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.
French conglomerate LVMH — owner of Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, and Christian Dior, and other luxury brands — is converting its perfume production lines to crank out hand sanitizer. And no, they won't be selling high ticket hand sanitizer bottles in their boutiques. "These gels will be delivered free of charge to the health authorities," the… READ THE REST
The China Law Blog (previously) is one of my favorite sources of insight into the secret workings of the businesses that produce the majority of the world's daily-use goods. READ THE REST
A post called "The Right Way to Reduce Your China Product Costs" on China Law Blog (previously) sounds like pretty anodyne stuff, but it turns out to be a catalog of several technothrillers' worth of ultra-weird, real-world skullduggery and chicanery from the world of late-stage capitalism and trade war. READ THE REST
How long has it been since you gave your home a little pick-me-up? Maybe a new appliance to help keep it clean, a little extra aid toward a good night's sleep, or even just a splash of color and style to help zhuzh up your surroundings a little? We're going to wager it's about time… READ THE REST
Learning never ends. Whether you want to pick up a new job skill, understand emerging technology, or just teach yourself how to play the drums in 30 days, there's an ocean of information out there, just ready for those with the determination to take it. If you've got that motivation, this handful of training packages… READ THE REST
You might not need a new set of headphones, or a drone, or a guitar that isn't a real guitar but plays like a guitar. But gadgets are always just the coolest, so you've absolutely got to at least check them out, right? Of course, you do. And right now, this handful of interesting tech is… READ THE REST