Monday, August 29, 2005

Hurricane tracker - Weather News - MSNBC.com

2005 and 2004 hurricane tracks from MSNBC.com

Thursday, August 25, 2005

Top 10 dot-com flops - CNET.com


Groceries over the internet! Posted by Picasa

From CNET - Webvan edges out Pets.com!

Monday, August 08, 2005

Winnie is a Genius

Danica McKellar, who played Winnie on The Wonder Years, is some kind of math genius who has her own theorem named after her. Not too bad for a child star. See here: danicamckellar.com

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

IBD Asks "Has Environmentalism Doomed the Space Shuttle?"

After the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated upon re-entry in 2003, a scathing report by the Columbia Accident Investigating Board noted the contributions NASA's "organization and culture" made to the shuttle disaster.

But the root cause for both the disintegration of the shuttle Columbia due to thermal tiles damaged by chunks of insulating foam falling off the large external fuel tank, the earlier loss of Challenger, and the repetition of the foam problem with Discovery, may be the decision imposed on NASA to use parts and materials that were more environmentally friendly.
Read the whole thing here.