Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Robotic Dog BigDog from Boston Dynamics

This is one of the coolest things I've ever seen. The latest version can carry up to 340 lbs. Play the video below or visit the link to Boston Dynamics. Check out how well it does staying on it's feet after it slips on ice.

Perfect dog day

When I think of a perfect relaxing moment, it's this. In the backyard with my dogs on a nice sunny day.

Raccoons in my front yard

I saw some tracks in my grass when I got home and looked through the surveillance video. Looks like the little guys came from the main road, across my garage and then got spooked and ran back towards the tree near the main road.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Panasonic Plasma TH-50PX6U Settings - Update

I was reasonably satisfied with the settings on my TV, but not completely satisfied. I felt like it could look better. I remembered that one of my Star Wars DVD's had a THX Optimizer . I used the optimizer and it looked like the colors and sharpness got a little better than my previous settings. I messed around with it a little more to make colors look more natual to my eyes and came up with the settings below. I didn't use the blue filter glasses with the THX Optimizer, but I guess you can buy them somewhere.

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Friday, March 14, 2008

Very Bad Things

I just found this site called and they have free videos after you take about 30 seconds to sign up. Once the video is playing you have several buttons to do various things like view in 480P, send to a friend and copy/paste the video link in your blog like the video below. Go to and watch the video from there to view in full screen and 480P. Here's a list of all the movies they have . Sweeeet! Tip! The full length movies have a movie reel icon next to them.

Friday, January 25, 2008

Heath Ledger as the Joker and Brandon Lee as The Crow

How strange is the resemblance of Brandon Lee in The Crow and Heath Ledger as the Joker in Batman? Click on the image below for the full size pic of each in Google images. Scroll the picture from left to right to view the entire full size image.

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Friday, January 11, 2008

Bathroom Vanity I Designed With Rhino 3.0

I used a CAD program called Rhino 3.0 to draw a bathroom vanity that I couldn't find at a store. I'm going to have a local cabinet builder make it for me. Wood base with granite top. Click on each picture for full size. Click the movie button below to see an around the cabinet tour.

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