Sea otter shoots hoops to ease arthritis pain

sea otter basketball

Exercise doesn’t just help humans suffering from arthritis pain, it helps geriatric sea otters too. Meet Eddie the sea otter. He has been taught to dunk an otter-sized basketball to exercise his arthritic elbows. Maybe you can borrow a page from Eddie’s playbook and get out and enjoy some physical activity. You will feel better.

Geek chic: DIY R2D2 high heels

R2D2 high heels

Geeks can be fashionistas too. These R2D2 shoes are the hottest thing this side of Tatooine and they’re cooler than Hoth. An R2D2 toy covers the heel bolt, and the toes have been decorated with lenses, blue accents, and a blinking red LED to let everyone know just how this droid rolls.”

Hank D and the Bee: Zero-emissions vehicles

Hank D and the Bee: Zero-emissions vehicles

Here’s a breakdown of various means of transportation and how their CO2 emissions compare. Oddly, sleds did not make either chart. Catch up on the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons.чугунная сковородкаЭкран от солнца Dacia для автомобиляживотные африкаRitmix […]

Turn a wine bottle into a hummingbird feeder

DIY wine bottle hummingbird feeder

Winter’s grip may be at full strength, but the gradual warmth of spring is just around the corner. Go ahead and polish off a few bottles of booze to prepare your yard or balcony for your feathered friends that return with that warmth. We’ve talked about all kinds of clever uses for empty wine bottles […]

Cinch: A minimalist wallet with a ton of space

Cinch wallet

Thick, bulky, leather — or worse, velcro — wallets are so passé. Minimalist is the way to go. Your back, butt, and bank roll will thank you. The Cinch wallet has a stainless steel or oak “backbone” with black elastic “keeper”. The oak backbone is made from 100% salvaged or ethically sourced wood and finished with eco-friendly, non-toxic tung oil.