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

Google Maps Ms. Pac-man takes me back in time (while wasting some).

I loved Google Maps April Fools Easter Egg. In case you haven’t seen it, go to Google Maps and you should see a Pac-man maze at the bottom where all the photo contributions usually are (on a mobile device, it is a Mr. Pac-man icon on the side). Click it and waste a little time today on … Continue reading Google Maps Ms. Pac-man takes me back in time (while wasting some).

Stupid Fake Scanlines Are Annoying

If you’ve ever watched reality TV shows or many video games these days you’ve probably seen them… The simulated scanlines. It’s the ‘indicator’ TV producers use to let viewers know they are watching camera footage. Umm… I’m watching TV so isn’t it all camera footage. I hate stupid fake scanlines. They’re distracting and unnecessary. Millions of dollars were spent … Continue reading Stupid Fake Scanlines Are Annoying