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  • Jade plants bloom; yes, they do

    The common jade plant (Crassula ovata) is native to South Africa and Mozambique, but has made its home in practically every household on the planet. The RainyDayGarden crew [...]
  • Upstep: Giving Me Back My Feet

    Then. When I was in the fourth grade, the doctor told my mother that I had flat feet and would need to wear corrective shoes to, um, correct them. The fourth grade me [...]
  • Merino wool: as amazing as they say

    Having worn our Unbound Merino t-shirts (both short and long sleeved) for a year for varying lengths of time and in all kinds of situations, we can say with confidence that [...]
  • YMAA Boston @ ICMAC

    We went to the 8th New England Chinese Martial Arts Championship organized by ICMAC last weekend. We went because YMAA Boston, where some RainyDayMagazine folks go to study [...]
  • Questar Custom Air Case: FirstLook

    A sturdy case is a must-have for portable telescopes (like the ETX90 or the  Meade 2045) because anything can happen “out there.” Most OEMs supply a hard case [...]
  • Planters’ Choice: Bonsai Update

    Friends of RainyDayMagazine gave us a bonsai kit for Christmas. We sowed them (the bonsai, not the friends) on New Year’s Day and will be chronicling our bonsai [...]
  • Celestron NexYZ : FirstLook

    Astrophotography used to be an obscure hobby available only to dedicated astronomers willing to put in the effort—both in time and equipment—to get the shot. When higher [...]
  • Upstep Orthotics : FirstLook

    We here at RainyDay here are no strangers to orthotics, judging by the collection in the office. When a reader asked us whether we were familiar with Upstep’s custom [...]
  • DIY: Loupes and Magnifiers

    Being able to clearly see what you are doing is key to creating/having/performing successful DIYs. And other than good lighting, nothing improves your ability to see more [...]
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Past Tech: Live Photos from 1997

by Wan Chi Lau in Past Tech

Buried in the two hours of Apple announcements on September 9th was an interesting bit about the new iPhone 6S and its ability to take Live Photos. When you take a photo [...]

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