Tuesday, July 29, 2008

NASA - 50 years old today

happy birthday to NASA - amazing what can happen when there's a cold war going on and the soviets have just beaten the americans, and put sputnik, the world's first satellite in orbit around the earth.

In 2006 the phrase "to understand and protect our home planet" was quietly struck from the agency's mission statement after four years. NASA said the deletion was in accordance with President Bush's 'vision' of going back to the moon...

Sunday, July 27, 2008

carlos sastre and team CSC win the tour de france


team CSC - wow!

the best sporting event on television this year has just come to a close, and most americans didn't watch a single second of it.

in protest, i will not be watching the bejing olympics.

Sunday, July 20, 2008

brilliant stage in the tour and hamilton wins in germany

what an incredible stage 13 in this year's tour.

well done to versus for showing the stage live.

nasty looking oscar perero crash.

and lewis hamilton comes back to win the german grand prix.

Friday, July 18, 2008

nutty & daisy are back, and mark cavendish wins 3 tour stages

apologies for not blogging for such a long time!

happy belated birthday, tanc!

i should be sent back to london where it rained one month's rain in just one day while we were there...

will post a few photos when i've gone through them in the next couple of days.

anyway, brilliant stage victory yesterday!

Mark Cavendish made history by becoming the first Briton to win three stages of the same Tour de France.