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Now’s The Time To Record Grandma’s Family Stories

Now’s The Time To Record Grandma’s Family Stories

If you’re fortunate enough to have an older person in your life—whether it’s a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or even a family friend—know that you basically have access to a living part of history. As a child, you may not have been interested in hearing their stories from the past,…

Build These Papercraft Models Of Classic Computers

Build These Papercraft Models Of Classic Computers

There are lots of ways to pass the time right now. You could read more books. Watch more TV. Take longer family walks after dinner. Or—or—you could build paper models of the computers you grew up with so your kids can see (and appreciate, dammit!) how far technology has come…

Introduce Your Kid To This Database Of Paper Aeroplanes  

Making paper aeroplanes isn’t just a great low-tech boredom killer — it’s highly educational, too. Yep, all that time you spent folding spiral notebook paper into cool gliders in Year 11 economics, you were actually getting a lesson in design engineering. Neat, huh?