A Completely Useless But "Deliciously" Practical Idea

I love Pez, a popular candy from my childhood still available today. Hmm…I have one around here somewhere. It must be found! Anyway, the picture is a link to the Pez website. Everyone loves these little plugin USB thumbdrives. They are small, portable, and some of them are actually smaller than a Pez candy dispenser. Why not marry the two?… Continue reading

Amazing High Speed Photos

I love taking pictures. I have never tried high speed photography. These photos are astounding! Capturing such amazing tiny slices of time can not be a simple task! The issues around focus alone on the dragonfly are staggering. Speed Demon Photography at Crestock.com, a creative stock images company, hosts photo contests from time to time. These are but two of… Continue reading

The People Need to Take Back the US Budget!

The politicians have wrecked our spending priorities. In my humble opinion, we need to reduce our spending on the military and absurd NASA projects (like a space station on the moon or on Mars) that probably more serve the military than anything else, and get back to the huge domestic issues (education, health care, etc.) that have remained utterly neglected… Continue reading

Talk to a Dying Glacier. What Would You Say?!

Wow! I’ve visited a dying glacier. I walked all around on top of it. (Pictures from my glacier walk in Norway in July, 2006, can be found at this link.) I drank from the fresh water in its pools. I leaped over its crevices. I realized it was melting. I saw it melting, giving birth to a raging river. I… Continue reading

I Really Enjoy Reading Daring Fireball

I always learn something from John. He’s smart and knows a whole lot more about technology and Mac than I ever will. I found this little tidbit interesting. I had no idea, but it certainly makes a lot of sense. He is discussing the reasons Apple is porting the Safari browser over to Windows: But the primary reason is simply… Continue reading