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Papercut White House and lawn with fountain. Photo by Andrew Terranova
  • Google patents new electronic lenses. These lenses aren’t going to replace the ones in your glasses, they’re going replace the lenses in your eyeballs. This invention could give a whole new meaning to the phrase, “Ugh, there’s a bug in my eye!”


A kraken attacks this hapless ship. Photo by Andrew Terranova
A Lovepop kraken attacks this hapless ship.


Tip of the Week:

We’ve done glue tips before (and none more popular than our glue-anything-to-anything reference chart), but here’s a tip that’s just satisfying: A silicone basting brush can be used to spread glue, and once the glue is dried it will peel right off the silicone brush.

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A typical day for Lisa includes: getting up to see the sunrise, bicycling, interning at Make:, reading and writing short stories, and listening to audiobooks and podcasts for hours while working on projects or chores.

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