Archive for date: June 1, 2004


June 1, 2004 | Link of the Day, Mad Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

The rising cost of gas makes one consider alternative sources of fuel. Lately I’ve been hearing a great deal about biodiesel fuels. I found a recipe for cooking up a batch. Unfortunately making biodiesel still appears to be more expensive than ordinary petroleum (at least when made from fresh soy), so it might be a […]

More Stereo Stuff…

June 1, 2004 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Keeping with the stereo theme, Jim Gasperini wrote up an idea so simple that is surprising how effective it is. To display stereoscopic images, he merely creates an animated gif with the left and right eye images. That’s it. While it doesn’t give a true 3-D effect, the resulting images do seem to give that […]

Alton Brown — My Kitchen Hero

June 1, 2004 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

I love Good Eats, and am a big fan of Alton Brown. His no-nonsense pragmatism has vastly improved my skills at preparing steaks, chicken broth and cheesecake. In honor of his brief mention in Wired, I’ve added his weblog to my list of Celebrity Blogs. Thanks Alton! To pad this entry out, let me recommend […]