Aug. 25, 2000
Quit your bellyachin' about gas prices and construct a
car that can run on used cooking grease. That's what
Justin Carven and Skip Wrightson did. They went on a road trip
across the U.S. using Grease Car, a converted
VW Westfalia van that uses cooking grease to vroom around.
Check out their photos, skim the diary and learn how
to make your own grease vehicle.
Are you addicted to shows like "The Real World" and "Survivor"?
Get the latest episode summaries and news about your favorite reality-based
TV shows including "Road Rules," "Real World," "Big Brother" and "Making the Band."
Find out how you can get on the next series of reality shows like
"The Mole," "Temptation," "Sexiest Bachelor" and more!
Gaijin A Go-Go Cafe
Just because major celebrities like Keanu Reeves and Meg Ryan
aren't exactly hurting for money, doesn't mean they won't
sell out in a second. Gaijin A Go-Go Cafe features video clips
of tacky Japanese commercials that use popular American
movie stars. Watch Leonardo DiCaprio thwart criminals using
a crate of fruit and his credit card. Or giggle at Christian Slater's
suave demeanor as he woos a foxy lady with his brand new car.
Geesh, even cartoon characters Beavis and Butthead sell
their wares in a Japanese commercial!
Do you have two left feet? Why not let a computer animation teach
you how to tango? All you have to do is click on the animated characters
and you'll be on your way to mastering the salsa, West Coast swing and
basic wedding dances.
Heroines of the SOE
Not all secret agents during World War II were men.
Meet the heroines of the SOE (Special Operations
Executive). These British agents went undercover
behind enemy lines to bring back important information
to help the Allies defeat the Nazis.
New Scientist: The Last Word
Why is the sky blue? Why don't penguins' feet freeze?
Why do we see stars when we get hit in the head?
Find out answers to these questions and more from