A while back I wrote about getting my water pressure back from the PSI trolls. It turns out, I was too ignorant to know what real water pressure was like and misjudged my victory. So recently I set out to avenge this injustice. I contacted the local water company to have a look. I had… Continue reading HyrdoPower!
Hide from the Color Blind
Isi sends me updates from the science department regarding cloaking. Apparently, it is relatively simple to obscure objects from specific wavelengths – like a copper disc surrounded by an electromagnetic field. Unfortunately, the only thing that’s particularly useful for is hiding from someone who, say, can only see in a single color. Oh, and I… Continue reading Hide from the Color Blind
Acoustical Drum Design Principles
Amy and I were talking recently about me getting into drum construction. We’ve talked about it before, but I’m not exactly sure how to get started. After a conversation Sunday, my mind began working on some concepts to get me started. What I’ve come up with is a desire to redesign the drum (traditional styles… Continue reading Acoustical Drum Design Principles
I had an argument going with the edge of my racquet (notably dumber than me). My stance was that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. The racquet stood firm that it could hit me regardless of theoretical physics. My logic failed when I didn’t think to consider the variable, a ball. If, in… Continue reading Racquetball Physics