The reason it's hard to open jar lids is that the vacuum seal is pulling the lid tightly against the jar. Once in a while, the vacuum seal is so strong that I can't open it. That's when I grab my Jarkey, a plastic lever that effortlessly breaks the seal, making it easy to open.
I bought a couple of these Stanley Multi Tools a few years ago year. They are cheap, but really solid. I gave one to a friend and keep the other in my desk drawer for quick repairs. READ THE REST
I almost like getting a clogged drain now, because I know the Flexisnake will take care of the problem. I keep Flexisnakes in all of our bathrooms, and use them frequently to pull out gross blobs of matted hair clogging the sink drains. It's kind of like a long pipe cleaner with a crank. You insert… READ THE REST
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
With everyone looking for increased portability from all their necessary items, it's a surprise monocular telescopes haven't eclipsed binoculars yet. But it may not be too long before these lightweight marvels are nudging their way past their big, bulkier brother as the instrument people reach for to get a quality view from a distance. While… READ THE REST
There are few tools in the history of humankind that stretch back as far as the molcajete. Going back thousands of years to the ancient Mayans and beyond, the process of crafting stone mortar and pestle instruments to grind up spices is a staple of Mexican and South American food preparation. There are also few… READ THE REST
Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure? Those two titans are often the center of every question when considering cloud-based web platforms. While Amazon and Microsoft are the absolute 1-2 in that discussion, how about some of the other contenders in the cloud services space? That inevitably leads to the 3rd largest cloud platform Google Cloud.… READ THE REST