I met 8-year-old Sylvia and her parents at Maker Faire this weekend. She handed me a cute business card with robots she drew on it. The card had a URL for her Super-Awesome Maker Show, and I watched episode 1. It's super awesome!
Florida's Manatee County School District confirmed Thursday that it had "removed" a teacher from class after a racist tirade went viral on Tik Tok. The video shows a teacher haranguing a student who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance—a First Amendment right the Supreme Court has repeatedly enshrined. Denied the satisfaction of a… READ THE REST
This "Stop The War" Ukraine Flag Scream mask is distributed through Fun World. According to Drowned Boy Productions, the company is donating $1 of the proceeds to some Ukrainian war relief charity, though I can't find my own source for that. I personally feel like Ghostface, in any of their myriad identities, is probably not… READ THE REST
Skill. Skull. Shirt. Skirt. Are. Them. Take. And maybe not surprising, a lot of words for violence: slaughter, ransack, club, knife, berserk. In this RobWords video, Rob looks at the significant influence of Old Norse on Old English and the many words we still use today that are of Viking origin. Thumbnail: Illustration from Miscellany… READ THE REST
A sharp, reliable knife is one of those tools most folks don't think about carrying around, but there are countless everyday situations where a blade might be useful. You can use it to slice through hard-to-open packages, start fires, clear brush while hiking, cut food during camping trips, and much more. Still, a utility knife can be… READ THE REST
Is there any feeling as satisfying as the one you get after demolishing a tough stain? A clean house is a happy house, but anyone who's only wielded a vacuum cleaner or a broom knows it's surprisingly hard to maintain that aura of cleanliness for more than a moment. All those cleaning supplements can add up; the last element you're… READ THE REST
Everybody likes to add a touch of luxury to their lives, right? The good news is it doesn't have to be expensive to do that. Adding a little luxury to your day can be as easy and affordable as getting amazing bedding for a great price. The Cariloha Classic Bamboo Bed Sheet Set offers the same experience as most high-end bedding… READ THE REST