Instructables is holding a contest where the most amazing HOWTO, as selected by the readers, will win $20,000 worth of Craftsman tools. That's a lot of hardware. There are nearly 200 entries, from a car that runs on trash to an LED hula hoop to a six-legged robot. Honestly, all of the projects are amazing for different reasons. My vote goes to The Golden Mean, Jon Sarriugarte and Kyrsten Mate's dreamy snail car that we've featured here before and I covered in MAKE (Vol. 16).
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In a conference call with US state governors, Trump said people arrested for protesting should be sent to prison for 10 years, and that governors were “weak” for not “dominating” protests. From The Washington Post: Trump also called on them to take back the streets and use force to confront protesters and said if they […]
This Reuters Investigates piece looks at how the US Supreme Court uses a “little-known legal doctrine called qualified immunity” to protect cops who use excessive force to maim and kill people. The Supreme Court’s role is evident in how the federal appeals courts, which take their cue from the high court, treat qualified immunity. In […]
“Get your fucking knee off his neck!” people repeatedly shout as a cop dares to restrain a man by shoving his knee into the guy’s neck. The cop’s partner looks around, realizes what’s happening (or realizes that they’re on camera), and pushes the cop’s knee away. Cops arrived and started arresting looters. #seattleprotest pic.twitter.com/ThyZoUCuQ8 — […]
Entrepreneurs looking for new avenues to reach customers may not have considered one of the fastest-growing content mediums today: podcasting. And we don’t mean just dropping an advertisement for your product or service in the middle of a popular show. Right now, there are about 850,000 active podcasts reaching 165 million Americans. Those listeners are […]
Twitter rants and various online ugliness aside, social media has actually grown up a bit over the past 15 years. In general, users are warier of their interactions on platforms like Facebook or Instagram — and marketers have taken note. In fact, if you felt retailers you saw on social media were only looking to […]
Virus quarantines and shuttered restaurants sent millions of Americans back to their homes, only to rediscover the joys of firing up an oven and cooking something special for themselves. Whether by desire, necessity, or both, many of us have certainly been spending more time in the kitchen these last few months. And we haven’t just […]