Archive for date: September 17, 2004

Cockroach-like robot leads new research effort

September 17, 2004 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Those kind lads at Boing Boing sent me to this cool walking robots site by some gents at Berkeley. Their robot, RHEX, uses compliant legs to move really quickly over rough terrain. Be sure to catch the videos for added amusement.

Experiments with Alternate Currents of High Potential and High Frequency

September 17, 2004 | Gutenberg Gems, Mad Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

Project Gutenberg just released Tesla’s Experiments with Alternate Currents of High Potential and High Frequency, with illustrations and everything. If you are interested in tons of links about Tesla coils, you could do worse than starting with Bill Beaty’s collection of Tesla links.

Eric Idle on the FCC (and more)

September 17, 2004 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Eric Idle, you’re my hero. SLITFOASNSFW (Strong Language In The Form Of A Song, Not Safe For Work). Thanks to Dan Lyke of Flutterby! for linking to this one.

Die Spammer Die!

September 17, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Brainwagon Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Ode to a downright bastard. The mp3 itself doesn’t have the right tags. It’s too late to fix. I apologize.