An ancient Viking tradition was to burn their dead on pyre out of respect. The modern day equivalent must be this display of 320,000 firecrackers going off at once as "a memorial to a family member." Say it with me now: Went. Out. With. A. Bang. [Geekologie]
There doesn't seem to be a damn bit of level ground around the outside of my house, which makes climbing a ladder a truly frightening experience. I could definitely use something like Feet First.
There is no doubt about it—space saving design is a big selling point these days. Take this ironing board ladder for instance. It combines the functionality of a step ladder and an ironing board in a single unit that can fold away for easy storage. It seems like a great idea, but there is something about the unnatural…