Red Bull Stratos: The Space Suit

Red Bull Stratos: The Space Suit

Mar 31

I’ll be the first to admit that I have a bit of an unhealthy obsession with what this guy is doing. Jumping from 120,000 feet, reaching Mach 1 and free-falling for more than 5 minutes is cool. Very cool. Actually, pretty much everything about this project is cool, the mission, the tech, the numbers. In the video below they have some info about the really cool space suit being developed for...

Jo'burg, traffic, rape and the general disregard for the law.

Jo'burg, traffic, rape and the general disregard for the law.

Mar 09

I’m actually surprised it’s taken me so long to write this since I get furious about this every morning. Every, morning. The issue is twofold: traffic and crime. I drive to the office in the morning, a mere 11.3Km from where I live. This used to take anything from half an hour to two hours. For the last couple of months it has been taking an hour to two hours, depending on how screwed...