NSA leaker Edward Snowden asked journalists who visited him in Hong Kong to put their phones in his room's refrigerator, relying on the fridge's material properties to serve as an inadvertent radio-wave-spoiling Faraday cage.
I've worked from where ever I've called home, for the past eleven years. In my old career, I worked in close contact with the public during Ontario's SARS outbreak in the early 2000s. Later that same decade, I was charged with creating a business continuity plan for a large private security company as the threat… READ THE REST
As my southern mama used to say: "Try to put a new wrinkle on your brain every day." Today's wrinkle is my newfound knowledge of "imping," the implanting of donor feathers from a deceased bird onto the hollow feather shafts of an injured bird. A red-shouldered hawk arrived at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center in… READ THE REST
Oh the suffering. How are we meant to endure such catastrophic toil? Peeling eggs is hard (no it isn't), and when the shell takes some solidified egg white with it, the anguish is palpable (no). Sure, you could steam your egg to congealment or even immerse them in cold water right after a thorough boil,… READ THE REST
Now that everyone is starting to emerge back out into the world again, this might be the first time you're really checking out the current state of your home gardening and landscaping in a while. If your snap reaction is… not so great, this might be a good time to roll up your sleeves, tool… READ THE REST
Back in 1992, Luminox was a fledgling sports watch manufacturer when it began working with the U.S. Navy to create a new watch for use by elite Navy SEALs. After that popular Navy SEAL watch was born, other elite units reached out to follow suit as Luminox crafted timepieces for the U.S. Coast Guard, the… READ THE REST
The humidifier has been around for almost 100 years, going through all kinds of design variations and advancements along the way. Considering all that potential research and development time, it begs an important question. Why do you have to fill most humidifiers from the bottom? It seems like a pretty significant design flaw that most… READ THE REST