Posts Tagged ‘snow’
  • Coming to a galaxy near you: The Snow Droid
    by Mike
    Posted January 12th, 2010 at 8:45 am
    No, this isn't some new scheme from Verizon to milk you for more dollars with a new snow white Moto DROID color option. The Snow Droid is a tad more cheery. Quite simply, it's a replica R2-D2 snowman droid. In the colder regions of the planet (read: most of the US...that means you Floridians too), snow has been falling in a bizarre showcase of unusual cold sweeping the US. So if you find yourself in one of these unusually cold climates or are a cold weather native, make this year the yea...
  • LED shortcoming: Traffic lights in Chicago not hot enough to melt snow build up. Accidents on the rise.
    by Mike
    Posted December 16th, 2009 at 8:52 am
    Energy efficient traffic lights seem like one of the best ways to save local governments significant amounts of money of the course of 5, 10, or more years. The lights which often use LED technology are much less demanding on the power grid which in turn means more money for other things. But there's one side effect many have overlooked. Heat output. Remember, the higher the heat output of a light, the more energy is being wasted. That's all fie and dandy for indoor lighting or lighting ...
  • North Legion SMX Snow Bike: The coolest way to experience the slopes.
    by Mike
    Posted December 11th, 2009 at 10:04 am
    Skis are so 1970's. Snowboards are out too. What in this day and age is cool for the slopes and won't leave you looking like a lost and aging poser? The North Legion SMX Snow Bike. While those around you will still be slippin' and slidin' around on traditional old school snow travel methods, you can wow spectators and garner gawkers from all around with your snow bike. Essentially a custom bike frame attached to 3 skis, the Snow Bike makes traveling the vast snow covered hills and mountain...
  • Celebrate this Christmas with a bang: The Hand Grenade Ornament.
    by Mike
    Posted October 15th, 2009 at 6:40 am
    Fond memories of Grandma's cookies, the sweet smell of gingerbread cookies, and the overall mood that falls over the Christmas season brings many adults back to a simpler, younger time in their lives. Some may want to keep the memories as they are, only reliving them with their new families as they grow older. Though some will be tired of the same and instead seek out change. Perhaps you're the type that remembers all of the jollies of the cold winter months when a whiff of ever so sweet gun ...
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