I’m a baseball fan, but I grew up in the era of Jordan. When I was a kid Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were the heroes to every kid. I don’t spend much time following basketball, although I enjoyed Lebron in Cleveland (version 1). I decided to fill out a bracket this year just for the fun of it. So far I’m doing reasonably well.
Hawaii over Cal
Wichita State over Arizona
Providence over USC
VCU over Oregon State
Northern Iowa over Texas
Frustratingly wrong picks:
Cincinnati (should have won) over Saint Joe’s
Michigan State losing to Middle Tennessee State
SF Austin over West Virginia
NASA’s Marc Rayman explains that in order to send out probes and slingshot them accurately throughout the solar system, NASA needs to use only 15 decimal places
Source: How many digits of pi does NASA use?
“Bodø Approach, Belmont 86, six-zero miles west, declaring an in-flight emergency, request straight-in approach to land on runway zero seven.”
“Belmont 86, say aircraft type, nature of emergency, souls-on-board, and fuel remaining.”
“Bodø Approach, Belmont 86, US Air Force Tactical, engine problem, 2 souls, zero plus four-five fuel-on-board.“Belmont 86, say again aircraft type.”
“Bodø Approach, Belmont 86, US Air Force Tactical.”“Belmont 86, I do not understand your aircraft type.”
“This is Belmont 86, we will land in approximately 10 minutes and I will deploy 3 drag parachutes: 2 small and one 40-foot chute. I will jettison all three on the runway. I don’t have time now to talk.”
Source: That Time An SR-71 Made An Emergency Landing In Norway After Spying On The Soviets
…The body of the Apple Watch can be separated from its band. That might be the kernel of a solution. This watch body “engine” module could potentially be relocated on the body without the use of the watchbands.
Source: The Apple Watch hack: Bringing design expertise to reinvent the wearable | TechCrunch
The detail on the back of the main wing is possibly my favorite part of this.
Source: The Brothers Brick
So many good ideas. Some would be difficult to see happen any time soon though.
Source: High Caffeine Content — WWDC Wish List via Gruber