Monday, June 28, 2010

Limburger Cheese and Bicycle Helmets

Recently, I was in Monroe, WI. Location of the only cheese maker in the USA that produces Limburger cheese. My friends and I order a round of Limburger and onion sandwiches. I thought it was really gross in taste, texture and smell. Enough so that I only ate 2 bites.

Moving on ...

( -- Cycle helmets are available in a wide range of types, including foldable models, models fitted with a flashing rear light or featuring an iPhone display. In future, they will start to smell distinctively if they need to be replaced. A new process causes odoriferous oils to exude from plastic materials if they are cracked.
Read the rest of the story here.

Thursday, April 15, 2010


In the movies there are often scenes in a 'control room' where the people are tense because they are at the cusp of witnessing something catastrophic. When said disaster does not occur an eruption of joy via clapping, yelling, hugging, etc ensues.

Does this really happen?

Saturday, February 13, 2010


I've been fermenting a lot lately. Or, rather I have been setting up things to ferment. See here or here.

Thursday, January 21, 2010