Here's one creative way to help kids overcome irrational fears, like the fear of being eaten alive by a dinosaur: make them sleep in between a pair of giant dinosaur jaws every night. A Jupiter, Florida couple made this, presumably for their kid. The lower jaw has a storage drawer hinged onto it.
Apparently judgements about why people leave their children alone are responsible for ratcheting up our perception of the dangers of letting kids do things unsupervised. Research from open-access journal Collabra shows our trend towards hover-parenting is all about moral superiority, not protecting kids. Via NPR: The more surprising result was that perceptions of risk followed […]
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar offers some of the clearest, and most spot on, observations about race in America. His words on the current ‘controversy’ around our national obsession with respecting an outdated anthem are some of the best yet. The Washington Post shares his entire letter, here is an excerpt: One sign of the maturation of American […]
See sample pages from this book at Wink. Tiki Style by Sven Kirsten Taschen 2015, 192 pages, 4.9 x 6.6 x 0.5 inches (softcover) $10 Buy a copy on AmazonThis little pocket book packs a big punch full of tiki culture with flamboyant images and a fun history. The author Sven A. Kirsten is the […]
If you’re like us, packing and unpacking are two of your least favorite aspects of traveling. Specifically with multi-destination trips, our suitcases usually end in wrinkled clothing, toothpaste stains, and a misplaced deodorant.The good news is that we’ve found a suitcase that eliminates the disastrous effects of packing and unpacking: The Rolo Travel Bag ($42.99). You essentially use it […]
Finding quality icons is a challenge for designers, and can also get pretty costly if you use them often. And when you’ve got a lot to do, the last thing you want to spend your time on is creating new icons from scratch That’s why we recommend using the Noun Project ($49). Noun Project is a site […]
While Netflix and Hulu have seemingly dominated the streaming market with their limited selections, we’ve looked a little outside the box and found something pretty great as an alternative. SelectTV combines all the content of cable with the convenience of streaming, and it’s affordable too.SelectTV is an online subscription service that packs an impressive library of over […]