WD40's new straws are pretty amazing

WD40's new straws are fairly superb

WD40 has changed its conventional taped-on, easy-to-lose nozzle straws (so essential for getting the slippery stuff into the caught locations) with a pair of latest choices: a “smart straw” that’s completely affixed and delivers both a centered beam or a large blast, managed by a thumb-button; and a poseable metallic “EZ Reach” straw that […]

Kickstarting a gorgeous, thoughtfully designed hardcover notebooks for RPG campaigns

Kickstarting a stunning, thoughtfully designed hardcover notebooks for RPG campaigns

The Game Master’s Tome & Player’s Compendium are a pair of A5-sized, Moleskine-like pocket book with customized interiors designed for RPG gamemasters and gamers, with 480 pages’ price of hex maps, worldbuilding notice sections, character sheets, quest-notes, and many others; the stretch-goals embody extra pages, paper edging, endpaper artwork, and bigger sizes. The […]

Kickstarting an open digital microscope kit for public-spirited citizen science

Kickstarting an open digital microscope equipment for public-spirited citizen science

The Community Microscope is a fully-funded, crowdfunded open supply microscope equipment constructed round a digital digicam: it prices $39 and snaps collectively in 15 minutes. While microscopes have loads of makes use of, these had been particularly designed for citizen science: plug it into your smartphone, head out into the world, and begin […]

Mother American Night: John Perry Barlow's posthumous memoir

Mother American Night: John Perry Barlow's posthumous memoir

John Perry Barlow lived many lives: small-time Wyoming Republican operative (and regional marketing campaign director for Dick Cheney!), junior lyricist for the Grateful Dead, father-figure to John Kennedy Jr, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, inspirational tradition hero for the likes of Aaron Swartz and Ed Snowden (and, not by the way, me), semi-successful biofuels […]

Pencil dice: a D6 in pencil form

Pencil cube: a D6 in pencil type

Roll Sebastian Bergne’s $3.33 pencil dice throughout the desk to get a randomish worth from 1-6. Useful for writing choose-your-own-adventures! (through Geekologie) In Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less (revealed in 2016, simply out in paperback), Alex Soojung-Kim Pang painstakingly investigates the working lives of the likes of Charles […]

Kickstarting a Trump Tower Collusion Meeting commemorative coin

Kickstarting a Trump Tower Collusion Meeting commemorative coin

John writes, “My accomplice, Valery Estabrook, is an artist who has began a Kickstarter for a challenge of restricted version cash based mostly on precise historic occasions related to the Trump administration. The first of those is a coin commemorating all of the individuals of the notorious Trump Tower Meeting with Don Jr.” Coins […]

Turning the NSA's vintage internal security posters into t-shirts

Turning the NSA's classic inner safety posters into t-shirts

Techdirt is within the throes of a two-part revelation: 1. the US authorities’s works are public area and may be freely commercialized, and; 2. most of the bizarre issues that spy companies make may be changed into ironic, cool, and typically enjoyable and/or lovely objects of commerce. Since the Snowden revelations, there was […]

Exclusive preview: Brian Wood's Sword Daughter

Exclusive preview: Brian Wood's Sword Daughter

The Forty Swords arrive at night time and, below the duvet of darkness, homicide a complete village. Only two individuals survive the slaughter: the toddler Elsbeth and her grief-stricken father, Dag​, who slips right into a ten 12 months coma. He awakens to search out that not solely has his daughter grown up alone, […]