See (and touch) our fabulous star and neighboring planets on your iPad! I had fun with the 3D planets orbiting the sun. You can adjust the time to make them spin faster or slower. After only 10 minutes playing with it, I was able to see more clearly how the moon phases appear to Earthling observers.
My Macbook Air is humming along nicely; it didn’t come with Adobe Flash installed, and I have still yet to download the plugin. Yet, I’m able to view all the websites I regularly use and view YouTube videos. HTML5 in lieu of Flash speeds your web from trot to dash.
Test your browser’s HTML5 kung fu skills straight away at html5test.com.
My Chrome version 8.0 is scoring a hot 231 points out of 300 as I type
Dead blackbirds on the side of the road in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. These and many more showed up three days after thousands of birds were found dead in Beebe, Arkansas. Photograph by Liz Condo/AP
I’m currently attending Kilgore College and taking a Christmas minimester web-course and some stark realizations about the state of our higher education are dawning on me. Whatever the reasons, our intellectual institutions (or at least some) have fallen behind the technology curve.