Tag Archives: Leisure

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”?

In Japan, You Can Tour Cities In Mario Kart Style Complete In Mario Getup

There is nothing more Japanese then seeing Japanese cities while zipping around in Mario Kart. I mean, Mario is arguably one of the most recognizable pop culture icons of Japan. You know that when even the Tokyo Olympics committee also uses Mario as one of the mascots for the big game in 2020. While Nintendo won’t be organizing tours on Mario Kart (much less organizes any tour at all), there is the MariCar to fill the void. Continue reading In Japan, You Can Tour Cities In Mario Kart Style Complete In Mario Getup

I Wish I Could Bring This LEGO Millennium Falcon Pedicab Home!

You may have seen this “Millennium Falcon” on May the 4th, Star Wars Day, plying Bryant Park in NYC. If you have and had ridden it, I am green with envy. This LEGO Millennium Falcon Pedicab (AKA cycle rickshaw) is, as the name suggests, a pedicab spruced up with the image of young Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon created by LEGO Master Builders with LEGO elements. I wouldn’t say it is a ride-on toy because, it is obviously a tricycle. So, this ain’t no child’s play. Continue reading I Wish I Could Bring This LEGO Millennium Falcon Pedicab Home!

Here Are Some Unique Interests You Can Explore Online

With so much access to unique and interesting things on the Internet these days, it’s a shame that many people limit themselves to traditional hobbies and are still afraid to take a more open-minded look at their lives. You can truly explore yourself and expand your interests in amazing ways today, and all it takes is to reach out and look for those opportunities. Continue reading Here Are Some Unique Interests You Can Explore Online

Copenhagen Harbor Is Home To A Beautiful Man-made Wooden Island

The sea proves to be much of threat to humans, but since we are surrounded by 70 percent of this nature’s wonder, why not embrace it? While I am not exactly clear why Marshall Blecher and Studio Fokstrot have in mind when they came together to create this beautiful island, I saw it as a refreshing place for various activities that does not involve the city. And indeed activities have taken place on this one island. It have been used for activities ranging from BBQ to fishing to more mundane, but no less serene activity like star-gazing. Continue reading Copenhagen Harbor Is Home To A Beautiful Man-made Wooden Island

Cage Of Death Lets You Get Up Close With Crocodile In The Water

Apparently, you have better odds off surviving in the sea with sharks than in a river with just one croc. Perhaps, that is why there are tours where you can get up close and personal with sharks within the safety of a shark cage (which sometimes may not be as safe as one thought) and not up close and personal croc tours. Oh, wait. Actually there is! As it turns out, you can get up close with crocodile too and the place where you can put yourself in a heart-pounding situation is Cage of Death at Australia’s Crocosaurus Cove, located in Darwin City. Continue reading Cage Of Death Lets You Get Up Close With Crocodile In The Water

5 Things You Have To Do On Your Next Trip To Dallas, Texas

If you are looking for just one city with everything life has to offer, that would be Dallas. And if you did consider Dallas as your next destination or even already planning a trip to Dallas in the Lone Star State, here’s a sampling of what you’ll find to do, see, and experience. Continue reading 5 Things You Have To Do On Your Next Trip To Dallas, Texas

Iron Harvest Is Dieselpunk Meets RTS Meets 1920s Conflict

If you are excited over Michael Sng’s dieselpunk walking tank scale model, then I am 100 percent sure you will be absolutely thrilled by this upcoming video game called Iron Harvest. I know I totally am. Developed KING Art Games, who have had three successful Kickstarter campaigns behind them, and based on lore of 1920+ created by Polish artist Jakub Różalski, Iron Harvest is a real-time strategy (RTS) game set in an alternate reality sometime after World World I. Continue reading Iron Harvest Is Dieselpunk Meets RTS Meets 1920s Conflict

This Mono Color Micro-sized Jigsaw Puzzle Set Will Drive You Up The Walls

So, you think you are the master of jigsaw puzzles? Well, good for you, but if you ask me, you can’t call yourself the ‘master’ until you have tried your hands on the Beverly Micro Hell Jigsaw Puzzle. From Japanese puzzle maker Beverly, this jigsaw puzzle is appropriately filed under a category called “Hell Puzzle.” Why? Because, with micro puzzle pieces and only in one solid color, it is definitely going make putting it together a living hell. Good news for those who have the unique ability of recognizing minor differences in shapes; not so good news for those who are good at discerning minuscule image differences because, there isn’t any to work with. Continue reading This Mono Color Micro-sized Jigsaw Puzzle Set Will Drive You Up The Walls

Monopoly’s Newest Edition Beckons You To Cheat By Helping You To Cheat

Can you cheat in a game of Monopoly? I don’t know how. I am a honest-to-core person who are always at the mercy of Lady Luck. But seriously, can one actually cheat? Well, as it turns out, a study made by Hasbro revealed a shocking revelation: nearly half of game players have attempted to cheat during Monopoly games. Instead of frowning upon this despicable act, toy maker Hasbro decided to embrace it by releasing the Monopoly Cheaters’ Edition, or what I like to call it as “How To Commit A Crime and Get Away With It” because, it is what it essentially is about. Continue reading Monopoly’s Newest Edition Beckons You To Cheat By Helping You To Cheat