Painter and director David Lynch has a nice home workshop, and in this video, he shows his hand-made iPhone holder, which can be attached to a tripod. It’s nice-looking, and my favorite part is when he shows a plastic iPhone holder he bought online and says that it works well, but it was more fun to make one of his own.
In the second issue of my newsletter, The Magnet, I interviewed Christopher Robin Nordstrom, who makes ultra-realistic scratch-built 1:20 scale replicas of Tokyo’s buildings. Here’s an excerpt: Could you briefly go through the process of making a model and the materials you use? How do you “age” the materials?Since I don’t live in Tokyo, I […]
Jake Laser, maker of wild, impractical, and supercool superhero tech project, modified his famed Spider-Man web shooters to squirt hand sanitizer.
If you do soldering work, I recommend getting a pair of these micro flush cutters. They’ll cut copper wires flush with the blob of solder, making your work look tidy.
Even a decade ago, creating your own video games took a monumental investment of time and attention. Now, the advent of insanely powerful game engines and creation environments like Unity have shaved considerable time off the average build. Yet make no mistake — making a game is still no minor effort. And it still requires […]
We all know global data is growing exponentially. But when you sit back and really look at the numbers, you might still be surprised at exactly how fast all that data is piling up. By next year, the accumulated world data is expected to reach 44 zettabytes, a tenfold increase over the 4.4 zettabytes we’ve […]
Sourdough bread and its unique allure date back at least 3,500 years to the ancient Egyptians. Of course, nobody knows exactly when someone first let ground-up grain, liquid, and the open air meet to cultivate wild yeasts that give sourdough its one-of-a-kind taste. But for literally thousands of years, bakers and pastry chefs have been […]