Make:it Line-Following Robot

Today I got the chance to play with a Make:it Line-Following Robot.   This robot is an Arduino based robot using 2 DC motors.   I wanted to try and understand how a microcontroller code related to real world actions of the robot, and how all of the different components came together to work as one. The Make:it Line-Following Robot is shown below.   It is a machine that follows a line, either a black line on white surface or...

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My 1st Drone – Sky Viper S1700 Stunt Drone

DAY 1 I just purchased my very first quadcopter, or drone.  I decided to go for the least expensive drone I could find as a starting off point.  My plan is to design and make my very own drone from scratch.  I've given myself 100 days to learn as much as I can about this technology and have my very own drone in the sky capturing amazing pictures and video.  But before I can accomplish that goal, I first have to...

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Particle Fever (2013) Documentary Review

Looking for something to watch on Netflix?  How about a documentary?  How would you like to have a front seat for the largest scientific experiment in history?  Do you ever wonder what the world is made of?  Well I’ve got the perfect documentary for you.  Particle Fever (2013) is a story of CERN, based in Geneva.  This documentary is spread over a five-year period and is about a 5.28 mile diameter super particle accelerator near Cern, Switzerland.  It’s known as...

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MCU Binge Watching

12/8/14 For Phase 2, Marvel released a TV Show to go alongside its MCU movies. The show is Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC. The show starts off a few months after the events of the Avengers, and is seamlessly incorporated throughout with all aspects of the films. The guest cameos are fun and all, but the cast itself is pretty good. Early on it seems like the show is starting to drag, but it all pays off later, TRUST...

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Tough Guy Tournament

Spacemonkey, Pauly, and Claude each choose a tough guy that competes in a Tough Guys tournament against a list of 10 characters. The only criteria is that each tough guy had to have been in at least one movie.   https://soundcloud.com/user920736736/the-tough-guy-list Spacemonkeys Tough Guy: Tyler Durdan (Bradd Pitt Character from Fight Club) Paulys Tough Guy: Andre the Giant Claudes Tough Guy: The Raging Bull Jake Lamotta (Played by Robert DeNiro) The Tough Guy Tournament List; 1 (weakest) to 10 (toughest):...

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World of Warcraft

So here it is, at long last......now every nerd and geek from the four corners of the world can relax, for I shall now review the game that has ended more relationships and ruined more lives than drugs, guns, and American Idol combined!......World of Warcraft is set to be reviewed by yours truly. Currently, this game is only available on the PC. This game was launched in 2004 and is still going strong today. I must admit that I started...

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