I saw a commercial the other day. A little girl was looking at a #1 and asked her mom “What does hashtag one mean?” All I could think is, Wow. Think about the social world we live in today – from a child’s perspective… How would they pronounce #1? What are the implications if the… Read More »
Headline: “Amazon Is Working On ‘Anticipatory Shipping’ To Mail Items Before Customers Actually Buy Them” For the past couple of weeks I’ve been searching online for a few things I may eventually wind up buying. I know for a fact that Google noticed. Every one of the sites I go to now is filled with… Read More »
This is the Tarantula Nebula, which is 170,000 light years away. Relatively speaking, it’s not that far. I’ve gazed at a galaxy 25 million light years away through my telescope. Well, at least at the light it gave off back then. Makes you wonder where it is now, or if it even exists. The image… Read More »
I’ve seen pictures of the insanely steep steps up Mt. Huashan many times, but I’ve never seen the gondola ride from the top or the narrow planks and chains along the cliff side. Incredible views. I bet it’s well worth the effort. Wow. Take a look and ponder what your thoughts would be at the final… Read More »
How may thousand do you count? I have the creepy crawlies now. Thanks for that. https://vine.co/v/h9PBY0Z2DIz BTW, the literal translation from Portugese is ‘super pubic hair’. Imagine. Brrr. I actually wouldn’t mind a thousand of those walking all over me – if I knew they were on the way first.
Is small the new big? Maybe. It’s something to think about. The who, why, how and where about this tiny house: http://www.viralnova.com/tiny-house I’m not what you would call doomsday prepper, but enough related topics have caught my attention recently that I’m paying attention. E.G., the Soylent food alternative and some really cool survivalist tools. It… Read More »
I just may have to get some of this new Soylent food alternative. Here’s what they have to say: What if you never had to worry about food again? For many people, on many occasions, food is a hassle, especially when trying to eat well. Suppose we had a default meal that was the nutritional… Read More »
Move over Kinect. Occipital just one-upped you with Structure. The first 3D sensor for mobile devices. Check out this demo they shot at Ripley’s: One quoted author said it best, “It’s like giving some sort of super power to average-joe devices.” 3D is going mainstream. I won’t go as far as saying basic 2D videos… Read More »
Here’s a blast from the past. Remember when cell phone boxes were huge and the designs were so intricate they bordered on obscene? Check out this old unboxing video!
Apparently someone was paying attention when Sprint announced the immediate availability of Spark Speeds in places like New York, Tampa, Miami, Chicago and Los Angeles. Excerpt: Using the Ookla Speedtest.net app on all three devices, Sprint’s Spark network turned in the fastest results by far. Here are the averages: Sprint: 43Mbps down / 17Mbps up… Read More »