Picture of a kubb set
Picture of a kubb set

Kubb (Swedish pronunciation: [kɵbː]) is a Swedish game with characteristics similar to games like bowling, Mölkky and pétanque. The word kubb stems from the term vedkubbar, which means wooden block in the Gotland dialect of Swedish. Kubb is played between two teams. The objective of the game is to knock over all the kubbs, and then the king, with throwing sticks — before the opposing team does.

Everyone can enjoy kubb. It takes only a few minutes to grasp and can be played on different surfaces, such as grass, sand, snow or even ice. The number of players can vary…


It’s not uncommon for parents to let their children watch videos when they have to get something done. Digital videoplatforms like YouTube and Vimeo offer lots of high-quality videos that are suitable for kids. The problem is that these videos are not the ones that are favored by the recommendation algorithms at work.

Where the traditional television shows are losing more and more viewers, digital videoplatforms are growing all over the world and on every screen. Kids can tap their way across a digital ecosystem populated by countless videos. There are many high-quality videos to be found. Unfortunately, they usually don’t surface.

What we see is that many of the most popular videos targeted at kids have an amateur feel to them. Kids go nuts over Finger Family videos and toy demonstrations like the Surprise Egg videos. …


Mölkky is a Finnish throwing game that was invented in 1996 by the company Lahden Paikka. It is a game that requires both skill and precision, but also a strategical mindset!

Picture of a Mölkky set
Picture of a Mölkky set

Lahden Paikka has been manufacturing Mölkky since the 90’s. The production of the game is eco‐friendly because the company uses excess wood from other projects. There are no nasty chemicals involved. Plus, the natural timber is sourced from 100% sustainable Finnish forests. In 2015, Mölkky actually won the Green Toy of the Year Award!

Given the exotic name of the game, Mölkky (Finnish: [ˈmølkːy]) is commonly misspelled as molky, mollky, molkki or molki. The word mölkky was coined by its creators and has no actual meaning. It was probably inspired by the Finnish word pölkky, which means block of wood.

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Day 3: Behavior (JavaScript) and going live

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

— Benjamin Disraeli

In the last 2 days you’ve acquired some decent web development skills, and a stunning website to back it up. Today, you’ll learn how to share this website on the World Wide Web. …


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Day 2: Structure (HTML) and styling (CSS)

For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.

— Aristotle

Yesterday we set out to build this website in 3 days time. We already learned that websites are in essence made using three languages, namely HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Now that we’ve gotten familiar with the…


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Day 1: What websites are made of

As to methods, there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

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