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.
This map of 63 of Jupiter's 79 known moons is fascinating. There is a cluster orbiting relatively close that includes many of the best-known moons, then a significant dead space before the remainder appear: We start close in to Jupiter showing relatively fast moving inner moons that are generally in the same orbital plane including… READ THE REST
McDonald's is about to roll out three different versions of a fried chicken sandwitch in the United States, taking on chains like KFC and Popeye's for a growing share of the crispy chicken market. The new Deluxe Crispy Chicken Sandwiches launch on February 24, 2021. From Reuters: The world's biggest burger chain confirmed to Reuters… READ THE REST
Guy Cleans Snow Off Street While Wearing Bulldozer Suit. Not to be confused with Guy Cleans Snow From Street With Flamethrower. READ THE REST
"A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit." – Richard Bach Without drive, you'll never reach the top rung of any profession. That truth stretches from concrete pourers and bartenders, to athletes and artists. Talent is unquestionably a powerful asset, but without the determination to make something of that talent, it remains just raw,… READ THE REST
Anybody can just plunk down a cookie-cutter lamp on their desk, plug it in, and be good to go. I mean, it's just a lamp, right? That's true if your only mission is to bring light to an area. But, if you require a little more function and aesthetic joy from your desk accessories, there… READ THE REST
"Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door." That century-old quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson (sort of) is just as true today. If you build a better product, offer a better service or create a better infrastructure for customers, then with a bit of time and attention, the world… READ THE REST