I run my SCCA Chapter’s Street Survival school (teen driving clinic) and we rent the parking lot at the high school football stadium (it’s Texas so the high school stadium has seating for 12k people). A couple of years ago after the first Cars and Coffee meat in the area collapsed do to this type of behavior, one of… Read more
I exchange data with some friends and really like the real-time led display that tells me if I’m faster or slower. The data analysis afterwards is informative but takes a bit of learning to figure out and make useful. The unit is much more accurate and reliable than any of the phone based setups (the AIM uses a 10Hz… Read more
Pretty much every meeting I’ve been in could have been an email, at least at my current school our faculty meetings are only quarterly and not monthly like some of the previous schools I’ve taught at. Unfortunately, often important or controversial topics are omitted from the meetings and sent later as email to limit… Read more
We could just build one more round of nuclear (fission) power plants which are carbon free (aside from construction) and could easily supply our non-renewable energy needs. It takes almost a decade to get a new nuclear plant going, but about half that is due to regulatory hurdles that could be streamlined, especially… Read more
Sweet, I’ve got the Saturn V kit and I really like it. I’ll probably pick this one up too.
If you want better ‘real’ driving, Capeta is a karting anime that’s great.
At about 1000' you they’re really hard to hear (about all the closer you get to them when they’re flying). There’s a small hobby airport near one of the race tracks I run at and there are a couple gyrocopters and ultralights that routinely fly around. If you don’t see them, you don’t know they’re there. Driving on the… Read more