A picture and panorama from our camping trip at Molly Brown campground on Turquoise Lake near Leadville, CO.
Lands End Observatory at Grand Mesa National Forest
In July we camped in Grand Mesa National Forest.
We often see hawks circling, and there's a nest on the other side of the golf course. But this evening one decided to hang out on our gate for a while. I'm pretty sure this is a red-tailed hawk.
A computer built out of dominoes?
In the video below, a team built two computers out of dominoes. The first was capable of adding any two numbers between 0 (zero) and 7 (seven). The second computer they built was capable of adding any two numbers between 0 (zero) and 15 (fifteen).
The computer you are using right now, deep under the covers, does everything in terms of binary addition. What about the other operations you ask? Read More …
Circles & solids of constant width
Kind of hard to explain, but try to imagine ball bearings that aren't spheres. If you have the slightest interest in engineering or math, definitely worth the 10 minute video.
Hearst Castle, CA
After touring Paso Robles wine country, we visited Hearst Castle
Paso Robles, CA
The first week in October my wife & I, with my parents, toured wineries in Paso Robles, CA. We stayed at a local B&B for a few nights.