Amazon sells this arcade button switch plate cover and a rocker switch for $13.
Physics Toys is a website (and Instagram account) of kinetic curiosities. Check out all the cool double pendulums, which exhibit chaotic behavior that put fidget spinners to shame. Here’s a neat statuette of an alchemist who have a levitating magnetic cube between his hands. The Alchemist: cast from diamagnetic Bismuth, a neodymium cube magnet levitates […]
Every week, Kevin Kelly, Claudia Dawson, and I send out our Recomendo newsletter. It’s a lightweight rundown of six useful things. (Sign up here!) Here’s this week’s newsletter: Five good crime books: On the excellent Five Books website Author Simon Brett is interviewed about his five favorite crime novels. Three of his picks (A Kiss Before […]
Our guest this week on the Cool Tools Show is Donald Bell. Donald runs a great website called Maker Project Lab, and he also hosts a weekly YouTube show called Maker Update, which collects interesting projects, news, tips, tools, and other stuff for the Maker community. He was a Projects Editor at Make magazine, and […]
Today, Apple is expected to reveal a third iteration of the Apple Watch, as well as an all-new iPhone 8 at their Fall Keynote. The new device is reported to have a totally redesigned edge-to-edge display, which means it’ll be the first iPhone without a physical home button. We aren’t positive whether it will feature […]