Article Archive for 4 February 2012

New Image Zoom on Take5
Posted in collecting, Gadgets on 4 February 2012
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Hey Taker5ers! Tizmanian here with a little housekeeping… We just installed a new image zoom feature which should work on most of the images we place here. Click on an image and you’ll see a control bar overlay. Looks handy so let us know what you think in the comments. Not sure about how it […]

Kids Say the Darndest Things About Marriage
Posted in Internet on 4 February 2012
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Kids try to help out … Via

Ferris Bueller’s (Older Dude’s) Day Off – Honda Commercial
Posted in Film on 4 February 2012
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The Matthew Broderick Ferris Bueller Super Bowl ad is available for early viewing … (the extended version) There are “dozens” of references to the film … some are pretty obvious and direct and others are subtle such as … “Behind Broderick on the roller coaster on the Santa Monica Pier is a man wearing Cameron’s […]

Lego Man Gets to Near Infinity & Beyond …
Posted in Lego on 4 February 2012
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Two Canadian kids using a weather balloon send their Lego man with a camera to the boundaries of space – 80,000 feet! (most commercial jets travel between 30,000- 37,000 feet). The full video with music … Or just the skyward flight portion … You can read more via the LA Times.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2: Micro Drifter Colossus XXL
Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 4 February 2012
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The MicroDrifters lineup will get a Colossus XXL Dump truck … It’s impossible to tell the actual size of this but it looks like it’s about the length of a hauler (@9″) and about 9″ tall …so mostly in scale with the less than 1″ MicroDrifter CARS but obviously not in scale with the 3-4″ […]