How Do You Make The Perfect Toy?

Toys that outlast the latest trends are a tough bunch: What is the secret to moving from fad to classic? Matthew Braga is on a mission to find out, in an essay sure to make you a little nostalgic.

Yes, the blonde, buff hero—an icon of ’80s machismo—has been updated and reimagined for a new generation. He-Man and his friends, the Masters of the Universe, still have adventures and wage war against the evil Skeletor, who is intent on conquering Castle Grayskull, the source of He-Man’s power.

Source: The Walrus
Published: Sep 6, 2022
Length: 16 minutes (4,110 words)

The Drone Boat Of ‘Shipwreck Alley’

“Meet BEN, the self-driving boat that’s been tasked with helping lay bare the long-lost secrets of the lakebed.”

Source: The Verge
Published: Mar 5, 2020
Length: 13 minutes (3,446 words)