Archive for category 'News'

In The News

2009
10
Nov

Motivational Poster

After I posted that last image, I found one that I liked better. So I’m posting this one as well.

2009
10
Nov

Happy Birthday, Marines

The United States Marine Corps turns 234 years old today. Happy Birthday to all of the Devil Dogs.

2009
06
Jun

47th Mersenne Prime Found

Prime numbers are a lot less common than you realize. In fact, the only way to discover new prime numbers is to use a computer. The most common way is to use distributed computing from the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) project. On April 12th, 2009, the 47th known Mersenne prime was discovered and … Continue reading

2009
09
Apr

Victory Point

I just ordered a book for myself and my family. This is the story of my unit, 2/3, during Operation Red Wings and Operation Whalers in Afghanistan in 2005. Be sure to order your copy! Also be sure to visit the website for the book as well. “This is how our grunts fight in Afghanistan. … Continue reading

2009
09
Apr

Smart Grid Augmented Reality

A friend of mine sent me a link today of a really cool site. It’s called the Smart Grid Augmented Reality. What you do is print out a piece of paper. Once it is printed out, you click on either “Wind Turbine” or “Salar Energy” on the site. If you need an even larger version … Continue reading

2008
28
Aug

TokyoFlash Watches

Someday I am going to buy myself a Tokyoflash watch. These are the craziest watches ever thought up. True geek watches. The latest is the Rogue. What makes them so unique is the fact the watches do not have numbers on them. The time is from bars, dots, and lines. For example on the Rogue, … Continue reading