Looking at the white expanse of our refrigerator covered in magnets and memos and shopping lists…it came to me: Why not make appliance surfaces that work with dry erase markers?
Tag Archives: Invention
Watching The Grass Grow
Forget Home and Garden and just give me the Yard. Yard TV broadcasts an unending expanse of green. Sit back and watch the grass grow from the comfort of your living room 24 hours a day. There’s always plenty of sun and never a sunburn; always plenty of rain, but you never get wet. Yard TV. All of the fun, none of the allergens.
Universal Instrument Videos
Here are some videos from the Austin New Music Co-op‘s recent Universal Instrument concert. The Behind the Scenes segment is especially nice.
Austin New Music Co-op: Six Bagatelles
Austin New Music Co-op: Behind the Scenes
Austin New Music Co-op: The Becoming Machine IV
Flight path finder
Here’s my latest web 2.0-a-riffic, GoogleMaps, GPS, mashup thingamabob idea: a website that allows users to view common flightpaths for a particular location and evaluates the location based on frequency of flyovers and noise level. Would be a great tool for noise-sensitive home buyers. Or for flyover collectors, plane spotters, etc.
Archimedes Screw Highchair
The bottom section of a highchair is a large archimedes screw, as if it were wearing a skirt with spiral pleats. Placing a child in the chair activates a motor that causes the screw to slowly turn, raising bits of dropped food to within the child’s reach.