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.
This massive package of desiccated, possibly sentient leaves from beyond the gulfs of space itself was harvested by priest-kings waiting for the day when the powers that covered their planet in the noxious weed will return. Here in my hands, the very flesh of the Old Ones quivers with anticipation for the day when it… READ THE REST
The impressive Alton Brown dislikes what he calls "unitaskers" — kitchen tools designed for a single task that could easily be accomplished with a general-purpose tool, like a knife. Brown's got a point. Many unitaskers are just novelty gadgets (like this banana slicer), but over the years I've added at least a dozen useful unitaskers to… READ THE REST
The pale, cold light of a distant moon cast its shadows over the dark kitchen. I espied the flimsy, floppy pan turner before me. It mocked me with cursed memories of my pathetic attempts at flipping food. "Avaunt!" said I, making a sign of disgust at the instrument. I ripped the impotent spatula from the shelf… READ THE REST
From tasks as simple as checking the weather to scrolling through Facebook with your morning coffee, iPads have become an integral part of our day-to-day. While you can do a lot of your phones these days, there's just something to be said about having a larger, portable screen in your hands, making you more mobile… READ THE REST
Whether you're looking to start a new career or build a new skill for your personal use, you should always be pushing your mind to learn something new. Luckily, the internet can be your best friend when it comes to self-education. With access to just about everything we could ever want to learn through a… READ THE REST
Drones are some of the coolest toys out there today. They let you capture breathtaking photos and videos while being useful for activities like making deliveries (though watch out for ornery locals!). If you want to get into flying drones, or just want to upgrade the one you have now, check out this Black GPS… READ THE REST