Fuel prices: I-71 Sunoco Biodiesel and E85

| February 28, 2007

Fuel prices have jumped this past week and a comment over at CinciTDI has me wondering if this is a short term trend or if it will continue into spring and summer. Psychologically, I’m finding my own personal limits are being challenged again, although I’ve come to accepted $2.50 for ULSD or biodiesel. (maybe it […]

L’Hydropteré bateau à voiles est rapide

| February 28, 2007

Alain Thebault’s radical sailling trimaran Hydropteré broke the 50 mile per hour mark at 47.2 knots (54 mph) in a 25 knot wind — that’s twice the speed of the wind! The recorded, according to World Speed Sailing Record Council, is 48.7 knots, but then that was a windsurfer; its hard to compare the two […]

Beta Testing of Sling for Palm OS devices

| February 28, 2007

I’ve been signed up, but not been offered a beta of the Slingplayer Palm OS software to install on my Palm Treo 700p … would like to give it a try though. For those of you unfamiliar with the Slingbox/SlingPlayer, its a hardware device that plugs into your computer network and broadcast your television signal […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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