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For all the Ziggys and Charlie Browns out there who seem to be plagued by perpetual rain clouds hovering over their heads, the MY-DAY umbrella has your damp-weather solution. The beauty of these electronic paper umbrellas, designed by Hsiao Yong-li, is that the pattern on the inside can be tweaked daily to aid your mood. For instance, if you want to feel like you're wandering through a sunny forest, simply download the scene into your umbrella's handle, and venture out into the cold rain. Not only will it look sunny (and forest-y) every time you look up, the handle is also equipped with audio, for added jungle sounds. Of course, if you get sick of the jungle, you can always twist the umbrellas handle to scroll through other scenes. While it's currently still in the testing phase, you can read more here via CoolBuzz.

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Mister Rogers Is Now a Funko Pop! and It’s Such a Good Feeling, a Very Good Feeling
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It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood for fans of Mister Rogers, as Funko has announced that, just in time for the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, the kindest soul to ever grace a television screen will be honored with a series of Funko toys, some of them limited-edition versions.

The news broke at the New York Toy Fair, where the pop culture-loving toy company revealed a new Pop Funko! in Fred Rogers’s likeness—he’ll be holding onto the Neighborhood Trolley—plus a Mister Rogers Pop! keychain and a SuperCute Plush.

In addition to the standard Pop! figurine, there will also be a Funko Shop exclusive version, in which everyone’s favorite neighbor will be wearing a special blue sweater. Barnes & Noble will also carry its own special edition, which will see Fred wearing a red cardigan and holding a King Friday puppet instead of the Neighborhood Trolley.

 

Barnes & Noble's special edition Mister Rogers Funko Pop!
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Mister Rogers’s seemingly endless supply of colored cardigans was an integral part of the show, and a sweet tribute to his mom (who knitted all of them). But don’t go running out to snatch up the whole collection just yet; Funko won’t release these sure-to-sell-out items until June 1, but you can pre-order your Pop! on Amazon right now.

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