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Wonderful marble run made out of fidget spinners, and a parable about accessibility and abled people

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FR5WT12B_88 Fidget spinners are wonderful. (more…)
Tags: Videos, Happy Mutants, Video, News, Youtube, Accessibility, Physics, Gravity, Slime, Rube Goldbergs, PWD, Heath Robinson, Fidget Spinners, A11ies, Kaplamino, Marrakesh Treaty


Wonderful marble run made out of fidget spinners, and a parable about accessibility and able-bodied people

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FR5WT12B_88 Fidget spinners are wonderful. (more…)
Tags: Videos, Happy Mutants, Video, News, Youtube, Accessibility, Physics, Gravity, Slime, Rube Goldbergs, PWD, Heath Robinson, Fidget Spinners, A11ies, Kaplamino, Marrakesh Treaty


This Fidget Spinner-Filled Rube Goldberg Machine Has the Perfect Ending

With millions of them churned out at the height of spinner-mania, fidget spinners are going to be around for a long time after the fad has faded, whether you like it or not. So it’s good to see people finding alternate uses for the novelty widgets, like building complex Rube Goldberg machines that end with a fitting…Read more...
Tags: Science, Rube Goldberg, Rube Goldberg Machines, Fidget Spinners, Kaplamino


50 Engineers Spent Six Months Designing a Fidget Spinner That Set a New World Record

Just when you thought that the fidget spinner fad had gone the way of the dodo bird, hoverboards, and 3D TVs, a Japanese company, MinebeaMitsumi Inc., known for manufacturing electronic components, and Mitsubishi, used 50 engineers to design and build a near-flawless fidget spinner over a six-month period that…Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Design, Engineering, World Records, Guinness Book of World Records, Mitsubishi, Fidget Spinners, MinebeaMitsumi Inc


The Most Googled 'How-Tos' of 2017 Prove Our Insatiable Lust for Slime and Bitcoin

Every December, Google releases “The Year in Search,” which sheds light on what the world was most interested in during the last spin around the sun. This year, the company added the most popular “how-to” searches to its global list—and in 2017 they are strange and kind of bleak.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Bitcoin, Eclipse, Slime, Fidget Spinners


Fidget spinner keycaps to make your clackies whirly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NHR0vpQYUU Massdrop's Hammer Fidget Spinner Artisan Keycap cost $20-$22, and fit any Cherry MX-compatible keyboard, with shipping in February. (via Ohgizmo)
Tags: Gadgets, Gift Guide, Video, Crowdsourcing, News, Cherry MX, Fidget Spinners, Self-stimming


I Want to Replace My Entire Keyboard With Fidget Spinner Keys

2017 was poised to be one of the most disappointing years in history, filled with a non-stop barrage of depressing developments and defeats. But then, with a last-minute, game-winning buzzer-beater, a company called Hammer revealed a series of replaceable fidget spinner key caps for your keyboard and partially…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Hardware, Keyboards, Tech, Upgrades, Keys, Massdrop, Consumer Tech, Fidget Spinners


Fidget Spinners 2.0

Hi All,Like all, I bought many fidget spinners for my son, they did not last long.. may be poor quality or just rough usage.I had many bearing and plywood pieces from previous projects. So thought to make wooden fidget spinners In this instructable, will share two types of fidget spinner made from r...By: Amit_JainContinue Reading » [Author: Amit_Jain]
Tags: Lifehacks, Amit_Jain, Fidget Spinners


World’s tiniest fidget spinner is smaller than the width of a single human hair

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created the world’s tiniest fidget spinner, which measures just 100 microns wide, or one tenth of a millimeter. And there's a real reason for it, too. The post World’s tiniest fidget spinner is smaller than the width of a single human hair appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Emerging Tech, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Nanoscale, Fidget Spinners


Fidget away with these unique and totally-still-cool fidget spinners

Is the fidget spinner fad already passing? Maybe, but all the more reason to hop on the train now with these cool fidget spinners. They may not cure your anxiety, but they could induce an epiphany about the ephemeral nature of mass culture. The post Fidget away with these unique and totally-still-cool fidget spinners appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Buying Guides, Emerging Tech, Fidget Spinners


Fidget away with these unique, satisfying, and still-cool fidget spinners

Is the fidget spinner fad already passing? Maybe, but all the more reason to hop on the train now with these cool fidget spinners. They may not cure your anxiety, but they could induce an epiphany about the ephemeral nature of mass culture. The post Fidget away with these unique, satisfying, and still-cool fidget spinners appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Buying Guides, Emerging Tech, Fidget Spinners


Fidget away with these unique, satisfying, & totally-still-cool fidget spinners

Is the fidget spinner fad already passing? Maybe, but all the more reason to hop on the train now with these cool fidget spinners. They may not cure your anxiety, but they could induce an epiphany about the ephemeral nature of mass culture. The post Fidget away with these unique, satisfying, & totally-still-cool fidget spinners appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Buying Guides, Emerging Tech, Fidget Spinners


Here Is a Pretty Excellent Video of a Fidget Spinner Spinning in Space

Look: If we’re being honest, fidget spinners are pretty played out at this point. Or at least they are ... on Earth. It turns out that fidget spinners remain extremely cool if you have access to a massive spacecraft and a low-gravity environment.Read more...
Tags: Space, Science, Technology, Nasa, Fidget Spinners


A fidget spinner with a built-in mobile phone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ynt0fUpGW8A The core components of a mobile phone are small enough for rectal insertion, so there's really no limit to what shape a phone can take (something you can verify with your own eyes in Shenzhen, where phones are unbelievably cheap (no, cheaper than that), and come in every shape and size). (more…)
Tags: Videos, Gadgets, Mobile, Hong Kong, Video, News, Phones, Mashups, Shenzhen, Fidget Spinners, Chimerical, Gonkai


Embrace chaos by making your own double pendulum fidget spinner

If the novelty of holding an elaborate bearing (possibly connected to some motion-sensitive LEDs) is wearing thin, have no fear: with a 3D printer and a little ingenuity, you can make your own double-pendulum fidget spinner, a chaotic system that is intensely sensitive to initial conditions, such that it becomes very hard to predict the motion of the pendulum when you set it to swinging. (more…)
Tags: Gadgets, Post, Happy Mutants, News, Makers, Adhd, 3d Printing, Instructables, Mathematics, Chaos, Simulations, Self-soothing, Fidget Spinners


A Bluetooth 'Gaming Fidget Spinner' Was Always the Only Way This Ends

It was preordained by the fad gods. After cheating death for months, it seems the fidget spinner will finally be sacrificed at the altar of The Phone, its natural foe.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fads, Fidget Spinner, Fidget Spinners, Born To Die


Seahawks Fidget Spinner -$6.98

Seahawks Fidget Spinner – $6.98  The Fidget Spinners are so popular and we have found another deal on Amazon for a Seahawks Fidget Spinner for just $6.98 (there are other NFL Fidget spinners too – just change the team name to see the other options available).  This one does have 60+ reviews with 4 out of 5 stars & these are recent reviews (we did post a deal a few mos ago for the Seahawks Fidget Spinner for $1.01 & warned that it was a new seller & unfortunately it sounds like folks didn’t re...
Tags: Amazon, Frugality, Seahawks, Robin, Kindle Owners Lending Library, Thrifty NW Mom Sign up for Amazon, Thrifty NW, Amazon Family, Fidget Spinners, Seahawks Fidget Spinner, NFL Fidget, NFL Three Way Distractor Spinners


Can’t stop fidgeting?Here are the 7 best fidget toys to get your fix with

The fidget craze is seemingly here to stay. Lucky for you, we've taken the time to round up seven of the best fidget toys on the planet, whether you're into 12-sided objects or something more classic. The post Can’t stop fidgeting?Here are the 7 best fidget toys to get your fix with appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Buying Guides, Cool Tech, Moondrop, Fidget Spinners, Fidget Cubes, Thumb Chucks


Fidget Spinners Catch Fire in Alabama, Michigan

Two local outlets in different states reported that a fidget spinner caught fire while charging.
Tags: News, Fire, Technology News, Alabama Michigan, Fidget Spinners


We Regret to Inform You That Fidget Spinners Are Now Exploding

After transitioning from an obscure curiosity to a ubiquitous annoyance in record time, fidget spinners finally completed the 21st century novelty toy cycle this month, becoming something that could potentially burn down your house. According to local news reports, at least two bluetooth-enabled spinners have now…Read more...
Tags: Science, CPSC, Fidget Spinners


An Educational Fidget Spinner - Finally!

As an Electronics Professor here at ECPI University - I'm not a huge fan of Fidget Spinners. I am, however, a huge fan of my students. Since a good number of my students are drawn towards the fad of Fidget Spinners, I felt I had to find a way to weave them into my classes.In this "instructables" les...By: Paul-NussbaumEContinue Reading » [Author: Paul-NussbaumE]
Tags: Lifehacks, ECPI University, Fidget Spinners, Paul NussbaumE


Consumer Watchdog Group Warns Parents About Fidget Spinners

A very popular toy has been deemed dangerous by a consumer watchdog group. Earlier this month, World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H.) issued a warning to parents about fidget spinners, a popular toy among children in the U.S. and around the world. The post Consumer Watchdog Group Warns Parents About Fidget Spinners appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Business, News & Politics, Fidget Spinners, Consumer Watchdog Group, The Toy Association, World Against Toys Causing Harm W A T C H


TSA Reminds Passengers That Ninja Stars Are Not Fidget Spinners

What is a “weapon?” Technically, you can inflict harm on another person with just about anything, be it a projectile, blade, stone, or even just your own human hand. So where do you draw the line?Read more...
Tags: Science, Tsa, Weapons, Fidget Spinner, Fidget Spinners, Ninja Stars


Do fidget spinners actually help people with ADHD?

Since fidget spinners were originally designed to help people manage their ADHD, BuzzFeed asked people with the condition to try out spinners for a week and report back on their experiences.
Tags: Video, News, Fidget Spinners


Seahawks Fidget Spinner -$1.01 and free shipping!

The Fidget Spinners are so popular, and so when we saw this Seahawks Fidget Spinner for $1.01 and free shipping There is also this Seahawks Fidget Spinner for $4.31!   Another one that we found is this cool one for $9.60 here. Find more Seahawks Fidget Spinners here too. Be sure to pay attention to shipping dates, to make sure they work for you. Some of the lower priced ones can take awhile to get to you! We also previously shared this round up of Fidget Spinners under $5 here. If your lookin...
Tags: Amazon, Frugality, Kindle Owners Lending Library, Thrifty NW Mom Sign up for Amazon, Amazon Family, Thrifty NW Mom, Fidget Spinners


DIY Fidget Spinner From Cutting Boards / HDPE Plastic

At the request of my son, I make a Fidget Spinner and wanted to share this with you. Fidget Spinners is a triangular toy that can be rotated at the fingertips with bearing in the middle. The different types of trick videos featuring these toys have been uploaded to YouTube, while the images that ass...By: BoKirContinue Reading » [Author: BoKir]
Tags: Lifehacks, Fidget Spinners, BoKir


3D printed fidget-spinner that's also a zoetrope

Jonathan Odom -- aka Jon-a-Tron -- worked out that the fidget-spinner fad has created a world where we're all holding spinny things all the time, and that means we could all be holding amazing, awesome zoetropes! (more…)
Tags: Post, Happy Mutants, News, Makers, Animation, Instructables, Jon, Jonathan Odom, Fidget Spinners


‘Fidget Spinners’ Can Kill Your Child?

A single small independent study stating that unusual amounts of lead were found in a few fidget spinners has been twisted into a fear-mongering report.
Tags: News, Medical, Fact Check, Lead, Fidget Spinners


Zoetrope fidget spinner featuring Mario

A Pyro Designs prototyped this ingenious animated Mario fidget spinner, designed by Garrett Kearney. Fidgety zoetropic fun!
Tags: Video, News, Mario, Zoetrope, Fidget Spinners, Fidgets, Garrett Kearney


The Best Fidget Spinner Has an Animated Cat Inside

Thanks to Jonathan Odom, a clever designer and builder who’s created everything from animatronics for films to museum exhibits, the fidget spinner has just taken a giant leap forward. Odom created One Spinner To Rule Them All: one with an animated cat video that comes to life when you flick it. Read more...
Tags: Science, Instructables, 3d Printers, Animations, Odom, Jonathan Odom, Fidget Spinners, Zoetropes