Massive Solar System Built to Scale in the Desert

This was too cool for me not to post. Our Solar System is so much larger than most people comprehend. This group decided to build a scale model in a seven mile section of the desert. Click above to watch a very well done video. Related Link: If the Moon Were Only One Pixel. Space is really, really, really, big. (I probably … Continue reading Massive Solar System Built to Scale in the Desert

The Birds… Planning their attack on my house.

Hundreds of birds took over the trees at my house today. I grabbed my cell phone and videoed it. It’s hard to tell from this video but they were so loud we had to turn the TV up louder. We’ve been here 10 years and have never seen this before. It’s only at these two … Continue reading The Birds… Planning their attack on my house.

Thanks for the air, Amazon…

I’m always amazed by the packaging that amazon uses when shipping orders.  A 6″x10″x4″ box stuffed with bags of air for an $11 battery that was 2.5″x2.25″x0.22″.  Shipping label says it’s from Chattanooga, TN.  Now I have a sample of air from Chattanooga.  I wonder what it smells like… Just a second. I’ll check… Well I’ve … Continue reading Thanks for the air, Amazon…

The Perils of Hair Care Products

I was watching a movie in the living room a couple of nights ago and heard a loud bang in the other room… Some kind of explosion just occurred. It was quite loud but not so loud that I was thinking “bomb”. I had no clue what could make that kind of noise. It definitely didn’t … Continue reading The Perils of Hair Care Products