There is a school of thought, albeit a relatively unpopular one, that poor grammar or punctuation on printed signs should be corrected with a Sharpie or other tool, vigilante style. In the News: Vigilante Copy Editor (New York Times) And there are older instances, such as this one (The Virginian-Pilot).
For about $5, I made this measuring cup holder that’s hidden inside a kitchen cabinet: (Copyright © 2013 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)
Inspired by another Flickr member’s project (which is a very cheap, homemade version of the expensive Saberstrip), I took a few minutes and made this Pringles can strip light. (Copyright © 2013 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)
We all know the English language is still in flux. It’s a living, evolving set of rules and words. But sometimes that evolution produces strange byproducts, like this collection of words and punctuation from CBS News: Though, TV Guide is reporting that Lifetime is now, too, canceling the show. Let’s try that again, with more[...]
Even before recycling was a craze or a common mantra in this country, my family has always reused old containers whenever possible. It’s just a smart, cost-saving measure. My grandmothers both used empty plastic “spread” containers to store leftover food, instead of buying expensive new leftover containers. (Neither of them had access to a recycling[...]
UPDATE, 18:17: I fixed this issue; see the addendum at bottom. Several times I’ve been frustrated when looking for a particular file in Windows 8. It shouldn’t be difficult; I meticulously name all my folders and files and always sort every folder/directory in alphabetical order. But some files or folders would never be in the[...]
I first learned about WordPress post revisions when I began wondering why my blog entries aren’t consecutive numbers. For example, this entry is numbered “1599″ — something that WordPress does automatically. But the previous entry was “1576″. Shouldn’t this one be 1577? No, because WordPress uses the in-between numbers to save “post revisions”. That means[...]