Saturday, April 24, 2010

Do try this at home

From the book "Fifty Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do)" by Gever Tulley.

First, wait till mom is out of the house. Second, don't go more than 3 or 4 seconds. Third, ventilate the house and dispose of the evidence. Or, just watch the video.

The slow motion looks like the Game of Life pattern. The end result is a work of art:


gever said...

I love the slo-mo - nice job!

Ken said...

Gever. It's you! I got our library to buy your book after seeing your TED video. I loved it!

And you found my blog within an hours of posting it? Scary.

Eldon and Janeil Olsen said...

OK Mr. Mad Scientist. I suppose you can't use the video after you've done this to it? I best the kids loved it.

gever said...

I'm making a list of all the libraries that carry it - what's the name/city of yours?

Regarding the discovery of your blog - I use a service on Google called Google Alerts that sends me email twice a day with new websites and postings that reference "fifty dangerous things." It's a great way for me to see who is talking about the book.

Ken said...

Corvallis Benton County Public Library in Corvallis, Oregon. If you check my blog post again I added an artsy scan of the resultant CD.

Another "dangerous" thing I've done is let my girls solder: