Archive for November, 2007

Big Horses!

Saturday, November 24th, 2007

Meet Joey – he’s a 18-hands Clydesdale and a member of the Express Clydesdales Team. When the team visited Durham last weekend, we were lucky enough to know where they were staying. so we got a special, personal encounter with these amazing hoses. (see below)

My old bike

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

Looks like I’ll be retiring my trusted Simonelli bike sooner rather than later. Last week I was preparing the bike for a ride to work, when I noticed that the frame is damaged. Those fat off-road tires I like, wore a hole in the frame! The side of the tire was rubbing slightly against the […]

The fury of the North Sea

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

A huge storm is brewing in the North Sea. The Dutch and the Brits are closing their imposing coastal barriers to keep the water away from their cities. The largest seaport in Europe, Rotterdam, is closed for a day, and oil rigs have been evacuated. The coastal residents in Britain, Holland, Germany, Denmark, and Norway […]

Biodiesel as jetfuel

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

Green Flight Int’l last month completed what they claim was the first-ever jet flight using pure biodiesel: RENO, NV. (October 5)… Aviation history was made earlier this week in the high desert at the Reno-Stead Airport when an L-29 military aircraft piloted by Carol Sugars and Douglas Rodante succeeded in completing the world’s first jet […]