Here's a mesmerizing three-minute tutorial on cutting erratic "organic" gears that spin freely despite their odd shapes. After watching it, I was left wondering how you'd make a third (and fourth, and fifth) gear that could mesh with the system without repeating the earlier gear forms, to create an enormous, improbable Rube Goldberg display.
Andrew Callaghan travels the United States for his All Brakes No Gas YouTube Channel. VICE has a great profile about his approach to covering the high weirdness that is America. Here's his coverage of the pandemic year's Independence Day celebrations: Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim's Abso Lutely Productions is reportedly developing a series with Callaghan.… READ THE REST
Hearsay, rumor and innuendo won't stand up in a court of law, but they are the lifeblood of the tabloids, which need only the merest molehill of a story to build a mountain of speculation. READ THE REST
The fine folks at powerwashing firm Blast Away also offer a cool stenciling option where they will powerwash your logo or other stencil onto the sidewalk. So satisfying, and perhaps not technically illegal, since there is probably no law against partially cleaning something. Image: YouTube / Blast Away READ THE REST
It's one of the most recycled memes in the history of meme-dom. Fry from the TV show, Futurama, his animated eyes bugging and a raised, clenched fist clutching a wad of cash, shouting, "Shut up and take my money!" It's the sentiment that drives e-commerce in 2021. We're all looking for deals that are so… READ THE REST
As an expression of your innermost deeply held feelings, Valentine's Day should be one of the easiest holidays of the year. But as any husband, wife or significant other can attest, the Day of Love can actually end up being pretty darn stressful. Flowers, candies and the usual expressions of the day are incredibly played… READ THE REST
There are a hundred different directions you could take a career in tech. You could become a cybersecurity expert or create video games. You could design and run cloud-based systems or build your own artificial intelligence. But, whether you want to do DevOps, web development, or even work a tech help desk, one skill is… READ THE REST