Over on Boing Boing Gadgets, our Rob's spotted the latest installment in Christopher Locke's Modern Fossil series: iconic modern devices recast as ancient fossils.
Photographer Jens shot this stunning time lapse video of 1mm stink bug eggs hatching over a period of two weeks. He used a "sonya6300, 90mm 1:1 macro lens together with RaynoxDCR250, revealing this microscopic world." You can check out more of his extreme close-up photography at his Instagram. READ THE REST
Aliens: Fireteam looks fun but we used to LAN play Alien vs Predator on the Atari Jaguar. READ THE REST
When I was in junior high school, in those better days before texting, kids communicated by passing intricately-folded handwritten notes. Using complex folding techniques so that the paper becomes its own envelope, a process called "letter locking" actually dates back hundreds of years. Recently, conservationists examining an antique trunk containing more than 2,500 pieces of… READ THE REST
It seems like every company is putting out their own speakers these days. From industry heavyweights like Sony and Pioneer to boutique brands you've never even heard of, store shelves are packed with speaker options. But a small handful of elite names rise above the general noise of the speaker wars. The educated audio consumer sees… READ THE REST
Want to reprint a famous author's writing on your website? You could get sued. Dropped a clip from a TV show or movie into your YouTube video? You could get sued. Have almost any identifiable song playing in the background of your Facebook video? Heck, you probably won't get sued… but that's only because Facebook… READ THE REST
For a kid, STEM has almost become like eating your vegetables or cleaning your pet's litter box. Your parents might say it's necessary, but that doesn't mean you'll to enjoy it. But like many ideas that take root in a young mind, they aren't always correct. The reality is that STEM and STEM-related activities aren't always… READ THE REST