Been seeing these cookie mugs everywhere, most recently on BoingBoing. Clever as it is, I don't know if I'd ever try it. Dunking isn't really an option, not that I dunk chocolate chip cookies. But I do like to eat them, and just coordinating bites with sips would be an adventure. Sorry, but I prefer performing those two tasks separately, one item in each hand.
Andi over at Bored Blog Almighty always finds the coolest stuff. Here are some online time-wasters.
How Wolves Change Rivers is a smart, short, to the point video of the impact of reintroducing wolves to Yellowstone National Park. All life is interconnected, and this is a 4-minute look at how that is.
I used to work with people who are blind or visually disabled, so this Lego Braille Printer designed by a seventh grader caught my attention. For all the kids who cause problems these days, there are still plenty of other kids who are smart and using their time constructively.
I got out yesterday for a bit, but mostly, I've been sitting home waiting for repairmen and reading. I'm now on the 5th book of the "Song of Ice and Fire" series by George R.R. Martin, the books the HBO TV show "Games of Thrones" is based on. This is the last book, until he finishes writing the next one.
Meanwhile, here's an enhanced photo of today's fog.
The new Flash series is getting a special guest star for its pilot episode: John Wesley Shipp, the original Flash actor! I'm one of the folks who loved that old show, so I'm really excited about this, even more than I was when the character of Barry Allen was introduced in a 2-part Arrow episode this season.