Dad Things

By Jay Torres

Links, articles, and Tweets that I find interesting. Mostly parenting-related, sometimes not.

Links, articles, and Tweets that I find interesting. Mostly parenting-related, sometimes not.

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#39・

Dad Things - Issue #39

🏀 A documentary on Jeremy Lin and the Linsanity phenomenon premieres on HBO Max.🍻 You'll see commercials on Amazon's Thursday Night Football telecast, but you won't see beer commercials.

 
#38・

Dad Things - Issue #38

📷 Austin Mann writes the canonical iPhone camera review every year. Here is this year's.⚡ Electrek takes a look at why Japanese manufacturers suck at adopting EVs.🏔️ The Founder of Patagonia gave the company away.

 
#37・

Dad Things - Issue #37

I felt absolutely seen after watching this video. It is definitely reassuring to know that I'm not the only person in this boat. But it is fascinating to learn why we make so many friendships in school and as adults right before we settle down and get married…

 
#36・

Dad Things - Issue #36

🖥️ I love watching desk set-up tours on YouTube.🧋A four-part series covering boba in the Greater LA area.📕Someone created hilarious signs for different sections in a bookstore.

 
#35・

Dad Things - Issue #35

✈️ United redesigned their overhead bins.👴🏼 43 life lessons at age 43.👟 How Velcro was invented.💿 Janet Jackson had the power to crash laptop computers.

 
#34・

Dad Things - Issue #34

🏎️ How Hot Wheels makes miniature versions of cars.🍻If you're interested in giving up alcohol, here's a review of two non-alcoholic alternatives.📆 A year late, but 192 ways the world got better in 2021.

 
#33・

Dad Things - Issue #33

👨🏼‍🍳 The Chef on Hulu is one of the best shows I've seen in a long time.🎧 This guy bought a 2nd generation iPod and wrote about his experience.📠 Draymond Green and Kyle Kuzma have the perfect analogy when comparing the different NBA eras.

 
#32・

Dad Things - Issue #32

🧱 Lego is finally making bricks out of recycled plastic. What took them so long?💾 Remember WordPerfect? It's still around.📧 40 one-sentence email tips.

 
#31・

Dad Things - Issue #31

🍣 "How I Blew My Bitcoin on Sushi"🏎️ These new Hyundai concept cars are retro and futuristic at the same time.✅ Here's a list of things you might not already know. There are three different types of fun. “Type 2 fun is miserable while it’s happening, but fun …

 
#30・

Dad Things - Issue #30

🍲 Eater has put together a list of 38 Orange County restaurants to eat at this summer.🌮 Also by Eater: What happens to a fast food restaurant with recognizable architecture goes out of business?🌎 192 ways the world got better in 2021.

 
#29・

Dad Things - Issue #29

🏛️ This stark, minimal house in Joshua Tree will be for sale for $1.75M. 🏢 I love the accent wall in this office set up.🖥️ If I had the time, I'd totally find an old G4 or G5 iMac so I can do this.

 
#28・

Dad Things - Issue #28

Working 5 speed transmission built with Lego.

 
#27・

Dad Things - Issue #27

A quick video explaining who Volodymry Zelnenskyy is in less than 9 minutes.

 
#26・

Dad Things - Issue #26

🧀 I remember waiting in line for government cheese with my grandma growing up.🍽️ This review of a Michelin starred restaurant written by someone who has never eaten at one is delightful. "⚡ Ford splitting their electric car business from ICE business seems li…

 
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Dad Things - Issue #25

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Dad Things - Issue #24

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#23・

Dad Things - Issue #23

🌲 These trees all lean towards the equator and no one seems to know why.🍪 I didn't know people from different backgrounds and upbringings also used these Danish cookie tins for storage.💻 New MacBook Pros are set to be announced today. Here's a look at MacBook…

 
#22・

Dad Things - Issue #22

👨🏼‍🍳 Before No Reservations, The Layover, and Parts Unknown, Anthony Bourdain came up with the formula on A Cook's Tour.👧🏻 This short film shows off the new iPhone 13 and tells a heartwarming story. 🧗🏼‍♂️ I feel seen.📉 "The poor bastards of what will forever …

 
#21・

Dad Things - Ted Lasso, S2 E8

MKBHD made a video documenting a 1,000 mile road trip using a Tesla, Mustang Mach-E, and an Audi Q5.

 
#20・

Well, I'm Back on Revue

The Acura Integra Type R Lives Up to Every Teenage DreamThis was such a great read and brought me back to my high school days.