Broadcast Engineer at BellMedia, Computer history buff, compulsive deprecated, disparate hardware hoarder, R/C, robots, arduino, RF, and everything in between.
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Watch a candy maker make candy canes by hand

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Oddly soothing, amid the chaos of this holiday season.

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Visual Aid - a book of charts that explain how the world works

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Visual Aid and Visual Aid 2 are collections of colorful images and diagrams explaining, depicting and comparing elements from a wide range of topics. Read the rest

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Minecraft: The Complete Handbook Collection

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The beautiful packaging for Minecraft: The Complete Handbook Collection isn't the only wonderful thing about this box set. The four books it contains (Essential Handbook, Redstone Handbook, Combat Handbook, Construction Handbook) are equally beautiful and loaded with excellent information for kids and grownups on how to become a master of Minecraft. My daughter, an avid Minecrafter, got a couple of the books individually through the Scholastic school catalog service, but this set is just $19 so I bought it for her for Christmas.

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Gingerbread Enterprise

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Blackmarket Bakery sends us, "a gingerbread recreation of the Starship Enterprise from 'Star Trek,' created by us and on display at our store in Costa Mesa, CA."

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HOWTO: Make glue-gun sticks out of sugar for building gingerbread houses

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All Thumbs has devised a method for molding your own sugar-based hot-glue-gun sticks that you can feed into an unused and uncontaminated gun to produce perfect gingerbread-house-building molten sugar adhesive. Read the rest

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Giant underwater plug

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This humongous power-plug is a MacArtney Wet Mate Connector that allows undersea cables for floating windmills to be connected below the water's surface. Read the rest

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