Archive for date: December 26, 2004

Asian Tsunamis Kill at Least 13,340 People

December 26, 2004 | News | By: Mark VandeWettering

Not a happy holiday for some. Bleh. Tsunamis are brutal.

Gutenberg Gem: The Chemical History of the Candle

December 26, 2004 | Gutenberg Gems | By: Mark VandeWettering

Michael Faraday instituted a tradition (which continues to this day) of giving special Christmas lectures especially for young people at the Royal Institution. The most famous of these lectures were published in 1860 as The Chemical History of the Candle, which is a classic in the history of science, and still accessible and useful to […]

Brainwagon Radio: Boxing Day, with some Gift Reviews

December 26, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Brainwagon Radio, Toys and Gadgets | By: Mark VandeWettering

On this 44th edition of Brainwagon Radio, your host apologizes for his lack of podcasting over the holiday, but gives brief reviews of some of the toys that were acquired during this 2004 holiday season: Karaoke Revolution 3 for the Playstation 2 Halflife 2 for the PC A Bluetrek headset for my new cell phone […]