TIL Texas Renaissance Festival Edition: Doublets & Wine Slings

We had a blast at the Ren Fest last weekend. While we were there I noticed one pesky problem. How does one free their hands with a bottle of mead in one hand and a glass in the other! It’s a common problem to be sure, because there’s a special knot called a bottle sling...

TIL The 2-Step, Dearth, Gaslighting, & Tamping

It’s been awhile since I wrote my last TIL (Today I Learned) post. A few things happened that have prevented me from posting: I couldn’t think up a good post one day. I worried these type of posts were not appropriate for my mostly how-to blog. I wasn’t sure these TIL posts provide much value...

TIL Summize.com is Dead

TIL (Today I Learned) Summize.com is dead. Well, at least the redirect to search.twitter.com is dead. Summize is the 3rd party Twitter status search engine Twitter acquired. Being an old school Twitterer I’m use to typing in Summize.com in my browser’s address bar and having it redirect me to search.twitter.com. Plus it’s less to type. Now either...