Behind the Hype, It's Nepalese Who Rescue Stranded Trekkers
They huddled in the tiny outside courtyard as a collapsing wall buried their knapsacks, and bricks piled up just a foot away. Screams rose up from the village as the rolling earth flattened every house in Ripchet. Nir dug out their bags and tested the ...
May 5, 2015
Comedian and Actor Dustin Ybarra 5-8-15
Where where were you still have boss at last I am as an eight now in the first atomic program is one and I Manto is the last I was really goods. Okay only argued that. Some of what we drink it. Thought everything yes everything I had a year and a half ...
May 8, 2015
Juxtaposing Fukushima with Hiroshima and the “Atoms for Peace” campaign (as discussed in more detail below) takes the events of 2011 out of the realm of “natural disaster”, placing Fukushima in the longer history of nuclear weaponry and the nuclear ...
February 16, 2015
Apple's Jony Ive digested: 23 things we've learned
Jobs liked digital facsimiles of analog designs, with the fake leather stitching of iCal and other apps based on the interior of Jobs' private jet. Ive disliked the approach, although thought it was important for the first iPhone for familiarity, but ...
February 17, 2015
Toshiba wants to reshape the chip industry with new low-power tunnel FETs, $2 ...
When the gate is thick, electrons are unlikely to cross the channel. Still, TFETs have one thing going for them — they're an incremental step, an evolution of existing technology and practices, rather than an attempt to reinvent the wheel ...
September 10, 2014
IEDM 2014 Preview
To quote the conference web front page, IEDM is “the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs in the areas of semiconductor and electronic device technology, design, manufacturing, physics, and modeling. IEDM is the flagship ...
December 8, 2014
Super Bowl Athletes Are Scientists at Work
The Vince Lombardi Trophy sits alongside the helmets of the Seattle Seahawks (L) and New England Patriots before a press conference of the coaches of Super Bowl XLIX at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Ariz., on Jan. 30, 2015. (Timothy A....
February 1, 2015
Teardown: Wireless weather sensor transmitters
Last time, I disassembled La Crosse Technology's TX61U-IT solar-powered temperature sensor and wireless transmitter, the companion to the company's WS-811561-W temperature station (plus atomic time/date ... to taking it off the wall, the unit's markings ...
February 13, 2015
Teardown: Dissecting an under-the-weather weather station
Such is the case this time; the victim is La Crosse Technology's WS-811561-W indoor/outdoor temperature ... The PCB in the middle, I'm guessing, handles "atomic clock" date and time functionality. In part, my presumption is derived from the antenna it's ...
December 16, 2014
The Geek Gifts You Didn't Get (But Still Can) for Christmas 2013
But analog clocks are often inaccurate, as their springs compress or stretch, or their motors vary their output based on the current charge from the wall or battery. The 14-inch-diameter Atomic Analog Clock takes the best of both worlds: A clean ...
December 25, 2013
Wood Finish Atomic Digital Wall Clock with Forecasting Function
A rich wood grain finish gives this digital atomic wall clock a retro style, but the weather forecasting ... Wall hanging or free standing. Made in the La Crosse Asia factory in Shenzhen, ChinaSpecifications:. Wireless outdoor temperature range: -39 ...
December 10, 2013
14in Atomic Analog Clock Silver
Silver frame clock with chrome rim gives you accurate atomic time and automatic updates during daylight savings. Requires 1 AA battery and simple button operation. 4 US time zones and On/Off daylight saving button. This item cannot be shipped to APO/FPO ...
December 10, 2013
10 Clever Clocks & Watches That Spring Forward (And Back) By Themselves
This is the KLH Audio KC-120. (Update: This clock is no longer available. A great alternative clock is here.) 8. La Crosse Technology Atomic Wall Clock With Remote Temperature Casio atomic watches are rated very highly by users. The Mudman is as tough as ...
January 27, 2013
Always On Time: Atomic Clocks
A La Crosse company is the first in the United States to create two products to help you stay up to date and on time ... clock to analog clocks." Baechler says La Crosse Technology is the only company in the United States selling these always exact, atomic ...
January 21, 2008