Street Legal Electric Car in Australia

November 9, 2006

My wife showed me this one – up in the sunshine state a climate change aware individual has done a complete electric conversion of a production car. Runs fast enough to get booked for speeding and at similar cost to running on petrol when taking battery costs into account.

Electric Echo Blog

Now that’s progress that needs publicity.

I wonder how long before we try this ourselves??


Speaking of sushi – have you tried real wasabi?

November 9, 2006

Who knew? What I’ve been eating all this time is horseradish and mustard! The real thing is grated (not a paste) – so there’s a quick clue to what’s what.

The Sushi FAQ – All About Wasabi

…the wasabi you are served is not always what it seems…


Holy Sweet Sushi!

November 9, 2006

If you’re looking for a holiday challenge (or enjoy food pranks) then this is the thing for you: Brownie Points » How to Make Sweet Sushi teaches how to make traditional looking sushi in sweets.