Browsing all posts from August, 2011.

Staying Fit in Space: The Penguin and the Shoulder Harness

August 26th, 2011 | No Comments

A close up of two different devices for staying fit in space; the shoulder harness, and the penguin suit.

Chabot's Telescopes

August 19th, 2011 | No Comments

Chabot Science Center is a great place for astronomy fans to look at the heavens.

Make a Simple Jacob's Ladder, Part 2

August 17th, 2011 | 2 Comments

Part 2 of 2. The basics of making a Jacob's Ladder using a neon sign transformer.

Make a Simple Jacob's Ladder, Part 1

August 17th, 2011 | No Comments

Part 1 of 2. The basics of making a Jacob's Ladder using a neon sign transformer.

Bangkok from the Baiyoke

August 12th, 2011 | No Comments

The Baiyoke Sky Hotel is currently Bangkok's tallest building, and the fourth highest, all hotel building in the world.

The Mir Space Toilet

August 11th, 2011 | No Comments

If you ever plan on living in space, expect your toilet to look something like this.

More Lumphini Lizards

August 1st, 2011 | No Comments

There must be hundreds of monitor lizards at Lumphini. Everywhere you look, you'll find one skulking in the grass. Not to be outdone, though, are the hungry fish.