of green army men doing yoga poses with a clear message: do yoga not war! Each soldier demonstrates the proper posture for their yoga pose, meaning that the figurines are perfect gifts for beginners. More:

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Nickelodeon Turned SpongeBob Memes Into The Greatest Toys Ever Made

It’s official. Nickelodeon’s new SpongeBob SquarePants meme figures are the greatest toys ever made. Or, if you prefer, SpoNgEboB MEme FigUReS ArE tHe GrEaTeSt ToYs EvEr MaDe. The aptly titled SpongeBob SquarePants Masterpiece Memes collection of 8-inch figures includes the following characters: Mocking SpongeBob, Surprised Patrick, Handsome Squidward (with open and closed eye...

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Turn Your Cats Into Furry Train Conductors With Colorful Cardboard Trains

Thanks to Japanese retailer Felissimo, however, even cats will get to pretend-travel distances far and wide in fancy cardboard trains! More: Felissimo h/t: grapee This train for felines doubles as a house and a cardboard scratcher and comes in blue, red, and black. It can easily accommodate a 6.5-kilogram (14-pound) cat, and comes with adorable accessories to give the furry travelers an authentic...

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Educational Dentist Toys Are Terrifying

These things are meant to make teaching about oral hygiene to kids more fun… However they look like something straight out of nightmares. h/t:

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Vienna Cemetery Now Offers Lego, And You Can Recreate Funerals

This is the ghoulish LEGO set featuring a crematorium furnace and coffin designed to make “the topic of death approachable for children”. More: Bestattungsmuseum The bizarre toy collection was launched by Vienna Funeral Museum and showcases 300 funeral items such as death masks, coffins and hearses. It is located on the grounds of Vienna’s Central Cemetery, one of the largest cemeteries in the...

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“Make Your Pet’s Chew Toy Great Again”: Trump Dog Chew Toy Is Getting Popular

When it comes to making fun of Trump, people get really creative. We’ve previously featured Donald Trump Piñatas, but now people are feeding the president to their dogs… Donald is stylin’ with his golden tan, quaffed plush hair, and flashy garb. His well-heeled foot will inevitably end up in your dog’s mouth. This squeaker toy also features a bottom gusset and top-stitching at the...

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Godzilla And Fellow Kaiju Monsters Apologise At Japanese Press Conference For Acts Of Destruction

The world of gachapon vending machine capsule toys just got even weirder with a new lineup of figurines from top Japanese toy producer Bandai. Called the “Godzilla Toho Monsters Press Conference”, the series depicts Godzilla, along with three other kaiju monsters from the acclaimed movie production and distribution company Toho, all appearing at fictional press conferences...

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Artist Spends Her Days Creating Stuffed Toys With Artificial Human Teeth

Mrs McGettrick is a UK based artist that spends her days creating stuffed toys with artificial human teeth. Hobby that started as a joke in 2010, is now a successful full-time business venture with her own store on Amazon. Why do people buy these monstrous creatures? We have no idea… More: Amazon h/t:

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