Marina Fujiwara created this useful little gadget to trick zoomers into thinking your Internet connection is buggy so you can leave a videochat whenever you feel like it.
Elliot made this nifty hardware button to mute and unmute yourself during Zoom calls. He has full instructions for making on on Instructables: Press the button to toggle your mute, or hold the button down to leave the meeting (or end it if you are the host). One great thing about this is that it… READ THE REST
Do we all have Zoom fatigue yet? So many annoying aspects to living our work and social lives over video conferencing. One of these is the need for everyone having to mute when listening and unmuting when talking, especially just to say "Yes," "No," "Great," "BRB," etc. Engineer Cameron Hunter got tired enough of these… READ THE REST
CNET's Jesse Orrall decided to see if he could get away with "attending" Zoom meetings using only prerecorded clips. The first meeting was easy, with dozens of attendees and no expectation that he would participate, so he just used a 5-minute loop. The second one was a weekly update call where he was expected to… READ THE REST
As a natural anti-pathogen, copper has become to nasty contaminants what crosses are to vampires, rapidly killing bacteria, yeasts and viruses on metallic copper surfaces. When no less authoritative a source than the National Institutes of Health calls copper a "contact killer," then you know you need to look into getting more copper in your… READ THE REST
We all have visions of cooking cool, elaborate meals. Unfortunately, those visions often die after we absolutely butcher a few. We've all been there. Overcooked steaks. Undercooked poultry. A main course sits because we totally mistimed a side. There are any number of ways to well and truly murder a well-intentioned meal. Hestan Cue and… READ THE REST
Mixology sounds like a science because it is…sort of. Oh sure, there's a lot of knowledge and skill that goes into conjuring up just the right balance for making a mixed drink really pop. But part of it really is just an exacting science of combining compounds and properly integrating flavors to make an absolutely… READ THE REST