Somehow I ran across this music, I liked it, and it wasn’t recorded 30+ years ago! I’ve been enjoying Halestorm’s 2015 release Into the Wild Life.
Cold welding is the phenomenon of two pieces of metal fusing on contact. It’s a big problem in space, but it can even happen on earth at room temperatures with the right metal, as Cody demonstrates.
Sad and Useless offers this fantastic collection of Metal album covers. Here are a few that caught my eye. They share many more. Dr. Rockso, just because. (Thanks, Tim!)
Although flagship smartphones are unlikely to adopt heavy-duty outer casing anytime soon, you can always prepare your device for the outdoors with a beefy case and and an external battery like this Nomad Tile Trackable PowerPack, available in the Boing Boing Store for $119.95.The Nomad Tile can fully recharge an iPhone 7 over three times […]
Even though credit cards now feature an EMV chip for securing transactions, they still have to include the magnetic strip for compatibility with older point of sale systems. Because of this, there’s no way for the chip’s new security capabilities to protect against card skimmers in the wild.How do you protect yourself from legacy-technology-induced fraud? […]
As the old saying goes, “You should sit in meditation for 30 minutes every day. Unless you are too busy, in which case you should meditate for an hour.” Since most of us have an endless list of things to do and people to see, carving out quiet time can feel impossible, especially when most […]