Monthly Archives: December 2005
After landing, then not landing, then potentially landing on an asteroid it appears as though the Japanese spacecraft may have collected specimens of the asteroid. Unfortunately a host of problems is continuing to plague it including a lack of fuel, a shutdown of part of the chemical orientation system, a complete failure of the flywheels […]
If you’re one of those people that needs to write down and plan everything, including their trips to the bathroom, visit the related link to download worksheets to help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions. I’ve only made one so far and that’s to win the lottery. Same as every year. Maybe I oughta get […]
At the center of most large galaxies, our own Milky Way included, are extremely dense black holes that have masses hundreds of millions times that of the Sun. Called quasars, these massive black holes are the most radiant objects in the universe, outshining even the brightest galaxies. While the black holes themselves are undetectable, friction […]
A 747 landing in St Maarten. The runway is so short that the big planes must use as much of the runway as possible, and so, come in very low right above a beach and a road (just a few meters above the ground!).
And a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling, and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year 2006, but not without due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society have helped make America great, (Not to imply that America is necessarily greater that any other country or […]
1. Girlfriend’s girlfriends get camera phones 2. Brother gets camera phone 3. I get Blackberry for use from work 4. Friend comes over with cool camera phone 5. Girlfriend’s current phone contract expired 6. I decide that Blackberry is not worth my company’s expense (yes – really) 7. Company offers employees a sweet cellphone plan […]