Kids get bored with toys fairly quickly. That is an inevitable fact that LEGO prefer not to happen and hence, the LEGO AR Playgrounds iOS App. AR here is, of course, augmented reality. Leveraging on Apple’s ARKit technology to detect a real physical LEGO set, bringing it to life with special effects, animations, and interactive games. I foresee kids will get all ga-ga over this because, the entire thing will be played in a familiar place like the living or room while incorporating their very own LEGO set they own. I know I will for sure, except that I am not a huge fan of Ninjago. Continue reading LEGO Extends Playability Of Its LEGO Sets With Augmented Reality
If you are following us on the various social media (namely, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter), you would have already seen this within 2 two hours of it being posted by Marvel Studios. However, if you haven’t, here’s the (very exciting) first trailer of the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War Part 2, now officially called Avengers: Endgame. Continue reading Here’s The Avengers: Endgame Trailer If You Have Not Caught It Yet
Well, what do you know? Audio equipment maker Bose has just introduced a pair of sunglasses this week. You heard that right. Sunglasses, from Bose. Naturally, this being Bose, you’d expect audio of some form to be in the mix. The Bose Frames, as it is called, indeed have that. Not only does it pump out audio through its proprietary open-ear design, it also has audio augmented reality built into it. The open-ear speaker is located discreetly on each temple, in front the ear. Continue reading Bose Now Has A Pair Of Sunglasses And It Is The World’s First To Tout Audio AR
The mention of Tiffany & Co. will likely conjure up the image of very expensive wedding bands and other jewelries. One thing for sure is, one will not associate the American luxury jeweler to toys, but here it is, the Sterling Silver Building Blocks. These luxe building blocks are not actually toys… well, I think. It looks like LEGO plastic bricks, but instead of round studs, these blocks have square studs and they are obviously very luxurious because, sterling silver and American walnut. Continue reading Tiffany Is Selling LEGO-like Building Blocks For A Cool $1,650
You know what? Just yesterday I heard my sister saying that my auntie came back from a holiday in Thailand, bringing back a packet crickets snack. Yes. Crickets, the chirping bug. To the rest of the world, this sound really unreal… but then I saw this in our inbox: Chirps Cricket Protein Powder. Talk about coincidence… Anyways, Chirps Cricket Protein Power is exactly what it says it is: it is protein powder formulated with the bugs belonging to the Gryllidae family. Continue reading Bitten By Fitness Bug: Chirps Cricket Protein Powder And Yes, It Is Real!
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, AKA PUBG, for PS4 announced last month is officially available today, December 7, 2018. To mark this occasion, PUBG has called upon director of Kong: Skull Island and upcoming Metal Gear Solid movie, Jordan Vogt-Roberts, to make short film which it calls PUBG Official Playstation 4 Launch – Pan-demonium Trailer. Continue reading Watch The New PUBG Short Film Directed By Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Think future fashion, I’d imagine something like The Island (2005, Dreamworks Pictures) where everyone dressed in uniform garments, but that’s just me. Hannah Rose Dalton and Steven Raj Bhaskaran of Montreal-based art studio Fecal Matter, on the other hand, thinks future fashion will be influence by body modifications. To demonstrate their idea, the duo collaborated with artist Sarah Sitkin to create foot wear that looks like feet, or should I say, alien feet. Continue reading Creepy Stiletto Is The Result When Body Modification Becomes Fashion
Kids play with dolls, doing things like dolling them up, do their hair, making them go to date with Ken and whatnot. Those things are absolutely normal. What is NOT normal is this: taking out organs from inside the dolls. Wait, what? Is that for real??? Well, almost. It didn’t materialized, but these bizarre take of dolls was an attempt by a mom in UK who thought it was a brilliant idea to give dolls internal organs, in hope that kids can learn about human anatomy. Continue reading Dolls With Guts Spilling Out: Educational Or Simply Grotesque?
If you have been abiding by the childhood rule of ‘never play with food’ thus far, well, then this grown up toy will likely make you forsake that rule forever. What you see here is the MMX Vancouver Marshmallow Crossbow and as the product name implies, it is a crossbow that takes marshmallow as projectile. Marshmallow shooting toy weapons are not new, but the MMX Vancouver Marshmallow Crossbow might just be a winner because of two things. Continue reading Marshmallow Crossbow Takes Marshmallow War To The Next Level
Porsche Design is now offering a limited edition chronograph watch to celebrate the release of the 8th-generation Porsche 911. Officially called Porsche Design 911 Chronograph Timeless Machine Limited Edition, this handsome watch is limited to just 911 pieces worldwide with the limited edition number selectable by you, subjected to availability, of course. Continue reading Porsche Celebrates 8th-Gen Porsche 911 With A New Timepiece