This isn't the first time that we've been dicks to one another by grabbing as much of everything, all at once, that we possibly can. This video primer provides an overview of how we've fucked one another over for what should be plentiful resources throughout the 20th century.
Too soon? By way of Donald Bell's Maker Update comes this game where you send a shopping cart into a market in search of TP. The simulation was designed by Jelle Vermandere. You can either play the game in a browser or Jelle shows you how he used an Arduino Uno and motion sensing to… READ THE REST
After a tipoff, police raided a house in Brooklyn and carted off boxes said to contain close to a million N95 masks. CBS News: "Authorities remove close to one million N95 respirator masks, gloves, gowns and other medical supplies after a Brooklyn man was caught allegedly hoarding the equipment." I've seen a few articles saying… READ THE REST
Carrie Becker's Barbie Trashes Her Dreamhouse is a detailed 1:16 scale model of a hoarder house, inside a Barbie Dream House, beautifully and hauntingly photographed. I know hoarders (and am related to a couple) and it's not a joke — and neither is this amazing work of art. (via Waxy) READ THE REST
Considering a new smartphone requires years of development and can set you back up to $1,400, you'd think manufacturers would pay a little more attention to the means for powering up those devices. Yet, while phone technology continues to march forward, most charging cables are fragile, prone to frays and breaks, and are practically disposable.… READ THE REST
From their compact size, to their simple maintenance, to their tiny carbon footprints, there are a ton of compelling reasons to consider using a personal scooter. Sure, they make a short trip of even up to a few miles around your neighborhood incredibly easy. But, if you really want a good reason to pull the… READ THE REST
After years of improvements, home security cameras have truly become must-own technology. Setting up in-home cameras, syncing them to your smartphone and other devices, and having 24/7/365 access to check out anything happening within the camera's field of vision is not only peace of mind that any homeowner needs, but it's also become incredibly cost-effective… READ THE REST