Monday, March 5, 2007

Bike built of 10,000 bells

Didi Senft, also known as the Tour de France devil or El Diablo, is a renowned German inventor who has created over 100 bicycles including the largest in the world as listed in the Guinness Book of Records. His latest bicycle creation which is made up of 10,000 bicycle bells. See at Makezine.

No child left inside

Richard Louv's stirring article, "No Child Left Inside," documents a burgeoning movement to reclaim the idea of outdoor play for kids, who are increasingly under house arrest. Louv describes a vicious cycle of causes brought us to the world of indoor kids: irrational, overblown fear of stranger danger means fewer kids play outside, means that it's easier to bulldoze outdoor play spaces, means fewer kids play outside. Read more at Boing Boing.

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