Iowa Andy reports: Our downstairs toilet seat broke, it caught my notice because it was unusually old and of sturdy construction. Looks like it may be almost as old as I. Removing it, I ran into springs, why springs??? looking on the internet the manufacturer, Sperzel in Minne
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Pilot V. Averyanov does things with this 20 ton airplane that you just shouldn't do.
You might have noticed that I did not post anything for the last couple of days. I've been thinking I need to change my ways, but I am somewhat at a loss as to just what I should be paying attention to. I could be looking for a job, but despite some recent positive indicators I suspect such an endeavor would probably be fut
This one is for Tam.
From what I have seen and heard of Mali, it doesn't seem like there is much of anything there, but at lunch yesterday Don tells me that they have gold mines. Turns out he's right, and there are a bunch, including several big ones like the open pit S
Flying around the North Coast of Norway, just down the road from the Andøya Rocket Range and the largest Medium Frequency Rad
We used to have four of these wine glasses. This was the last one. I
Stu is talking about how happy German Chancellor - Dr. Angela Merkel is with the USA and the NSA's behavior. John (UK) leaves a comment with a link to Blackphone. Ooooo! Cool! A black phone! It will go great wit
This Burro Hall post is just, just,... I don't know what.
Stolen entire from Ambiance. Via Dustbury.Parental Observation
This is weird. I cropped the above image from a screenshot of my
James May (of 'Top Gear' fame) did a lap of the Isle of Man Mountain Course on a motorcycle made entirely out of Meccano. Video Part 2 of 4,
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I am driving a compact hatchback car down a busy four lane highway somewhere out in the backwoods. My wife is with me. There might be some other people in the backseat. I am towing a long, red, enclosed trailer. It not very tall or wide, but it is much longer than the car. I am in the left hand lane
I clicked on a link in a Burro Hall post about Bimbo Negrito and fell down the rabbit hole, where I discovered this comment o
Why would it not? Indeed. Why would you even feel the need to ask such a question? Of course it has a dinosaur that can turn into a robot and chop the water like a karate ninja.
Today's lesson is in geology.
If you wonder why the Confederacy put 75% of their manpower and their best generals to protect Richmond, VA, it was because the Tredegar Works in Richmond were the only place in the entire American South that was capable of building a steam locomotive. And then that idiot Jefferson Davis, who had no unders
If the video doesn't start you laughing, the comments surely will.
More from Tim Hunkin. This video is much longer than my usual YouTube fair, but I found it compelling. Sewing machines are one of the miracles of the modern age. Even for a gear head like me they are almost magical. They perform darn near invisible operations endlessly. They run virtually forev
I dunno, maybe this is a one percent thing (3 million peopl
Some strange and interesting sites that will provide you with hours of entertainment, or consume all of your valuable time. It all depends on how you want to spin it.Cabaret Mechanical Theater All about mechanical automata
by Scott SchaeferWhile Sarah Hill and I were taping the first Central Missouri Honor Flight special in the Ozark Hangar at Columbia Regional Airport in January 2009, I noticed Jim Cooper working on a plane in the corner
By Wendy AlexanderVagrant. Transient. Derelict. Vagabond. Street person. Displaced. There is not just one definition of "homeless." When people think of the homeless, images of troubled kids and drunks on the street come to mind, along with beggars of spare change, blocked sidewalks at City Hall, and