It’s been almost 4 years for the reason that first crowdfunded collection of Brennan Lee Mulligan and Molly Ostertag’s webcomic Strong Female Protagonist was revealed; the second volume, revealed this week, traces not simply the evolution of its protagonist, the superhero Alison “Mega Girl” Green, however of its creators, who’ve discovered new and wonderful depths […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
David Graeber outlined a “bullshit job” in his viral 2013 essay as jobs that nobody — not even the individuals doing them — valued, and he clearly struck a chord: within the years since, Graeber, an anthropologist, has collected tales from individuals whose bullshit jobs impressed them to get in contact with him, and now […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]