Couldn’t find a source for this, but the concept could be sound. I’ve often wondered how difficult it would be to build a functioning T.I.E. fighter prototype, at least the T.I.E. (twin ion engine) part. Even a small toy, propelled with ion thrust, would be pretty cool. Looks like this guy figured it out: His… Continue reading Ion Engine Based on a Tesla Coil
Source: Make Magazine Excerpt: “What started as a straightforward drill bike has turned into an elaborate glowing, art bike shaped like a pony made by artist Scott Blake. Read more on MAKE The post This Glowing Pony Bike Can Reach 20 MPH for Extra Fast Whimsy appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and… Continue reading This Glowing Pony Bike Can Reach 20 MPH for Extra Fast Whimsy
Source: DIY Daddy Excerpt: “Nowadays the use of plastic in DIY and all jobs around the home is bigger than ever. Where metal, wood and other materials were previously the chosen material, it seems that the use of UPVC, plastic and perspex have taken over.This is my list of DIY jobs that now use… Continue reading DIY and the use of Plastic, UPVC and Perspex.
We’ve been hard at work polishing our portable escape room kit and have come up with a few tips for anyone trying to do the same thing. #1: Febreze and ventilation You want as much air flow as possible. When you have multiple people moving energetically in a small space, even the nicer-smelling ones will… Continue reading Lessons Learned from Designing an Escape Room
Reddit user GraphicNovelty wrote a post describing his attempts to recreate a vegetarian soup base for use in ramen in order to give it the same rich, unctuous qualities that pork- and beef-based broths have. The chef who came up with the recipe then responds and clarifies the amounts of some of the ingredients. Making… Continue reading Ivan Ramen’s “Vegetable fat”
I sat at a picnic table. I think that must have been it. And a dog must have brushed against the legs of the table after walking through a patch of poison ivy. Because I never went near any vegetation other than grass, but within a day I had the typical blistering rash on the… Continue reading Poison Ivy
The flavors of southeast Asian cooking, notably dishes such as pad thai (“pad” just means noodles, so “pad thai” just means “Thai-style noodles”) can easily be replicated by combining chili sauce (sriracha in particular, less so the vinegar-heavy tabasco-style sauces in tex-mex cooking) and peanut butter. Add cabbage for texture. Bread is your choice, but… Continue reading Po’Daddy Siamese Sandwich
In a rice cooker put: 1 cup dry pasta (elbows are usually cheapest, but shells or ziti or whatever is fine) 2 cups water 1 or 2 slices of american cheese. (I’m not a big fan of american cheese,but it melts better than any other kind and if you look at the ingredients, you’ll see… Continue reading Po’Daddy Rice Cooker Mac and Cheese