Life Is an Ongoing Struggle in the Friday Open Thread

Hello! Welcome to the Friday open thread, where you can’t sit down without spilling food on yourself, suddenly go blind while pouring ingredients into a mixing bowl, find yourself threatened by a tape measure, and struggle with other tasks of daily life despite not having a degenerative motor neuron disease. » 5/08/15 3:57am 5/08/15 3:57am

Marvel at animations and possibly learn biology in the cross thread

Hello, friends, and welcome to this week's cross thread. Today, I present to you the video shown in every college biology class since it was made in 2006 by XVIVO for Harvard professors to show in their undergraduate classes: The Inner Life of the Cell. A longer, narrated version is presented here, but if you would… » 3/26/15 8:55am 3/26/15 8:55am

Start a Bar Fight Without Getting Involved in the Friday Open Thread

In the last installment, Moon asked me to write a Hackerspace guide to starting a bar fight without getting involved yourself. I am an expert on not getting involved in bar fights because I've never started one. In true Hackerspace fashion, I shall not let that deter me from giving advice. » 3/20/15 3:07am 3/20/15 3:07am

Hello from the Weekly Crossthread

Hello Whitenoise, Hackerspace, Groupthink, Tay, ODeck, Backtalk, Oppo, and Clashtalk and welcome to the weekly crossthread. I really enjoy retro-technology, which is much of the reason that I am a fan of these neat lego builds by Powerpig (including great building guides). Looking at these pictures makes me remember… » 3/12/15 10:07am 3/12/15 10:07am