Build 'Em Up and Knock 'Em Down! Who doesn't love to knock things down? Destruct 3 is a great way to release stress, have fun and interact, and yes, it's educational too! With this suspenseful and entertaining game, players take turns building a tower while their opponents try to destroy it with one of the destructo devices (the Catapult, the Pendulum, or the Ramp). Sounds simple enough, but this game teaches kids skill and strategy as they learn from cause and effect what kind of design and positioning will help them win the game. Beautifully made in Thailand of sustainable rubber tree wood, Destruct 3 will be fun for the whole family!
String Theory This knotty little puzzle is all about thinking inside the box. The brainchild of Dutch inventor Guido Lap, it uses simple elements to stretch your spatial reasoning to new limits.
I'm Drawn to You Made with micron-sized iron-based particles distributed throughout, the astonishing moldable magnetic putty takes on the properties of a magnet itself when placed in close contact with the included Neodymium Iron Boron magnet. Put it near the magnet and within five seconds, the putty will stretch itself out to reach the magnet almost as if it were alive.
Take Decisions For A Ride Stop spinning your wheels! Let Fred Conlon's gremlins do it for you with a push of this revolving wheel featuring eight executive decisions like "Have A Meeting," "Take Personal Day," and "Form Focus Group." Handmade in Utah of recycled steel. Due to the recycled nature of this product each is one-of-a-kind and can vary . Item ID: 20215 Materials: recycled steel Approx. 6" dia. x 5.5" H Pencils not included.
Fact or Friction? Color your days with brainy trivia using this yearly calendar, designed with heat-sensitive boxes that keep historic facts at your fingertips. Simply rub each black box...
Low Maintenance You'll never run out of stapling power with these little gadgets on your desk. These staple-less staplers fuse your paper by punching a small, neat hole in your documents and folding the remaining flaps together for a secure binding. No staples are necessary, so it's safe for kids, ideal for paper shredders and better for the environment. The gentle hold works best on just a few pieces of paper. Sold as a set of one blue stapleless stapler and one green stapleless stapler.
Why didn’t I think of that? You’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems... some you never knew you had!
Ruin is a fantastic short sci fi film directed by Wes Ball . The movie is just 8 1/2 minutes long but is totally stunning both with its rich post-apocalyptic scenery and its action packed sequences. Reminiscent of some of the other great sci fi shorts that I have featured previously (see related articles bellow) Ruin is absolutely top-notch not only with its dazzling creative vision but also with its captivating, breath-taking execution: this short needs to be a feature film!
By my calculations, about 96 percent of all computer repairs are done, not by the local computer guy or the Geek Squad, but by The Friend Who is Good With Computers.
Science comes up with a lot of awesome stuff, and you don't need a Ph.D, a secret lab, or government funding to get your hands on some of the coolest discoveries. We've got a list of 11 mostly affordable gifts that are guaranteed to blow your mind, whether or not you're a science geek. Click on any image to see it enlarged. 1.