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How cool is that: drawing in 3D…

April 09, 2014 By: AOM Category: Funstuff, Reviews, Te Koop, Tips

Now this is what I call an innovation: a pen that allows you to write in 3D. No, not on a computer screen, but in real life. A 3D Doodler.

yaya 3D pen


Imagine you are considering to build a new house. Or a garden shed. Or you are a jewellery artist, an inventor… someone who wants to sketch a plan for a real life project. How handy would it be to be able to draw it in space? That is what this pen from Yaya allows you to do.


Drie Abten op de rooster

February 18, 2013 By: AOM Category: cultuur, Funstuff, Reviews

Een tripeltest met drie abten. De Abt van Westvleteren in twee verschijningsvormen: een recent flesje dat de houdbaarheidsdatum 13/12/2015 vermeldt, en een oudere die de vermelding 09/02/2014 draagt. En een Abt van Sint-Bernardus, ooit nog licentiehouder voor het brouwen van Westvleteren Trappist.


Markdownpad for Leanpub?

January 31, 2012 By: AOM Category: Creativity, Funstuff, Reviews, Software, Tips, Uncategorized

What is Markdownpad?

Markdownpad is a freeware text editor that generates markdown code and shows the html result during typing.


Bookido gelanceerd – opgelet boekenliefhebbers

November 25, 2011 By: AOM Category: cultuur, Quiztig, Reviews, Software, Te Koop, Uncategorized, website

Zopas ging de website Bookido in de lucht. Onder het motto “vind en verslind” wil deze nagelnieuwe, Nederlandstalige website boekenliefhebbers en boekenverkopers dichter bij elkaar brengen.


Oude wijn in… euh, oude zakken?

May 18, 2011 By: AOM Category: Blogged, Reviews, Wine

Af en toe verjaart een mens en dan wil hij wel eens zot doen. Zo verzamelde ik een paar vrienden, diepte een paar oude flessen uit de kelder op, en mixte die ingrediënten tot een fijn feestje.

De proevers lieten hun indrukken na op de fles. Zo kan ik nu die proefnotities met u delen. Voor wat het waard is, want vele van deze flessen zul je nergens meer vinden.



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Wiseman on Wine (short version)

May 01, 2011 By: AOM Category: Reviews, Wine


The study carried out by Britisch psychologist and skeptic Richard Wiseman in February 2011 “proves” that people are unable to distinguish a good wine from plonk.


Wiseman on wine: maybe the right conclusion, but invalid nonetheless

May 01, 2011 By: AOM Category: Reviews, Wine

The study carried out by Britisch psychologist and skeptic Richard Wiseman in February 2011 “proves” that people are unable to distinguish a good wine from plonk. Skeptic, wine amateur and psychologist myself, this grabbed my attention. I tried to find out what exactly prof. Wiseman had done.



Even better than Dropbox?

April 16, 2011 By: Peter Category: Photography, Reviews, Software

I admit: I am a Dropbox fan.  It is fast, free, easy to use and I use it a lot. But there is one disadvantage: when you need lots of storage space, the free version is too limited (10GB with enough referrals).

Music for board games

March 05, 2011 By: Peter Category: Blogged, Creativity, Funstuff, Jeugdbeweging, Reviews

Planning a game night with a group? Board game, large group game, role playing game or even a plain old werewolf session, you need the right music.alex-otterlei-arthur It provides the right atmosphere, sharpens creativity and imagination and adds drama. Did you know there is a style of music specifically designed to do that?


Looking for the right Leatherman tool?

October 16, 2010 By: Peter Category: Jeugdbeweging, Reviews

In the USA, Leatherman is immensely popular. Almost every household has one or more Leatherman multitools.