Toys

If you think fidget toys are old news, you are wrong

NEWS – Fans of unusual fidget toy will surely be intrigued with the Mechforce gyroscope. Made of polished stainless steel with 5 bearings, it not only looks awesome, but it will keep your mind and hands occupied for improving focus or just for fun. The 2-inch gyroscope is a 3D top that folds flat when …

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FREE TO FLY Amphibious Radio Control 4WD Car review

REVIEW – The FREE TO FLY Amphibious Radio Control 4WD Car is not your typical radio-controlled car, it’s a radio-controlled boat too. That’s what caught my eye and was the reason I had to try it out. And was it worth it? You bet! This car was totally fun to play with and seems to …

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Slow, low-res images with Etch-A-Snap concept

NEWS – Ever wanted to take a detailed, beautiful photograph and scale it down to a 1-bit black and white 244 x 144 pixel low-resolution image?  Me neither. But someone did and created Etch-A-Snap. Etch-A-Snap is controlled by a Raspberry Pi processor.  It takes a regular image and then downscales it to one-bit black and …

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Do you remember the View-Master stereoscopic viewer?

ARTICLE – So I’ve been cleaning up under my parent’s house recently and found my 1975 VR headset 😛 Yes, the View-Master Stereoscopic Viewer. Remember these?  3 reels of 7 stereoscopic images and a little booklet that told you the story. Luckily none of the reels have been damaged with water or age.  I pulled …

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Imaginations fly high with PowerUp 2.0 paper airplane motor

NEWS – Let your imagination and creativity sore to new heights with the PowerUp 2.0 paper airplane conversion kit electric motor. In just minutes you can convert your own paper airplane into a motorized flying machine. The PowerUp 2.0 includes: 50K RPM motor Carbon-fiber body Reinforced nylon nose clip Quick-charge port Charger (3 AA batteries …

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Go retro with Barbie and her Dream House

Barbie has been around for years, and she’s had hundreds of jobs and thousands of outfits and accessories.  Today, she has fancy remote-controlled cars and multi-level houses, but back in the day, her accessories were simple and required using your imagination.  Mattel has harkened back to a simpler time with the reintroduction of the 1962 …

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