Blackjack is one of my favorite hobbies. In an effort many years ago to monetize all of my hobbies, blackjack is also a source of net income for me, albeit a small one. I track my results on spreadsheets, and since figuring out a regular system, I win at blackjack more often than I lose…. Continue Reading →
I’ve just added this to my medium-term to-do list. And why the hell don’t we have viable jet packs yet?
This thing is an asteroid; a big 20 mile long rock floating around in space. It’s called Eros and it hangs out near Mars. Not much to look at. Pretty boring right? What if I told you there’s $30 trillion of gold in that thing? That’s more gold than has ever been mined in human history…. Continue Reading →
The Shanghai Tower is the building I’m the most excited about visiting when its done. It will be the second tallest building in the world, and will have parks (yes, with tress and stuff) inside the tower every few floors. Amazing. These crazy guys broke in and hung out at the very top. The video… Continue Reading →
There’s a very unusual race held annually called the East African Safari Classic Rally. It’s pretty much the coolest thing in the world. It’s a little complicated but I’ll give you the highlights. The race is through Africa (Kenya and Tanzania). You drive through 3,000 miles of rocks, sand, mud, grass, flash floods, snakes, lions,… Continue Reading →
“Urban Explorers” are guys (and some gals) who illegally break into (or near) buildings, towers, bridges, even sewers. They don’t damage anything or steal anything. They just climb to the top, chill, and snap a few photos. The above picture is a railway bridge in Edinburgh Scotland, and is an example of the things these… Continue Reading →