Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Bacon Sugar

baconsugarthumb.jpgBehold! This is Bacon Sugar!

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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Things With Accidental Faces

thingswithaccidentalfacesthumb.jpgFor a few years now, I've been collecting photographs of things that look like they have faces - here's a video slideshow of some of them.

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Saturday, June 15, 2013

The Little Lunchbox Plan

littlelunchboxthumb.jpgAs you may already know, I love food - however, this means I have a tendency to pile on a few extra pounds.

Time to do something about that - and my plan is to try to restrict my food intake, but by volume - introducing the Little Lunchbox Plan.

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Atomic Shrimp Atomic Shrimp

atomicshrimpthumb.jpgNo, you're not seeing double - this project really is the Atomic Shrimp Atomic Shrimp!

An experimental attempt to make a giant version of a childhood favourite - Pink Shrimps.

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Bacon Easter Egg

baconeggthumb.jpgDear Internet - I heard you like bacon, so I made this for you.

Happy Easter!

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

The Joy Of Socks - Wearing Odd Socks On Purpose

socks1.jpgThese socks are fun. Wearing odd pairs of them is silly and fun - it's like being extrovert in secret. So can we make it sillier, or more fun?

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Pumpkin Seed Steam Jet Engines

pumpkinseedthumb.jpgJust a tiny nugget of interesting science - well, I think it's interesting, anyway...

This video details how, when heated, pumpkin seeds spin under the pressure of steam jetting out of them - exactly like a steam jet engine - the first ever steam engine, in fact.

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Sunday, February 27, 2011

That's Handy! - Making A Working Model Hand

thatshandythumb.jpgThe objective of this project was to make a life-sized humanoid hand that can be controlled with wires or cables - and hopefully to achieve fairly realistic finger movements and grasping action.

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Friday, October 8, 2010

Collected Works - Books For Free

collectedworksthumb.jpgI find lost or discarded money on an almost daily basis. What can we do with this income stream? I fancy something a little bit enriching - so I'm going to use it to expand my library.

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Friday, May 21, 2010

Sock It To Me - Also Sock Zarathustra

sockittomethumb.jpgThis video was created by the kids at BCD Searchers - a local youth group I used to help to run - they made the puppets, rehearsed and performed it from scratch in about an hour.

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