So I once said when I laid down the scythe, looking at the heap of green. Then I realized that most of the plants in the garden are edible! Most are bitter and intense, very much to my liking! In preparation for this hunter-gatherer’s season I am going to create this cheat sheet – not […]Read More If Only It Would Be Edible …
As announced in one of my recent off-the-wall posts I have been pondering about founding an award of my own. I am on a mission this week – now I need to get it done! My goals are as follows: Create rules that are self-consistent, loophole-free, but nonetheless rather simple to describe and to follow. […]Read More Kicking off the ILFB Award: Intelligent Life-Forms in the Blogosphere
Astute analysts of science, technology and the world at large noticed that my resume reads like a character from The Big Bang Theory. After all, an important tag used with this blog is cliché, and I am dead serious about theory and practice of combining literally anything. [Edit in 2016: At the time of writing this post, […]Read More Trading in IT Security for Heat Pumps? Seriously?
The centennial light bulb has celebrated its 110th birthday last year and the story has percolated the web. According to its web cam the bulb is still alive. This light bulb has caused quite a stir when featured in the documentary on planned obsolescence: The Light Bulb Conspiracy. Actually, the bulb technology is very different from modern incandescent bulbs (that are not so […]Read More 111 Years: A Shining Example of Sustainable Product Development?