Monday, April 28, 2008

Peak District

Spent a couple of days away in Derbyshire and managed to get away from it all. As is our custom we opted to make the most of EH and NT. Definitely preferring the English Heritage lot as the Trust often comes across as being a little snooty about how you should enjoy their property.
Mr Sawday did us quite well for lodging as usual.

Dark Impact

Team Lagomorph Racing

Finished the Tamiya 1/10 scale RC Buggy I bought earlier in the month. I'm quite pleased with how it all came together and the final chrome look is certainly eye-catching.

FIA GT Round 1 Silverstone

Team Lagomorph Racing

Although foggy and damp the day was well worth it. Lots of action as the drivers struggled to cope with a cold track. The main event was probably the most exciting with the final places only decided on the penultimate lap as the Jet Alliance DBR9 and Vitaphone MC12 finally found a way past the UK based GigaWave team on their first outing with the Aston DBR9.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Scientists Create Genetically Modified Super Tree Rabbit!

Scientists from University of Washington have managed to combine rabbit genes with those of poplars to create a tree capable of mopping up toxins from the environment.
Whilst the benefits of removing pollutants such as benzene and chloroform may sound appealing, the ecological and ethical impact should not be ignored.

read more here