Check out my baby-smooth face in this picture, because pretty soon it’s going to be rough and ugly with the baddest truck-driver mustache you’ve ever seen!… Read the rest
It’s a day after Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast, including our New York City suburb of Pelham Manor.
My biggest fear was the tidal surge and coastal flooding, less so extreme wind. In addition to the flooding of waterfront homes, I was concerned about the insufficient height of the pilings that hold the docks and harbor together in Pelham and neighboring New Rochelle.… Read the rest
I watched the first 2012 presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
I’m undecided which was most painful to watch: the debate itself or the snarky comments about the debate on Twitter.… Read the rest
Who said mobile check-ins were just for humans?
They also work well for sharks, including great white sharks.
Great white sharks?
Yes. As a lifelong offshore sailor, I have a fascination and paranoia of the ocean’s ultimate apex predator.
Which is partly why I’m so amazed by the work of OCEARCH, a nonprofit organization that conducts “unprecedented research” on the ocean’s giants.… Read the rest