Tabletop Team Games: Miniature Furniture as Building Blocks

Wikipedia tells us that, in ancient Rome, “the Latin word ludus (plural ludi) has several meanings: play, game, sport, training.” An appropriate name for Spanish firm Pico Pao to choose for their newest line of table top games: featuring miniature furniture (and ladders). We’ve featured three of this collection: Los Taburetes (The Stools), Las Sillas (The Chairs) and Las Escalares (The Ladders). Each set has its own appeal and design challenges! The finished products, temporary as they are, become sculptural works of art. These games have no rules … (read more)

Get the gift you really wanted

Get the gift you really wanted

Although Boxing Day once had an entirely different meaning, today it’s one of the busiest days at the mall as folks return or exchange gifts that weren’t quite right, or shop for newly discounted items. Either way, Consumer Reports can help you find the best buys and top performing models from our tests of hundreds of products.

In addition, the Home team, which covers everything for your house including appliances and remodeling products, is now on Facebook, where we highlight new … (read more)