Los Angeles Oil Derricks

LA was once covered in oil derricks

Surprisingly, Los Angeles, CA’s skyline was covered in oil derricks in the early days of the 20th Century. Another interesting fact: California …

Lawn Mowers Suck

I’ve mowed many a lawn in my day and never really gave much thought to how a mower really works. I just …

The Nazi Saboteurs in America

Several years ago I came across this amazing story on the This American Life program about a bungled Nazi plot of sabotage …

Don’t Top Off Your Gas Tank!

My new go to Youtube mechanic is Scotty Kilmer! Here Scotty gives some advice on filling up. He recommends you NOT fill …

Star Wars Viewing Order

I’ve always been a Star Wars fan, but not necessarily a hard core fanatic (i.e. I don’t keep up with everything Star …

Stand Up To Prevent Drowning

In episode one of the Undisclosed podcast about the case of State v. Pamela Lanier, drowning expert John Fletemeyer states that in …