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Entry #101

Vault 101

2014-05-08 00:17:27 by VicariousE

Pico Day 2014 Pictures - 109 picutres, 187 MB, .ZIP  Each file is under 50 MB.

Listed in the reverse order they were taken... sorry.

Pico Day Stream 2014 by Cyberdevil

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Pico Day 2013 Pictures - 60 Pictures, 6 MB, .ZIP  Done on my father's cell phone.

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Gasifier Plans .PDF (high temperature wood-to-hydrogen production, for use in internal combustion engines).  The gasoline to wood ratio is almost 1:10, but it kept many cars running through WWII, when gasoline/petrol was not available for civilian use.

For more information :

DOE (Department of Energy) Gasifier Applications/Data Sheets .PDF

Emergency clotting agent  This humble plant, called 'rabbit ear' or 'hile leaf (German)', can seal clean wounds.  Once I had a deep copper cut, and this leaf (using the underside of the leaf, for 15 minutes) managed to heal it (copper interferes with healing) quickly.  The key is, to get hurt while it's at maximum potency, May/June.  The length of the purple at it's stem, shows the potency; younger leaves work better.  (Thanks Cyberdevil!)

Oddly enough, it also beats back gangrene, as evidenced by my father's useage.  He had a crushed pinkie finger, which wasn't properly cleaned, it got infected.... at it's worst, the infection went halfway up his forearm.  A few months later, the surgeon who cut off was astounded it didn't gangrenous... said it was like cutting a piece of butter |:

It's curative properties may be hormonally based.  When eaten, it produced lactation in un-pregnant goats, and especially ponies |:  This plant is common in the NE of the US, unless you live on manicured lawns...


For all artists looking for work:

[This is the last time I'm doing this... if you can think of anything else I can add, lemme know... I'm dumping this at the bottom of my crazy Vault 101 post, for future reference, if, and more likely when, another artist asks for work...

You could always hold out your can at NG, your next newspost should be regarding donations and commissions, add the newspost link to your BBS sig (if you venture there much), and proceed as normal. I've always been told there's a dearth of background artists to be had for more upscale productions, but even then, the pay isn't great :\

     At 4 minutes ago, Rhunyc wrote: Excellent man, this is super helpful, I definitely appreciate it! Thank you for taking the time to write this out. I'll be digesting it for sure. Thank you!

     At 1 minute ago, VicariousE wrote: List what you'd like to do, and mention you'd like to be paid here

     Look for work, like a cat looks for prey: circle around, outward from home. All businesses could use artists, you just have to convince them with your work. Murals (almost everywhere that's doing well/busy, like old age homes, hospitals, public spaces) and chalkboard art at hotels, restaurants and bars. Just talk to a manager on duty who has the authority to commission a service (out of petty cash usually).

     Post a few pieces on Craig's List (a homeowner/ local business might want a custom sign). Always have a diversified portfolio to show IRL, create real world examples, or at least, point out how your work would enhance their place.. Stopping in a real estate office might net you a quickie company icon job, a garage might want a custom graphic for flyers or an ad in the local free paper. Don't stop believing you can make a buck and get your name out there, keep the ball rolling towards notoriety and bigger payoffs.]