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Plant Something Edible This Year

…or meet someone who is. Not to sound like a kook, but farmers aren’t getting the loans they need to plant out all those amber waves of grain that our indust...

What the Butler Saw

In 1894 Herman Casler, a former engineer for Edison, brought to market a motion picture machine that avoided expensive and dangerously flammable nitrate film...

Magnificent Flight, Failed Recovery

I spent the last two weeks of March in the SF/Bay Area, and while there decided to try a new balloon. My intent- record the sounds of California by air. I...

Head Full of Glue

Superglue is for more than just putting the handle back on your housemate’s favorite mug and hoping she doesn’t notice. Molly and I glued my face back toget...