I’ve been using this Wen rotary tool for a couple of years now and I really like it. It has plenty of power (I’ve never turned it up to full speed for anything I’ve used it for), comes with a bunch of tool bits, and costs a tiny fraction of the price of a similar Dremel tool: $12.88 on Amazon.
This 2.5x LED magnifier can be used as a handheld tool or on the desktop. Perfect for peering at electronic components. It’s only on Amazon.
The inexpensive Uni Kuru Toga is my favorite mechanical pencil, because it automatically rotates the lead everytime you touch the tip to paper. This keeps the lead nicely rounded. It does this without making the pen feel clicky or clunky, which would render it useless. Instead the mechanical action is so smooth as to be […]
I don’t have this particular make of stovetop espresso maker, but they all work the same way. It quickly makes several cups of strong coffee. I wouldn’t call it espresso – just strong coffee. No filter is needed. If you’ve never tried this kind of coffee maker before, now is your chance: Amazon is selling […]
Want to build your own website? Even for a modest personal site, it was once assumed you might wait for days or weeks while a web designer hammered through arcane code on your behalf. That all sounds a little ridiculous today. And if you had to thank one company for that, it would probably be […]
It’s a long road from a song in your head to a song on the charts – especially if you’re just learning to play. The good news is, anyone who’s willing to practice can make music. These online classes can make that process painless, with methods that can teach anyone guitar, piano or even the […]
If you’ve worked in any high-performing engineering lab, you already know about MATLAB. This computing environment and the language that powers it is perfectly suited to science and math, with an interface that makes it easy to express and visualize complex algorithms – not to mention an infrastructure that lets it easily work with other […]