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This Compilation of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery is Highly Satisfying » TwistedSifter. At the end of the 12th century, fine woodworking skills and knowledge were brought into Japan from China.

This Compilation of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery is Highly Satisfying » TwistedSifter

Over time, these joinery skills were refined and passed down, resulting in the fine wood joineries Japan is known for. UniLid® Set: One Lid Fits All (Clear/3 Sets) Description The average American family spends over $200 on plastic wrap and aluminum foil each year.

UniLid® Set: One Lid Fits All (Clear/3 Sets)

Not to mention, these plastics and foils contribute to over 36.7 billion sqft of unnecessary waste each year. Enters UniLid. It's the original patented kitchen lid that fits a wide variety of shapes, materials, and sizes of containers. Each set comes with 5 sizes that are versatile to serve a variety of functions and replace wasteful plastic wrap and foil. LifeStraw Lifestraw Personal Water Filter. Some of our tools: “awl” The names of weapons, tools, and all kinds of appurtenances provide a rare insight into the history of civilization.

Some of our tools: “awl”

Soldiers and journeymen travel from land to land, and the names of their instruments, whether murderous or peaceful, become so called migratory words (Wanderwörter, as they are called in German: words errant, as it were). I have dealt with such words in the post on bodkin (October 7, 2015) and ajar (August 22, 2012). For a long time, I have been meaning to write a short essay on adz(e), a word discussed in my etymological dictionary.

Kinekt Suspension Stem - Smooth Out Every Ride. by Cirrus Cycles. When cycling, there’s not much worse than rough pavement, potholes, cracks, and the vibrations from dirt and gravel roads.

Kinekt Suspension Stem - Smooth Out Every Ride. by Cirrus Cycles

Numb hands, sore wrists, tight neck and shoulders! We’ve experienced the same aches and pains. So we built on the success of our Kinekt Suspension Seatpost, using the same patented parallelogram design, and created the Kinekt Active Suspension Stem. Compact Caruso all-in-one fills the room with "audiophile sound" Germany's T+A has announced the upcoming release of its latest Caruso all-in-one music system.

Compact Caruso all-in-one fills the room with "audiophile sound"

Built for modern audiophiles, the third generation compact unit is said to generate "a phenomenally well-balanced, natural and clear sound image in the whole listening area. " The Caruso measures 11.4 x 11.4 x 10.6 inches (29 x 29 x 27 cm) and tips the scales at 26.5 lb (12 kg). Strong Hand Tools. These Adjustable Magnets Clamp Steel Together Like a Boss. This Handheld Inkjet Printer Can Print on Just About Any Surface.

Cheap Circular Saws. Sony Reveals PlayStation 5 Will Feature Fully Functioning Breakfast Sandwich Maker. In the latest tantalizing peek at the next-gen hardware, Sony just revealed their upcoming PS5 will feature a fully functional breakfast sandwich maker.

Sony Reveals PlayStation 5 Will Feature Fully Functioning Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Clearly, this is Sony going all-in on the promise of a future where gamers can seamlessly transition from gaming to enjoying a perfectly made egg sandwich. It looks like the future of video gaming is coming sooner than we think! Why Passive Loudspeakers Are Not Going Out Without a Fight. Outlery's collapsible cutlery might be the world's smallest utensil set. Cheap and Easy Laundry Hacks. TOP ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (25) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (16) Let us clue you into some materials that you can keep in your laundry room or elsewhere around the home and how they can be used to find some cheap and easy solutions to common laundry problems.

Cheap and Easy Laundry Hacks

Dark Denim Care. How to Get Rid of Dust 2019. Photo: Catherine McGann/Getty Images Dust can be a nuisance for multiple reasons: Tiny particles of skin, dirt, and dander can coat the surfaces of your furniture and walls (making things look dingier), and also — as gross as it is — fill your lungs, which is why dust is often the underlying cause of allergies.

How to Get Rid of Dust 2019

Regular professional cleanings are often the best way to deal with dust, but on your own time, you can also keep your home fresh by avoiding clutter (a dust magnet), keeping windows closed, and laundering dusty linens and curtains. Dusting surfaces regularly is also key, and by now we’ve come a long way from the traditional flouncy feather duster. Here, we asked ten professional cleaners to weigh in on the most efficient ways to get rid of dust in the home, and the best tools for the job. VibraWipe Microfiber Cleaning Cloths. 100 Best Pens: Gel, Ballpoint, Rollerball, and More, 2018.

A small sampling of all the pens we tested.

100 Best Pens: Gel, Ballpoint, Rollerball, and More, 2018

Photo: Jed Egan and Lyne Lucien. eSPEAR, The Worlds First Handheld Shark Deterrent. 7 Best Oscillating Tools — Oscillating Multitools Tested. How To Get Bolts Unstuck — Tips for Stuck Bolts. The Best Self-Propelled Lawnmowers. Theonion. Revolve folding 26-inch wheel could be a game-changer. The Revolve is a full-size 26-inch spoked wheel that can be folded to a third its diameter and 60 percent less space, and back again in an instant, and its commercial availability will offer new design possibilities for folding bicycles, folding wheelchairs and many other vehicles that need to be transported in compact form.

Revolve folding 26-inch wheel could be a game-changer

The modular Revolve 26-inch folding wheel was announced this week by German designer Andrea Mocellin, immediately threatening to become a disruptive force in the area of folding mobility. What Mocellin has achieved with his folding wheel has eluded designers since the idea of folding bicycles and wheelchairs was first conceived. The problem which Mocellin's wheel overcomes, is that folding bicycles until now have had to use smaller wheels to be able to fold to a small enough size for carrying – most folding bike manufacturers use 16- or 20-inch wheels.

The Revolve can offer full size 26-inch wheels that fold to less than one third their height. So what's the big plan? The Sleeping Bag in a Can Was Real and Fantastic. During the Cold War, the U.S. Air Force issued sleeping bags in “spam cans”—steel cans opened with a metal key. Tiny speaker design delivers 200x the bass. There are plenty of speakers that promise a big sound from a compact package but fail to deliver. The problem is one of physics, but a new device could finally see compact speakers living up to such promises thanks to some clever math and a maze of passive resonant chambers that massively boost the bass that can be produced by a tiny smartphone speaker. Playing a sound through this 3D-printed ABS plastic enclosure is claimed to boost sound pressure levels up to 200 times. As music technology has developed over the last 30 or so years, there has been a war between convenience and sound quality.

The warm sound of vinyl lost out pretty quickly to the portability of cassette tapes. These were then usurped by CDs, which offered a digital version of high fidelity, so quality took the front seat again. Google's Pixel Buds place 40 languages in your ear. A number of smaller startups have emerged recently touting earbuds and headphones claiming to translate conversations in real time. Microsoft has also developed a solution and integrated it into Skype, while Google has of course been in the game for some time with its Google Translate software, which it equipped with live voice translation abilities in 2015.

But taking in turns speaking into a phone or desktop computer is one thing, and seamlessly interacting with somebody in a different language through nothing but a discreet earpiece is another. And that's the capability Google is promising with its debut set of wireless earphones, the Pixel Buds. Announced today at the Google Pixel event, the Pixel Buds aren't wireless in the same way that Apple's AirPods are – they connect to one another via a cable around the back of the head – but do connect wirelessly to mobile devices via Bluetooth. View gallery - 7 images. Sony Releases New Earbud Detangling Spray. Home Depot Releases New Bluetooth Cordless Hose. The scorkl pump-up diving device lets you breathe underwater for 10 minutes.

For those with a penchant for underwater exploring, taking the plunge to go deep sea diving means either buying or renting a whole lot of expensive equipment. that’s the predicament the ‘scorkl’ sets out to solve, arriving from melbourne to make easy underwater breathing accessible to anyone trained to try it. manufactured to the same specifications and standards as a normal SCUBA cylinder, all you need do is pump up the appealing yellow canister with its specially designed hand pump and the pint-sized device will enable you to breathe underwater for up to ten minutes. scoring one up on the standard snorkel, the ‘scorkl’ lets you disappear beneath the surface of the ocean with no need to surface to take a breath. just pump up scorkl using the portable hand pump and you’re ready to go all images courtesy of david hallamore the pint-sized air canister allows for 10 minutes of underwater breathing each scorkl has a built-in pressure gauge to tell you how much air is left.

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