New Ways to Find Great Music

A cool new MuxTape Mashup, Build a Greener Engine and New Uses for old CDs.

The Gist

Story #1: An enormous cloud of laughing gas is emitted into the air! here.

Story #2: An anonymous graffiti artist hacks off heads in advertisements all over the streets of London! Read more here.

Story #3: A prisoner lives a life of luxury until his cell gets raided! here.

Rad Science: Dr. Kiki builds a miniature Stirling engine that's clean, quiet and efficient and explains how different kinds of engines actually work.

Get more rad science at Dr. Kiki's blog.

Sarah's Trick: Search Muxtape based on song

Want a really awesome way to discover new music? Search songs related to what you already like on Muxtape at muxfind.com.

Remix: CD Refrigerator Notepad

Write angry notes to your roommate with the CD notepad!

Materials:

  • A CD
  • A dark dry erase-marker
  • 2 1" magnet squares
  • Glue, if your magnets don't stick on

Directions

  1. Turn over your CD so the shiny side is facing down
  2. Take the 2 magnets and stick them on to the CD
  3. Turn the CD over, attach it to a fridge and write an angry note
  4. Done!

Thanks to Tianyi Sun for the idea!

The Fringe: Graphic Novel - The Incredible Hulk

Heather rekindles her love for The Incredible Hulk with this 20-pound Omnibus.

Top 10 List: Cheesiest Horror Movies

  1. Attack of the Virgin Mummies - Egyptian virgin mummy go-go dancers.
  2. Dentist 2: Brace Yourself - Homicidal dentist. Nuff said.
  3. Three on a Meathook - A farm boy obsessed with meathooks.
  4. Kill Them and Eat Them - Killing + eating = this movie.
  5. Bare Wench 3: The Path of the Wicked - a naked version of The Blair Witch Project.
  6. Microwave Massacre - Massacre taking place in microwaves.
  7. Rabid Grannies -
  8. Boggy Creek 2: The Legend Continues - It's going to be tough to beat the genius of the original.
  9. Don't Go in the Woods Alone - Campy, slasher fun for the whole family.
  10. Death Bed: The Bed That Eats - Demonic bed that eats people. Awesome.