Wired's Matthew Shechmeister visited three of the Bay Area's last typewriter repairmen and photographed them in their workshops, practising their arcane and dying art.
They don't call 'em mealworms for nothing! <rimshot> (via The Kid Should See This) READ THE REST
We have tacos about once a week, and every time I pull out these stainless steel taco holders, I'm glad I bought them. They make it easy to load your taco with cheese, tomatoes, avocado, and salsa, and they keep your tacos from tipping over and disgorging their contents before you've had a change to… READ THE REST
Police shout "Stop!" to two Black TikTokers who are filming themselves riding bikes down a sidewalk at night. "What? What happened?" one of men asks the cops. "We ain't doing nothing!" "Get on the ground, right now!" an angry-sounding cop shouts. The two men get on the ground, asking "What the fuck happened?" and the… READ THE REST
It's a big and beautiful world. And sometimes, it's easy to feel afraid that all the ill effects we've heaped on our resilient planet have practically consigned us to our doom. But hey…that's quitter's talk. Progress only happens when everybody does their part. And in celebration of Earth Day, this is a great time to… READ THE REST
May 17th is the 2021 U.S. tax filing deadline – and the way the past year has gone for millions of Americans, that extra month-long extension to get their 2020 return finished is a welcome sight. That's especially true for those already knee-deep in a sticky tax situation that was likely made worse by all… READ THE REST
The ostrich analogy is real. Nobody should be sticking their head in the sand to escape unpleasant truths. And one such unpleasant reality is that for all their functionality, headphones can be incredibly dangerous. An overwhelming 96 percent of Americans say it's dangerous to wear headphones or earbuds when driving. That number remains high for… READ THE REST