The latest story in Wired’s Road Trip down the Mississippi River is a stop at Bob Cassilly’s City Museum. Wired News: Trip Down St. Louis’ Rabbit Hole is a brief description of Cassilly’s creation, an interactive museum space that encourages play.
I thought this was worth posting since Bob Cassilly is the source of several entertaining family stories. He went to school with my brother and they were in Boy Scouts together too. The gist of the stories was that Bob was more than a bit nuts, with a penchant for making pipe bombs.
In about a half hour the Cassini Orbiter will pass just above Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. Cassini will pass just 746 miles above Titan, photographing the Xanadu features through the murky atmosphere and also observing other
areas in detail, including the future landing site of the Huygens Probe. NASA TV will broadcast the flyby via the web in a half hour. I’m tuning into this historic event.
Let me plug this pretty cool jam band – New Monsoon. I pulled a couple of their concerts off the internet music archive and I am pleasantly surprised.
Sorry for the lack of posts this week. Been quite busy at work and I ain’t had much to say. However this gets my goat up: Gasoline price goes over $2.50. Yes gas is now $2.52 at Mobil stations and $2.54 a gallon at Shell stations. The 76 stations will follow suit today or tomorrow. Time to bust out the bicycle again.