Michelle McNew: "My crazy kid jumping on his buddy's ice covered trampoline"
The New Yorker has a wonderful profile of 98-year-old inventor Eddy Goldfarb, creator of some of the world's most iconic toys, including the bubble gun, Kerplunk, and perhaps most notably, chattering teeth. They include a fun tour of his workshop as well as details of his interesting life. Images: YouTube / The New Yorker READ THE REST
Canadian police are searching for a truck diver who pulled up to an Alberta meat-packing plant, packed his semi with more than $230,000 worth of meat, and drove off. Now it's come out that a few days later, someone drove a truck registered under the same fake name, perhaps even the same truck, stopped by… READ THE REST
Here's big fun for families, protestors, and families who protest! At Instructables, friedpotatoes explains how to make massive sticks of sidewalk chalk with plaster of Paris, tempera paint, and a Pringles can as the mold. From Instructables: We mixed roughly 6 plastic cups of plaster powder with about 4-5 cups of water for a good… READ THE REST
Sometimes, it doesn't feel like being smart and driven gives you a ton of advantage over those who aren't as bright or aren't as motivated. Even though you've worked hard to launch a career, build some positive credit history, or start your journey toward a happy, productive future, the simple fact that you're what Gen… READ THE REST
There's a reason why the Swiss Army knife has been an essential everyday carry item since long before the term EDC was even a thing. It appears to the Boy Scout mentality in all of us, with the utility to pull out a blade, corkscrew, nail file, or practically anything you need at a moment's notice. That… READ THE REST
There are just some video projects that don't work well using a smartphone. Sure, video quality has continued to improve in those pocket marvels, but sometimes, you really don't want a phone in your hands and distracting your attention from what's ahead. You can keep your mind focused on the task at hand while still capturing every… READ THE REST