Costing just $7.99 on Amazon, this small sewing kit contains everything you need to make minor repairs to clothing. The only other thing you’ll need is access to YouTube, so you can learn how to sew on a button, mend a tear, or repair a small hole.
Embroidery master Rayna created this exquisite hand embroidery of Homer Simpson disappearing into the bushes. This follows on her Lisa Simpson “true crime” embroidery and other fine Simpsons stitchery available at her Etsy shop HermitGirlCreations. (via Kottke)
Andrew Taylor lives in Canterbury on New Zealand’s South Island; when he grew frustrated with the local park’s lack of good throwing sticks with which to amuse his dog, he created a “stick library” — a engraved box with a dozen throwing sticks pruned from his home trees, smoothed down and readied for throwing.
Bunnie Huang (previously) is a legendary hardware hacker, and one of his claims to fame are his annual trips to Shenzhen — China’s electronics manufacturing hub — with groups of MIT students to show them how electronic production actually works in the field, both so they can design projects with that reality in mind, and […]
What’s the biggest headache about running a business? Ask anyone who’s got employees, and the answer will probably be something related to accounting. Managing payroll and accounts is a big responsibility and a monstrous time-sink. That’s why many small businesses have an accountant or at least someone who’s well versed in QuickBooks. This accounting software […]
Charging your phone shouldn’t be complicated. Wireless chargers are a definite improvement over those bulky and fragile cords, but compatibility can be an issue for some models. There are some models out there that make the process hassle-free, though. Take the OMNIA Q2 True Wireless 2 1 Fast Charging Stand, which can not only charge Apple […]
One of the first things marketers learn in today’s wired world is that there’s no direct path to potential clients. Big companies are learning to laser-target their pitches to customers on the platforms they like best. There’s no reason start-ups of any size can’t do the same, and the Become a Social Media Manager Certification […]