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Today we’re talking about the tiniest remote control helicopter in the world, the time someone let 1.5 million balloons fly over Cleveland and creative packaging that’s sure to turn some heads:
How has your week been thus far?
Does packaging sell a product?
Maybe you've seen the ads on TV, or maybe you've read a magazine article where the packaging of product is as good or better than the product itself. It’s not uncommon for people to hold onto this kind of innovative packaging long after the product has expired or run out. Is the draw of a unique package worth the investment by companies? I see these kind of things as one time marketing event. For the most part packaging is simply a vehicle to keep the product safe and advertise its advantages. It’s easy enough to add a graphic of a gnome to a bag but some in away some of these packages have become their own product. This could make for an interesting collection…
Check out the rest of them here.
Meet the worlds smallest RC Helicopter: Nano-Falcon
There is something novel about miniature toys. Something ingenious about packing all the moving parts into a tiny package. Miniature toys with moving parts have along and interesting history. To get to the flying remote controlled helicopter of today I’ll draw your attention to automatons that were popular before the turn of the last century. As early as 1890 Europeans were enjoying the fine craftsmanship of clockwork songbirds. We have come a long way since then, with much computing processes done by microchips and circuity.
Check out this video for a video on the history and process of recreating an incredible invention.
But you really came here to see this bird didn't you?
Developed by Namco Bandai’s subsidiary CCP toys, the Nano-Falcon is the smallest remote control helicopter in the world. I can see all sorts of application for a tiny flyer like this, where a large ‘copter is cool in it’s own right, I can see this
Check out the review in Gizmag for more details and pictures.
Action 4 Kids
There is something to be said about Imperial Clonetroopers on a farm.
This isn't a new concept but it’s pretty remarkable.
Photographer Zahir Batin has an incredible collection of Clone War era Stromtroopers posed in human like situations.
If you''re a Star Wars fan need I say more? If you're a parent, have you ever thought of trying this yourself?
Shot in beautiful high resolution these photos should feed your eye candy cravings. More here for your viewing pleasure.
Wow in the World
Have you heard of Balloonfest ‘86?
Neither had I but apparently it was a big deal.
This weeks Wow in the World this week is a call back to a world record of immense proportions.
No joke, this actually happened. check out this review for more pictures.
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