Tank’s Eye View – RCAF Snowbirds air demonstration team

The Royal Canadian Air Force’s Snowbirds air demonstration team has taken remote camera video to a new level with their “Tank Cam.” The team, officially 431 Air Demonstration Squadron, has mounted a gimbaled, remote-controlled Plexiglas protected camera to the back of the small external centerline fuel tank on the team lead’s aircraft. This provides some really cool shots of formation flying.

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Hyperloop, electric cars, and philosophy–Elon Musk

This is a really neat interview with Elon Musk.  In case you’ve been in a cave for the last 20 years, Elon founded Space-X, Tesla, and is one of the more creative and brilliant entrepreneurs around.  He seems to be a very intelligent yet genuine person, as you’ll see in this interview.  He has an interesting philosophy on creative design processes and

One of the ideas he’s spoken about recently is something he refers to as the Hyperloop.  This is apparently a new mode of transportation which is supposedly very fast, accident-free, and low cost.  He visualizes using this technology to link major cities.  As he’s a bit on the busy side with his other ventures, his plan is to release this into the public domain so that others can pick up the ball and run with it.  How cool is that??

Hyperloop, electric cars, and philosophy–Elon Musk

It’s cold here! (sort of)

Californians crack me up. After living in Canada and New Jersey, I got used to snow and cold.  So when I see people wandering around newport beach in Parkas with mittens, I can’t help smiling.  Jimmy Kimmel assembled this bit which is painfully true:

Jimmy Kimmel on LA cold

Anvil Launching

Have you ever wanted to launch a 100lb anvil skyward with black powder? Of course you have.

This guy has done it though:

By Tim Posted in Video