Charles Mangin of Option 8 made a USB floppy disk the fast way: by cramming it in there: "I extended the original cable from the business card USB drive, and routed it through a small piece of plastic, glued in place just inside the opening. This lets out just enough of the cable to plug into a hub or laptop, but prevents me pulling the wires all the way out."
Peter Robbins, who was the voice of Charlie Brown in Peanuts cartoon TV specials in the 1960s, died last week from suicide. He was 65. Robbins began voicing Charlie Brown in 1963 and was such a fan of Peanuts that he had a tattoo of Charlie Brown and Snoopy hugging each other. Robbins was bi-polar,… READ THE REST
Budget airlines like Southwest and Ryanair frequently make their passengers use stairs to board their planes and disembark. Some are even adding built-in stairs to their aircraft. Obviously it's to save money. But how much really? Simple Flying breaks down the extra fees that airports charge airlines to use jet bridges. From Simple Flying: To… READ THE REST
Hello welcome back to Spoken Word with Electronics. This week we discuss candy mints, or Bit-Mint. Sometimes the most ordinary things in the world are pulled off shelves for their ingredients. This happened to Certs Mints in 2018. Like most drugs, the after-market pricing on Certs has erupted since being banned. A bargain pack of… 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. If you've got a fuzzy feline friend at home, you know how important it is to keep them active and stimulate their curiosity. They can get bored quickly of stationary toys, and… 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. There's only so much side-hustling you can do in one lifetime — perhaps it's about time you chose a career that has great earning potential you can really enjoy, like cybersecurity.… 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. When you were a kid, your parents used to tell you to be wary of pickpockets and stranger danger lurking around every corner. While these things may still be around today, you have… READ THE REST