Sunday, December 6, 2009

DARPA’s Giant Red Balloon Hunt Is Over Already?

Read about it here.

No surprise, an MIT team won this [pdf]

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

A History Of Maps

This is kewl and probably explains how that Lord Of The Rings stuff came to pass, too.  We’ve come along way

to GPSes

and this.

I was shocked to find out that Ah-nuld arrived in America


with this very California map in hand 1970 hoping to find El Lay. Those goofy Europeans.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

XMAS shopping for the xkcd fan

A tip of the hat or


or whatever headgear the geeks are wearing this year, the brilliant online nerdsilvania comic

           SCIENCE    - IT WORKS, BITCHES!


xkcd releases its first collection,

plus some other stuff you can wear and junk.

Catch up on latest comic or peruse the whole series, but be nice and drop a few sheckels in the bucket, okay, hmmmm?