Archive for date: February 28, 2006

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February 28, 2006 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

I must admit: I haven’t a clue as to how the whole Disney-acquires-Pixar thing is going to work out, but I do know one thing: it’s probably good that John Lasseter will be helping out on the whole theme park thing for Disney. The one thing that the Disney parks seem to have suffered from […]

Save a Snowflake for Decades – Popular Science

February 28, 2006 | Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

We don’t get much snow here, but I thought I might archive this for future reference, just because it’s cool. Save a Snowflake for Decades – Popular Science 1. Set microscope slides, coverslips and superglue outside when it’s 20°F or colder to chill them. Catch flakes on the slides or pick them up with cold […]

Boing Boing: Cat piano

February 28, 2006 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’m sorry, but this is just wrong. Terribly wrong.

Tick destroying rover

February 28, 2006 | Link of the Day, Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

Courtesy of hack-a-day comes this awesome story of a student project to make a robotic rover whose purpose is to eradicate ticks.   It basically follows a buried underground wire along the perimeter of the property, all the while releasing carbon dioxide gas.   Ticks are apparently attracted to the CO2, anc collect along the course, and […]