Rasmuson Foundation August 22, 2016

In the second quarter of 2016, Rasmuson Foundation made 51 Tier 1 awards for a total of $1,030,771. A list of awards by region is attached to today’s post.

Rasmuson Foundation: More than $1 Million in Tier 1 Grants Announced

“Ivy Lee Method” August 22, 2016

James Clear

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Hack Still Works Like A Charm.
Complexity is often a weakness because it makes it harder to get back on track.

The “Ivy Lee Method” is stupidly simple—and that’s partly why it’s so effective.

Drone Wars August 22, 2016

Which drone is better? | DJI Phantom 4 vs Yuneec Typhoon H

Tom’s Tech Time

Joerg Sprave August 22, 2016

400 Joule: World Record Homemade Arrow Shooter

Lucille: Dancing on the Nürburgring August 22, 2016

Lucille is a 1972 Ford Country Sedan wagon with a 400ci Cleveland small-block, a three-speed automatic, three rows of blue vinyl seats, and 18 feet of pre-Malaise, Coke-bottled, hub-capped, LBJ-approved, pseudo-ironic beauty.

In 1971, it was the pride and joy of its namesake, a Lucille B. Riley of Thousand Oaks, California, who on her 55th birthday treated herself to a brand-new car. She held onto it for nearly 30 years.

Blake Z. Rong: What It’s Like To Drive The World’s Most Dangerous Track In A Giant 1972 Ford Wagon

Of course:
Little Richard!

El Gallo Grande August 22, 2016

Blake Z. Ron: Trans Am Champion Racer Drives Around In A Giant Chicken

Trans Am August 22, 2016

That was then. Now it’s the ultimate used car, as Mr. Regular Puts it: a car for “hopeless, angry daydreamers.”

Patrick George: The 1985 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Is As American As Hating Your Neighbor

747 Firefighter August 22, 2016

(Photo credit: Global SuperTanker)

Andrew P Collins: This Boeing 747 Is The World’s Biggest Firefighting Beast

Tree Paint/Wound Dressing? August 22, 2106

Does anyone have experience with this process?

Tree paint, also known as wound dressing, is any substance applied to damaged surfaces of a tree intended to improve the health of the tree. It is commonly applied after pruning, or at locations where the tree bark has been damaged

Tree Paint

Shorpy August 22, 2016

San Francisco circa 1927. "Graham Bros. truck with stake bed body." 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.

San Francisco circa 1927. “Graham Bros. truck with stake bed body.” 5×7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.