blocks

  • Buildies Cardboard Blocks Are, You Know, For Kids

    Buildies Cardboard Blocks Are, You Know, For Kids

    Urbana-based creator Brian Lilly has designed and built something every kid will enjoy: massive, stackable blocks called Buildies that fold together to make Lego-like shapes and let the wee ones create castles, fortresses, palaces, and abandoned gas stations crawling with the stinky undead. Read More

  • Inspired By Google’s Project Ara, A U.K. Team Is Now Working On A Modular Smartwatch

    Inspired By Google’s Project Ara, A U.K. Team Is Now Working On A Modular Smartwatch

    Meet the wannabe modular smartwatch that intends to offer a fully customisable wearable experience, by allowing the user to choose which sensors and features make sense for their wrist — whether it’s a basic fitness band they’re after, or a more fully featured smartwatch. Read More

  • LEGO-like calendar can be reshaped any which way

    LEGO-like calendar can be reshaped any which way

    This product is not for me. Since the relatively widespread adoption of electronic calendars, I’ve sworn off old-school calendars for good. I was the guy with the calendar hanging on the wall that showed the same month for three years straight. Apparently, pulling a thumbtack out of the wall, flipping a page, and then reinserting the aforementioned thumbtack back into the wall was far… Read More