Genetically Modified Organism, also known as GMO, is a farming practice frequently vilified in the popular press as being harmful for human or animal consumption. While there may be legal and scientific issues surrounding the use of GMO crops, the stark reality is that the world cannot feed itself using farming methods from the 1940s. […]
Archive for July, 2013
I seem to be in a “video” rut – dog days of summer, I suppose. Check out this short time-lapse video of the construction (actually, the assembly of) the world’s largest ship. More info available on the website: The World’s Largest Ship
Check out this fully-automatic Lego paper airplane folder and launcher. I am fascinated that so many things can be created using Legos – the limit is only your imagination!
It probably would not take much for me to embrace the steam-punk lifestyle; I am fascinated by the cleverness of our predecessors and the ingenuity with which they created the enormously complex, almost Rube-Goldberg-like machines to accomplish the same tasks served by machines we put in our pockets today. Below is a segment from a […]