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While there's nothing like playing board games with family and friends, old-school box-contained games do have their drawbacks. That's where GameNite comes in – it's a console that lets groups of people play phone-controlled games on their TV.Continue ReadingCategory: Games, TechnologyTags: Indiegogo, Gaming
ZAPATA is back with the new personal flying machine and VTOL ‘airscooter’ that can soar and drift at a top speed of 100 km/h. The post zapata’s personal flying airscooter takes off and glides using VR joysticks on board appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A new study has found that number-based board games like Monopoly, Chutes and Ladders and Dominoes may improve the math abilities of young children, with the researchers encouraging further studies to see how these types of games can enhance other developmental skills.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Children, Learning, Mathematics
So think about it … your inflatable SUP is a big, flat, smooth thing that you take on outdoor trips, and it can be made cushy if you let a bit of air out. Why not pitch a tent on it? Well, that's exactly what the Bajao Cabin lets you do – even on the water.Continue ReadingCategory: Outdoors, LifestyleTags: Tent, paddleboarding, Camping, Indiegogo
mostlikely forms vertical openings and circular cut-outs providing the interior with exciting spatial situations. The post inlaid wooden board structure extends old 50s cottage in austria appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Milan's annual Design Week (aka Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano) is currently underway and, as part of the event, Italian design studio Carlo Ratti Associatti has transformed a park in the city into what it calls the world's largest board game.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Carlo Ratti Associati, Milan, Milan Design Week 2012, Building and Construction, Games
Although video games are more popular than ever, there's still something to be said for good ol' board games. The Infinity Game Board gives them the high-tech treatment, by providing access to over 100 of the things on a system-specific touchscreen tablet.Continue ReadingCategory: Games, TechnologyTags: Tablet, Touchscreen, Portable, Hasbro
Puerto Rico-based electric foiling board pioneer Lift Foils has launched what's claimed to be the "most customizable, most powerful eFoil ever made." A new battery system can offer riders as much as 2.5 hours flying above the waves, and quietly zip them to a top speed of 30 mph.Continue ReadingCategory: Marine, TransportTags: eFoil, Watersport
Electric longboards may be a cool and handy form of urban transportation, but they're typically too big to carry in an airline-friendly bag. The aptly-named Traveler Board is an exception, and while it's made with portability in mind, it still boasts some impressive specs.Continue ReadingCategory: Urban Transport, TransportTags: Electric Skateboards, Modular, Portable, Kickstarter
While there are now a number of jet-propelled electric surf boards, a few new arrivals on the scene still do stand out. The TKO 001 is such a beast, sporting carbon fiber construction, a 45-minute runtime, and a top speed of 55 km/h (34 mph).Continue ReadingCategory: Marine, TransportTags: electric surfboards, Surfboard, Surfing is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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