My 9-year-old daughter kept asking me for "duck tape." I told her it's called "duct tape." An argument ensued. I googled "duct tape" to prove it. She grabbed the iPad and googled "duck tape" and showed me the results. "Duck tape is cooler, see?" she said.
Duck tape comes in lots of fun patterns: zebra stripes, leopard spots, mustache pattens, candy cane, etc. She wanted "Digital Camo" to make a wallet. I asked he if she needed help, but she said she wanted to try it on her own. 45 minutes later she showed it to me. Impressive!
Here's the YouTube video she watched to learn how to make a duc(t/k) tape wallet
Mbira musician Patti Broussard treats her fans to a lovely rendition of Hallelujah on an Array mbira.
LA Weekly did a nice piece on the new Front Row Legend Esquire guitars made of reclaimed wood benches from the Hollywood Bowl. They also toured Fender’s Corona factory.
The Tennessee Aquarium recently welcomed some new arrivals: fluorescent flower-hat jellies.
Toaster ovens are the perfect appliance for small things like toasted sandwiches and roasted garlic (try it!), but anything more involved usually requires a full-sized conventional oven.However, despite its small size, the Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven can handle anything from baked pastries to broiled meats. This kitchen appliance has a minimal countertop footprint, and cooks […]
The Pry.Me Bottle Opener holds tens of thousands of times its own weight, and you can pick one up now from the Boing Boing Store.This remarkable keychain is considerably smaller than any of your keys, but don’t let that fool you: it can easily open any bottle, and could even tow a trailer full of […]