Tag: toys

Oct 16, 2014

Yoga Joes: Little Plastic Green Army Men Doing Yoga

Yoga Joes: Little Plastic Green Army Men Doing Yoga

Yoga Joes are the brainchild of Brogamats who launched the project on Kickstarter where it was successfully funded last week. The team exceeded their goal of $40,000 raising a staggering $108,065 from 2,879 enthusiastic backers. Brogamats describes the fun idea as, “peaceful action figures designed to inspire children, men, and military veterans to try…

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Jun 26, 2014

We’re Now One Step Closer to the Hoverboard

We're Now One Step Closer to the Hoverboard

Photograph by Liam McKenna for ZR Hoverboard Franky Zapata, founder of Zapata Racing, recently unveiled his latest invention, the ZR Hoverboard. According to their press kit, the device can soar up to 16 ft (5 meters) above the water and approach speeds of 25 mph (40 km/h). The Hoverboard is a surf board that…

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Apr 17, 2014

This Futuristic Sandbox Lets You Build Erupting Volcanoes and Flowing Rivers

This Futuristic Sandbox Lets You Build Erupting Volcanoes and Flowing Rivers

Photograph by SandyStation Using a Microsoft Kinect 3D camera, a data projector and simulation and visualization software (for lava and water flow), researchers have developed a futuristic sandbox that lets you build erupting volcanoes and flowing rivers in an augmented reality environment. Researchers in the Czech Republic developed a version they call SandyStation, while…

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May 11, 2012

Creative Mom Turns Kids Drawings into Plush Toys

Creative Mom Turns Kids Drawings into Plush Toys

It all started with the simple idea of making a recognizable comfort toy for a 4 year-old boy based on his drawing. Since then, the idea has exploded for one very creative mother who has turned this wonderful idea into a thriving home-based craft business. Child’s Own Studio has since created hundreds of toys…

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