Category: Technology & ideas

scientific developments, inventions, design, sci fi

The Boeing 707 days

From North Star over My Shoulder: A Flying Life (Buck, Bob) Bob flew from 1930 to 1974, from DC 2’s (Yes, 2s) to 747s) Courtesy SAARP newsletter I attended a reunion party in Paris, many years after retirement; sitting next…

What are these

How can they be formed and do they have any properties? 1. Isochronous curve 2. Tautochrone curve 3. Sagitta of a cycloid 4. Synodal curve 5. Brachistochrone curve

Emergency popcorn supplies running low!

1. Spectros A group of teenagers gets unintentionally involved in a conflict between Japanese Shinto ghosts and Brazilian witchcraft. 2. Need those patches When next seeking medical assistance, insist on personally confirming that all devices are current with their…

Midweek ramblings

Haiku mentions that the last one was ‘spooky’ – interesting choice of word.  I haddadream last night which was only possible through actually sleeping for once, which is my health report for the day. And in that dream, I saw…