School’s Out For Summer

I was thinking about school summer vacation the other day and why it exists. I assumed it was for either industrial or agrarian reasons, from way back when. If it were a recent thing my first guess would have been heat related. I don’t think any of my schools growing up could have handled a late …

Why Do We Have Phillips Head Screws?

As a DIY Dabbler™ and a User of Power Tools™, I have interfaced with many a screw (the fastener kind, get your mind out of the gutter). In most cases (at least until recently, I think) your options were usually flat head or phillips head. I do not have the patience for flat heads. So phillips head …

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