Saturday, October 31, 2009

Cool Relative Size Visualization

This is very cool (click the image to go to the site):

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Now I know how big a water molecule is in relation to a sperm cell!

The image and original link came courtesy of Make: Online.

Friday, October 23, 2009


This little gem of a utility saved me a lot of time (after wasting a good deal of it) the other night.


If you're like me and sometimes just can't be bothered figuring out arcane command lines (I fought with xcopy and robocopy before finding this), you may find this utility handy if you're a Windows user. I was trying to copy a DVD with many corrupted files on it and xcopy was incrementally choking (even with ignore errors turned on it was failing - go figure).

Anyway, two thumbs up on RichCopy.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Moon Shot

Here's hoping they don't set off a chain reaction that sends all spiraling into a black hole.