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Jan 11 Published in Untagged by Gary
Tonight at 10pm the Food Channel show Restaurant:Impossible will have a episode about Hoffman's, the restaurant on Pacific. I've never seen this show, but I will watch tonight out of curiosity. The premise is that a team from the show comes in to totally turn around a restaurant (re-build, re-decorate and re-do the menu) in 48 hours. The main webpage for the series is at:
The synopsis for the Hoffman show is at:
The Mars Curiosity rover is on its way to Mars and today is the most important part of its cruise phase. It was launched on a trajectory to intentionally miss Mars until it fires its engines today for a course correction. Here are a couple of articles explianing why they did this:
Related to this is another article about the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter currently orbiting Mars. The HiRISE camera takes high resolution images of the Martian surface. It has been essential in helping choose sites for Mars rovers to land. Here's an interview that io9.com did with Principal Investigator Alfred McEwen and head of HiRISE media, Ari Espinoza:
Did you know that major Universities put the lectures to some of their coruses up on the Internet for free? Today, Lifehacker provided a long list of them organized into subject areas. You can watch lectures in science, medicine, computers, finance, law, humanities, etc. from the comfort of your own home:
Netflix Recommendation: "Page One: Inside the New York Times" (streaming, DVD and Blu-Ray). A pretty good look inside the NewYork Times as they go through some major changes; in management, layoffs, and trying to find the correct response to the rise of the Internet as a primary news source, WikiLeaks, and the demise of other major newpapers.