In this beginner's guide to whetstone sharpening you'll learn how to give a cheap knife an edge so fine you can split atoms with it (or at least slice paper). The idea is to have different whetstones of varying grit (size of abrasive particles) and start from the coarse stones and move to finer ones. It's important to keep a fairly consistent angle as you draw the knife over the stones — you can do this by matching the edge that the manufacturer put on the knife to begin with.
If you have the stomach for it, there's a lot to learn from this video about making grody AirPods look new again. From YouTube: Julius Kaveckas, the owner of Phone Fix Craft, has gained over 1 million followers on TikTok for his videos of deep cleaning dirty iPhones and other Apple products. Julius walks us… READ THE REST
No matter how carefully I follow the printed instructions for opening a bag of charcoal, I usually end up tearing the paper. This failure puts a serious dent in my serotonin, dopamine, and oxytocin levels. My life changed this morning when I watched this guy demonstrate the right way to open a bag of charcoal.… READ THE REST
🤖💰🤖 📹: WhenMachinesCry/reddit pic.twitter.com/8hP5vNlhIR — Pee-wee Herman (@peeweeherman) January 3, 2021 When my daughter was young, she told me that chefs had a way of telling each other that they liked their food. She then motioned a chef's kiss. This video reminded me of that. A busking robot gets a tip from a guy with… 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