Month: July 2006

  • Pandora: Radio Done Right

    Music options today are nearly endless. Pandora is a wonderful example with its mix of streaming favorites and new discoveries.

  • The Fear of Falling Up, the Joy of Falling Down

    NASA – Space Shuttle News I’m not sure there has ever been video quite like this. Thanks to the LifePort Staff Blog for pointing it out (via other sites). The most breathtaking of the bunch is “Right forward SRB camera” but the remaining have their moments as well, including views from underneath the waves. There […]

  • Saying Goodbye to Horse Racing

    Derby winner Barbaro fighting for life – Yahoo! NewsGrowing up, one of my favorite things to do around my birthday wasto watch the Kentucky Derby. I continued that tradition through collegeand adulthood. Barbaro won the race this year, but it wasthe first I did not watch. Although I love watching the horses race,lately I have […]

  • Make Your Reservations

    Genesis I Mission Update 12 July 2006 | SpaceRef – Space News as it Happens From Las Vegas to outer space, Bigelow Aerospace has contacted their Genesis I spacecraft after a successful launch earlier today from Russia. Genesis I heralds the coming age of space tourism. The spacecraft was designed to test hardware, software, and […]

  • Virtual Worlds Diversify Activities

    The Virtual Worlds are starting to get interesting: The MLB piped the All-Star game into Second Life (population 321,000). Transhumanists have set up an Island in Second Life call Uvvy and held a presentation there while beta testing a new voice/hand raising technology from Vivox. Apparel companies are selling virtual versions of their clothing before […]