Over at Instructables, Mike Galloway posted a howto for creating a lovely, twinkling star field ceiling using fiber optics. Inspired by a star field ceiling he saw at a movie theater, Galloway decided to install one in his soon-to-be-born baby's room! "How to create a fiber optic starfield ceiling"
In this clip, Lex Fridman's interview with John Carmack gets right to the point: his programming setup! I love his thorough attitude toward using debuggers—"your head is a faulty interpreter"—and his description of using vi to code as "civil war re-enactment". If you're just wondering about the Stuff he Uses, jump to 11:30. READ THE REST
These absurdly cute sloth babies sit side by side while they enjoy their lunch. I love the way that some of them are lying down as if they can't decide whether to keep eating or take a nap. I feel this way too sometimes while eating my lunch. Each one seems to have a unique… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. While you do almost everything on your phone today, from buying groceries to finding out what that ex-buddy from high school is doing these days, there's nothing quite like putting pen to paper. Psychology… READ THE REST
With around a million people using American Sign Language in the U.S. these days, there's a chance you'll encounter someone who uses this way of communication, even if you don't personally know anyone who is deaf or hard of hearing. That's why more folks are becoming interested in learning ASL, understanding the importance of being able… READ THE REST
Whether it's Jimmy Page, Slash, or Jimi Hendrix, watching your favorite rocker can make those fantastic guitar riffs sound easy. But if you've ever picked up a guitar before, you know that acquiring those skills is easier said than done. It takes a lot of practice, a few calluses, and serious dedication to sound the way… READ THE REST
As summer comes to an end, getting your kids excited about their education can be as hard as convincing them to eat some broccoli along with their pizza. But with helpful — and dare we say fun — e-learning programs, your kids can fully immerse themselves in their creativity, critical thinking skills, and more, and they can… READ THE REST