Built between 1887 and 1889 by French engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower has since become the most recognizable landmark (and the most visited) in the world. For its size, the tower is amazingly light -- its mass is less than the mass of the air contained in a cylinder of the same size. For its … Continue reading 120th Anniversary of the Eiffel Tower
This will be my 1,000th post, so perhaps it's fitting that it be this: photos of the dawn, breaking high above the clouds, somewhere near the coast of France. It symbolizes a new beginning, a milestone -- although I have to confess it came by surprise. I hadn't monitored the number of posts for a … Continue reading Dawn over the Atlantic Ocean
Just got this by email: Architecture Parisienne. Photos by Gérard Thérrin. Enjoy!
I've been playing with my Nabaztag bunny for the last few days, preparing to review it for the I Want That! Tech Toys show on HGTV, which launches this summer. It's a very cute little bunny with ears that can move. It's constantly connected to the Internet by WiFi, and you can program it to … Continue reading Nabaztag: the smart WiFi bunny from France