You Know, for Kids!

Back in 2004, the Quick-Switch Microscope was manufactured in great numbers by the Edu Science Company, in anticipation of great demand for children’s microscopes. Their great expectations were based on research by professor Brendigan and her team at Oxford University. Brendigan postulated a correlation between the level of detail perceived in general, and through microscopes in particular, and the size …

This Is How I Roll and Fall

O dear, it’s gone all figurative! Sometimes dyslectic this happens. I try to be a good deconstructionist and capture the soul of objects in the coldest, most engineeringlike way possible by arranging the parts as close to their relatives as I can. And so I did with this roller skate from Mezo Holland. But sometimes, clinical deconstruction results in a …

VTech V.Frown Upside Down

At the closing ceremony of the 2015 International Gaming Month, chairman Deng Tsao Peng of the International Gaming Federation has announced that from 2017 on the gamer class of people will officially include girls. Sure, girls have been gaming for years, as proven by this pink V.Smile controller from 2005. But now it’s offical! VTech’s V.Smile system (picture courtesy of …