The day our MINI froze over

One winter day, as I finished work late in the evening, about eight o'clock, I went out to the parking lot and saw my MINI looking this: I hadn't expected that. It had rained earlier in the day, particularly during lunch and it had continued to drizzle through the afternoon. The evening had brought a [...]

Fun with everyday objects

Continuing along the same lines as my previous post, you can have lots of photographic fun with everyday objects you'll find in your kitchen or your living room. You just have to slightly re-imagine them in a different light or a different angle. Here are a few photos that do just that.   A simple [...]

The toy train

The Toy Train

Updated 11/02/2018: This video now has over 25,000,000 views. Thank you! My wife gave me this great little train set as a Christmas present a couple of years ago. I thought it'd be fun to film it in action one day, and when I edited the video, I looked for the right kind of music [...]

The cat house – part 8

This is part eight of a personal carpentry project whose stages were recorded on video: building a cat house for our two kittens. Here are the other parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 In this post, you'll see the finished cat house, hear a bit more [...]

The cat house – part 7

This is part seven of a personal carpentry project whose stages were recorded on video: building a cat house for our two kittens. Here are the other parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 8 In this video, I've already completed all of the carpentry work and the [...]

The cat house – part 6

This is part six of a personal carpentry project whose stages were recorded on video: building a cat house for our two kittens. Here are the other parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 7 Part 8 In this video, you can see the three layers of insulation in the [...]

The cat house – part 5

This is part five of a personal carpentry project whose stages were recorded on video: building a cat house for our two kittens. Here are the other parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 In this video, you can see the almost-finished bottom, where the 3 cm [...]

The cat house – part 4

This is part four of a personal carpentry project whose stages were recorded on video: building a cat house for our two kittens. Here are the other parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 In this video, you can see the finished exterior, with the 2 cm [...]

Is the M3 is more economical than the Prius?

Which car would you rather drive: the BMW M3 or the Toyota Prius? I'd take the M3. It'd be no competition for me. As it turns out, Top Gear tested these two cars around the track. The M3 got better mileage than the Prius while both cars traveled at the same speeds for 10 laps. [...]