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Board Games Win On Kickstarter

Old-fashioned board games, not tech, are attracting the most money on Kickstarter Resting those weary, screen-crazed eyes. (Gamesforchange on Flickr/CC-BY-2.0) Written by Joon Ian Wong Reposted from Quartz: Old-fashioned board games, not tech, are attracting the most money on Kickstarter more »

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Just Another Brick in the Wall

German Artist Jan Vormann Uses Lego to Put Colorful Twist on Urban Design by Andy Eckardt May 1 2016, 3:37 am  Source: http: www.nbcnews.com MAINZ, Germany — An artist is repairing buildings and structures around the world, but he’s using more »

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Toys in Space

#Findsam: UK kids launch search for plush dog sent to space By Serenitie Wang, Reposted from: CNN Fri April 8, 2016  http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/08/world/findsam-plush-dog-space/index.html?sr=twCNN040916findsam-plush-dog-space0105AMStoryLink&linkId=23265148 A GoPro attached to Sam the space dog’s balloon sent home documentation of Sam’s flight. Sam the stuffed more »

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The Fun Inside

Artist Dissects Toys to Reveal Their Skeletons and Guts Posted by Michael Walsh on April 2, 2016 Reposted from Nerdist: http://nerdist.com/artist-dissects-toys-to-reveal-their-skeletons-and-guts/?gallery=386790#gallery My bet is that you have never once asked yourself, “Hey, what does Mickey Mouse look like on the inside? more »

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Nutty Toys

Toy inventor creates mind-blowing pop culture portraits using peanuts. Reposted from Facebook/BuzzFeed: https://www.facebook.com/BuzzFeed/videos/10154423595065329/?fref=nf Toy inventor Steve Casino sifts through hundreds of peanuts until he finds the perfect nut. Why, you ask? To create unique, one-of-a-kind designer toys. Toys…out of a more »

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Topsy Turvy Toesies

Here are some pretty fancy shoes for your next tea party… These Alice in Wonderland Costume Shoes Use Alice Figurines as the Heels Published: Mar 3, 2016 • Reposted from Trend Hunter  http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/costume-shoes Paying tribute to the themes and aesthetic more »

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Is “Created by….” Coming to a Toy Store Near You?

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Credit where it’s due By Billy Langsworthy Reposted from: /www.toynews-online.biz/opinion/read/editor-s-comment-credit-where-it-s-due/045990 February 4th 2016 at 12:30PM UPDATED February 5th 2016 at 12:14PM Billy Langsworthy takes a look at why toy and game inventors don’t get the same limelight as more »

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Lego Iowa

Lego Iowa – Tracking the Iowa caucus results, brick by brick As of 8:49 p.m. CT   After a year of campaigning, it’s finally time for the first votes to be cast in the 2016 primary season. And that means more »

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Periodic Table Battleship

Mom Puts an Educational Twist on “Battleship” to Help Kids Learn the Periodic Table By Sara Barnes January 18, 2016 Source: http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/periodic-table-battleship?context=tag-design Board games and the Periodic Table seem like unlikely partners in learning, but as writer and mom Karyn more »

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Fashions that are far, far away from the norm

The Force is strong at London’s menswear shows By Noelle Sciacca Source: mashable.com A model poses during the Belstaff presentation. Image: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images Men’s fashion is proving that it’s a force to be reckoned with.The men’s fall 2016 more »

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Sabers Up!

By Cora Frazier Source: The New Yorker, Fitness Dept. January 11, 2016 Issue   http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/01/11/sabers-up?mbid=social_twitter At New York Sports Clubs’ Chelsea branch one recent Tuesday, employees were rushing to remove toy lightsabers from their plastic packaging. Amira Lamb, an exercise more »

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Funkify Your LEGOS…with YOUR Face

3D Print Your Face Onto LEGO Mini Figures January 4, 2016 –Andrew LaSane Reposted from: mentalfloss.com Filed under: LEGO, technology, toys  http://mentalfloss.com/article/73186/3d-print-your-face-lego-minifigures Image credit: Funky3DFaces on Facebook From original characters to pieces modeled after existing properties, LEGO mini figures have more »

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