Can you think of a better reward for getting up early than the dawn sky? Or how about this one?
Amazing Cat Goes Missing in Colorado, Found Five Years Later in New York City, Alive and Well | Popular Science The Pop Sci blog has published a story on Willow, a very lucky calico kitty who went missing in Colorado and was found, five years later, on the streets of Manhattan. When taken to a … Continue reading Cat goes missing in Colorado, found five years later in New York City
As mentioned previously, Fritz' full name is Fritz the Wonder Bunny from Brazil. We named him that on a whim, because it sounded cute, but he proved it true. So how did he earn it? I'll tell you how. Fritz, being a curious bunny and also a silly one, as young bunnies tend to be, … Continue reading How Fritz earned his ‘Wonder Bunny’ moniker
The new iPad 2 will become available on March 11th (see a neat video from Apple introducing it). In my post about the original iPad, I said the following: "In spite of the failures of their predecessors, I think Apple will pull this off. I think the iPad will be very successful." I'm glad to … Continue reading Hardware preview: Apple iPad 2
Most people will likely tell you the Fountains of the Bellagio Hotel and Casino are easily the coolest thing in Las Vegas. I agree. They are spectacular. I have never seen excess put to better use -- and let me tell you, a huge lake that shoots water hundreds of feet in the air, in … Continue reading The dancing Fountains of Bellagio at night
Holger Buss and Ingo Busker are two Germans who have created an online community for micro copter fans in late 2006, called, appropriately enough, MikroKopter. Since then, they've come up with several micro copter designs, the plans for which they share freely on their site. One of their latest designs is the HexaKopter -- an … Continue reading The HexaKopter Micro Copter
Vasile Stoica is the first Romanian to have traveled around the world on a wheelchair. Born paralyzed from the waist down, he spent the first thirteen years of his life mostly in hospitals, enduring numerous operations which were supposed to enable him to walk, too poor for a wheelchair, forced to drag himself along the … Continue reading Vasile Stoica: around the world by wheelchair