Sunday, April 26, 2009

It's a Trap!

You might assume that in the 50 years since this old rotary phone was made, all the sticky gelatinous goo in the mysterious electronics enclosure would have dried up.  Naively. 

Friday, April 24, 2009

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Plan B

April showers bring May flowers, they say.  April snowstorms bring balcony flowers into the bathtub.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

That Time of Year


 Or have we maybe been working on papers for too long?

Tuesday, April 21, 2009


In fact, Edmonton is so dry I can take a daily walk on a sandy beach.  
A one-square-metre sandy beach.  Surrounded by train tracks and parking lots.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Happy Days

Edmonton is about to enter its best season, when the trees are blooming, the people are smiling, and it doesn't matter if you're shoe is more hole than shoe because it never rains.

Saturday, April 18, 2009


Ok listen, amplifier circuit, I could understand when you didn't make any noise at all, but I'm pretty sure you're not supposed to accidentally pick up radio signals.  

Thursday, April 16, 2009


If your computer came  back from being bricked for two days, you'd be too excited to hold the camera steady too.

Monday, April 13, 2009


So I finally finished my GP2 draft a week ago, and with these 12 de-looped lines of R code I'm almost caught up to this past February, school-wise.  Not to mention being caught up to today, blogwise.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

She couldn't even look at it when eating the other one

She couldn't have made a better evil easter egg if she tried.

Saturday, April 11, 2009


This is a bad video of an old trick, but I finally got around to making one and I thought you might like to too.

Friday, April 10, 2009

Quick & Useful

If only this magazine were about what I wish it were about.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Just in Time For Easter

I think this is the saddest thing I've seen all week. 

Wednesday, April 1, 2009


I assumed that all I needed was my brain and my soldering iron to fix the sound on our DVD player, but it turns out I was wrong.  All my new knowledge has got me is the ability to screw the thing back together, and the knowledge that the cylinder that said "200V" was a capacitor I probably shouldn't touch.