The Home of the Manhattan Project, The First Nuclear Reactor and, Now, a National Park
I am a huge fan of our National Parks. Being from Cleveland, I am blessed by the presence our “Emerald Necklace“. I can literally walk to 2 of our parks in less than 20 minutes. That said, The Hanford Nuclear Reservation is a contaminated waste site and, infamously, the home of The Manhattan Project. It has to be one of those things that make you go “hmmm”.
While many compliment me regarding my ability to resurrect ancient hardware by installing and using Linux, I often refer to myself as one who is technologically cursed and impaired. Yes, I do have a Mac G5 running Debian, an old P4 running Ubuntu, an E1000 running Crunchbang, and a dual booting crunchbang/Ubuntu Studio Core2 Duo. However, the only way to actually do anything is to run all of them by linking them through Synergy and using one each for only one or two functions. Most of the time, it actually works pretty well, all be it slowly. Continue reading “My Ongoing Techno-Curse”→
While I have no experience what so ever regarding surfing. One thing I do know you can’t surf if there are no breaking waves. Thanks to the Kelly Slater Wave Company, there is a technological option. They are calling Kelly’s Wave. I think it is one neat bit of technology which is, in my opinion, best described as an endless wave machine.
Check out the video I found over at Gizmodo. It seem pretty cool and the surfer never has to run into the beach.