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While the return of Twin Peaks to screens next year might spark a new wave of merchandise around the classic series, I would imagine "LEGO Twin Peaks" is probably somewhere on the list of things that will never happen. At least, however, we can dream what might have been with these awesome custom minifigures of the cast.
When you sit down to assemble a puzzle, even one with thousands of pieces, you at least have a photo of the completed image to work towards. But thanks to some clever mathematics, this Infinite Galaxy Puzzle can be assembled in any direction, or in any shape, leaving you without much guidance on how to put it together.
It didn't quite reach The Lion King's level of box office success, but since hitting theatres way back in 1999, Brad Bird's The Iron Giant has gone on to become a much-loved classic film. So much so that it's about time LEGO gave us an official The Iron Giant set, and it just might happen if Brett Cuviello gets enough supporters for his new LEGO Ideas project.
There are now almost as many versions of the board game Clue available as there are different variations of Monopoly. But Hasbro's new Clue: Star Wars Edition includes a couple of unique twists on the classic game, including a 3D version of the Death Star where the mystery plays out.
If you haven't read up on tardigrades, or "water bears" as they're more commonly known, take a few minutes and familiarise yourself with the microscopic creatures that are nearly indestructible. Then you'll understand why you must own this adorable stuffed version.
Video: Ready to feel anger and resentment towards your younger self for not taking better care of your Hot Wheels toys? Bruce Pascal has been collecting them since he was seven years old, and now that he's all grown up his collection, with over 3000 tiny cars in it, is worth well north of a million US dollars ($1.3 million).
Few toy lines have thrived as long as the Transformers have, but those of us who grew up in the '80s probably barely recognise the Autobots and Decepticons you'll now find in toy stores. Over the decades the toy line has evolved immensely, but 32 years later, it's taking inspiration from the characters and toys that first appeared way back in 1984.
Video: I mean, it's not like there's anything particularly stressful going on in the world right now or anything, but sometimes, you just want to watch people putting legs on plastic AT-AT walkers for a few minutes, no?