Design + Assemble Your Dream City With Arckit

Two new tactile architectural modeling systems; one for professionals and another for rookies

Since its launch in 2014, Arckit has provided architectural modeling systems for individuals of all skill levels—from children to dreamers and professional urban planners and designers. Their signature snap-together pieces and comprehensive kits allow for idea execution with ease. Today, however, the brand has launched an Arckit Kickstarter featuring various versions of two new models: the Arckit Cityscape for beginners and the Arckit Masterplan for …

Star Wars Propel Battle Drones

One of the holiday season's most popular gifts still has plenty of force behind it

It’s safe to say that the last few weeks have been very good for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and, entirely unrelated, drone sales. Images of and from the latter filled up social media post-holidays as new owners tested out what can be called a toy for all ages. For anyone who hasn’t already acquired a high-flier, a recently released three-product range combines both …

Rethink Aging, Thanks to This 80-Year-Old Chinese Model

Wang Deshun doesn’t look like your “regular” 80-year-old man. Wang (aka “China’s hottest grandpa”) is an actor, model and artist, and made waves last year when taking to the catwalk for the first time—showing off his super-fit physique. In China, the Times reports, “someone as young as 50 may be addressed as ‘yeye’ or ‘nainai’—grandpa or grandma—regardless of whether they have offspring,” so Wang’s rejection …