Tag archives for kottke

  1. What Keeps a Train on the Track?

    At first, it may seem very simply and obvious: the flange keeps the wheel on the track, right? Nope, that’s not the answer! To understand why, let’s first get some background on how train wheels are made: The primary take away from the above video is that train wheels are big and come together with…

  2. Seattle has an Accent

    I was playing catch-up with my RSS feeds when I stumbled upon this little gem from kottke: 21 accents in 2 minutes 30 seconds.

    The women, Amy Walker, pretty much does exactly what the title would suggest: 21 accents in 2 minutes 30 seconds. No …