Sunday, November 30, 2014

Boost/launch, to see pet dinosaur

I don't kow what to call this. They used it to get over a wall, but didn't need it to get back.

It's Kid Snippets' "Pet Dinosaur." It's not one of the best. Click the image to see it, but if you want to see someone coming to the door asking about odd pets, the best one is this (called "Salesman"):

Sunday, November 9, 2014

A robot with a wheelbarrow

I saw this flash by on CBS Sunday Morning, in a segment about American artists. Lovely google helped me find an image of it.

The artist is Randy Regier.

In Your Dreams: Kansas artist's mysterious 'toy store' pops up in downtown Riverside.

Here's his own website: He's creating fake old toys, and they're very interesting. But the important part for me is that he made a wheelbarrow.

The Sunday Morning article is summarized here (this is page 2 of it): A treasure hunt for undiscovered American artists.

The video is on the first page, but might only be viewable in the U.S.:

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Freestyle Wheelbarrowing

My son, Kirby, sent a link to me on facebook that I can't figure out how to bring here, but I have the address:

While looking for it elsewhere, I found several, from past years, of similar doings.

If you're short of time, slide this over to 2:30 where there is some dramatically edited wheelbarrow art.
And then the dangerous excitement begins.

At 5:50, I laughed out loud. :-)

So it's not so new.

And here's one that came up of an off-road motorized wheelbarrow (in Hungary?) It's a little like a dog sled (VERY little):