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If you’ve ever needed an excuse to buy a 3D printer, let this be the one. YouTuber Matt Denton recently 3D printed an entire LEGO ‘vintage’ Technic kit (#1972—released in 1985) scaled up to a full-sized go-kart. Yes—we’re talking modeling and printing all 98 pieces including the tires. With nearly 170 hours of printing time…

When it comes to designing toys, it should come as little surprise that sometimes kids themselves are the best designers. After all, who else knows the target user the best? Which is why for their latest collection of stuffed toys, IKEA eschewed hiring a professional (boring adult) toy designer in favor of crowdsourcing designs from…

While Microsoft has kept their HoloLens under wraps for quite some time now, the tech giant is now opening up preorders to European countries next month with preorders beginning today. Those in the US have already been picking up the HoloLens for $3,000—although it’s primarily been developers and businesses at this point. The augmented reality…