Keep home closer with Astro, the household robot for home monitoring, with Alexa. When you’re away, use the Astro app to see a live view of your home, check in on specific rooms and viewpoints, and get activity alerts. When you’re home, Astro can follow you from room to room playing your favorite music, podcasts, or shows, and find you to deliver calls, reminders, alarms, and timers set with Alexa.
Tapedeck.org is a project of neckcns.com, built to showcase the amazing beauty and (sometimes) weirdness found in the designs of the common audio tape cassette. There’s an amazing range of designs, starting from the early 60’s functional cassette designs, moving through the colorful playfulness of the 70’s audio tapes to amazing shape variations during the ’80s and ’90s.
Kick it, throw it, hit it. Made to be used anywhere, the Remember Leisure Ball is a volleyball-sized design that’s made from robust and resistant neoprene and features vivid and dynamic color-blocking. Made to get wet, this ball is ready for the beach, in your garden or backyard, in or by the pool or sea, and trips to the park. Use it to play volleyball, kickball, catch and more. The Remember Leisure Ball measures 8.5″ diam. and arrives deflated.
YouTuber Burls Art built an insane bass out of 2,000 LEGO pieces with an epoxy resin fingerboard and bridge-concealed piezo pickup.
The Iron Giant Bolt is a life-sized replica of the wayward flashing piece of The Iron Giant, as seen in the film. 6″ in length, with a flashing light feature, and authentic details from the film, it’s the perfect-sized piece to display at home and to show that there’s always hope in the end.
The LEGO Group has revealed the new LEGO® Ideas Typewriter set which is set to delight the most seasoned wordsmiths and fans of all things vintage. Designed by LEGO fan, Steve Guinness from Chester, UK, as part of the LEGO® Ideas platform, the LEGO Ideas Typewriter is based on a contemporary typewriter model of a bygone era, including the one used by LEGO Group founder Ole Kirk Christiansen.
The world may be my oyster but it is littered with space junk around it. Here is a real-time map of the space junk that’s floating around Earth from AsriaGraph. There are nearly 6,000 satellites circling the Earth, but only 40% are operational. Who knew that there was so much crap up there.
Create big, smaller, with the new Polaroid Go camera and film. The tiniest new member of the Polaroid family is your portable, wearable, partner in creativity. With classic film Polaroid film, but much smaller—cute, huh? Pre-order now exclusively on polaroid.com to get it in the palm of your hand, first.
Here is a Kickstarter campaign that I can support. With the Forever Pen you will never buy ink again. This is a handy idea when you cannot find a writing device. Keep an eye on Forever Pen, this is a winner.
I have not bought a game console for myself in ages, I can honestly say I might be buying the Atari VCS 800. The more I read about it, the more I am itching to buy it. It is perfect for old folks like me. I am excited about the old-school controller. It looks sharp and slimmer. Can’t wait till this gets released.
Has your desk job got you in the dumps? Fret not my friend, Fred’s new desk caddy will set your desk ablaze with co-worker curiosity. This dumpster-fire desk caddy will get all the attention that you are craving from your mundane job.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away there were a few hungry rebels. They threw a barbeque to feed their rebellious bellies with a spanking new Galaxy Grill.
This perhaps the first true disposable razor. They are made from milk cartons. They are great for the travel and hospitality business. They will make their first appearance on April 1st in Japan by KAI Industries
There was a time when Swatch was a juggernaut. Apple Watch has taken over that market. Swatch has teamed up with the estate of Keith Haring and Walt Disney in a timely fashion to give us the Mickey Mouse watch as illustrated by Keith Haring. This is a great buy for Keith Haring fans.