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09 Jan, 2008

A tank cozy

Posted by: Dave In: Current Affairs|Design|DIY|Weird

From http://www.marianneart.dk/ A combat tank which was used in World War II was the setting for this work of art. As a protest against the Danish (USA´s, UK´s) involvement in the war in Iraq the tank was covered from the canon to the caterpillar tracks with knitted and crocheted squares made with pink yarn The […]

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15 Dec, 2007

Beautiful losers

Posted by: Dave In: Design|DIY|Film|Media

This movie about design, art, counter culture and outsiders of all sorts will be released in the spring of 2008. I hope it is comes to Houston. Link to the trailer. (from Compuer Love) -Dave

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05 Nov, 2007

Wyoming libraries ad campaign

Posted by: Dave In: Books|DIY|Humor

The purpose of this brilliant marketing campaign by the Wyoming Libraries is to promote their searchable online Chilton automotive database (a useful thing of you happen to be the handy type who knows the difference between a distributor cap and a baseball cap). According to their site: Mudflap girl stickers meant to be put on […]

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21 Oct, 2007

Maker Faire Austin 2007 – Fire Sculptures

Posted by: Dave In: Design|DIY|Film

Video link – Dave

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02 Oct, 2007

Maker Faire 2007, Auston TX

Posted by: Dave In: Design|DIY|Productivity|Science

I will be attending the Maker Faire in Austin, TX later this month.  I’m most excited by the catapult competition as well as the vast concentration of nerdery that will no doubt overpower my senses with bad science jokes. I plan on taking my laptop and camera so I can post some photos of the […]

12 May, 2007

Mmm carbonite

Posted by: Dave In: DIY|Film|Food & Drink

Somewhere out there a chocolate Chewbacca just howled sadly.  This is possibly the coolest candybar I have ever seen. The link below takes you to a site where you can learn how to make your own “Han Solo frozen in carbonite” candybar. Link (via BoingBoing)

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02 Apr, 2007

Tin foil hat fashion

Posted by: Dave In: DIY|Writing

Are you paranoid about government-controlled orbital mind-control lasers, but you still have a sense of style? Well this website is for you. Link (via Lifehacker) P.S. – They have kosher model as well in the shape of a yarmulke.

27 Mar, 2007

Whoosh boom splat

Posted by: Dave In: DIY|Film|Humor


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06 Mar, 2007

craziest. neighbor. ever.

Posted by: Dave In: DIY|Film|Weird

[youtube]hlUbZhsxcWI[/youtube] As seen on ToolMonger. Enjoy. -Dave

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  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
  • Kevin David Anderson: check out our other wreaths at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150452725264516.391111.360128594515&type=3
  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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