Archive: September 2013

The Daily Show investigates Monsanto and seed patent laws. Monsanto, shame on you. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Interesting UFO material from 1980. James Penniston claims to have received a binary code from a UFO while he stood beside the craft and touched it. Commentary by Gary Osborn, writer, about his association with Penniston and the code. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Here’s how a guy in New Zealand gets free power from a recycled washing machine. He generates enough electricity to live off the grid. Caution: He’s got a water source, a stream, that provides the energy to power this Pelten wheel generator. Neat to see how he modified the washing machine to make it all […]

This short video gives you glimpses of a bicycle being made from junk car parts. Not enough info to actually build your own bicycle from scrap but intriguing enough to make you consider it. Read more on designboom. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

You don’t get the opportunity very often to see 30-year-old food, British food, being unpackaged and complained about by none other than an Englishman. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

If you’re a smoker thinking that you ought to quit, but that you’ll have to wait a long time to see positive results so to heck with it, check out what happens to your body if you stop smoking right now. Would you believe beneficial changes start after the first 20 minutes? Do it! TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

You can live mortgage free in a tiny house, like this family of four does. It might be too cozy for some but having no debt would be a great off-setting advantage. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Ever wonder what they eat for breakfast in China, or Turkey, or Scotland? Here’s your chance to find out. A total of breakfasts from 14 countries, including the USA with waffles, maple syrup, and salty fried chicken. Really. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

What are numbers stations? Nobody seems to know, but there are radio stations around the world that broadcast almost nothing but noise. Sometimes they broadcast music and other sundries. Find out what those in the know, or maybe not in the know, think about it. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

by LindsaySnowOsborn. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.   Here’s a nifty chart showing the shelf life of food. Did you know you can freeze bananas? Do you know what food lasts forever? Did you know that I mixed up some powdered milk yesterday that must […]