Tag Archives: kids

The Zigo Bike Looks Incredibly Unsafe (In My Professional Opinion)

Nothing is sweeter than a good, solid bike ride. Sometimes, it can be fun to bring your child on a bike ride around town or to the local market. However, most people choose to ride with their kid attached to the back of the bike. The Zigo puts your child in the front, directly in harm’s way. Did that teenager ...

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NERF N-Strike Recon CS-6 = Pure Fun

Surely if you’re any kind of real man, you grew up with NERF foam toys in the ’80s and ’90s. From Ballzooka to the infamous foam crossbow, the arsenal a kid could have at his disposable was unmatched by any other company save Super Soaker. Now it’s 2008 and NERF is still kicking ass with its latest creation, the N-Strike ...

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Sweet Book-shaped Kids’ Furniture

Erik Olofson is probably the coolest dad a kid could ask for. He’s a craftsman by trade and owns Big Cozy Books, a company that’s going to make a fortune off your kids. BCB designs and manufactures huge book-themed furniture that is intricately detailed and very swanky. Don’t show your children or they’ll be begging you for one until they’re ...

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Digital Pillow Keeps An Eye On Your Kid

I don’t know what Turkish designer Erdem Selek was thinking when creating this, but Big Brother must have been floating around in someone’s mind. What seems like an ordinary pillow is really a space-alien with a digital eye. It’s designed to let newborn mothers watch their children through a webcam when they’re sleeping. Some would argue it’s lovely, others would ...

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Mobile Park Loaded With Security Cameras

Nowadays, people want everything portable. Everything means everything, even a playground full of children. Chris Duff has drawn out this transport design for a children’s playground called, “Chameieon Mobile Park.” Pardon? Regardless, it’s designed with safety in mind. Equipped with two varieties of wheels, for varying terrain conditions, the “Chameieon” is said to be able to “adapt to different environments.” ...

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Swinx: A Game System That Doesn’t Make Much Sense

Kids love colorful shit that looks like it’s right out of the early 1990s. Case in point: Swinx. Swinx is supposedly a game system designed by the Dutch that interacts with children. Your kids run around with these RFID-enabled colored wristbands and a clover-shaped base station alerts children to the game they’ll be playing. Sound confusing? That’s because we’re not ...

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InchWorm Shoes Grow As Fast As Children

Your kid isn’t getting any smaller. Which means there is no going back to their old shoes, it’s always about a new pair, and then a new one, and yet another new one. You get your kid a pair of new sneakers and the next week they go through a growing spurt which leaves their heels unable to fit into ...

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Anshin-Navi GPS phones for the kiddies

Japan’s second largest mobile operator AU KDDI announced 3 new phones this morning, but we are more interested in their upgraded service “Anshin-Navi”. The Sanyo A5525SA and Sweets Cute phones are targeted to young kids. Their parents can subscribe to the Anshin-Navi service which automatically detects the phone’s location by GPS, and check it on their phones or PCs. What’s ...

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