Our friends at ThinkGeek have a better pizza cutter. For those who find cutting a straight line challenging, they have put a Picatinny tactical rail system on a pizza cutter and equipped it with a laser/flash light. Yes. You can cut your pizza in the dark with precision.
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So she went into the garden to cut a cabbage-leaf to make an apple-pie; and at the same time a great she-bear, coming up the street, pops its head into the shop. “What! No soap?” So he died, and she very imprudently married the barber; and there were present the Picninnies, and the Joblillies, and the Garyulies, and the grand Panjandrum himself, with the little round button at top, and they all fell to playing the game of catch-as-catch-can till the gunpowder ran out at the heels of their boots.
That quote from Samuel Foote was a test of his rival Charles Macklin’s assertion that he could memorize any text after hearing it only once. It also was the inspiration for the naming of a two-ton spinning wheel of Nazi death during WWII.
Continue reading Panjandrums and Other Nonsense
Um, that’s not right.
A coworker and I were just talking about the confusion in our country between English (aka Christian) and Metric (aka Heathen) units. I fell solidly in the heathen camp, as I much prefer working in Metric units. I’m slowly learning to think in those units, as well.
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He flies through the air with the greatest of ‘Bees…
Those of you who have been with us for a while may recall that back in 2011, our sister-site Hooniverse awarded their coveted Hooniversal Car Of The Year trophy to none other than the Official AtomicToasters Racing Hooptie, the now-world-famous ZomBee.
It is with something of a heavy heart that we inform you that the ZomBee is dead.
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In my competitive spirit, I set out this morning to find something better than the Budweiser hockey light that Deartháir posted. I failed. I failed spectacularly. Hit the jump to see the least brilliant thing…ever.
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The new year is upon us. In a couple days we will consume too many alcohols, and quite possibly break out in song. You may want to be über-inebriated before hitting the jump and watching an homage to Star Trek TNG that my wife sent me.
Continue reading A Star Trek TNG Anthem
So it seems this has turned into Engine Week here on the Tosters of which we are Atomic. I love following the crowd and hate feeling left out. So, I bring you the Subaru-Coloni C3. Never heard of it? Well, hit the jump!
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It is Sunday, Sunday, Sunday! here at the house of Speed, and like most mornings I am starting the day with my delicious friend coffee. Did somebody say coffee? How about a 60′s history of coffee!
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I was just talking to a coworker and occasional reader of this blog about hobbies. He has recently picked up a new hobby…trebuchets. So, let’s say you need a hobby, but you don’t have a friend with a trebuchet. Maybe you don’t have any friends. Well, I may have something for you.
Continue reading Need a Hobby?