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Most Excellent Machine

This machine is genius. Not only does it open the bottle but it, clears the corkscrew, gathers energy in a weight and then pours the wine. Watch for the double action as the pour occurs so it doesn’t spill.   genius. Via Boing Boing A more complete version and description:

But Different Words

I wrote the sign, but different words. Youtube Video The Power of Words     There are some disturbing elements to this but it sure tugs at your heart strings.     via @ianhf

Dr Grordbort Presents: The Deadliest Game

Velma = Nerd Goddess (Scooby Doo)

Underneath the clothing and glasses is a sex goddess. Source: unknown – let me know if you have it.

When the Challenge is Over

Have you ever completed a task, reached an achievement, or hit that goal and thought “Well, that’s done”. Is that a sign that the process that you went through to complete the challenge is more fun, more worthy or more valuable than reaching the end ? That’s what I think, most of the time. Am […]

The world as Steve Jobs saw it

The world as Steve Jobs saw it: When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and you’re life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have a nice family, have fun, save a little […]

London Toilets

If you move around London, they have these pay toilets around the place. I’m not too sure of their history, but for ten pence you pop inside and have a few moments to yourself. Once you are done, they clean themselves and are ready for use by the next person. They may not be the […]

Schoolboy Memories – Casio FX100

Saw this photo and was instantly transported to high school Maths class. At the start of the Senior school, I wondered what all those buttons and functions were for and couldn’t wait to find out. Twenty years later, I can’t remember what they are for but I figure I could read about them and work […]

Is Technology and IT a Cult ?

Imagine that tomorrow you walked away from IT. Let’s say you quit you current job, ditched all your technology to become a water skiing instructor on a remote Caribbean island with no electricity and no phones. Would that be the same feeling as leaving a Cult ? They say that cult members have been “brainwashed” […]

Walking in Stinchcombe

Went for a walk for a few miles yesterday. Not only remembered to take my camera, but also remembered to take some pictures of a beautifult English Spring in the Forest.