Archive for November, 2009

28
Nov
09

Throw Down Challenge: Techno Viking?

Chicken or the Vike?

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25
Nov
09

About Trigger Locks

Original photo by Oleg Volk. Pithy thought by me…

23
Nov
09

Genius or WTF?

The plastic water bottle is the modern equivalent of cigarette butt trash from the 70’s… everywhere. So is water in a box the next great idea?

21
Nov
09

Unused Shop Tools?

My friend Art bought a small Jet lathe that served as a glorified coffee cup holder for several years. What seemed like a good idea at the time never quite made it to actual use in his shop. At some point, I asked for the tool and took it home with me.  I use it regularly for various projects. Good thing that Art never saw this video on Youtube. I guess one can always come up with alternate uses for quality tools!

21
Nov
09

Government Meddles in Business

As traditional posted mail continues to get marginalized by email, about the only thing of importance left for the courier enterprise is parcel delivery. Regular mail is a distant second thought while getting a packaged delivered or a document overnighted is still a big business. In the US, loyalty neatly divides amongst two providers: UPS and FedEx. Sure there are others, but these are the big boys on the block. And our government insists on regulating the two players closely. And with two completely different play books. You’d think that the government would at least regulate them to the advantage of the subsidized postal system. You’d be wrong…

20
Nov
09

Red Neck Rappin’

Ah the Fall. The chill has hit the air and the Bubba Brothers have hit the bottle. Perhaps Wild Turkey?

17
Nov
09

You Damn Right…

Trippin’ down memory lane with no luggage. Dig the precursor to Ugg boots. And yes, that’s the Good Reverend Jesse on stage with Black Moses…