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Category: Sci/Tech

Titanic small by today’s standards

Browsing the internet this morning, I came across an article about the Titanic and began wondering how that magnificent ship compared to today’s modern cruise ships, sizewise. Over the years, […]

Eclipse: 92% was no big deal

(Updated Aug. 22, 2017) I knew we weren’t going to get a total eclipse in Denver, but I thought our 92% would be notable. Meh, as you can see above, […]

1,069 robots dance to new Guinness record

This video from Guinness World Records announces that these 1,069 robots set a new record for “Most Robots Dancing Simultaneously.” The event was staged by the WL Intelligent Technology Co, […]

Gaming Grandmas Guild?

I am not, it seems, the only gaming grandma on the internet. Today, quite by accident, I came across Shirley Curry of Rocky Mount, VA. If the information on her […]

Congress in the palm of your hand

Want to be heard in Washington but not sure where to begin (aside from voting, of course)? Well, you’re in luck. There’s an app for that. I first heard about […]

R.I.P. John Glenn

  John Herschel Glenn Jr. July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016   Godspeed, John Glenn Ad astra

Here comes Otto, the self-driving 18-wheeler

The idea of sharing the road with self-driving cars is unnerving. But they’re nothing compared to self-driving 18-wheelers. The first such truck’s first test drive took place right here in River City … […]