Jellyfish Make the Perfect Pet

On March 16, 2012 By

If you’re looking for a pet, but find that dogs to require too much effort and sea monkeys don’t have enough of an edge, then jellyfish may make the perfect pet.  Jellyfish Arts created a specialized tank that maintains water flow to keep jellyfish in the middle, […]


Blast Radius Calculator

On February 23, 2012 By

Calculate the effect of a nuclear blast by setting the detonation point and blast yield in this Google Maps application.  The fun is in figuring out where to drop a large enough bomb to take out your enemies while keeping you and yours safe and radiation free.  You can […]


One of my ongoing projects is reducing my cable TV bill.  I receive my internet and television service from my cable provider, and pay extra for high-definition channels but otherwise do not receive subscription channels like HBO, Showtime or sports. For this service, I pay about $140 a month but really only watch a couple […]


Video of Mold Growing

On February 2, 2012 By

I hear that the director is a fungi.  Get it?

Time lapsed videos of mold growing, set to a spacey new-age soundtrack.  (via Daily What)


Posting a link to a great story on a coffee enthusiast’s mission to help Japanese recovery workers and tsunami survivors.  Read more about Yoshi Masuda’s mission and HOPE Cafe here.

Yoshi’s Blend from Mackenzie Sheppard on Vimeo.


Creating the Chinese Oreo Cookie

On January 30, 2012 By

Via Kotte comes this article on redesigning the Oreo cookie for the Chinese consumer market.

The Oreo cookie was introduced by Nabisco in 1912, and appears today as it did when it was introduced; generations of Americans grew up with it. I grew up in the US with Oreo as […]


Destroyed in Seconds Supercut

On January 25, 2012 By

Get your destruction on with this fast-paced supercut from the Discovery Channel’s “Destroyed in Seconds“.