By Torfi, A Firm Handshake is a pleasant reminder of what business life was like before the pandemic. Available for Windows, MacOS and Linux, it lets you approach people and shake their hands. They then become your associates, perhaps even your friends, and follow as you approach others and shake their hands, too.
An enchanting new Twitter account shows TV shrink Frasier Crane looking out of his penthouse balcony only to find that Seattle has been replaced by the environments of various popular games. Pictured here is Frasier looking at Half-Life 2's City 17. READ THE REST
The Slow Mo Guys filmed an old cathode ray tube TV (playing Super Mario Bros.) with an ultra high-speed camera. It struck me that I've always known how CRTs work—the RGB electron beams trained across the screen, line by line, completing a full picture 50 or 60 times a second—but never actually seen the reality… READ THE REST
Rachel Berger, a design professor at California College of the Arts, cast an XBox controller in lead and copper to protest the U.S. military's use of XBox controllers as battle equipment. The United States military has been integrating Microsoft Xbox video game controllers into battle equipment for more than a decade. Officials tout the ergonomic,… READ THE REST
The weather (among other things) has been absolutely atrocious this past year, and no one knows heartbreak more than someone who was five minutes away from finishing a major project when the power decides to take its final bow for an undisclosed amount of time. This set of power stations are yours for the taking… READ THE REST
It seems like smartphones are advancing by the day at this point. New tech is being developed faster than we can keep up, and some manufacturers like to gouge their customers by charging them hundreds or even thousands of dollars on the latest models. But if all you need is an affordable, reliable phone that… READ THE REST
We know your wallet may be a little emptier these days, but that doesn't mean you should put the kibosh on knowledge. There are a lot of things out there you could spend your hard-earned money on, but if you're looking to not go stagnant in a time where learning new things may be out… READ THE REST