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Haiku Wednesday: A Look at the History of Classical Recordings

Edison bellowed
“Mary had a little lamb”
Into a small horn.

History was made:
Voices’ vibrations turned to
The tiniest grooves.

People gathered ‘round
To hear the tinny sounds, now… 697 more words

History

SOFTBALL: Area playoff picture (complete)

Softball playoff picture

These are the area teams that have a chance to qualify for the playoffs (in alphabetical order):

Complete

QUALIFIERS: Brackenridge (14-14-1, 12-4), East Central (22-5, 10-4), Edison (17-12, 11-5), Highlands (16-11-1, 13-3), Holy Cross (18-10-1, 10-0), Kennedy (16-12, 12-4), McCollum (12-12, 4-6), South San (24-3, 13-1), Southwest (18-11, 11-3).

Harlandale

High Vacuum with Mercury and Glassware

If you want to build your own vacuum tubes, whether amplifying, Nixie or cathode-ray, you’re going to need a vacuum. It’s in the name, after all. 85 more words

Classic Hacks

Grind Time

Normally when one talks about grinding around the Detroit area people usually think of The Grind Line of the Red Wings.  This time though it is all about walleye fishing on a long Good Friday evening. 373 more words

Fishing

High Vacuum with Mercury and Glassware

If you want to build your own vacuum tubes, whether amplifying, Nixie or cathode-ray, you’re going to need a vacuum. It’s in the name, after all. 281 more words

Classic Hacks

From Cubic Equations to the Electric Chair

You probably remember studying quadratic equations in school. These are the equations which go like this,

ax2 + bx + c = 0

You probably remember this is a neat little formula to find the 2 possible values of x. 611 more words

History

Edison starts production from new platform in Abu Qir concession, output up 20%

Edison announced beginning production from the new platform North Abu Qir PIII (NA/Q-PIII) at the Abu Qir concession. The first production well, NAQPIII#1, came onstream last week and increased the overall natural gas output by circa 20%. 15 more words