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Discussing the Building Blocks with Canadian National Team Coach Erik Bråten

Erik Bråten (center) talking technique with athletes at Frozen Thunder 2019. (Photo: Nordiq Canada) At twenty-seven-years-old, Canadian National Team coach Erik Bråten brings youthful energy and a spirit that fosters independence amongst his athletes. Originally from Oslo, Norway, and new to the Canadian system in November 2018, Bråten has the dual task of shepherding a crop of young Canadian talent and assisting veteran athletes like Dahira Beatty and Katherine Stweart-Jones to achieving consi...
Tags: Europe, General, News, Interviews, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Norway, North America, Alberta, Coaching, Oslo Norway, Building Blocks, Devon Kershaw, Erik Bråten, Bråten


Donating unwanted LEGO to someone less fortunate is a great way to bring more joy to the world

Lots of folks continue to build fabulous creations out of LEGO well into adulthood. Others tire of it, as they do many of their other childhood belongings, at an early age. Both are fine. What's not OK is being a kid who, because of their parent's financial situation, doesn't know the joy of having a box full of LEGO to call their own. Given the years of imagination-stretching enjoyment the wee plastic blocks can bring into a life, that's a damn shame. Here's what you can do to put a dent in thi...
Tags: Post, Toys, News, Charity, Lego, Donations, Building Blocks, Practice A Little Kindness, Brick Dreams, Brick Recycler


Villa Park’s flying house symbolizes trend as new granny flats double in L.A., Orange counties

The second half of a manufactured home is ready to fly over the Angiulis’ house in Villa Park on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Melinda and Nicola Angiuli are having the 1,080-square-foot home installed for Melinda’s parents. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) Half of a home — prebuilt in a Riverside factory — is hoisted up and over a four-bedroom house in Villa Park on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. “We’re putting a unit in my daughter’s backyard,” said Jean Phelps, 82, who had been...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Orange County, Orange, Villa Park, Southern California, San Bernardino, Northridge


Jell-O’s New ‘Special Recipe’ Kit Lets You Make Jiggly Blocks That Stack Like Lego

Lego might be the most popular toy on Earth, but it’s about to get some stiff (jiggly?) competition from Kraft-Heinz, which just tweaked the recipe of its Jell-O gelatin mix, making it thicker and sturdier. It’s only available in new Jell-O Play kits that also include plastic molds for making squishy bricks that can…Read more...
Tags: Food, Toys, Science, Earth, Lego, Kraft Foods, Kraft Heinz, Jell O, Building Blocks, Jell O Play


Sesame Street's VC Arm Dips Its Furry Fingers Into Blockchain Education

Most adults couldn’t even explain the basics of how the blockchain works, and Sesame Street is determined to make sure that won’t be a problem for the next generation. The children’s edutainment series has a venture capital firm that has now invested in a company that wants to give kids the building blocks of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Sesame Street, Venture Capital, Kano, Blockchain, Building Blocks


23 Lego Shirts for All You Master Builders

If there is one story from my childhood that may bring you to tears, it’s this: I never had Legos. Yes, I spent my entire youth without the famous building blocks from Denmark. My parents were not wicked beings who denied me the pleasure of these toys. I had plenty of superhero and Star Wars toys to play with. But for some reason, Legos were not on my kid radar. View tee 1 There is currently a SIT...
Tags: Star Wars, Spider-Man, Disney, Lego, Harry Potter, Denmark, Batman, The Lego Movie, Roundups, Will Arnett, T-shirts, Lego Bricks, RedBubble, Harry Potter Batman, TeePublic, Building Blocks


23 Lego T-Shirts for All You Master Builders

If there is one story from my childhood that may bring you to tears, it’s this: I never had Legos. Yes, I spent my entire youth without the famous building blocks from Denmark. My parents were not wicked beings who denied me the pleasure of these toys. I had plenty of superhero and Star Wars toys to play with. But for some reason, Legos were not on my kid radar. View tee 2 There is currently a SIT...
Tags: Star Wars, Spider-Man, Disney, Lego, Harry Potter, Denmark, Batman, The Lego Movie, Roundups, Will Arnett, T-shirts, Lego Bricks, RedBubble, Harry Potter Batman, TeePublic, Building Blocks


Building Blocks of Power

What if the very materials used to construct a building could be used to power that same building? That’s the idea behind Solar Squared – it’s solar power creation and building in one… and it looks damn good!Almost indistinguishable from the common architectural element, they allow light indoors while simultaneously reducing heat and collecting solar energy. As far as sustainability goes, Solar Squared’s lifetime costs are actually less than an glass block wall of the same size due to the free e...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Solar Power, Product Design, Building Blocks, Solar Squared, Build Solar


Solar Squared building blocks could be the next architectural trend

Dubbed Solar Squared, these blocks are heralded as a "clean energy solution for buildings that could revolutionize the construction industry." The idea is to integrate solar technology directly into these glass blocks The post Solar Squared building blocks could be the next architectural trend appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Home, Trends, Solar Energy, Emerging Tech, Building Blocks, Solar Squared


How Design Insights Transformed Foundation Building Blocks

Foundation started out as an internal tool to help our team build cutting edge applications for our clients more quickly. Little did we know, it would blow up to be one of the most popular open source projects ever, accelerate the adoption of responsive web design, and power hundreds of thousands of brands all across the world. We're proud that Foundation has become a leading voice helping shape where the web is heading. However, through our constant conversations with students, the community, a...
Tags: Design, Foundation, Community Foundation, Building Blocks, Foundation Building Blocks, Building Block, Foundation Kits


Arckit building blocks let you design and build the city of your dreams

Move over LEGO, a new set of building blocks wants to unleash our inner urban planner. Arckit, the makers of award winning architectural building blocks, have scaled up to create a modeling kit for cities. The firm just launched its first ever Kickstarter campaign today to bring its new city building kits to life. Founded by architect Damien Murtagh, Arckit took the architecture world by storm with the debut of their architecture building kits in 2014. The reusable building blocks share simila...
Tags: Design, Lego, Architecture, Gallery, Kickstarter, Urban Planning, Legos, Carousel Showcase, Building Blocks, Building Kits, Arckit, ArcKit Masterplan, ArcKit cityscape, Model Building, Model Kits, ArcKit building blocks


[Feature] No easy answers

Bill de Blasio ran for mayor of New York City in 2013 on the promise of providing free preschool to every 4-year-old in the city. After he won, his administration went looking for a high-quality prekindergarten math curriculum, one vetted by researchers, that has improved the math skills of young children in other cities. In short, the mayor wanted something that "worked." In the end, school officials settled on Building Blocks, a program developed by mathematics education professors Douglas Cle...
Tags: Science, New York City, Bill De Blasio, Building Blocks, Douglas Clements, Julie Sarama


Edo blocks are the giant cardboard Legos you’ve always wanted

Launching via Kickstarter this week, Edo blocks are essentially giant cardboard Legos that offer users the ability to construct anything from living room forts and race cars to giraffes and elephants. The post Edo blocks are the giant cardboard Legos you’ve always wanted appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Home, Diy, Trends, Kickstarter, Edo, Cool Tech, Building Blocks


Beach-Bound Toddler: 11 Essentials for Fun in the Sun, Sand, and Surf

I remember when the beach was a relaxing place to be. When all you had to bring was your tanning oil (tsk-tsk), your towel, your thermos of cold wine, and a stack of magazines and chick lit. Those... {{Visit us at TheShoppingMama.com to read the complete post.}}
Tags: Parenting, Blog, Toddler, Gear, Baby, Beach, Get, Igloo, Building Blocks, Stride Rite, Earth's Best, Tommee Tippee, SPF


Toy Tuesday: Building, Creating, and Playing With Tegu Blocks

“Mommy. Not all art has to ‘look‘ like something.” And just like that I was schooled—by my toddler. Yes, that was his articulate response when I asked him if he had built a... {{Visit us at TheShoppingMama.com to read the complete post.}}
Tags: Toys, Parenting, Blog, Toddler, Get, Tegu, Building Toys, Toy Tuesday, Building Blocks


Social Media Marketing World 2016: Insights, Top Blog Content & Words of Wisdom

Last week, we had the privilege of participating in the annual Social Media Marketing World conference in San Diego. We joined over 3,000 other marketers and marketing influencers who were looking to explore the latest trends and best practices for social media marketing. From the moment (literally) that I stepped on the plane, I had a conversation about the upcoming conference with the woman next to me. It was her first time at a conference like Social Media Marketing World and she planned...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Social Media, Seo, Linkedin, Snapchat, San Diego, San Diego Zoo, Toprank Marketing, Social Media Examiner, Darcy, Lee Odden, Jason Miller, Social Media Marketing World, Building Blocks, TopRank Marketing Clients Gain


Brixo has created building blocks for the 21st century

Education and innovation may be the building blocks of success, but Brixo has designed the building blocks of our future -- literally. Combining Legos with the ingenuity of the 21st century, Brixo has created a series of electric bricks The post Brixo has created building blocks for the 21st century appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Lego, Electricity, Cool Tech, Building Blocks, Brixo


Toy Tuesday: Jumbo Blocks

My three year old is obsessed—I mean—obsessed with building. I think I’ve got a future architect on my hands. (No joke, he calls toy instructions “blueprints.”) So when I spotted... {{Visit us at TheShoppingMama.com to read the complete post.}}
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Toys, Kids, Stem, Blog, Toddler, Get, Building Blocks, Engineering Toys, Jumbo Blocks, Lemonade Stand, Stem Toys, Toy Review


DADA blocks let kids build “outside the box”

Building toys can be a great outlet for the creative child, but most of them have one big disadvantage — the blocks are usually limited to squares, rectangles, and other stiff, geometric shapes. Designer Myungsik Jang has redefined the block with DADA, a toy that uses unusual and organic shapes to unleash kids’ boundless creativity. READ MORE > -->
Tags: Inhabitots, Dada, Wooden Toys, Building Blocks, Myungsik Jang, Lexus Design Award, Dada Blocks


Either you start off or sit on the shore - Tarun Bhalla,CEO SimplyLearnt

In this article, we speak to Tarun Bhalla,Founder & CEO of SimplyLearnt.SimplyLearnt is Learning marketplace having excellent salient features...so, let's start-off with our Q&AIn brief, tell us something about SimplyLearnt SimplyLearnt is a Learning Marketplace where students can buy courses, tests, test Series and even lectures from any of their favorite educational institutes or educators. You can think of SimplyLearnt as the Makemytrip of Educational world – with higher margins and a bigge...
Tags: Startups, Interviews, Entrepreneurship, India, US, United States, eLearning, Ugc, Web 2.0, Wipro, Sahil, GRE, SimplyLearnt, Himanshu Sheth, Tarun Bhalla, School College