MagicPeaceLove writes, "The word 'inspiring' gets thrown around a lot but my pal Mahdi Gilbert (previously) really deserves it.
"Born without hands, Mahdi decided to devote his life to sleight-of-hand card magic, a task that seemed self-evidently ridiculous until he started inventing his own technology from scratch...and fooling some top cardmen. I've watched with joy and amazement these last five years as Mahdi has progressed and made a name for himself literally all around the world, culminating in his recent appearance on Penn & Teller's 'Fool Us,' where he did just that.
"He's a latter-day Matthius Buchinger and he's set to conquer the world. Oh, and he's a sci-fi fan, too!"
David Irvine (AKA gnarledbranch) sent us a selection of photos of his delightful Halloween ornaments painted on salvaged lightbulbs.
Fold N Fly is a visual database of paper airplane designs, sortable by aerodynamic properties (distance, airtime, etc), and difficulty of folding. Some pretty exotic designs, too! (Thanks, Fipi Lele!)
Today marks the publication of the $100 Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana box-set, which contains a 400-page retrospective of the classic art of D&D, a reprint of the notoriously hard Tomb of Horrors module (designed by Gary Gygax to challenge the most overpowered characters), and frameable lithos.
If you’re shopping for a camping lantern, you’re looking for reliability, period. So it’s nice to find something like the Revogi Convertible LED Lantern that jumps over that low bar and actually offers some versatility. Made of simple materials, the Revogi is high-tech in a refreshingly minimalist, eight-ounce package. Yes, it’ll light up the campsite […]
No matter what your business, Microsoft’s slate of Office software is as essential as desks and chairs – so much so that most workers are expected to know their way around it before they even get in the door. Whether you need an introduction, a brush-up or a level-up to your knowledge of these tools, […]
Speed reading isn’t just an innate skill possessed by a lucky few. Anyone can learn to speed read, and the benefits are endless. The brain can process more information than most people have time to soak up, but you can make that time now with the 2018 Award-Winning Speed Reading Bundle. The first half of […]