Today I visited Santa Cruz, California. It feels like I walked thru a movie set. It was a small town by the sea, filled with shops and people out of central casting. But I’ll get to that part another time perhaps. There was one store that wasn’t. Or rather, it was stereotypical while defying the …
Taken outside Sam’s recital.
My photo library recently hit over 400gb of photos. I’m not worried about the space itself, I’ve got plenty of room. But, that many photos is more then will ever be looked at. Also, when looking into it, my family has been averaging 16,000 photos a year…. So I decided to force my self to …
Last night, the Juno spacecraft managed to, after 5 years of travel, slip into orbit around Jupiter. I recommend reading the linked article. The details are impressive. http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/07/after-1-7-billion-miles-juno-nails-its-jupiter-orbit-to-within-tens-of-miles/
http://designyoutrust.com/2016/07/sliding-down-the-skyslide-in-la/ I’m not scared of heights, but sliding down a glass slide on a skyscraper seems… challenging
I have always found variants of games fascinating, probably part of what has kept me attracted to Magic – there are near endless ways to play the core game. (Standard, Draft, Sealed, Legacy, Modern, Vintage, Commander, Canadian Highlander, Australian Highlander, Cubes, Battle Box, Type 4, Pack Wars…) This article about Pool Checkers was interesting, because …
A classic look back at Home Alone. (As a side note 25 years old! i remember this movie coming out. It’s things like this that remind me of the inexorable march of time.) (Also, Carol of the Bells is still my favorite Christmas music.)
supermarket becomes self powered
Bell Labs Bell labs announces way to transmit 10gbps over regular phone cable. Ammitedly the distance is small, but this could eventually be useful.