Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
junko.yoshida
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Goat guy
junko.yoshida   8/26/2013 11:42:42 AM
NO RATINGS
Max, i am glad you explained the story behind the goat thing. That was mystifying to me too when i first read it. Obviously, you live in an area where having someone with goats in a truck visiting your office looks, at least, not too out of ordinary. I picture the image and smile. 

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Goat guy
Max The Magnificent   8/26/2013 10:03:51 AM
NO RATINGS
@caleb: I think I have goats in my future. My wife loves them...

I love them too -- especially when they are in a curry :-)

Caleb Kraft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Goat guy
Caleb Kraft   8/26/2013 10:02:07 AM
NO RATINGS
I think I have goats in my future. My wife loves them and we're considering getting a little land.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Wingsuit fever
Max The Magnificent   8/26/2013 9:56:36 AM
NO RATINGS
@Caleb: There was a video where Jeb's feet clipped an outcropping.

I think that if I were him I woudl have stopped after the video I showed in this blog -- doing this should be enough for any man in his lifetime :-)

Caleb Kraft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Wingsuit fever
Caleb Kraft   8/26/2013 9:49:02 AM
NO RATINGS
There was a video where Jeb's feet clipped an outcropping. It did not end well, though he did survive. 

Here's the video

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Wingsuit fever
Max The Magnificent   8/26/2013 9:45:57 AM
NO RATINGS
@Caleb: I have an oculus rift (vr headset) and there is a simulator for this

Oooh -- I would LOVE to try that!!!

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Wingsuit fever
Max The Magnificent   8/26/2013 9:45:09 AM
NO RATINGS
@Garcia: I've been watching the wingsuit video and this is really amazing!


It really is amazing -- also he came very VERY close to wiping out there -- he really did almost die -- if he'd hit the ground at the top of the caynon going at that speed.... I daren't think what the result would have looked like.

He is a braver man than me for sure!!!

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Goat guy
Max The Magnificent   8/26/2013 9:42:46 AM
NO RATINGS
@kfield: So who was the guy with the goats?


Why? You want me to introduce you? LOL

It's my inventor friend -- and fellow member of All Programmable Planet -- Brian LaGrave. Brian and his family live about 40 miles away in the country. He used to come into Huntsville once a month with his two young sons to get their hair cut, and they woudl stop by here for a coffee and a chat (well, the kids had water). He was returning from a business trip and on the way back he'd bought a couple of goats (who amongst us hasn't been sweapt away by an impulse buy :-)

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Oreo Cookies
Max The Magnificent   8/26/2013 9:39:04 AM
NO RATINGS
@junko: Now I am running to a corner store to get oreos!


It's funny how you may not be hungry and you aren't thinking of them -- yet as soon as you see this you think (a) that's a great way to teach kids and (b) I'd love an Oreo or three :-)

Caleb Kraft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Wingsuit fever
Caleb Kraft   8/26/2013 9:30:43 AM
NO RATINGS
I think they just "feel it". Not a whole lot of calculation is going on mid-flight.

 

I have an oculus rift (vr headset) and there is a simulator for this.  That will be close enough for me!

Page 1 / 2   >   >>


Most Recent Comments
krisi
 
krisi
 
krisi
 
TonyTib
 
krisi
 
Wnderer
 
krisi
 
krisi
 
krisi
Most Recent Messages
10/1/2014
12:23:45 PM
Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Feast Your Orbs on My Jiggly Exercise Machine
Max Maxfield
54 comments
Last weekend, I was chatting with my mother on the phone. She's all excited that I'm coming over to visit for a week in November. "I'll be seeing you in only seven weeks," she trilled ...

Glen Chenier

Missing Datasheet Details Can Cause Problems
Glen Chenier
3 comments
It is often said that "the devil is in the details." All too often those details are hidden deep within a datasheet, where you can easily overlook them. When a datasheet reference circuit ...

David Blaza

RadioShack: The End Is Nigh!
David Blaza
124 comments
I'm feeling a little nostalgic today as I read about what looks like the imminent demise of RadioShack, at least as we currently know it. An old ubiquitous cartoon image popped into my ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
47 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...