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Phun is a 2D “physics sandbox,” a program created by a Swedish CompSci major as his Master of Science thesis. It’s way cool; a great way for kids (of all ages) to learn physics concepts. It’s available for Mac, Windows, and Linux.


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  1. I played around with this a few weeks ago – I really enjoy little sandboxes like it, especially physics-based ones! It reminds me a lot of my friend Petri’s game Crayon Physics (, with more possible physics interactions but no goal structure. Fun times!

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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