Amusing Google Maps remix

Although I’m not hip on getting an XBox 360 immediately (I want to wait and see with this one, and the games aren’t that compelling to me), this Google Maps remix of where inventory resides nearby is pretty cool.

Sterling Engines

There’s a neat article about the upcoming use of Sterling Engines to create some highly effecient solar energy conversion in the California desert. I first read about this some time back, and have since been quietly obsessed with the idea of using the external combustion engine (yes, that’s correct and NOT a typo) in aContinue reading “Sterling Engines”

Snow

With the pics from Crater Lake up there now, I’m reminded of something that I felt I needed to share for my own future embarrasment and reference. When the snow you are standing is holding you, that doesn’t mean that it’s only a few inches deep, or that you don’t need snowshoes. The snow, inContinue reading “Snow”