Handmade Charlotte shows you how to make a kids' crafts studio for about $50. I like the crayon storage cubbies, which allow you to sort crayons by color. Perfect for kids (and more likely, parents) with OCD.
The North American Association of Hunter Safety Coordinators created Shoot/Don't Shoot, a series of vignettes that pause and ask viewers if it's safe to shoot a hunting rifle in that situation. This was part of our middle school hunting safety class, and the look and vibe of this film feels very much like the rural… READ THE REST
MEL Chemistry shared a nice overview of some fun tricks kids can do with supercooled water, like dipping a frozen grape and watching the crystals form before their eyes. If you really want to up the enthusiasm, tell them they can learn to make ice and snow like Elsa from Frozen: Image: YouTube MEL Chemistry READ THE REST
Host Deane Hutton from Australia's vintage children's program The Curiosity Show demonstrates the optical illusion called an Ames window. The trapezoid is named after American ophthalmologist Adelbert Ames Jr., who first demonstrated the phenomenon. Ames is probably better known for the Ames room: Ames rooms have been used in a number of music videos and… READ THE REST
For years, karaoke was relegated to those places with a dedicated system and an archive of tracks for use. Now, Karaoke On Demand essentially gives you frustrated artists the chance to bring your song stylings out of the bar and into the outside world 24/7/365…whether the world is ready for you or not. Karaoke On… READ THE REST
With everyone looking for increased portability from all their necessary items, it's a surprise monocular telescopes haven't eclipsed binoculars yet. But it may not be too long before these lightweight marvels are nudging their way past their big, bulkier brother as the instrument people reach for to get a quality view from a distance. While… READ THE REST
There are few tools in the history of humankind that stretch back as far as the molcajete. Going back thousands of years to the ancient Mayans and beyond, the process of crafting stone mortar and pestle instruments to grind up spices is a staple of Mexican and South American food preparation. There are also few… READ THE REST