A few years ago I saw historical horologist Brittany Nicole Cox at one of her fascinating lectures on automaton and mechanical curiosities here in Seattle where she has her workshop. I'm looking forward to seeing her again—this time in an upcoming live stream from NYC of a new documentary, "Keeper of Time." It looks to be a visual treat of stunningly beautiful, fascinating mechanisms and their makers.
Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey, Netflix's 4-part documentary about the ultra-creepy religious cult headed by child rapist Warren Jeffs, debuts on June 8, 2022. When Jeffs was sentenced to life in prison for multiple counts of felony child sexual assault, he promised "sickness and death" would fall on prosecutors who brought him to justice. In… READ THE REST
When I first got into weight training, I had a simple goal. I wanted to look like Schwarzenegger. As a child of the 90s that grew up on superhero comics, action movies, and pro wrestling, Schwarzenegger was the male physique that popped into my head whenever I thought of the term. It seemed unfathomable to… READ THE REST
Since David Bowie's death in 2016, I have found myself cringing and feeling a little sick to my stomach by most of the tributes and art made in his honor. If this teaser trailer for Brett Morgen's Moonage Daydream, is any indication, this documentary will not be among those disappointments. In this 1:31 video, it… READ THE REST
Belgian waffles are a blank template for unforgettable weekend breakfasts. From savory creations with avocado, bacon, and goat cheese to the traditional sweet kinds with berries, powdered sugar, and syrup, waffles are unstoppable. However, nothing brings down a waffle-inspired dream morning like the antiquated, dirty waffle iron that cooks unevenly or worse, unexpectedly burns and dries… READ THE REST
Summer is here, which means we're spending less time under blankets and more time under stars. And, while we're no longer chasing the sun quite as fast, sometimes random household chores do need an extra flash of light here and there. This One80 LED Headlamp will help you get the darker things done so you can get back… READ THE REST
From your music streaming subscriptions and bank accounts to your work laptop, passwords unlock the most vital things in our lives. Unfortunately, that's a mess to track unless you're exceptionally organized or have some intricate communication system for your passwords and logins. If you aren't, you might deal with many forgotten unique passwords, annoying security questions, and botched password… READ THE REST