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Cubity Showcase Showcases Problems

Has 3-D printing gone mainstream?

Not if this display at my local tech store is any indication. You, too, can print a model as an actual 3-D plastic object that… um, is brittle and breaks.

But, but, wait! Look at the glasses it prints out:

Those glasses are just great, except for the [...]

Noodle Jingo Time Warp

Comparing Three Handheld Video Cameras: HTC Ozone, Flip Mino, Canon Powershot Over Rockport Harbor

In the course of having a family, a few years ago I picked up a Canon Powershot A560, a digital still camera that also takes video. As a writer for Irregular Times, last year a sample Flip Mino pocket video camera came my way from CafePress (our subsequent coverage of which goes to show that [...]

Foil Wrappers on Bubble Solution. Useful? An Empirical Test

Last year, I made brief and horrible fun of the foil wrappers they put on bottles of bubble solution. I snarkily asked whether there was a terrorist plot to inject bubble bottles with cyanide. In a comment, the ever-thoughtful John Stracke suggested that “it probably improves the shelf life, by keeping air out better than [...]