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Written By: Tom on June 26, 2011 4 Comments
Mud, Sweat, and Tears

This weekend, we went camping at Springbrook State Park and decided to go hunting for a few geo caches this morning. Using my cell phone, we quickly found the cache named Stunk in less than 5 minutes! Feeling pretty good, we decided to start navigating to our next cache letting Google lead the way. That [...]

Written By: Tom on December 11, 2010 11 Comments

I took the StrenghsFinder 2.0 assessment today for the office. Pretty interesting results. Part of me says *spot on* while the skeptic in me thinks is a bit like reading a horoscope in the newspaper. The way it works is you buy the book and then take their online assessment consisting of 177 questions each [...]

Written By: Tom on November 30, 2010 15 Comments

I recently read an article about Kryptos, the sculpture at the CIA that contains several codes. It seems that all but one code has been solved. The first 2 codes were based on a Keyed Vigenere Cipher and the 3rd was a column transformation cipher. The 4th code hasn’t been cracked yet. It is the [...]

Written By: Tom on June 4, 2010 4 Comments

A little over a year ago, I purchased a picture of Albert Einstein at a flea market, framed it, and put it in my office. ¬†Until today, I’ve never seen another copy of it *anywhere*! Using Google Goggles today, I took a picture of my Einstein poster And here is what it found I am [...]

Written By: Tom on May 1, 2008 One Comment

Last night (Wednesday April 30, 2008), our small family of 4 headed out to have a quick dinner and then over to Baskin Robbins for $0.31 ice cream. As per usual, we couldn’t decide where to eat, and then I remembered reading an article about Iowa Castle in the Des Moines Register. It was close, [...]

Written By: Tom on April 1, 2007 No Comment

Josh has been BEGGING to tell everyone something!

Written By: Tom on October 6, 2006 No Comment

Seth turns 30! Download iPod format

Written By: Tom on September 17, 2006 No Comment

Tonight, I broke into a cold sweat. I went to read an article through slashdot about the first programming language I learned in college (Scheme) when suddenly, the unthinkable happened! SLASHDOT WAS BROKEN! Chris P. tried it too and reported the same thing. Luckily, as of a few minutes ago, The Slash followed by the [...]

Written By: Tom on July 13, 2006 No Comment

Some outtakes from fireworks at Andy’s in Ohio! Download iPod format

Written By: Tom on January 16, 2006 No Comment

This is a funny video I put together for a friend. It’s a video of a friend of my friend put to an appropriate song Also in mp4

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