5 Mind-Blowing Projects by College Kids College graduates may still have a tough time finding a decent job in this economy, but some students are trying to make the best use of their time in the classroom. We've rounded up five mind-blowing projects by college kids for your viewing enjoyment. Continue reading to see more. 5. Arcade Game Washing Machine File this under: top 10 student inventions. Newspapers In Compost: Can You Compost Newspaper By Heather Rhoades If you receive a daily or weekly newspaper or even just pick one up on occasion, you may be wondering “can you compost newspaper?” It seems such a shame to throw away so much. Let’s take a look at whether newspaper in your compost pile is acceptable and if there are any concerns when composting newspapers.
Shower Door Compost Bin Supplies Three 12-foot untreated 2-by-12 boards 16-penny nails Two 52 ½-inch 2-by-4s One 44-by-55 ½-inch piece of sheet metal (approx.) Two 34-by-42 ½-inch pieces of 38-inch plywood One 16-by-55 ½-inch piece of plywood Two 25-by-26-inch pieces of plywood 16-penny nails Composite shingles Old shower door Seven hinges with screws Handle with screws Hook and eye Small sliding bolt Composite shingles Wood preservative paint 1. Top 10 Student Inventions You don't have to be a famous researcher or engineer to come up with the next big invention. These ten student projects prove just that. They range from a homemade nuclear reactor to a 300mph electric vehicle. Continue reading to see them all. 10. Spokesless Bicycle My Slow Goat: A DIY Compost Tumbler Nature Magic – Compost With spring coming on, its a good time to talk about growing food and gardening. We can take a break from comics for a minute. I am trying to branch out on what I include on this blog.
Rare Color Footage of Depression-Era New York In the same year that The Wizard of Oz hurtled Dorothy from a black-and-white Kansas into a Technicolor Oz, Jean Vivier, a French tourist, was filming the streets of New York in all of their own glorious color. A rare 16-mm Kodachrome film from the summer of 1939 that was recently released by the Italian Romano Archives shows swinging signs advertising 5¢ piña coladas, elevated trains whizzing overhead, and boys playing in the fountain of a public park. Archivist Vincente Romano says the clips of Rockefeller Center, Chinatown, and other areas are only a portion of the film Vivier took over the course of his trip from Marseilles to the Big Apple at the close of the Great Depression. Due to its excellent longevity in dark storage, Kodachrome is a favorite of archivists, and much of even the old stuff survives today in everything from home movies to award-winning National Geographic photos. A lot has changed in New York since Jean Vivier first stepped off the S.S. Via the Huffington Post .
Robert Turley text version Topics Lawn & GardenFamily & HomeCropsLivestockMoney & BusinessCommunityFood & HealthEnvironment & Natural ResourcesKids, Teens & 4-H The future of UI Synopsis It's 10 years since Minority Report hit our screens. The film's science adviser and inventor John Underkoffler demos g-speak – the real-life version of the eye-popping, tai chi-meets-cyberspace computer interface that Tom Cruise used to whoosh through video clips of future crimes.