Fun and Games

FUN FRIDAY: Best way to defrost

Yep, winter’s here. And that means fogged up windshields for most of us, although if you’re in the southeast you probably deal with fogged up windshields all year round and if you’re in the desert southwest,…

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: User #500

Come back in time to June 21, 2012 – not that long ago but just four months after we relaunched. Our blog took a pause in 2010, and launched bigger and badder than ever in 2012….



FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Transistors and Minecraft

So if you know someone under the age of 18 you’ve doubtless come to know about Minecraft. Simply put, Minecraft is to today’s kids what Legos were to older generations — a limitless tool for building whole worlds…


Someone INVENTED it: Multi-tool

The jack knife, also known as the Swiss Army knife, has been around since about 600BC, believe it or not. Roman peasants carried folding knives around with them. The trend of putting a lot of tools…






Where do we go from here?

I was reading something the other day and it got me thinking. The article was about what the future held for electronics and tech devices. If you read this blog regularly, you’ve probably seen this article…




Someone INVENTED it: modern nails

In this case we don’t know who it was… but good-old nails were invented by someone in the 1860s. It wasn’t really the nail itself that was invented but the machine to make them. You see,…