Room had to be found in Made By Monkeys for the glorious – serious but funny – IgNobel Awards 2012.
It’s always good to receive reader submissions to the blog, so thanks to Nick for thinking of us and sending this one in.
When the person next to you on the train or the bus insists on talking loudly into a phone about what’s for dinner or who was drunkest last night, or you’re on an early train home and it coincides with chucking out time for the local sixth form college and dozens of boisterous teenagers have to talk across each other at 90db, wouldn’t you just love one of these…
Another one for the don’t-try-this-at-home department. It’s in-car cooling, of sorts, but should not be emulated!
Here’s another good one from the excellent website There, I Fixed It.com. The post is entitled A Shockingly Good Fix, and we think it fits nicely in our Don’t-Try-This-At-Home series.
Now let’s be clear, we are not making fun of an excellent bit of kit. An Engineer in Wonderland previoulsy highlighted the DSO nano, a pocket size digital storage oscilloscope. See – An Engineer in Wonderland – Neat tiny scope
A classic how-not-to-do flat screen tellies. Thanks to ThereIFixedIt.com for this one (click through to the complete image for the full effect).