Michael Pick created a fully-functional miniature "iMac", slicing down a Raspberry Pi 4 (with a Dremel!) to fit inside his custom-printed case. He takes us through the process of designing the device and assembling it; the keyboard is the only retail item left unhacked. At that size, you'd never know it was running Twister OS, a Linux distribution for the Pi designed to look and feel as close to Windows or MacOS as possible.
The state of Texas now ranks highest in the total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally from Sunday. The coronavirus pandemic is surging throughout the country. From the Associated Press: As the coronavirus pandemic surges across the nation, the data from Sunday — the most recent… READ THE REST
Highly recommended video about how the election process plays out if a losing candidate doesn't concede. The election results are thrown out and the House of Representatives will vote for a president. But instead of each representative getting a vote, each state gets a vote, and since there are more red states than blue states,… READ THE REST
Donald Trump's final week of campaign rallies has sure been weird. The dancing got super cringey tonight. You want to watch the video, don't you. Here he was yesterday, in Georgia, with the dancing. And here Trump was with the Yeltsin style dancing a couple of days before that. 50 Cent weighs in. READ THE REST
When the weather turned too cold to play lawn tennis, rabid fans in Victorian England of the 1880s brought the game inside instead. Before too long, table tennis, or ping pong as it was soon to be known worldwide, caught fire. And sure, laugh all you want at table tennis in the Olympics or when Forrest… READ THE REST
A cutlery block knife set should be a staple of any kitchen. Considering the need for super sharp blades for doing almost any kitchen task from de-boning, filleting, carving and chopping, picking up a quality set should be more than just a luxury item. And beyond the safety issue of using dull knives, think about… READ THE REST
There's a variation on an old poker players' adage that applies directly to our new work-from-home lifestyle. If you're staring around the Zoom call at everybody else's image quality and you can't spot the bad camera in the bunch, there's a good chance the bad camera — is you. There's always someone on a group… READ THE REST