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People Are Awesome: This Dad Made His Son a Homework Desk That Morphs Into NASA's 'Mission Control' Console

Liz Dwyer

If you have to do homework, why not do it at a desk that catalyzes creative play? In the latest episode of MAKE Magazine's "Making Fun" series, Jeff Highsmith constructs "a one-of-a-kind mission control console that closes up and works as a regular homework desk when it's not in use--which is probably not very often," for his sons. The desk's "console plays space-related sounds and has many lights, knobs and switches."

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  • Jelena Woehr

    Can we do this with the tables at the office please? ;)

  • Beach4Good

    Awesome dad award!

    • Liz Dwyer

      Right? I wouldn't mind having a desk like this, too!