FreeMind – Mind Mapping

For mind mapping software, I’ve been a fan of FreeMind for a couple years now. I took a look at some of the other software available now and FreeMind is still my favorite, and it’s open source.

Dry Ice Ice Cream

A couple months ago I tried making ice cream using dry ice. It turned out really well. The added benefit of making ice cream with dry ice is for the first 24 hours after it’s made, the ice cream is carbonated which gives it a really neat texture.

Naga Jolokia Peppers

My Naga Jolokia Pepper plants are finally producing peppers!  They are indeed hotter than hell.  Unlike a habanero which slowly builds with heat after you eat it, the Naga Jolokia just hits you with a wave of heat the second it goes in your mouth. These peppers are ridiculously hot.  So hot, I don’t know […]

The Boat Project

About three years ago my brother and I decided to restore an old boat together.  It took us about 4 months and ended up costing about three times more than we were expected but the end result – while it doesn’t look pretty or run reliably – the end result does go really fast!

Naga Jolokia Pepper Plants

In 2007 Naga Jolokia Peppers were confirmed to be the hottest peppers in the world.  Twice as hot as the previously known hottest peppers.  Immediately after finding out about these things I ordered seeds online from New Mexico State University and started growing them. I now have two surviving plants that have gotten huge but […]