This Japanese-flavored animation was created for the unveiling of two Toyota Camatte electric car concepts. Showcased at the 2012 Tokyo Toy Show, these vehicles were designed to get kids involved with building cars and learning how to drive them. Yes, it’s a full-sized toy car for kids.
At the 2013 Tokyo Toy Show, the new Camatte57 concept convertible demonstrated how its 57 lightweight, detachable panels could make for some sporty, DIY personalization that kids can help put together. Watch its shell get assembled:
Alas, these large toy electric cars are only concepts, so don’t expect to find them disassembled all over the living room floor anytime soon.
This clip from the Eden Channel shares two musical traditions of the BaAka Forest People: polyphonic singing — when two or more voices join together with independent melodies at the same time — and, dressed in a costume of leaves, a theatrical ceremony that features dancing and joking as forest spirits.
Slim Goodbody was something I used to watch on tv as a kid in the 1970s, but I hadn’t quite remembered the dated mix of strange and wonderful that makes the bodysuit so iconic… until we watched this clip.