Hyperloop Test

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When Elon Musk debuted his Hyperloop idea 3 years ago it was impressive.  He shared the technology with the world to challenge everyone to make this dream a reality.  Now we’re getting companies to start building the prototype.  Hyperloop One and BIG are teaming up for to build a track in, you guessed it, Dubai. … Continued

Circuit Board Art

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Old circuit boards had a certain beauty to them.  All those delicate lines of silver solder connecting components together.  They had a two part purpose – you could actually repair something if necessary, and they looked pretty cool.  With the ever increasing levels of optimization we get smaller and smaller components and we loose this … Continued

Leaf Boats for Gulliver

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These are pretty cool, kinds of things I sometimes did in my pond, only they never went anywhere, and usually weren’t as structurally sound as those look. The whole premise is you take natural things and make a boat out of them, then put that into a stream, or pond, and take a picture of … Continued

Concepts!!!

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You know what the best thing about concepts is, how ridiculous they are.  I like to place bets as to when an individual concept will make it from the Photoshop render, to a prototype, to a working prototype, to a consumer product.  So far, exactly one thing has made it to the end, and I … Continued

Weaved Telephone Baskets

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Weaved baskets are pretty nice.  The all natural ones are very burnable, something these all plastic ones lack. (Which is either good or bad depending on you’re view)  They are called Zulu Telephone Wire Baskets and made in South Africa.  For the most part, they are made from the wire from downed telephone poles.  Injured … Continued

Earth Hour…

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Brings back the Going Green series, or at least finishes it, (probably).  I’d just like to say, that Earth Hour is a waste of time, and I had every thing on, and plugged in my house. You see, I spent 4 days without electricity last week, and am in no rush to repeat that experience.  … Continued

Shift_the way you use water

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I’m sorry, that just reminded me of the Nissan commercials with Shift_some words.  Anyway, here’s a new faucet designed to get people to use less water.  I’m gonna do something different, post all the photos of it, and then give my opinion. Ok, look at those pretty photos.  Aren’t they cool?  Well, here are my … Continued

Doodle 4 Google again

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Google is having the finalist stage of their Doodle 4 Google contest.  The country is broken down into 10 regions and 4 age groups, 40 finalists are chosen, and you get to vote for one from each age group. This year’s theme was “What I Wish for the World.”  Well, most of the kids who … Continued

Going Green, or Not! part IV – The CO2 Myth

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Welcome to Part 4 of the Going Green, or Not! series.  Today I will tackle Carbon Dioxide, that lovely deadly gas we exhale every day.  As always part I, part II, and part III are just clicks away, so please catch up to them if you haven’t read them yet, and if you have, then … Continued

Going Green! or Not, Part III – The Impact of Nuclear Energy

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This is Part III of the on going segment called Going Green! or Not.  Today I’m going to try and wrap up nuclear energy, hopefully I’ll end with a bang.  As always, if you missed any of the other installments, they are but a click away Part I, Part II. So let’s get back on … Continued