– Great story behind the NASA logo. (I always love the use of “Meatball” as a non-pasta descriptor)
– I’ve really got to try this paper blade in the Dremel thing! (Also: read the comments for some really useful thoughts on the use of abrasive disks to cut non-metallic materials)
– I always like to keep things in perspective -so I loved seeing this post which reduces smartphones as simply a 5th-order elaboration of Maxwell’s Theory, which is the true work of wonder which propels our modern world.
– Apparently there are only 5 things to look for when drawing.
– For those nerds wanting to go deep into a radioactive rabbit hole – here’s a heady analysis of plutonium found in a Soviet-era smoke detector.
– For you zombie apocalypse types: How to make gunpowder from urine.
– This experiment reproduces some of the challenge to growing plants on Mars. The best part – you can do it while still here on Earth.
– This Nespresso Capsule Detector caught my eye.
– Never knew that UPS trucks never turn left. Does this apply even in NYC with all its one-way streets?
– Tips for those of you going on international flights but who don’t want to relinquish your personal data at the US border.
– Wow. The founder of Atari also created Chuck E. Cheese! Great article here at Fast Company about the legendary Nolan Bushnell.
– I still have not bought a 3D Printer, but I am always curious about how they are developing. This article is a little dated but still very good.
– Yay Drones! They’ve discovered new ancient earthworks in the Amazon rainforest!