NEAR Landing?

NASA’s Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) mission is preparing for the February 12 controlled descent to the surface of asteroid 433 Eros (otherwise known as “landing”, or more likely, “crash landing”).

200,000 Hours!

Sorry about another SETI@home posting, but I just passed 200,000 cpu hours at about noon today.


I doubt that it’s bigger than the Internet or the PC, but ‘IT’ looks intriguing (my guess is some type of personal transportation device).

Scott McCloud

I just ran across I Can’t Stop Thinking!, the semi-regular online feature by Scott McCloud, author of Understanding Comics and Reinventing Comics. I especially like the latest installment, Episode #5: Coins of the Realm.


OUCH!!! These guys are absolutely nuts… or at least a lot tougher than me.

Heimlich Maneuver

While having breakfast yesterday at a small restaurant, a woman at a nearby table began to choke – it quickly became obvious that she was in trouble and needed assistance. I found out that I actually new how to perform the Heimlich maneuver. After it was over, all I could think about was what would […]


Just completed my 7000th SETI@home workunit!

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