A look at what’s ahead in terms of resources and the economy

The TED channel published two interesting videos recently which present two points of view about the Earth, in terms of its resources and economy. The first is from Paul Gilding, entitled "The Earth is full", and the second is from Peter Diamandis, entitled "Abundance is our future". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZT6YpCsapg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BltRufe5kkI I invite you to watch both [...]

Oh, the paperwork…

You can get buried in paperwork in this modern, electronic, paperless society of ours. Bank statements, tax records, property tax statements, mortgage statements, credit card statements, store receipts, business expenses, insurance records, car records, the receipt for last Tuesday's gadget purchase that you have to keep for two years because you also got an extended [...]

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 [...]

The cat house – part 3

This is part three 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 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 In this video, I show the finished frame and talk about the next [...]

The cat house – part 2

This is part two 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 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 In this video, I show the basic frame of the cat house after [...]