These woven baskets have a bamboo tube that extends into the water. When the black eel-like fish see bait through the tube, they swim through it and end up in the basket. Does anyone have more information about this?
At Slate, Dan Kois offers a brief history of Segway, the ingenious but too-hyped and too-dorky electric ride that became a joke upon its release. Twenty years on the current owner of the brand is a Chinese go kart company that used to sell cheap knockoffs (you can now buy their Segways from Amazon for… READ THE REST
"What invention has done more harm than good?" Two days ago, redditor idc_aboutusernames posted this query to r/AskReddit. With 27,000 comments so far, the following are some of the answers ranked "Best" or "Top": "Popcorn ceiling." "Those plastic containers that are like crimp plastic stitch welded around the entire edge and it's super thick plastic that… READ THE REST
Back in the day, coat hangers weren't just used for popping open a car door when you locked your keys inside. They also served as makeshift antennae to improve TV and radio reception. That DIY RF engineering inspired John Jerome Spina to patent an integrated coat hanger/radio. His 1976 patent expired in 1995, so get… READ THE REST
From Final Fantasy 7 to Ghost of Tsushima, PlayStation has been pumping out some of the best games for as long as you can remember. Needless to say, you understand the value of a reasonably priced PlayStation subscription when you see one. And these nine deals not only include one, two, and three-year subscriptions to this beloved gaming universe, but… READ THE REST
Nowadays, strong, complicated passwords are necessary for everything in life, and there's nothing more frustrating than forgetting it and being locked out of your own accounts. Saving your passwords on websites is an alternative, but then your personal information is accessible to cyber-hacking. Instead, take the risk-free route with the JEM Biometric authentication device, making… READ THE REST
The pandemic has forced all of us to live with our decisions, which includes the type of furniture we're trapped indoors with. But if your furniture isn't helping you relax, do you truly own furniture, or is it just for show? If you're hunting for plush furniture that you can actually relax on after a… READ THE REST