I use +3.0 to read books, phone, and kindle, and +0.5 when using my computer. My readers of choice are these cheap horn-rim spex. A five-pack costs [amazon_link asins='B00LJR7N26' template='PriceLink' store='boingboing' marketplace='US' link_id='288370fb-4c30-44ad-a6f6-051a0ef97aff']. I keep a pair in my travel bag and the others are scattered around the house. They tend to gather and disperse like a swarm of semi-intelligent robots.
A burrito's foil and paper wrapper is a joke. It tears easily and the burrito's filling spills out. The Burrito Pop solves this problem. Think of it like a giant Chapstick tube but instead of containing lip balm, it contains a burrito. Take a bite, then twist for more. A Kickstarter is over halfway to… READ THE REST
Ever since I accidentally bought a huge bag of dried nettle leaves on Amazon, I've been having nettle tea at least once a day for the last year. I have a lot of different tea steepers, but my favorite is this one from Bodum. The reason is simple – the mesh is made from nylon,… READ THE REST
This screwdriver set comes in handy when you need to tighten or loosen a screw and a regular long handle screwdriver won't fit. The ratchet mechanism means you can quickly attach or remove a screw without having to lift and reset the driver into the screw head with every turn. READ THE REST
DevOps moves so fast they had to mash two words together into the job title so they could be said faster. It's a process of lightning-fast experimentation and iteration. Try something, see if it works, optimize it, and move forward. It's a constantly charging sequence of events that requires more than just the development talent… READ THE REST
In our new reality, you've undoubtedly been looking for fun and inventive new ways to enjoy an evening. So if you're not exactly feeling comfortable spending a night out at your favorite Italian restaurant right now, why not have an inspired date night or host a small gathering of social distanced friends while an 84-year-old… READ THE REST
If you've been hacking away at meat or vegetables with blunted kitchen knives, annoyed that they're so dull that it's starting to feel more like tenderizing than slicing, you should probably stop. Dull knives are more than just a nuisance. They aren't safe. The worn-down edge of your blade requires more force from you to… READ THE REST