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Monday, November 3, 2008

Martin Hedenström book bus












Martin Hedenström book bus
and Martin Hedenström from Muungano ( http://www.muungano.com/ ) got the chance to design a library bus for the northern town of Kiruna. As it happens it´s now done. And have won the prize ´Library bus of the year´ given by the Swedish librarian society.The function of the new bus is to supply a larger service, where new digital media is presented as well as traditional printed material.Except from distributing media the bus will also function as a place for people to communicate on the web and enable meetings between different groups in the society.Because of the lack of sunlight during most of the year in the north the bus will be like a lantern when dark to attract people and light up the surroundings.The bus includes a library, a small cinema, computer games, a music listening couch, internet station and personal service. The graphics is made by fellow designers Fredrik Forsberg at THEY GRAPHICS.
Quotes By~ William Shakespeare
Angels and ministers of grace defend us.

Facts:
Sniper- During the 19th century, British soldiers in India tested their marksmanship by hunting a small elusive bird called a Snipe. Individuals who were adept at actually hitting sniper were referred to as "Snipers".
Richard Nixon was an avid weightlifter and could bench press 220 lbs.
Seven Presidents officially changed their names: Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant), Cleveland (born Stephen Grover Cleveland), Wilson (born Thomas Woodrow Wilson), Coolidge (born John Calvin Coolidge), Eisenhower (born David Dwight Eisenhower), Ford (born Leslie King, Jr.) and Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe).
"Hamburgers" and "Frankfurters" are named after cities in Germany, too.

Tip
Ingredients for Turning stiff new sheets soft.
The trick is to use the hottest water, no detergent, lots of fabric softener, and a cup of baking soda during the wash cycle. When they emerged, the sheets were fresh-smelling and "a thousand times softer."

Recipe
Chedda Tato Dogs
1pkg hot dogs
2cups mashed potatoes (instant ones)
Grated cheddar cheese
Split doggies lengthwise; scoop two to four heaping tablespoons of mashed potatoes down the center of each split doggie Bake @ 375 for 6 minutes or til potatoes are crispy on top Sprinkle grated cheddar on top and put back in oven until cheese is melted http://www.geocities.com/webcipes/frank/b2.html

Crafts And Tutorials
Have a wonderful Day!

8 comments:

Ed said...

The recipe for the cheesy sausages is gorgeous, I actually tried it but with normal sausages not hot dog ones...love the bus Ginger...

Rosemary said...

Hello,
Great posts as usual!
Hope you had a nice weekend!
I know you had tagged me, but I have been tagged so many times, I can't think of anymore random things about myself.
I will try to come up with some new ones if I can.
Thank you,
Rosemary

fishn4fun29 said...

Boy, that bus sure out does the old "book mobiles", huh?! LOL Hot doggie recipe looks good (and easy too). Great blog hon :-)

craftydiane said...

Hi Ginger,
Thank you for visiting my blog and the very nice comment. Am enjoying looking at your blog.
Have a Blessed Day,
Diane

Jacquelynne said...

Wow, now THAT'S a BUS!!! (It would make travelling on long family trips a lot more fun...)

Patti said...

Thanks for stopping by my recipe blog!

Enchanted Willow Design said...

Go to my blog, I tagged you!
Karoline

summerday said...

Oh my! I could really live in that bus :-) and be blissfully happy. Being on the road with books...lovely