The literature promises "sick drifts and flips on the Island of Sodor" and that's exactly what you get.
The New Yorker has a wonderful profile of 98-year-old inventor Eddy Goldfarb, creator of some of the world's most iconic toys, including the bubble gun, Kerplunk, and perhaps most notably, chattering teeth. They include a fun tour of his workshop as well as details of his interesting life. Images: YouTube / The New Yorker READ THE REST
Maker Teresa Noel shows off these wonderful dinosaur hand puppets. In addition the one shown, they have a triceratops and others: This red one has a nice mix of scary and awesome: Image: YouTube / Teresa Noel READ THE REST
Alexander Korzer-Robinson modeled this charming acrobat after a Victorian children's toy. It is powered by sand and is reset by gently rotating the toy. Here's an antique one that is still operational: There were lots of versions, most of which were humans and circus animals performing. Image: YouTube / Alexander Korzer-Robinson READ THE REST
If you're in the market for wearable tech, you'll likely look at Apple first. That's no surprise considering the Cupertino giant owns nearly 50 percent of the entire smartwatch market share. But that definitely doesn't mean that Apple has a monopoly of smartwatch quality — and its products certainly don't come cheap. There are a handful… READ THE REST
High-quality air is important, but it's hard to properly gauge whether or not your area is experiencing a bad air day. You'd think there would be more smart air purification systems on the market because of this. The Sensibo Pure Smart Air Purifier jumps to the head of that line, utilizing what Sensibo calls the world's… READ THE REST
We would all like to do everything we can to sustain our environment, but have you ever thought about the waste that comes from doing laundry? We hate to break it to you, but your favorite detergent doesn't break down in the wash entirely, seeping toxic metals like cadmium and arsenic into the water supply. … READ THE REST