This vaguely comports to the methods I saw and knew in 1990s London. The proper way was to start with oil and use a grill brick [Amazon], but the reality is you will still need lots of environmentally unsound liquids. The mystery degreaser is Swisher but Ecolab is exactly the same stuff and widely available. Wear gloves. Never eat out.
Back in my day, if the bait shop wasn't an option, you could always get some fishing worms by going grunting with a notched stick. The pros take it to the next level: The Cadillac of prefab worm grunting for personal use is the Worm Gitter, demonstrated below by Duke: Image: YouTube / Catfish and… READ THE REST
Tractor tires are inches thick, so it takes a lot to puncture one—and a lot to fix them, too. This video shows a repair job on a tire that's taller than the repairman, and involves the application of various Rubberhog wheels, grinders and buffers. A pound of rubber has to be scooped out just to… READ THE REST
Jo Nakashima has made a few improvements on his origami dragon design for 2020. It's great because he now shows the illustrated diagram while doing the folding: In this tutorial you'll learn how to make an origami Dragon step by step. This new version of my origami dragon has not only a better shape, but… READ THE REST
Have you ever considered getting a digital voice recorder? They can actually be a lot more helpful than you might realize. From constructing business letters or memos to medical or legal dictation to recording meetings, interviews or lectures, voice recorders are a compact, lightweight way to store hundreds of hours of digital audio you can… READ THE REST
It used to be that go bags were almost exclusively reserved for emergency responders, journalists, and those very select few who might have to drop everything and run somewhere at a moment's notice. Maybe it's a sign of our tumultuous times, but it feels like almost everyone now has their bag of emergency supplies and… READ THE REST
Don't look now, but that car next to you on the road may not have a driver. Thankfully, with the advent of the self-driving vehicle, that's not the panic-inducing moment it used to be. A self-driving shuttle has been ferrying customers in Las Vegas for three years. Tesla head Elon Musk says beta testing on… READ THE REST