I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m kind of a sucker for cool stuff. I like nifty gadgets, quirky decoration pieces, nice clothes (and shoes!), good books, and fun games.
In this series of weekly posts, I share whatever currently has my fancy. Maybe some of it will catch yours as well!
In this short, entertaining TED talk, master thief Apollo Robbins gives a fascinating insight into the power of misdirection.
Topps’ Archive Prints are wall-sized art prints of some of baseball’s greatest players when they were in their prime.
Perfect for the walls of your man cave, each print is a high-quality replica of the original baseball card design, and the material even looks the part (down to the worn edges).
Like many people, I’m a big admirer of Bruce Lee, and this is my favorite movie of his.
In this 40th anniversary Blu-ray release, you’ll find three new featurettes, commentary from the producer, and a newly re-mastered video and soundtrack that looks and sounds outstanding.
The Nikon 1 AW1 is the world’s first waterproof and shockproof interchangeable lens camera.
Here are the highlights:
If you bring a camera to places where it gets wet and dirty, or you’d like to, then the Nikon 1 AW1 might be a perfect fit.
Want to impress your friends and family by solving seemingly complex math problems in seconds? Things like…
Well, these things aren’t nearly as hard as people think–they only require that you learn and practice various simple number tricks.
For example, let’s say you want to multiply a two-digit number by 11, such as 72 x 11. To quickly solve this, simply add 7 + 2, and place that number in between 7 and 2, for 792. (And if the sum of these numbers is 10 or larger, there’s another little trick for handling that.)
Secrets of Mental Math is fun and easy to work through, and the number skills you learn actually have some practical applications in everyday life.