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Forkin’ Forklifts

Forkin’ Forklifts

Ah, forklift follies. There are some repeats, and lots of vertical video, but altogether, a very solid video compilation effort.

You know, there’s something about the forklift that attracts a certain sort of man. An iconoclast, a bit of a cowboy, something of a devil-may-care wild man. It doesn’t seem to attract people who are good at math or physics or geometry, however.

Jiwi Goldberg Machine

Jiwi Goldberg Machine

This is the first time I’ve ever wanted to install a Rube Goldberg in my bedroom. Then again this is the first time I’ve wanted to install much of anything in my bedroom. I still haven’t got around to setting up my bed, or bringing in any other furniture, or unpacking my clothes. I suppose I should stop sleeping on a flattened cardboard box before I consider starting any major Rube-Goldberg-related projects.

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Real Men of Genius. Janitors Always Know How To Get Stuff Done

Real Men of Genius. Janitors Always Know How To Get Stuff Done

Sometimes fate doesn’t send us the hero we ask for. It sends us the hero we need. Florida Man here, the cleverly conveyed custodian,  is just such a man. Let’s face it, his leaf blower vehicle is very efficient. It’s friendly to the environment. It appears to be battery operated, and the build quality is obviously better than a Tesla. It’s not quiet, exactly, but it still makes less noise than that kid next door with the lowered ’89 Honda sedan with the coffee can-sized exhaust pipe. He should patent the design. It might not sell a lot of units, but no matter what, he’s a janitor, and he’ll clean up.

Don’t Make Me Get Medieval On You…

Don’t Make Me Get Medieval On You…

Medieval bridge building is the shizzle. First of all, don’t bridges built in this manner look great? Have you seen what passes for bridge architecture lately? The monstrosity in Boston next to the Garden looks like a drunkard’s clothesline. I wish we’d get Gothic again.