I'm playing this recording of soft droning engine noise from Star Trek TNG as I type this and I can hardly keep my eyes open. This is just one of several space ship sounds recordings featured on Open Culture. There's also the USCSS Nostromo from Alien, Dr. Who's Tardis (yes, not really a spac.... ZZZZZZzzzzzzzzz
At release, in 1980, Raise the Titanic seriously disappointed me. As an 8-year-old young Titanic wreck fan, I was full of hope. Watching it as 45-year-old who now thinks the Andrea Doria is far more interesting, this movie put me right to sleep. Of course there is a rare and special mineral secreted about the […]
I have always enjoyed Victory at Sea, but lots of people find it really boring.
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 […]
Guaranteeing your privacy online goes way beyond checking the “Do Not Track” option in your browser’s settings. To ensure that your internet activity is totally hidden from Internet Service Providers, advertisers, and other prying eyes, take a look at Windscribe’s VPN protection. It usually costs $7.50 per month, but you can get a 3-year subscription […]