Archive for date: March 12, 2006

Google a map of Mars

March 12, 2006 | General, Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

Carmen noticed that the Google home page had a logo that included a telescope looking at Mars.   A moment’s digging revealed that there is a new version of Google Maps called  Google Mars. Now everyone can view VallesMarineris and Olympus Mons.  Cool stuff.Technorati Tags: Mars, Google Maps

Peel a potato in one step – Lifehacker

March 12, 2006 | Cooking and Recipes, General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Courtesy of a Japanese TV show, learn how to peel a potato in one step.  Well, to be fair, it’s not really one step.  You do this by: Cutting the skin all around the middle of the potato. Boiling the potato. Immersing it in cold water to the count of ten. And then, just pull […]

Weekend Musings

March 12, 2006 | My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

Did you ever have one of those weekends when you had too much rattling around in your skull to make any headway on any of it? That’s sort of what I’m up to this weekend. Rather than let it all rattle, I’ll toss some of it out here: I heard that OfficeDepot was liquidating their […]