This is back from 2000. Â I still think about this every now and then and thought I’d post it (or re-post it): Postal Experiments from the Annals of Improbable Research. Â Experiments include trying to send all sorts of objects (including a $20 bill in a clear envelope, to a ski, to a deer tibia) through […]
This is an interesting project. Â Guy with a custom wood-burning weber can get up to 1000 degrees. Â Perfect for making pizza. Â This inspires me to work on getting better pizza out of my grill. Â Reminds me of weber_cam’s firedome. Home (PizzaHacker).
This is a great idea from Parent Hacks. Â When kids are helping with mixing and measuring, put the bowl over the open dishwasher door. Â When you’re done — close it and the dishwasher wash cycle will clean up the mess. Â Done. Â Easy. Link.
Just in case you’re sent back in time 1,000 years, here’s all the basics you need to know. Â Like heavier-than-air flight and the basics of fighting infections. Â Just hang this up in your time machine. Time Traveler’s Crib Sheet. (from BoingBoing) (P.S. Apparently, I’m just a transparent proxy for BoingBoing. Â Go read that site, they […]
Here’s 1972’s vision of what 2010 would be like. Â Hint: Everyone wears jumpsuits. 2010: Living In the Future | the book. (from BoingBoing)
I’ve always thought it was a little lame to do this, but that never stopped me before. Â So…here’s the small list I wrote down last week: 1. INBOX ZERO EVERY DAY At least at work, get things organized out of the inbox and into a task list of some sort. Â It is pleasing to look […]
Sometimes you look at old pictures and think “Awwww”. Â I just look at this one and think how beat city my lawn was in 2006. Â Yikes. Â Eila looks cute, though.
Yesterday’s Astronomy Picture of the Day was pretty neat. Â It was an astronaut grabbing a rather large satellite in an untethered spacewalk. The picture doesn’t capture really what’s happening here. Â The satellite is rotating while being captured. Â The video shows this better. Shannon couldn’t believe what she was seeing. Â “Is he crazy!” seems like what […]