Ian Pfaff assembles Mad Max-mobiles for his kids from the odds and ends in his garage that might otherwise be mistaken for "junk." His two young children haven't seen the movie, but their customized kiddie cars look like they are from the set of "Mad Max: Fury Road."
Videos courtesy of Ian Pfaff, www.ianpfaff.comEdited by Cristina Rayas / McClatchy
Dad customizes kids' cars to the Mad Max
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Commencement advice to the class of 2017 came from comedians, politicians, media moguls and songwriters. Each of speaker had wisdom and jokes to encourage the graduates. Among the most repeated themes were the importance of community, taking on fears with courage, and staying connected to make a change in the world.
Starbucks' new Unicorn Frappuccino, a ‘color-changing, flavor-changing’ beverage, set one employee on a tirade against the much anticipated drink hours after the product was launched. Braden Burson of Monument, Colo. said he left his shift having never been so stressed in his entire life, with his hands covered in unicorn “crap."
"Mason bees are the most prolific pollinators," says Robert Girvin, a Tacoma doctor who's been keeping mason bees for four years. "They're child-friendly, don't sting and are easy to manage. It's something easy you can do to improve the local environment." Girvin shows how you can make your own house for mason bees.
Olympia homeowner David Williams along with former MGM and Paramount studios' set designer Thomas Polidori offer their thoughts during a July 10th tour of the basement area which was turn it into a replica London street from the 1930s, including an Art Deco theater, faux storefronts, cobblestones, manholes, neon signs etc. Scaled down from an actual period commercial movie house a state-of-the-art theater featuring digital access to most any film caps-off the experience.
Using both high-pitched whistles and voice commands, Paul Murray along with his wife Kelly Gann and son Kylo Murray-Gann give a May 26 sheep herding demonstration at their Roy-area home while working with their dogs Lexi, Briar and Mike.