How-To: Cardboard Robots and Rocketships

Final rocketship with shiny paint job.

We just had our son’s second birthday party. He’s already a geek-in-the-making, so the theme we decided on for him was Robots and Rocketships. He already loves both, thanks to a bounty of robot and rocketship toys he’s received in the past two years plus my own collection of both that I willfully share with him (yes, I’ve even let him play with vintage Transformers). Continue reading

Caine’s Global Cardboard Challenge 2013

Caine and filmmaker Nirvan

This coming Saturday, join thousands of people all over the world in the 2nd annual celebration of cardboard creativity in aid of the Imagination Foundation, set up after the Caine’s Arcade viral hit video. Continue reading

A Little Bit of Electronics Fun with LittleBits

littleBits of Geeky Fun!

littleBits are an opensource library of electronic modules that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping, learning, and fun. See what can happen when you add them to the other toys you’ve probably already got in your house. Continue reading