Archive for May, 2010

I love this artist. Heres the minimum wage machine which allows anybody to work for minimum wage. Turning the crank will yield one penny every 5.04 seconds, for $7.15 an hour (NY state minimum wage). Read and see it here.


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This is a curious device invented by a Dr George Merryweather, it uses leeches to predict when storms are approaching. Called the The Tempest Prognosticator is comprises of glass jars housing leeches in water. It works on the assumption that a leech’s behavour changes in response to pressure fluxuations within the jars when storms approach. The leeches will climb the side of the jars and trigger a little bells at the top. One bell ring could maybe dismissed but several would imply somethings brewing.

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