Monthly Archives: April 2009

A rare glimpse into the inner workings of an alarm clock display

Ok, maybe the title is a bit misleading, but I thought this was interesting: I was taking some high-speed pictures of my alarm clock (um, testing a new lens), when I noticed that the LED display drivers were set up … Continue reading

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Homemade tortillas

I was talking to my mom today and she mentioned that she was making some tortillas today, so following the traditional methods passed down through our family, I looked up some directions on the internet and made some myself. They … Continue reading

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Lighting a rubber duck

This is a short demonstration of how the angle of illumination affects the look of an object, for assignment 1.1 in David Hobby’s Lighting 102 course. The duck was placed in the center of a round table, and it and … Continue reading

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Brining Lemons for Salty Lemonade

I’ve been on a beverage making kick lately, and this is one of my latest experiments. Following the directions at Wandering Chopsticks, I’m attempting to prepare some lemons to make Salty Lemonade. I had some trouble getting the lid of … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Monster

The Spaghetti Monster can sometimes be found haunting kitchens and sipping on sauces. Because of this, it is not considered a welcome guest in the home. However, the lucky person who succeeds in catching one is often rewarded with a … Continue reading

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