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?
Behold "Clip", a removable attachment that goes on the front wheel of your regular bike, turning it temporarily into an ebike. As Fast Company notes: The new design, called Clip, attaches to the front wheel of a bike in seconds. Two arms lock around the bike's fork, and the other end connects with the front of… READ THE REST
Behold the "Circle Guitar", an invention of Anthony Dickens, which has a motor-driven disk that spins and strums the strings. You can place pick-pegs in the disk to represent different strumming patterns, so it's sort of like a MIDI sequencer for strumming — the guitar self-strums the patterns with machined precision, at up to 250… READ THE REST
The first ballpoint pen was sold in 1945 and cost $180 in today's dollars. As the price dropped, it quickly replaced the messy, finicky fountain pen. The BBC has a great article about the invention and rise of the ballpoint as the ultimate writing implement. "What the ballpoint pen did was to make writing something… READ THE REST
There's almost nothing more primal than fishing. Just you, a line, a body of water, a fish as your prey…and truckloads of patience. As a fisherman stands with their line cast and a lure bobbing several yards away just under the surface of the water, even the most experienced anglers want to know what's happening… READ THE REST
We all know we should avoid staring at screens all day, but an offshoot of this past year spent mostly at home is that more and more of us are doing the exact opposite of that heartfelt advice. App analytics firm App Annie found the average American spent about four hours a day on their… READ THE REST
Parents love their kids… but no matter how much they dote on the little rugrats, a few common kid statements are bound to prompt an eyeroll every time. Like, "Are we there yet?" Or, "That's not fair." Or the ultimate sticking point moment when they're hit with the ultimate, non-negotiable fallback of the two-year old,… READ THE REST