From the Dept. of Making-Knives-Out-of-Oddball-Things, aka kiwami japan, comes the "sharpest Cardboard kitchen knife in the world," one made from an ordinary Amazon box. It chops, it dices, it slices!
Helena Hauss (previously at BB) created this amazing set of handpainted Delft blue ceramics: "An approach to represent the inner strength and fury that comes with being a woman, in contrast to an appearance of delicacy we're too often branded with." Replicas are on offer! Here's a video of Hauss painting: READ THE REST
You've probably been hearing a lot about NLAWs, Javelins, Stingers, TB2 drones, and even Molotov cocktails in the coverage of the war in Ukraine. Here are some videos to give you a bit of background on the weapons being employed by the Ukrainian military and citizenry in their courageous efforts to repel Puti-tang's army. Image:… READ THE REST
Archaeologists in Japan have uncovered what may be early Japanese ninja weapons including rocks that may have led to the metal throwing stars beloved by Hollywood and pre-teens. Uncovered during excavations at Iwatsuki Castle and Hachioji Castle, the flat "throwing stones" and clay caltrops may date back to the Siege of Odawara in 1590. From… READ THE REST
It may seem evident that acquiring non-verbal communication skills will benefit you and those you care about. So why aren't more of us learning American sign language (ASL)? Though it isn't taught as frequently as spoken languages, knowing ASL, even at a beginner level, could significantly impact your life. There are plenty of reasons to… READ THE REST
Summer is beloved by most people as the greatest season. With just a single trip to the beach or even to a local park, it's easy to see why. The warm weather and time off from work and school make real life that much more bearable. That's why the summer stands alone as a time… READ THE REST
Life's expensive these days, which likely means you've picked up an extra side hustle or two. And while that's great for your bank account, it's not so great for your home since putting aside time to clean has dropped to the bottom of your to-do list. When it comes to cleaning your kitchen, bathroom, and wherever else, efficiency… READ THE REST