Archive for June, 2006

Progress not always progress

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

Chris Hoyland climbs to the top of Everest in period clothing, made of gabardine, wool, cotton and silk. He proves that the clothing is both lighter and more breathable while being as wind- and waterproof.
This brings him one step closer proving that maybe Mallory got to the top Everest before Norgay and Hillary did.
What a […]

Diet Coke and Mentos: scary

Monday, June 5th, 2006

Mad scientist emulates the Bellagio fountains with nothing but Diet Coke and Mentos.
The first part of this video demonstrates a simple geyser, and the second part shows just how extreme it can get. Over one hundred jets of soda fly into the air in less than three minutes.

Well done Demon

Friday, June 2nd, 2006

Now that I’m working full time again (at 3sixty), there’s less time for Internet at home, and so less need for a fancy broadband connection. After a bit of looking into it I decided I wanted to stay with Demon, but downgrade the package. This would not be the cheapest option, but the one with […]