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October 23, 2011

How to make a giant Chinese pancake

[via Doobybrain]

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Bike Lock in a Bottle

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That's different.

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From Gear Patrol: "Bike rack maker Küat has released a convenient and clever contraption for keeping your wheels safe. What looks like a typical bike water bottle from the outside actually contains a five foot internally coiled 8mm cable that's designed to lock back into itself. The bottle, which fits in most holders, also sports a lower storage compartment for stashing keys and other small items."

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Black, White or Pink.

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$34.

[via the Wall Street Journal]

 

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The art of the bike chain

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By sculptor Yeong-Deok Seo.

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Take a bike chain.

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Take it apart.

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Repeat many times.

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Then combine the links.

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[via Bem Legaus!]

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Zelda Hyrule Shield Flash Drive

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Handmade to order.

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$40.

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[via ThisIsWhyImBroke]

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The letter that shook the British Raj — and brought toilets to the trains of India

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From Letters of Note: "In 1909, an embarrassed, angry young man named Okhil Chandra Sen sent an unintentionally amusing letter of complaint to the Sahibganj divisional railway office in West Bengal. According to the Railway Museum in New Delhi, the subsequent investigation into the affair by the British Raj resulted in the introduction of toilets to all trains in the country; something that had been absent since the formation of Indian Railways in 1857."

[via Broadsheet.ie]

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Starry Night Knee Socks

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Cotton, polyester and spandex.

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Cheap at twice the price.

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$8.

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Growth of a nation: Interactive map of U.S. post offices from 1800 to 1888

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Derek Watkins's superb visualization is here.

 

 

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See-through finger-pointing ruler

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$3.

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