Dayvan Cowboy

I love this video. It uses archive footage from Project Excelsior, an early-60s experiment by the USAF that fed directly into space programmes. Joseph Kittinger (seen below) conducted all of the jumps – from a height of up to 31km. He was also the first man to make a solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in a gas balloon.

Posted: 2009-02-24

Categories: Blog

iMac ant farm

I built this ant farm out of an old iMac last summer. Scoop out the insides, get some sealant stuff, acrylic and soil, and hey presto.