Robobees – Robotic Pollinators of the Future

Robobees Scientific American recently published an article on the emerging technology of Robobees. Researchers at Harvard have been working on creating flying robots to perform the tasks of a colony of bees. Beyond pollination, there are many other possible applications for these robobees including: search and rescue (e.g., in the … Continue reading

Hot Sauce Database for Android

Hello fellow chileheads! I’ve created a hot sauce database that can be accessed by the excellent Android app called Memento. To access the database on your Android device, you should first download the Memento app at the Google Play store then follow this link to access the file on my … Continue reading

The Strange Things Our Bodies Are Made Of

Biological processes in the human body are astounding by any measure. We take for granted that human bodies need water and food. But what happens at the micro-scale is bewildering, even for micro-biologists and medical doctors. Yes folks, I’m talking about chemistry. But before you click away, please know that … Continue reading

Operation BBQ Relief Helps Feed Moore, Oklahoma

Operation BBQ Relief is a great organization that has been helping feed residents of Moore, Oklahoma after the terrible tornado that leveled the town earlier this week. In case you haven’t heard yet, the tornado was an EF5 and was 1.3 miles wide lasting 45 minutes. It took the lives … Continue reading

Freeztar Brazil Kit Soundfont SF2 Free Download

Click the link below to download the free Brazilian soundfont kit I created years ago. It includes Surdo, Pandeiro, Cuica, Birimbao, and Triangle samples. Freeztar Brazil Kit Soundfont Download You can hear it in action on a song on the Music page entitled “Samba Country”. Enjoy and feel free to … Continue reading

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"A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty." - Albert Einstein