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Fidget Sticks

First there were fidget spinners, now the latest fidgeting toy to hit the market is the fidget stick. Sounds like a simple stick, right? Well, it is, but it's not. The fidget stick is a practice in manual dexterity and coordination. How does a fidget stick work? Fidget sticks are slightly rounded sticks about [...]

By | 2017-05-24T18:17:57+00:00 May 24th, 2017|gadgets|0 Comments

Gameboy Refrigerator Magnets

I got my first Gameboy the year they came out and remember mashing buttons through SuperMarioLand and Tetris. The iconic design of the Gameboy's face is easily recognizable by anyone over the age of five when they were released and that's where FreezerBoy comes in! Freezerboy Gameboy refrigerator magnets turn the face of your [...]

By | 2017-05-21T18:00:25+00:00 May 21st, 2017|gadgets, games|0 Comments

Best Self Freezing Ice Cream Maker

The best self freezing ice cream maker can bring the flavor of hand-cranked soft-serve ice cream back to your house!  In the mid-1900s, hand-cranked ice cream was all the rage. The original at-home ice cream makers used crushed ice and rock salt to bring an ice cream mix down to temperatures below freezing.  Usually, a set [...]

By | 2017-05-17T14:12:09+00:00 May 17th, 2017|household|0 Comments

Fidget Spinner Wobbles Off Balance

As a follow-up to my article on how to fix a fidget spinner, here's what's likely going on if your fidget spinner is wobbling off balance. I bought some of the cheaper fidget spinners to check quality on them. One particular fidget spinner was off balance while spinning. It would wiggle my finger back [...]

By | 2017-05-13T17:51:00+00:00 May 13th, 2017|gadgets|0 Comments

Fidget Spinner Replacement Bearing Matrix

Below is a table I'm compiling for easy replacement of fidget spinner bearings. Find the manufacturer of the fidget spinner in the left-most column, the model in the next. You can find the replacement bearing size and link to the right. I'll be updating the list daily and adding a form [...]

By | 2017-05-05T09:52:42+00:00 May 4th, 2017|gadgets|0 Comments

Oversize Tennis Ball for Your Dog

If you've got a dog, you know how much they like playing with tennis balls. Big dogs, little dogs, it doesn't matter, they love them. If you want to have even more fun, order your dog an oversize tennis ball! These things are 9" in diameter, made of felt and rubber. and won't get [...]

By | 2017-05-01T06:53:19+00:00 April 29th, 2017|fun|0 Comments

How To Convert a Bike to an Electric Bike

Although you can buy an entire electric bike for under $1000, some like to convert their existing pedal bike to electric assistance. It can be done for a few hundred dollars and a couple hours of work. Here's how to convert your pedal bike to an electric bike. I have a list of parts you'll [...]

By | 2017-04-23T14:56:30+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|gadgets|0 Comments