Archive for date: February 18, 2005

An Oldie, but A Goody

February 18, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

For some reason, this old Dr. Fun comic popped into my head. I found out that ibiblio.org keeps these all archived, complete with a search engine.

Scientists find tsunami produced 90-foot wave

February 18, 2005 | Photos | By: Mark VandeWettering

I was reading this article from the San Francisco Chronicle, which says that last December’s tsunami create a wave 90 feet high. They said that the wave would have reached the clock of the San Francisco Ferry Building (not the top, which is 248 feet, but the lower edge of the clock face). Here is […]

Build Your Own All-Terrain Robot

February 18, 2005 | Books I Read, Robotics | By: Mark VandeWettering

Today’s book recommendation is Brad Graham and Kathy McGowan’s Build Your Own All-Terrain Robot. Brad and Kathy are the authors of a book which was highly recommended to me, Atomic Zombie’s Bicycle Builder’s Bonanza. I’m not all that interested in building strange bicycles, but robots, hey, that seems like more up my alley. I’ve got […]

Watch as America becomes covered with bedsores!

February 18, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Apparently now Everquest (lovingly referred to by those in the know as “crack on a CD”) will allow you to order Pizza Hut with just a simple few keystrokes. I’m not sure how you are supposed to answer the door when they arrive with your piping hot pepperoni, though. Might actually have to get up […]