Sundial Zone offers instructions on crafting a DIY sundial. You'll need a printer, a pair of scissors, a sheet of paper, your rough location, and an unoccluded main-sequence star. You do not need a reason.
Catalytic converter theft is always in the news, expensive metals are expensive and people have found a way to make some money. Catalytic converter cages and other anti-theft devices are all the rage in my West Los Angeles neighborhood, but I solve the problem by driving old cars. Image: screen grab READ THE REST
Back in 2005, when Warner Brothers released their live-action Hellblazer adaptation with Keanu Reeves, I wanted nothing to do with the film. Based on Reeves' American accent and aesthetic alone, I couldn't imagine Constantine would be a faithful adaptation of the acclaimed source material. When I finally got around to watching the flick a year later, I discovered I… READ THE REST
Rotoscoping, invented by Max Fleischer in 1915, revolutionized movement in animated film. It allowed real human motion and dancing to be translated into frame-by-frame animation, such as turning Cab Calloway's moves into a walrus dancing. Thumbnail: Screengrab from video. READ THE REST
Yeshiva University didn't want to officially recognize the students' LGBTQ+ club, claiming this would infringe its religious rights. But the U.S. Supreme Court, with Justices Kavanaugh and Roberts siding with the liberals, ordered it to do so while lower courts figure out what works in New York state. After the ruling, Yeshiva University abruptly suspended… READ THE REST
If you're rushing on your way out the door, one of the most frustrating things that can happen is not remembering where you left your keys. Althought there are many keychain accessories out there, home many of them actually help you find them when shuffling in your purse, bag, or worse, under your car seat? Well,… READ THE REST
Whether it's a little doodle for a video game you're designing or a great quote you don't want to forget, having a pen and some paper on hand is always ideal. But when you feel inspired, you aren't always conveniently sitting at a desk or even indoors, for that matter. And unless you want to tap something quickly into… READ THE REST
Apple has always been doing, and making, cool stuff. And even though the tech giant continues to improve its products, there's no questioning that they already have it figured out with the iPad. Unfortunately for some of us, a new iPad can be pretty expensive, amazing and appealing as they are. But if you don't need all the… READ THE REST