Archive for date: July 19, 2009

The Barrel-Ponics Manual

July 19, 2009 | Science, Sustainable Technology | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve been interested in hydroponics for quite some time. It’s part of a growing interest that I have in sustainable and decentralized production of food and energy. At the Maker’s Faire, there was a display of a system which integrated both hydroponics and aquaculture: fish were grown in a tank, whose water circulated back to […]

A new low, blogging about the weather…

July 19, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

I was up on the hill behind my house, moving a little antenna that I have, and was immediately struck by how blazing it was. Now that I am back inside, relaxing with the laptop, I did what every geek would: surf over to to find out how hot it was. This is what […]