Category Archives: Nifty

Now This is a Hell of a Bio

Check out the bio in this guy’s shirt: Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. I am a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author. He … Continue reading

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Netflix for Legos

Pleygo Is Basically Netflix for Legos Come to think of it, you could use the Netflix model for lots of things.

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Update on the Crispy Fried DeLorean

Joey-Paul Gowdy writes: Howdy, a friend sent me the link to your article: I purchased that car in Sept. of 2009 Did a lot of work to it… current progress: It’s a mighty good restoration of a … Continue reading

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Bookmarking This

99 Life Hacks to make your life easier! Good stuff. I gotta try the microwave corn on the cob trick.

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Business Cards

Business cards are handy for giving someone your info. The other think they’re handy for is having a place to write notes and such – what you talked about, a Web address, whatever. Someone handed me a card tonight and … Continue reading

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So that’s why there was all that footage of the surprise Russian meteor

Wired – Why Almost Everyone in Russia Has a Dash Cam: The sheer size of the country, combined with lax — and often corrupt — law enforcement, and a legal system that rarely favors first-hand accounts of traffic collisions has … Continue reading

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Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock

Big Bang Theory. Somehow you crack me up without being dirty.

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UFO Societies Closing, Fox Mulder Hardest Hit

Cartoon from the stupendous Monster of the Week. The other day I mentioned that with the unbelievable number of photographs being taken these days that there should be photos aplenty of UFOs, bigfoot, and the Loch Ness Monster. The fact … Continue reading

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Things I Did Not Know

My wife just told me that Norah Jones is the daughter of sitarist Ravi Shankar.

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The Stratosphere Jump in Legos

The Stratos Jump

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Creating the Checker Shadown Illusion in Real Life

Incredible Shade Illusion! The 2D original.

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Cool but impractical kitchen knives

“Meeting is a set of kitchen knives: paring knife, carving knife, chef’s knife, filleting knife and a block. They all appear to be sculpted from a single piece of stainless steel. The proportions are determined by the Fibonacci sequence using … Continue reading

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Cool Site:

Neat. People I’m thinking about: Steve K and Rikki.

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World’s Largest Lite-Brite

Via Things I Think Are Cool via Tam.

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Be your own rollercoaster

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