Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Vader Time

A "Darth Vader doing weird stuff" theme is starting to develop on my blog. I can't steer away from it. It is my destiny.

Thursday, July 16, 2009


The increasingly corroding carbon conundrum is a breeding ground for great ideas. I really like this one.
"... the hybrid part of the bike (a regenerative braking system) wouldn't be used to help power the bike itself at all, but would instead store the energy in an ultracapacitor that'd then feed the energy back into the grid when its parked at a special bike stand, which would in turn be used to help charge the hybrid electric buses. Not one to overlook an ingenious little detail, Chen has also devised a special card RFID card that would not only be used to unlock the bike, but keep track of the energy that each rider generates -- build up enough credits and you can ride the bus for free."

Monday, July 13, 2009

Put These on My Christmas List

This company makes tarps that cover your garage door with a photo that makes it look like the door is open with something interesting inside. If only there were a real alligator like this in my garage; He could eat all the junk cluttering it up.