Surviving family dinners can feel like a gauntlet at the best of times, especially when it's your potential in-laws. Za Vas (To You) makes a game out of impressing your date's demanding Russian family by managing a series of simple gestures.
The small game, created by Brittney Oberfeld, Kimberly Karanya and Lee Tran for a Dames Making Games jam last October, is not complicated to play; it's the aesthetics that are charming, from the Russian music to the expectant relatives that resemble Matryoshka dolls. I personally wouldn't know whether Russian in-laws are really so overwhelming or hard to please, but if you have first-hand experience you're sure to appreciate this.
Thanks to wonderful discovery site Forest Ambassador for spotlighting this one!
My buddy Ken Goldberg, a UC Berkeley professor of robotics, his 10-year-old daughter Blooma, and science communicator Ashley Chase wrote a delightful children’s book called How to Train Your Robot! Illustrated by Dave Clegg, the story, about a fourth grade robotics club, is a fun and understandable introduction to how deep learning can help robots […]
This dad in China created a ‘baby pod’ suit to protect his child from coronavirus. His ingenious DIY design was reportedly based on the action game “Death Stranding.”
In an interview with Ellen Degeneres, NBA player Dwyane Wade discussed how he and his wife support and empower their teenaged child Zaya. [YouTube]
Dealing with all the COVID-19 fallout is one of the new realities of our ever-changing world — and that isn’t likely going away anytime soon. It’s also prompted a rash of existential questions for parents. Questions like how do I protect my kids? Or how do I soothe their fears? And there’s also one of […]
If you’re already incredibly bored in your social distancing situation, now is a great time to pick up a hobby. Actually, now’s a great time to pick up multiple hobbies, and nothing will make that easier (or nicer to look at) than this very cool AquaSprouts® Fountain: Aquaponics Water Garden. What the heck is an […]
Many Americans are facing unexpected changes in their professional lives that have left them with quite a bit of downtime. It’s stressful and frustrating, but the best thing to do is focus on controlling what you can control. If you have extra hours on your hands, you can be productive with them. Use them to […]