As of 9:30 p.m. EDT Sept. 22, 2011, the orbit of UARS was 110 mi by 115 mi (175 km by 185 km). Re-entry is possible sometime during the afternoon or early evening of Sept. 23, Eastern Daylight Time. The satellite will not be passing over North America during that time period. It is still…… Continue reading A 6 ton satellite fell on my house and all I got was this lousy t-shirt
From subscription to free to subscription and back Quietly, newspapers are starting to charge online visitors subscription fees for full access to their sites. In just a few days, The New York Times, will noticeably switch from a free system to a 3-tiered pay system. I believe The New York Times Company, like Rupert Murdoch…… Continue reading POLL: Are you willing to pay to read news online?
Sometimes I embarrass my wife. And on our July trip to Haiti I offered her one very embarrassing moment when I refused to go through the new backscatter TSA screening machines while opting for a manual pat down instead. The TSA made the process of opting-out a hassle. While there were plenty of officers on…… Continue reading TSA Resistance