Archive for date: March 1, 2005

Robot motors have arrived!

March 1, 2005 | My Projects, Robotics | By: Mark VandeWettering

The motors that I ordered from American Science and Surplus arrived this morning. I got a pair of Trico windshield wiper motors, originally destined for installation in a Saturn, but now pinched to serve a more noble purpose. Haven’t powered ’em up yet, next stop: a deep cycle battery or gel cell. Nothing like the […]

Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer: Live Flight Tracking

March 1, 2005 | News | By: Mark VandeWettering

The Burt Rutan Designed Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer is on its way. You can get live updates via their flight tracking webpage. At this second, they are flying over Algeria at an altitude of 47,449 feet.

Brainwagon Radio: Oscar Review Show

March 1, 2005 | Brainwagon Radio, Movie Review | By: Mark VandeWettering

Where your host teams with his charming wife to give the fashion rundown of the Oscars, and to review all the movies we didn’t see (most of the Oscar nominated) and the ones we did see in 2005. This was our first team effort: your charity in listening is appreciated for this stupendously long episode. […]