Sunday, November 30, 2008

Quote of the day

"If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside." -- Robert X. Cringely

Saturday, November 29, 2008

NASA Urine Recycler (PG-13 for language) [aka: That's Not Tang]

The NASA Urine Recycler took 10 years to develop.
Note: I try to be very careful what I post here, I like to keep the content PG as much as possible. This video is a little borderline for me, but it really made me laugh.

Star Wars Vs. Star Trek

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Astronaut demos drinking coffee in space

When Dr. Don Pettit lived aboard the International Space Station in 2002, he became known for his "Saturday Morning Science" sessions, during which he would demonstrate really cool, simple microgravity experiments.

Earlier this month, Pettit returned to space, this time as member of space shuttle Endeavour's crew on a mission to upgrade the outpost. After 10 days of hard work, the STS-126 crew got some time off Sunday morning and Pettit took the opportunity to film a special episode of Saturday, err, Sunday Morning Science.

In his video, which he later narrated for Mission Control, Dr. Pettit demonstrated his take on a zero-gravity coffee cup...

Monday, November 24, 2008

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Wassup 2008

Its been eight long years since the boys said wassup to each other. Even with the effects of a down economy and imminent change in the White House, the boys are still able to come together and stay true to what really matters.

YouTube Contest Challenges Users To Make A 'Good' Video

The Job

Monday, November 10, 2008

How To Behave On A Forum (8-Bit Version)

Here are a great set of rules for posting on most forums, including this site.

The Black Hole

A sleep-deprived office worker accidentally discovers a black hole - and then greed gets the better of him.

Is the IRS holding a check for you?

MSN Money reports: "If you're still waiting for your economic stimulus payment, it might be in one of the more than 383,000 pieces of mail returned to the Internal Revenue Service."

If you never received your economic stimulus, you might want to check out this article. The November 28th deadline is approaching.