I'd call it a spoiler, but you already know what's coming: "As Seen On TV" garden gadgets are not much good, however ingenious they seem to be. Household Hacker picked up a few items and subjected them to tests. None were terrible or dangerous, but the gimmicks don't really work — a trimmer that uses cheap zip-ties works OK, for example, but the ties are eaten so quickly that it's a false economy and a great example of the Vimes theory of boots.
Musée Mécanique is a "Creepy and Delightful Vintage Arcade in San Francisco." The arcade is an interactive gallery of old-fashioned penny arcade games and artifacts. You can find it at the Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California. It contains over 300 mechanical machines and is one of the largest privately-owned collections on planet Earth. Be… READ THE REST
Traveling has long been one of the most exciting parts of life. Whether it's an alpine ski trip midwinter, an all-inclusive beach resort where you can soak your toes, or an impromptu trip to explore an exciting new city, everyone loves to travel. However, it can be difficult for most of us to get away for… READ THE REST
Oblique Strategies is a card deck, devised by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt in the early 1970s, each offering a "challenging constraint" to trigger musical expression and vanquish writers' block. It has now been ported to the Nintendo Gameboy by Nicky Flowers, as God intended. "I was tempted to add a cool chiptune soundtrack but… READ THE REST
Summer is officially here, and we know you couldn't be more excited. Sure, you'll have those days when you're hanging out with friends or heading to the beach or pool, but what about those days when it's too rainy or hot to step foot outdoors? If you enjoy hunkering down and completing a good puzzle now and then,… READ THE REST
Maybe you're stuck on what to buy the kid who has everything, or you'd like to get somebody an incredibly unique gift. Don't bother buying yet another Lego set, doll, or video game for them. Instead, you can get them a toy that allows them to, well, just keep creating more toys! Of course, we're talking… READ THE REST
From your daughter's first trip to Disneyland to that epic fried chicken dish your favorite restaurant served you last weekend, you like to capture every precious moment of your life on your phone. And when you combine all those photos with the many different files you've saved on your devices, you've got a pretty hefty amount of data on… READ THE REST