This neat animation makes me miss my childhood gadgets so much

Here is some guaranteed nostalgia for you. Follow the life of a Game Boy in this wonderful animation: watch it get assembled in a factory and packaged for an excited kid and see it get played by youthful thumbs and then eventually be tossed away by a teenager. It's every toy's story. Throughout its journey you'll see… » 4/02/14 9:14pm 4/02/14 9:14pm

Adult-sized child made a street legal Little Tikes Car that goes 70mph

Do you know what the most disappointing thing about being an adult is? It's not the slow metabolism or the achy joints or the plateau of growth, it's the fact that we're all failures to our childhood selves. We don't eat candy, we don't play with toys and we drive responsible vehicles. Not John Bitmead though, he's… » 1/31/14 8:32pm 1/31/14 8:32pm

Recreating pictures from your childhood as an adult is always great

Two thoughtful sons came up with a wonderful gift for their mom: they would recreate old childhood photographs of themselves, from 20 years ago, as adults. They would visit the same spots as the pictures, wear similar clothes as their kid self once did, pose the same way as they did two decades ago, and basically… » 11/19/13 10:23pm 11/19/13 10:23pm

This 8-Bit Video Will Make You Miss Your Childhood in the 90's

It's every generation's responsibility to grow old and become cranky at the next generation while talking about how growing up back then was so much more fun than growing up today. THESE KIDS KNOW NOTHING. All they do is stare at iPads and play crappy games by swiping on giant phones. At least we 90's kids stared at… » 4/22/13 7:30pm 4/22/13 7:30pm

The New Monopoly Will Be Controlled by an All Powerful, All Seeing Tower

This fall, there'll be a new version of Monopoly called Monopoly Live that places a 10-inch tower right in the middle of the board. Why? Because that tower controls every aspect of the game: it rolls the dice, it calculates rent, it knows whose turn it is and where your piece is on the board, and knows exactly how… » 2/09/11 10:00am 2/09/11 10:00am

Epidermits is One Terrifying, Tattooable Toy

Well, this is an unsettling toy concept. The Epidermits toy by the Karten Design firm is a little robotic… thing that's covered with human-like skin. Said skin can be tattooed or pierced to "customize" your toy. It runs on fuel cells and can be "stored in a state of forced hibernation in standard refrigerators." And… » 9/18/08 3:00pm 9/18/08 3:00pm