Top posts for week ending 19-Sep

Albeit a slow one, this week has been dominated by some previously popular posts from weeks gone by with the ever-popular Echo smart pen topping the list:

  1. Echo smart pen by Livescribe
  2. KeyTool Keyring Multi-tool
  3. Very interesting; recent discovery unlocks the secret
  4. FLAMMA – make a fire with only IKEA stuff
  5. The science of dinosaur killing machines
  6. Would a flying SUV help your commute?
  7. Congratulations BP on the largest oil spill ever
  8. Stay Puft Marshmallow Man
  9. I don’t use these, the idea is the same
  10. 2010 list of best places to work in the Chicago area

Given the limited geographical interest of the tenth item and that the post is from 30-March, I was a little surprised to see it making the list but it looks like there’s an groundswell of interest in Chicago-area employers.  Go figure.

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Top posts for week ending 12-Sep

Apparently setting affordable Scandinavian housewares on fire is of interest to the broader readership of The Road Not Taken. Impressive.

  1. Echo smart pen by Livescribe
  2. FLAMMA – make a fire with only IKEA stuff
  3. Stay Puft Marshmallow Man
  4. Very interesting; recent discovery unlocks the secret
  5. Mattel’s Tommy Burst detective set
  6. The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody
  7. First living soldier to receive Medal of Honor since Vietnam
  8. Human hay bale
  9. Popular Mechanics puts padlocks to the test
  10. Want to get rich without trying too hard


FLAMMA – make a fire with only IKEA stuff

If you were to find yourself lost in a suburban wilderness in desperate need of shelter, could you survive?  Artist Helmut Smit has discovered with his FLAMMA project that deep inside all of us is a caveman just yearning to be free: