On the Next Level Twitter feed, they posted this compilation of insane excavator operation. The feed is worth a follow to see impressive mastery of all sorts of skills and physical performance.
A typewriter shop in Philadelphia is holding classes for kids — and they're showing up! Manual typewriting has been enjoying something of a comeback in the past decade or so, but I wouldn't have expected kids to be into it. As one girl in the video explains, she likes how typewriting forces you to focus… READ THE REST
Ah, that classic party trick! Can you punch a bear trap and withdraw your hand before it closes? READ THE REST
America's public education system is failing the citizens of Detroit, where the Detroit Regional Workforce Fund reports that 47% of people in Detroit are illiterate. In nearby suburbs, up to one-third are functionally illiterate. READ THE REST
Everyone knows the awful feeling; you have an important thought, but you don't have anywhere to jot it down, and before you know it the thought is gone. For those of us without a photographic memory, it's vital to be able to record our thoughts so they aren't lost forever. If you're someone who is sick of… READ THE REST
You may have hopped around and landed many jobs in your career. And while your tasks at these various gigs may have been different, you likely used Microsoft's slew of apps and programs to get them done. After all, the Microsoft Office suite contains some of the most widely used in the professional sphere. But if you're still not super… READ THE REST
We think everyone can unanimously agree that, while nature can be absolutely stunning, there's danger afoot everywhere you walk. That's not to say you're primed for becoming a tasty bear snack every time you step out of your front door (unless you're a mountain person, in which case — yikes!), but emergencies happen. When all goes south,… READ THE REST