Monday, March 23, 2009

Bicycles as Tools

Via my friends at Working Bikes comes this video of how bicycles are used as essential tools throughout the world. The car rack on a bike (yes I have that in the right order) seen at 2:51 is incredible. The video was put together by Bicycles for Humanity.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Card Tricks

First, for your entertainment, Ricky Jay performs an amazing card trick:

Now, watch this trick and see if you can guess how it's done:

Just how good were your powers of observation? Let me know in the comments.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Road Work

According to my just-delivered copy of the Pioneer Press, the following stretches of crappy roads are due for resurfacing:
Green Bay Road from Lake-Cook to Edgewood.
St. Johns from Lambert Tree to Roger Williams.

Work is scheduled to start in May and be completed by the end of July.

Thank you, Highland Park City Council and us taxpayers.

Whatchoo Talkin' 'bout

Sears Tower To Be Renamed Willis Tower.

Monday, March 2, 2009