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Everyone needs a spurtle in their kitchen – and this pakka wood set is as sharp as they come

When you sort through all those kitchen utensils that take up drawer after drawer in your oh-so-well-stocked kitchen, there could be an essential item that you've forgotten. You undoubtedly have a spoon. And you've almost certainly got a spatula. But t... ...

Elfquest audio movie announced, with livestream event Friday

Fantasy classic Elfquest—my favorite fantasy series and a regular subject here at BB (previously, previously, previously)—is to become an audio movie with a cast of 40 voice actors and an original orchestral score. You can catch the official announceme... ...

Listen to the original version of “Superman,” the 1969 pop-psych song that REM covered

I've been a fan of REM since the early 1980s, and Lifes Rich Pageant (1986) is my favorite of their albums. That's why I'm surprised that somehow I slept on the fact that "Superman" is actually a cover of a 1969 song by Houston pop-psych band The... ...

Cashify raises $15 million for its second-hand smartphone business in India

Tens of millions of people each year purchase a second-hand smartphone in India, the world’s second largest market. Phone makers and giant online sellers such as Amazon and Flipkart are aware of it, but it’s too much of a hassle for them to inspect, repair, and resell used phones. But these firms also know that ...

The SmartMike+ is a wireless stereo mic that makes smartphone audio sound amazing

While the process of recording everything from a vlog to a musical performance has definitely seen some huge improvements since the advent of the smartphone, that, by no stretch, means that we've worked out all the kinks quite yet. Because, while de... ...

Joe Biden calls Gov Abbott’s end of mask mandate ‘Neanderthal thinking’

When asked today about Texas' and Mississippi's illogical decision to lift the mask mandates, President Biden told reporters that it was a "big mistake." Emphasizing that we need to follow science in order to beat Covid-19 (by wearing masks, was... ...

A look back at the revolutionary history of Vermont’s Bread & Puppet Theatre

The Messy Nessy Cabinet of Chic Curiosities has a great retrospective on the full radical history of this unique and uniquely wonderful art-and-food collective Bread and Puppet Theatre: Bread & Puppet is founded on the central principle th... ...

Cables could help soft robots transform into harder structures

The sub-category of soft robotics has transformed the way many think about the field. Oft-influenced by natural phenomenon, the technology offers a dramatically different approach than the sort of rigid structures we traditionally think of when we discuss robots. Soft designs offer a number of benefits, including compliance, which has already seen a number of ...

Extraterrestrial porch pirate caught on camera swiping package

This extraterrestrial porch pirate was caught on camera swiping a package from a family's doorstep in Jacksonville, Florida. "We have had a lot of theft, car break-ins and door pullers, or whatever you want to call them, through the area tryi... ...