It’s cool to own a car you can get in Hot Wheels form!
I just visited an MSN news link and the site gave me the following hover ad:
Hmmm… Why shouldn’t I “upgrade” to the faster Internet Explorer 9? It’s:
- More beautiful
- Faster and more beautiful
That’s definitely the requisite number of bullet points needed to induce me to change my browser preference.
Stay classy, Microsoft.
When I was a kid, I had a robot toy that transformed into, basically, a brick. It was from a toyline known as the Mysterians, produced by Marchon, Inc. in 1984.
A year or so ago the toy came to mind and I decided to see if there was any information on it online. Being such an obscure line of a half-dozen figures, there was not a lot of info about them out there. I did find one Japanese geocities site that had a lot of pictures, though. The site disappeared not too long ago, but I had, luckily, saved the images from it. I decided to repost the images from that site here as a tribute to the old toyline. While working on this page the Japanese site had reappeared, but I figured I may as well still make this post as a “back up” of their images. I also found some images of one of the figures from a site called RobotGods.com. I’m posting those here, too.
The six figures from the series are:
And here are all the Mysterians images I’ve mined from the internet.
Lastly, I also came across a YouTube video of one of the Mysterian toy: