Remember hoverboards? Half a million are being recalled as fire hazards

 Hoverboards! The must-have trash gadget of the holidays, now gathering dust in a million closets and garages nationwide, is being recalled in even larger numbers than before due to “a … Continue Reading →

Furby gets updated again for the smartphone era

 A good Furby doesn’t die, it just runs out of batteries. And maybe, if you’re lucky, it evolves every few years or so. Back in 2012, Hasbro brought the cuddly … Continue Reading →

Happy Atoms launches to teach kids about the wonders of molecules

 While I absolutely despise most STEM toys I’m going to give Happy Atoms a pass simply because it is aimed at educators and not for the home market. Created by … Continue Reading →

Race Tiny RumbleBots with a Hand-Cranked Raceway

Inspired by a Make: article, here’s a hand-cranked classroom science project that’s also a lot of fun. Read more on MAKE The post Race Tiny RumbleBots with a Hand-Cranked Raceway appeared … Continue Reading →

How to Prank Your Friends with Moldable Plastic

Use moldable plastic to create great new practical jokes! Read more on MAKE The post How to Prank Your Friends with Moldable Plastic appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas … Continue Reading →


The Physics of Why Bouncy Castles Take Flight

Parties with bouncy castles are parties kids want to attend, but those air-filled playhouses have the unfortunate habit of lifting into the air with alarming frequency. The post The Physics … Continue Reading →