7 Objects that mattered this week
Thingdown is a weekly roundup of things — objects, products, stuff — that are lately in the news or otherwise of interest right now.
- The crisp and shiny optimism of the Breeze Airways A220 jet — and why this might be the perfect time to launch a new airline. (My latest Object of the Week for Marker.)
- School desk made of “ballistic material” to project students during potential shooting incident. Via.
- Lego microtonal guitar.
4. The functionality of the black stripes on school buses, explained.
5. Ode to “himbo icon” Ken. (The doll.)
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