Tag Archives: Children

Sugar Refinery-themed Playground: Is It Why Some Called Their Kids “Sugar”?

Some parents lovingly called their child “sugar” and sugar they will be when they play and explore this impressive playground that stood at the Domino Park at the Brooklyn waterfront. The Domino Park Playground, affectionately called Sweetwater, designed by Brooklyn-based artist Mark Reigelman is a homage to American Sugar Refining Company-owned sugar refinery that produces Domino brand sugar that stood at the Brooklyn waterfront for 160 years. Continue reading Sugar Refinery-themed Playground: Is It Why Some Called Their Kids “Sugar”?

Theo Jansen’s Majestic Strandbeest Now A Model Kit You Can Build

I am sure you have seen videos of the majestic kinetic sculpture called Strandbeest combing the beach. Through clever mechanical linkages, Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest is moved by the power of the wind. It is a super cool man-made object that we can only watch in admiration, well, not anymore. Now, you can build your own too, albeit in a scale that is very much smaller. A desktop version of the real deal, to be exact. What you see here is the Mini Strandbeest Model Kit. Continue reading Theo Jansen’s Majestic Strandbeest Now A Model Kit You Can Build

The Old Workhorse Traction Engine Is Not Your Usual LEGO Ideas Submission

We have featured quite a number of LEGO Ideas (or LEGO Cuusoo up till 2014) submissions. Most of them caught our attention because they are themed around familiar pop culture. Beyond that, there are actually other noteworthy submissions. The Old Workhorse – Traction Engine by one LEGO Ideas member Bricked1980 is one of them. Continue reading The Old Workhorse Traction Engine Is Not Your Usual LEGO Ideas Submission

Well, If This Isn’t The Crudest AT-AT-themed Bunk Bed…

All Star Wars fans have dreamed of getting onboard an AT-AT, but unless you are a friend of Colin Furze, the best the real world can offer is a good night sleep under or in an AT-AT Walker scale replica. Also, not being a rich person means, even sleeping in one scaled replica remains a dream, but not if Rooms To Go can help it. With Star Wars AT-AT Walker Twin Bunk Bed, you can help realized your kids’ dream of sleeping inside an AT-AT Walker. Continue reading Well, If This Isn’t The Crudest AT-AT-themed Bunk Bed…

I Would Love To Build Me Self A LEGO Gundam Barbatos Lupus!

For some reasons, popular Japanese mecha anime Gundam and LEGO does not click (pun intended, btw), but despite so, it does not stop avid LEGO enthusiast by the LEGO Ideas handle demon1408 from trying to get this mechas from this iconic anime to the world of LEGO. This piece called LEGO Gundam Barbatos Lupin ASW-G-08 from the anime series Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans is one of the many projects that demon1408 have submitted to get the community nods of approval. And it is one of the seven demon1408 have submitted. Continue reading I Would Love To Build Me Self A LEGO Gundam Barbatos Lupus!

LEGO Ideas SpaceX Set Got 10K Support, Features Musk’s Tesla Roadster

The LEGO Ideas SpaceX – The Ultimate Collection Set posted by LEGO enthusiast Matthew Nolan and co-created by the man himself and LEGO Saturn V co-designer Valerie Roche is a celebration of the commercial space race, specifically the achievements made by SpaceX thus far. The set features detail packed SpaceX fleet in 1:110 scale with the following features: Continue reading LEGO Ideas SpaceX Set Got 10K Support, Features Musk’s Tesla Roadster

LEGO Ideas 21311 Voltron Set Officially Announced And Priced

First submitted as a LEGO Ideas project by Leandro Tayag, AKA Len_d69, the LEGO Voltron set quickly garnered the 10,000 supporters it needed to get reviewed by the LEGO Ideas panel and subsequently, the set got the Danish toy maker’s nods of approval back in August 2017. Fast forward today, LEGO Ideas made the official announcement that the LEGO Ideas 21311 Voltron set will be available starting August 01, 2018. Continue reading LEGO Ideas 21311 Voltron Set Officially Announced And Priced

Volvo CE And LEGO Creates Concept Wheel Loader That Has A Drone

Brilliant minds are hard at work to give machines autonomy so we could have it easy. Today, autonomous vacuum cleaner and lawnmower are already a common sight. There others too, like autonomous farming tractor and seeding robot et cetera, and today, we hear that the construction industry is embracing autonomous machinery too, starting with the LEGO Technic 42081 Volvo Concept Wheel Loader ZEUX set. Continue reading Volvo CE And LEGO Creates Concept Wheel Loader That Has A Drone

I’m Envious That Today’s Juniors Get To Sleep On This Awesome X-Wing Bed

Kids today are so fortunate. Of course, that’s provided that they have doting parents who have the disposal income to drop for things like the Star Wars X-Wing Bookcase Bed from Rooms To Go. The Star Wars X-Wing Bookcase Bed is exactly what it says it is: it is a bed with integrated bookcase and it is also an X-Wing, well, at least half of it. Continue reading I’m Envious That Today’s Juniors Get To Sleep On This Awesome X-Wing Bed

Oh, Look, Green Army Men Toys Ditched Weapons In Favor Of Yoga!

I am sure everyone here is familiar with the green army men – especially those who grew up in the 80s. If not, Pixar’s Toy Story should ring a bell because they were in the franchise too. Green army men are hardly action figures. They were tiny, not posable and often crudely made with rough lines that lacked details, but because they are now considered icons of the toys of the past, it kind of feel endearing to see them again – even if they are doing yoga poses and not in their usual combat poses. So, yeah, the Yoga Joes Green Army Men Toy are a thing. Continue reading Oh, Look, Green Army Men Toys Ditched Weapons In Favor Of Yoga!