The Many Uses for Mason Jars
Forget about the iPhone, the mason jar, patented in 1858 by John Landis Mason, might be man's greatest achievement. The humble glass jar has remained relatively the same as the world around it has changed, and yet finds itself very much in vogue. Beyond home canning, the mason jar has many uses. Here are a few of the ways hackers, makers, crafters, and eaters are putting their jars to use.