Imagine that you have a web site that, among other things, allows your users to search for media (audio and video) using a simple query language. So, if you want to find Britney Spears videos, you’d just type britney spears in the search box and click the Search button. Simple, right?
The examples below . . . → Read More: It’s harder than it looks
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The pilot’s name is Joseph (Joe) Stack. He was a software engineer from Austin. The airplane, a Piper Dakota tail number N2889D, was registered in his name. He posted a suicide note on his web site at about 9:15, drove to the Georgetown airport and took off about 9:40. . . . → Read More: Plane crash in Austin
I have other projects on my bench at the moment or I would have tried this one already. A great beginner project, or a quick and fun little project for the more experienced carver, is Simple Simon the Penguin.
Dave Brock presents a three-part video series that will walk you through it step-by-step. All you . . . → Read More: Carving Simple Simon the Penguin
Spalting is discoloration of wood caused by fungus, most often during decay. It can happen to diseased or stressed trees, and rarely in live, healthy trees. Spalting can create some very beautiful colorations in the wood, as it did in the piece of maple where I found this little dog hiding.
As I said, . . . → Read More: Spalted Maple Dog
The President unveiled his new budget today: 3.83 trillion dollars. The numbers fairly boggle the mind. The total budget works out to just about $12,500 per person in the United States, or about $47,500 per family. Or $34,800 for each of the 110 million taxpayers in the country. Of course, 41% (about $1.56 trillion) is . . . → Read More: Out of Control