Every second, 15,000 aluminum beverage cans are manufactured. This is a terrific video about how beverage cans are made, and why they look the way they do.
Every year, more than 35 million pens and markers are cranked out at the Faber-Castell plant in Engelhartszell, Austria. The facility also spews forth 250 tons of ink for other Faber-Castell facilities around the world. However, the Textliner 48—the "superfluorescent" highlighter—is only produced at the Engelhartszell factory. The above video shows how. Best YouTube comment… READ THE REST
From a joint press release by SSAD, and the Swedish state-owned mining firm LKAB and utility Vattenfall: SSAB has now produced the world's first fossil-free steel and delivered it to a customer. The trial delivery is an important step on the way to a completely fossil-free value chain for iron- and steelmaking and a milestone… READ THE REST
Designing things that can easily be taken apart for repair or recycling is an old idea that's overdue for a revival, writes Sarah Templin in her essay for Core77: Design for Disassembly (DfD) is the straightforward design method and philosophy that ensures that all elements of a product can be disassembled for repair and for… READ THE REST
Having a pair of reliable headphones has become as essential as having your phone, wallet, and keys when leaving the house. However, not all wireless headphones are created equal. Some don't have the goods to deliver high-quality audio, and others can end up costing you hundreds of dollars. Fortunately, there is a perfect solution that bridges this… READ THE REST
At this point, most people have no problem with a grown adult enjoying cannabis. It's 2022, not 1992. That being said, if you're a grown adult enjoying cannabis in 2022, it's probably time to ditch the goofy bongs that make you look like a cliché. If you're ready for something more grown-up and sophisticated, you… READ THE REST
When your week is winding down, and the floor is littered with dog hair, abandoned toys from your toddler, and everyday household dust, the last thing you want to do is summon the energy to plug in and use your old push vacuum. Plus, some homeowners have physical conditions preventing them from using upright vacuums. Thankfully,… READ THE REST