Archive for April, 2007

Another Bowl, Only Larger

Monday, April 30th, 2007

Amazing. This: Becomes this: Someone suggested that I should take orders and sell these. Hmmm. Finished size: 3.5 inches tall x 5.5 inches diameter (18.5 inches circumference). Made with two strands held together of a skein of Cascade 220 (220 yards, 100% wool) and a two strands held together of a ball of Crystal Palace […]

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Road Insanity

Monday, April 30th, 2007

He was driving a tanker full of 8,600 gallons of unleaded gas, and he was speeding. At one of the busiest freeway interchanges in the Bay Area — the MacArthur Maze between the Ikea store in Emeryville and the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge — he crashed. The resulting fire burned so intensely it caused the […]

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Fake Food

Monday, April 30th, 2007

In a land known for producing counterfeit DVDs and brand name apparel, food for humans and other animals is not exempt from tampering. Melamine is a coal derivative often used to make dishware; it is safe to eat off, but it cannot be heated in a microwave. It certainly is not nutritious. For years, producers […]

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