This has been a long time coming. I’ve been working on a new website for the past mont, and it is nowhere near done yet. The idea for this project has been percolating for the past few years. There are free stories, tutorials, and paper models. At this point, I think it is time for … More New Website!
This has been a long time coming. I’ve been working on a new website for the past three weeks, and it is nowhere near done yet. The idea for this project has been percolating for the past few years. There are free stories, tutorials, and paper models. Some of the initial content paper model content … More BETA test of a NEW website!
This video clip is about an hour long. If you really want to improve your photographic skills, then it is worth watching.
A bit of geek news on Slashdot this past week provided me with a small case of future shock and reminded me of a story I read many years ago. Here’s the news link: http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/12/06/08/1815251/mits-self-assembling-3d-nanostructures-the-future-of-computer-chips Back in 1975, Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle wrote a classic hard science fiction novel called “The Mote in God’s … More Biological Integrated Circuits?
My wife has received more than a few requests for her Banana Cake Recipe. So, with her permission, I’m sharing it here. Enjoy! Brenda’s Banana Cake Ingredients 3 Cups flours 2 Cups sugar 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp baking powder 1 Tsp baking soda 1 Package banana pudding 1.5 Cups skinned bananas (about 3) 0.5 … More Brenda’s Banana Cake
We just got back from a family reunion down near Birmingham, Alabama. While there, naturally I took a boatload of pictures. This first link is to the general ‘pretty’ pictures from the more than 680 shots. http://mentilucent.net/AlabamaPretty/AlabamaPretty.html This next link will be of interest to industrial archaeologists and others who enjoy heavy industry. http://mentilucent.net/SlossMill/SlossMill.html
A news release from the Large Hadron Collider, near Geneva, Switzerland, tells of a possible explanation for the lack of antimatter in our universe. Part of the article mentions a new type of quark, called LHC-Beauty. If I recall my elementary physics, that means we now list seven types of quarks. They are, Top, Bottom, … More New Type of Quark!
I ran into this neat artist’s conception on one of my favorite websites. http://challenge.cgsociety.org/nvart06/entry/cat007 The illustration shows an idea for the next generation of pocket cellphone/tablet/computer. I think the artist is correct in that it might be technically feasible in the next few years. Would you like one?
First off, I love Halloween in all of its variations! Here’s a shot I took awhile back that might put you in the mood. Secondly, midnight tonight is the start of NaNoWriMo and I’m happy to report that all the preparation for my novel experience is done. Let me explain, if you will. The novel … More Happy Halloween!
This is from a Panasonic commercial website… “The “i-PRO SmartHD” is drawing great attention in the Panasonic booth at the “SECURITY SHOW.” Its ability to detect age and gender of customers is being proposed here as a marketing tool for the store. Not only will it let you monitor and survey using network cameras, it … More Future Shock!