The Chinese government has banned the use of US-made technology at all government institutions and public bodies. This process of purging US-made tech will take place between now and 2022. Trade wars and nationalism at this level rarely have the desired effect but I think we are too far down this road. I already make an effort to avoid buying items made in China. Mainly because I believe too much...
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Craigslist.com is a great place for selling just about anything since 1995. Up until now, Craigslist has only supported the web browser as an interface for selling/buying. Sure, there are other third-party apps that are attempting to do what Craigslist has not, launch an iOS app. Well, Craigslist has just released its very own official app which you can download here.
Ok, Mom, you asked what I wanted for Christmas this year – here it is – a Crocheted Baby Yoda. time to head over to Ravelry for a $7 pattern. You will also need about 500 yards of bulky yarn and some knitting skills. This awesome crochet Baby Yoda will be 14-inches tall and about 2-pounds when completed. ...
I am usually not a fan of local or federal cameras erasing any/all privacy that we have left but this one makes sense. The next time you are a passenger in a vehicle, study the drivers around you. There are a shocking number of phone-addicted drivers on the road today. Australia has launched traffic cameras that catch drivers using their phones and promptly sends them a ticket in the mail. Video of this PSA after the break.
Imagine being able to personalize almost anything with your own custom artwork via a laser engraver. Imagine no more, this technology has gotten much cheaper and easier to use. While the product name leaves a bit to be desired, LaserPecker, it seems to genuinely work well. This portable little laser etcher can be taken just about anywhere as it can run off of standard USB power. You can even power it off a battery power bank and take your etching...
What is this bit of beer magic? It is the Fizzics DraftPour Beer Dispenser ($125). This beer gadget turns your existing
mediocre beer into a nitro-like draft beer with ‘Micro-Foam’ technology. It runs off of USB power or two AA batteries. Imagine being able to take a Budweiser beer and add some nitro-style micro-foam. Pretty cool.
This is the perfect gift for the person who likes to have their car, go-bag, or in this case wallet loaded with useful items for just about any circumstance. This is a 4-pack of useful ReadyMan Survival Cards, aka Total Survival Set ($52).
This 4- pack includes the hostage escape card, fisherman/survival card, wilderness/survival card, and the medical card. These cards are made in the USA of 301 stainless steel and measure 3.5″ x 2″ and weigh between 10 to 12 grams. Read on for what is included in each survival card. (more…)
The holiday season is almost upon us, time for mulled cider, pumpkin pie, turkey dinners, and gingerbread cookies. Also, time to step up our gingerbread cookie game with this ninja gingerbread kit. The Ninjabread Gingerbread Cookie Kit ($14.99) comes with everything you need to get busy making ninja gingerbread people (gingerbread mix, icing, candy beads, 4-ninja cookie cutters, and piping bags). ...
Imagine that, China selling anything to make a buck. In this case, China is selling fully autonomous weaponized drones to the Middle East. These drones, including the Blowfish A3, are capable of conducting swarm style lethal-attacks on targets.
These drones are made by Zhuhai Ziyan of Guangdong, check them out in the video after the break. (more…)
What the heck is going on? Aston Martin teamed up with Brough Superior to make a motorcycle? Harley Davidson is making e-bikes? Time to short some stocks. Read on for a bit more on this craziness. (more…)