Diary, 2017/07/29

I just went down the road to the quickie-mart and got coffee. It’s something I do most every weekend morning since throwing away my home coffee maker to keep me from drinking too much of it. On the way there, I saw what I thought was a dead turtle in the road. I hate that. Poor things just can’t move fast enough.

Half way there, up ahead, a

Good food, bad packaging

Feedback I sent to Luvo:

I love your frozen meals, but hate your packaging.

  1. Your microwave cooking instructions basically say "look elsewhere on package."

    Why not put the instructions right there where it says "instructions?"

  2. Opening the package afterwar

Battery-free cell phone

Cool! This would (eventually) remove the need for environment-destroying battery factories.

"We’ve built what we believe is the first functioning cellphone that consumes almost zero power,” said co-author Shyam Gollakota, an associate professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the UW. “To achieve th

Easiest container-friendly food plants

"We’ve found 35 fruits and vegetables that you can grow in containers. These range from bananas and citrus fruits to tomatoes, cucumbers, and just about anything else that you would normally plant in a larger garden."

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