UPDATE: Here's Andy Wefle of Pencils.com with a video that shows you how to use the sharpener.
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Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal will premiere on Netflix on March 21. Everything you've heard is true. But you haven't heard everything. Using real conversations recreated from FBI wiretaps, the filmmaker behind Fyre brings you Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal. An examination that goes beyond the celebrity-driven headlines and dives into the… READ THE REST
Sean Bonner wrote a good introductory piece to NTFs (non-fungible tokens), which can be used to sell and trade digital works of art. Sean (who is selling NFTs of his cool glitched photography) got me interested in making some NFTs of my own, which I'm calling ottomatika. I just released 10 of them at 0.02… READ THE REST
You've probably got at least one person in your life that just absolutely doesn't get technology. Outside of surfing the web or answering their phone, they have little to no idea how all those microscopic creatures hiding inside their computer and other electronic devices make magic happen on the screen. Not everybody gets tech like… READ THE REST
For all of us space geeks, the past few weeks have been pretty magically. From the landing of NASA's uber-rover Perseverance on the face of Mars to hearing the first sounds from the surface of an alien planet, the Mars mission has reminded many of the beauty of the cosmos and the incredible ingenuity it… READ THE REST
Engineers create. But when you get down into the specifics of creating something like an electrical generator or an internal combustion engine, that requires a level of skill and understanding for mechanics, voltage, and other scientific properties that stretches even beyond the range of most learned pros. Mechanical engineering isn't for everybody, but for students… READ THE REST