A few months ago (June, to be exact), a pilot was able to keep the human-powered Gamera II in the air for a 50 seconds. While that sounds very impressive (and it is), it only soaring slightly over the ground. However this flight, while shorter in duration, achieved a record by hovering 8 feet in the air. More information and a video of the demonstration after the break. Continue reading “Helicopter Fueled by People-Power Reaches New (literal) Heights”
How do you celebrate your own birthday on a blog? In the real world (or in real life, or IRL), there are cards, drinks, cakes, singing, laughing, and well-wishes from your friends and family (by the way, BIG THANKS to my friends and family for the birthday wishes). I also realize that I have already covered much of my childhood, adolescence, teenage years, college days, and professional experience in the 110+ blog entries I’ve made. I guess rather than find another way to wedge other personal stories and details into yet another blog entry, I’d do this:
PICTURES OF CAKES AND A SONG!!