I have been making knives recently. Last night I finally completed the karambit I have been working on for over a month. The karambit originates somewhere in Southeast Asia and has been found in Malaysia, Indonesia, Sumatra, and many other places. People think that it started as a farming implement before becoming a knife that… Read More


Today I ran into a strange error when I attempted to install a package on a debian server. When I tried to run apt-get install I encountered this error: Media change: please insert the disc labeled ‘Debian GNU/Linux 9.3.0 _Stretch_ – Official amd64 xfce-CD Binary-1 20171209-12:11’ in the drive ‘/media/cdrom/’ and press [Enter] Essentially what… Read More


I have an old pair of headphones that I love. They don’t sound good but they use an aux jack as the input cord. This means that I have been able to use these as a headset for making calls. While I have a bluetooth headset, they always seem to run out of battery when… Read More


One way to make writing more fun is to use a fountain pen. A standard fountain pen has an iridium ball on the tip that allows the pen to write consistent lines at any angle. This is great, except when you want a pen that reminds you of the signers of the US Constitution. For… Read More