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Entries from September 2005

Mysteries still exist

September 30th, 2005 · Comments Off on Mysteries still exist

I love the fact that mysteries like this still exisit … “The Bloop is the name given to an underwater sound, first heard in 1997, that is occasionally heard by sonar equipment. The source of the sound remains unknown, but it has been traced to somewhere around 50ºS; 100ºW” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloop

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Tags: strangeness + randomness

FSM

September 30th, 2005 · Comments Off on FSM

The responses from the school boards are fantastic… “I am writing you with much concern after having read of your hearing to decide whether the alternative theory of Intelligent Design should be taught along with the theory of Evolution. I think we can all agree that it is important for students to hear multiple viewpoints […]

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Mac OS X 10.4 Tip

September 29th, 2005 · Comments Off on Mac OS X 10.4 Tip

“Switch to Safe Launch The Quit Unexpectedly dialog box gives you the option of reopening an application that has just crashed. But if the application quits on you a second time, Tiger now gives you a new option: Try Again. When you click on this option, Tiger opens the program in Safe Launch mode, which […]

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Tags: tech + the internet

WESC TV

September 28th, 2005 · Comments Off on WESC TV

Fun little streaming video clips from our favorite scandi kids … bunch of them now calling L.A. homebase. WESC TV

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Tags: wesc

Luke Drawing

September 26th, 2005 · Comments Off on Luke Drawing

Drawn for me by my friend Luke – a very talented illustrator. http://www.maagpictures.com/

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Tags: family + friends

Bye Bye Banana

September 26th, 2005 · Comments Off on Bye Bye Banana

“The banana as we know it is on a crash course toward extinction. For scientists, the battle to resuscitate the world’s favorite fruit has begun—a race against time that just may be too late to win” ““A Banana,” says Juan Fernando Aguilar, “is not just a banana.” The bearded botanist and I are traipsing through […]

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Tags: strangeness + randomness

91 South @ sunrise

September 26th, 2005 · Comments Off on 91 South @ sunrise

91 South @ sunrise, more photos found here. Driving south on Saturday morning, not much traffic, nice views !! Full set here … http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevey/sets/1021143/

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Tags: montreal + canada + the world

Great lakes

September 20th, 2005 · Comments Off on Great lakes

6-8 hours away – 6-10 foot fetch across the lakes…. hmmm. http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/res/glcfs/lwv-00.html

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Kennebunkport, ME

September 19th, 2005 · Comments Off on Kennebunkport, ME

Saturday consisted of …. Waking up at 5:30am, 5 hour drive to Hampton, NH, 1 hour drive north to Kennebunkport, ME after finding the Wall blown out and choppy, surfing for 5 hours at a great new beach with okay conditions (no overhead monster waves but some good sets and solid ground swell), and a […]

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

91 words for snow

September 15th, 2005 · Comments Off on 91 words for snow

A new flick that wil be given away free in snowboards mags in november. fun fun fun ! http://www.91words.com/ | Trailer #1 | Trailer #2

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Seacoast Scenics

September 14th, 2005 · Comments Off on Seacoast Scenics

Some great shots of NH and Upper east coast waves and shoreline. sUrfari New England Surf Photos – Seacoast Scenics

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Stevie’s Little Wonder

September 13th, 2005 · 1 Comment

“It’s amazing that the Nano even made it to the stage. The story of the Nano started nine months ago, when Jobs and his team took a look at the iPod Mini and decided they could make it better. On the face of it, that wouldn’t appear to be a fantastically smart decision. The iPod […]

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Tags: tech + the internet

TS Ophelia

September 9th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Tropical Storm Ophelia is forecasted to deliver some epic surf to the north east coast. Wonder where i’ll be next weekend. http://www.nesurf.com/Reports/index.php http://www.wetsand.com/swellwatch/swellwatch.asp?CatId=296

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

The First Photograph (heliograph)

September 9th, 2005 · Comments Off on The First Photograph (heliograph)

“One summer day in France in 1826, Joseph Niepce took the world’s first photograph. It’s a photo of some farm buildings and the sky. It took an exposure time of 8 hours. Voila! It had to feel pretty incredible, like magic. No one’s exactly sure how he did this or what chemicals were used. All […]

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Tags: design + art + typography

NerdTV

September 7th, 2005 · Comments Off on NerdTV

“NerdTV is a new weekly online TV show from PBS.org technology columnist Robert X. Cringely. NerdTV is essentially Charlie Rose for geeks – a one-hour interview show with a single guest from the world of technology. Guests like Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy or Apple computer inventor Steve Wozniak are household names if your household […]

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Tags: tivo + movies + music