A few months ago I started a vegetable garden in our back yard. It took quite a bit of work, but it was a lot of fun and it’s incredibly satisfying to see the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor grow. I originally planted some lettuces, broccoli, cress, carrots, rocket, and parsley, and later added some zucchini and […]
A few weeks ago I ordered some WF510 WIFI enabled E27 adapters. The WF510 is a device you place between your light fixture and your light bulb, that allows you to control the light with an iOS/Android app. At $56 per lot of 3, they’re the poor man connected light bulb. The reason I bought […]
Yesterday I helped someone write their first WordPress core bug report, and then someone else write their first patch to fix that bug. It happened after I saw a thread in a Facebook group about an issue with WordPress 3.8. Turns out this was a bug I was responsible for (doh!), but instead of just […]
I knew of course, that there were people protesting that we shouldn’t export our natural gas (I don’t want to hurt their democratic enthusiasm, but they should know that there isn’t any megaphone that can be heard in a cabinet meeting) This is a translated excerpt from a Facebook status post by Israel’s Secretary of […]
While going through my Mom’s old toolbox a few weeks ago, I found this: Probably from around 1980, it’s the Patrull drawer safety catch from Ikea. The funny thing is that just a couple days before that, I bought this: Same product, 30 years later! It’s so interesting to see the two products side by […]
In Netanya’s Sergeants Grove
I’m not sure what to think of this. Jonathan’s tractor toy has a hippo instead of a pig: Here’s the original: When you press the hippo, it still sounds like a pig though. I guess we got the middle eastern version, pigs being considered impure and all. I wonder if it’s also the version sold […]
Got a chance to watch the surfers this morning at Munich’s English Gardens. Air temp was around -4°C, but it didn’t seem to bother these guys.
Time just flies, and the love keeps growing.
Best TV show ever, now as a musical