Merry Christmas! Did you have a great holiday weekend with your family?
Did you get any cool stuff??
I got a B minor Native American Flute from High Spirts Flutes. If you got some cash money for Christmas - you should consider getting one!
I met Odell (the artist behind the flutes) in Alaska back in 2015 and got his business card. I’ve been on the email list ever since. He’s a really awesome dude.
I finally got one! 😀😀
It sounds AWESOME. I’ve been messing around with a melody or two - I’ll have to record a few songs and put them up to share with y’all.
We got our kids some great stuff - I’m particularly excited about building - and tearing down megablock towers with them.
Did you get any cool stuff for Christmas? Write back and let me know!
Have you seen the new Spiderman move? I still need to go see it - but I’m very excited to see Tobey Maguire put the spider suit back on.
Now we just need a Spiderverse crossover. YES
Now i have to listen to this song again
Let’s dive in.
🛫 Drink Air Water
What if you could get FRESH drinking water from the air?
The Kara Pure turns all that moisture in the air into drinking water - it’s a dehumidifier with drinking water!!
Why has no one ever thought of that. I used to empty the old dehumidifier in the basement every day . . .
Kara Pure extracts water from atmospheric moisture, turning it into mineral-rich alkaline drinking water that hydrates and cleanses toxins within the body. The device, which looks like a monolithic silver tower, can dispense up to 10 liters of water (2.5 gallons) each day, while also enriching it with 7 rare natural minerals and bringing it up to a pH of 9.2+. As a by-product, it also dehumidifies and purifies air, serving multiple purposes at the same time so you have fresh water to drink AND fresh air to breathe every single day. (source)
2.5 gallons is a pretty decent amount of drinking water. If you don’t like filtered tap water - this could totally work instead.
It looks really sleek too! I would totally keep this in the living room.
You - You want some FRESH AIR WATER?
Guest - WHAT
It’s also pretty easy to use, too - almost to the point of being considered brutalist.
There’s just one single button that, seemingly like magic, dispenses fresh water into Kara Pure’s cavity that’s large enough for a glass, bottle, or even a carafe or jug. All Kara Pure really requires is a power source, and the relatively large contraption can easily be shifted between rooms too, without worrying about noise, water inlets, outlets, or any of the other points of failure . . . it can effectively work practically anywhere on earth and all it really needs is a periodic $100 filter replacement every year. (source)
That affordable filter cost right there seems to indicate to me that this is a good and real product. I’ve written about other ones (like the vertical home garden) that require a monthly subscription to work properly. Indiegogo link here.
Go read more about it at the link!
📝A Heyday of Research
*This section has been sponsored by Heyday*
How do you research and save information about a topic?
I’d wager probably a Bookmark manager in your browser, Raindrop, Bubble, or something like that.
The one issue is that there’s always an element of friction there - optimized organization comes at a price.
Oooh I like this link - I’ll spend 5-10 seconds adding it to my bookmark manager.
Repeats 1000’s of times a year. Ugh.
Or - you’ve used Zapier to automate your content collection.
In either case - you spend time and money making sure your content is saved just the way you want it. It can get pretty time-consuming, and costly too!
Heck, I pay for three apps myself to automate content curation.
What if there was an easier way?
Heyday promises to make content curation as easy as typing in a search bar. It does it all!!
Every time you search in Google, Heyday checks to see if you’ve researched the topic before. If you have, our search companion resurfaces the stuff you’ve already seen (but probably forgot). (source)
Yeah! It saves everything you’ve researched, read, emailed, and messaged. No more saving links over, and over, and over . . . forever.
Here’s what it looks like when you search a topic. Context from previous searches pop up! Great if you’re researching obscure topics and you aren’t sure of the rabbit trail that got you there.
When you visit an article or document, our content companion shows you summaries, related articles, and surrounding slack messages. No more forgetting why you had a tab open in the first place. (source)
Even better - it has an IOS app, chrome extension, and Web apps available so you can use it on multiple devices! That’s key to any app these days.
Go check it out at the link!
🔥Burn Those Notes
Sometimes you need to send encrypted information others - such as a password or a secret.
We do this more often than we should.
I discovered this platform called Burner Note recently that allows you to send secret messages to other people - via link or email.
This app takes security to another level.
You can create a note and password - then share or email the link to someone.
Then - once someone has read it - the note is deleted forever.
Even if someone came along and clicked on the link - there’s no way for them to see what the note said. It’s gone!
You can also password lock the note too for additional security.
For example - you could verbally tell someone that the password to all notes is “venom1” and the only way anyone would know is if there’s a keylogger or something tracking you . . .
It works really well too!
The developer set out to create Burner note after being frustrated with other products that “promised” security but had tons of ads, etc.
As a developer I wanted to build something better; something more useable and technically transparent, and that's what Burner Note is. The good stuff... Burner Note is open source. Go and check out the code. If you can't be bothered doing that then I can tell you that from browser to server we are relying on good old SSL. On the back end we utilise Laravel's out of the box encryption protocols which are recognised as being both excellent and are also open source. (source)
To confirm that your notes are actually secure - you can look at the backend here.
Go check out Burner Note and start securing those secrets! 😎
🐙The Land of Random
Into the randomness, let us dive
Every Day I’m Hustling
EVERY DAY IM HUSTLING
The Longest Doge
Much Long. Such Wow.
The Creepy Giant
This artwork by Stefan Koidl is on point. Who is the man? Why are they walking to him?
Set up Your Own SMS Gateway
Want your project to send out SMS? You can do it with a simple Raspberry Pi.
The Coolest Lunchbox Ever
I will admit - I want this lunchbox. I don’t want it $100 badly, but it is really, really cool. (You’d think I outgrew lunchboxes after Middle schools but no).
Enjoy some Dying Light Zombie Ambience
It’s actually quite relaxing, ngl. I’m so ready for Dying Light 2.
This new iPhone music app is a lot of fun. It had a bunch of vaporwave and other albums. The UI/UX is very unique too!
🎶TikToks You Can’t Miss
This Dad is now the BTC GOAT
Well, now i need to forget this piece of movie trivia thx
Katana VS Longsword. Who will win?
Not the Skinwalker! Bad Vibes!
Discord from the Dark Web
That’s all for this year! See you next week! :)