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Rejoice all ye bakers and lovers of kinder, gentler competition reality shows. The Great British Bake-Off, known to Netflix audiences as The Great British Baking Show, is back for its eighth season. It will premier on Netflix, September 25th. I love what Boing Boing pal, Steve Silberman, said on Facebook about the show: The subversive… READ THE REST
It is wonderful to have room temperature butter around to put on the baked goods. This butter bell is the crock that makes it happen safely. Simply fill the bell with warm butter and put about 1 ¼ cm of water into the crock. Place the bell in the crock when you are not using… READ THE REST
Perhaps in preparation for the Mid-Autumn Festival on October 1, this superhero harnesses all her superpowers to make some quite magical Mooncakes. (via Kottke) READ THE REST
For years, karaoke was relegated to those places with a dedicated system and an archive of tracks for use. Now, Karaoke On Demand essentially gives you frustrated artists the chance to bring your song stylings out of the bar and into the outside world 24/7/365…whether the world is ready for you or not. Karaoke On… READ THE REST
With everyone looking for increased portability from all their necessary items, it's a surprise monocular telescopes haven't eclipsed binoculars yet. But it may not be too long before these lightweight marvels are nudging their way past their big, bulkier brother as the instrument people reach for to get a quality view from a distance. While… READ THE REST
There are few tools in the history of humankind that stretch back as far as the molcajete. Going back thousands of years to the ancient Mayans and beyond, the process of crafting stone mortar and pestle instruments to grind up spices is a staple of Mexican and South American food preparation. There are also few… READ THE REST