Our freezer is making a funny noise. Until of course the repairman came yesterday, at which point the lying machine was on its best behavior. Evernote to the rescue, I created a new note on my phone and made an […]
This is something you learn when dog crap is accidentally sucked into yours, and you have to take it apart and thoroughly clean every part.
So “Nest”:www.nest.com is the newest shiny toy for the tech industry and media to get all excited about, a ton of coverage this week — for a thermostat. Obviously some of the ardor will fade — how long can anyone […]
I’m going to try out a wireless deadbolt so that I can remotely manage and track access to a location. There are offerings from Yale (for instance this Yale deadbolt), Schlage (this deadbolt), and Kwikset. I am trying to understand […]
* “Magimix Vision Toaster”:http://www.coolhunting.com/archives/2010/01/magimix_vision.php. Our current toaster works just fine but this one just looks so awesome. * “Wood Alarm Clock”:http://okthestore.com/gallery.php?id=73. I hate your typical alarm clock, this is pretty atypical. * “Magisso Cake Server”:http://design-milk.com/magisso-cake-server/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+design-milk+%28Design+Milk%29&utm_content=Google+Reader. Don’t make that many cakes […]
* Solar coasters. Uber-dorky but I still think fun * Curvaceous bookshelves. I suspect these might look a lot worse when filled. But still admirable. * Sled chair. Blast back to the 60s. * Glass decanters. Sucker for all things […]
Imm Living. Love these totem coffee cups. And this woodgrain pillow tho the color choices don’t work for us anywhere Brilliant little painting tool Corner clamp — looks positively frightening when not in use, like some medieval dentistry tool
Seattle Startup Introduces Toxin-Free Dry Cleaning | Ariel Schwartz on GreenBiz.com. — not sure how green this really is but we have been using one of the providers, Corry’s, for a while and are pretty happy
* Toolmonger » Blog Archive » Meet Rockwell’s Jawhorse — I have a thing for portable work benches and their ilk * Borosilicate Tea Kettle — just because I like saying it, “could you please hand me my borosilicate tea […]
MD Manufacturing – VacPan for Central Vacuum installation — these are reportedly useful. We are doing a remodel and may want to add some of these.
Interesting energy reads — Cogeneration At Home: Ceramic Fuel Cells And Bloom Energy; Solar as a Service; Vacuum-insulated windows; Solar roof tiles
* The Oil Drum | Cogeneration At Home: Ceramic Fuel Cells And Bloom Energy * “Solar as a Service” — i like the phrasing * Vacuum-insulated glass windows — makes sense, I wonder what the effective life of these are […]
* Idea Blob: An Infectious Way to Fund Your Green Business : Ecopreneurist — ok not really green specific but interesting * Reusing worn oil production tubing as jewelry — just looks cool. * Artifical Solar Leaves — cool looking, […]