LEGO Education’s Dynamic New SPIKE Prime for STEAM Learning

Produce and program a robot from a multi-port hub, bricks, sensors and motors

Everyone’s earliest LEGO experiences begin with stacking bricks. This is an observation documented by the team at LEGO Education, an entity within LEGO Group that builds kits and classes to coincide with the STEAM learning system. Founded in 1980, LEGO Education signifies the toy brand’s expansion from pieces and puzzles to lesson plans. Their latest release, SPIKE Prime for middle schoolers, embodies this transformation. From its 528 bricks to its …

Holiday Gift Guides 2019: Kids + Pets

Design-forward presents for all our favorite little loved ones

One commonality motivates our decision to link children and pets together for a gift guide: we provide love to all types of little ones unequivocally and unconditionally. From simple games to educational toys, delicious treats and uncommon treasures, we’ve included many of our favorites in this year’s Kids + Pets Gift Guide. It’s a collection of thoughtful, charming and well-made products to nourish those we …

At-Home Artificial Insemination Tool

Typically, artificial insemination is a sterile, clinical process, but Polish designer Kamila Rudnicka is changing that with an at-home tool that doubles as a sex toy. This pink-hued dildo, called Way, allows those hoping to conceive to make insemination part of their sexual experience. It’s also a practical and playful way for the non-conceiving partner to be involved. The device can be used two ways: …