“It’s bad and good at the same time.” While we’re good with yams and cranberries, some of the turkey day side dishes of the past seem a little bizarre, like oyster shooters and pickled walnuts. Bon Appétit asked kids to try some sides from the past 100 years.
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The perfect gift for Star Wars fans of all ages, this new collection includes the charming Vader as good dad books, Goodnight Darth Vader and Darth Vader and Friends, along with two frameable art prints, all wonderfully illustrated by author Jeffrey Brown.
A kick-ass promotional spot for a kick-ass organization, this spot for the SickKids Foundation at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children features kids and hospital staff doing battle against whatever comes their way, unwilling to give in to disease, illness, or injury.
Qixels are tiny plastic blocks which fuse together permanently when you wet their sides. The new Qixels 3D kit now lets you create 3D voxel models one layer at a time, giving you a sort of Minecraft IRL 3D printer. Includes 600 blocks. 1200 additional blocks go for $18.
Toon Welling and David Menting designed this plaything which encourages face-to-face interaction, with one person controlling an analog synthesizer, and the other controlling a sequencer on the other side. Its simple enough for kids, but awesome enough for all ages.
This dad in Hong Kong gave his kid a thrill ride his rudimentary virtual reality mountain bike simulator. All it took was a big screen TV, a toddler’s push bike, and some upper body strength. Seriously, parents, if you’re looking for a way to squeeze a workout in, this could be it.
The Fine Brothers‘ React series puts a group of teenagers in front of thoroughly outdated mid-90s computers to see if they can figure their way around these recent technological dinosaurs. Can you imagine how many floppies Fallout 4 would have needed to install?
Tesla teamed up with wagon and toy maker Radio Flyer to create a diminutive version of its luxurious and eco-friendly Model S Sedan. Like the real deal, it uses fast-charging lithium ion batteries, though its Ludicrous Mode tops out at 6mph. Drops 5/16 for $500 to $800.
To demonstrate their durability and traction control system, Volvo Trucks put Sophie, a 4 year-old girl behind the wheel of an 18-ton truck, and asked her to drive it through a challenging obstacle course. For safety’s sake, she used a remote control. Thank goodness.
Watch as this little kid in Japan pulls one of the most epic and challenging BMX flatland tricks – a triple decade. That’s the move where you pull three full 360º spins around the handlebars. The bike drop at the end is the BMX version of the mic drop. Original on Vine.
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