Saturday, July 21, 2012

Rush - The Trees


Heard this on the radio a bit ago, and MAN did it blow me away like it always does.

Probably a re-post, but hey.. it's OK when it's good music!

2012 British Open Championship Update

~~ through 3 rounds ~~

This is pretty much what it comes down to early tomorrow morning for the final round of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes:


Click HERE, or on the leaderboard above to go to the full leaderboard..

No way was it as such going into the tournament, but my money's now on Adam Scott to wrap it up.. I know, I know.. Going out on a limb. He's just playing too well to do something as horrific as it would take to lose this thing. I expect several of the guys to go low and put some pressure on him. McDowell, Tiger, Zach, and even Bubba & Dustin should be able to put a scare into these guys by posting a -7 or -8 early. Of course if the wind blows (and we all know the wind can really blow over there), that's even more of an advantage for Adam Scott.

Should be interesting!!

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Not True!


"1400 feet per second"   is a velocity.. a speed. Velocity = Distance ÷ Time

This means Time = Distance ÷ Velocity.

So.. the image should read: "The response time of a .357 is the distance from your target divided by 1400." At 14 feet, this would be 1/100 of a second. At 140 feet, one-tenth of a second. At 1400 feet, or a little over a quarter mile, it would take 1 second.

Get it right people!!


Thursday, July 19, 2012

Multi-Album Composite #1:


Book One: The Voyage - (A Farewell to Kings, 1977)


Book Two: Hemispheres - (Hemispheres, 1978)


2012 British Open Championship Update

~~ through round-1 ~~

Click the abbreviated leaderboard above to go to the official British Open site for the full leaderboard.


Tuesday, July 17, 2012

This is what Snake Venom Does to Blood

This is venom from a Russell's viper, an Asia native.


San Antonio 2012 Summer League Roster

- in case you wondered..


Here's an article about them..

Zach Johnson's Amazing Golf Shot case you haven't seen it yet.

This is one of the most difficult shots in the game of golf - the fairway bunker shot.

Here's the reason it's so tough: Over time, most golfers become fairly capable of getting out of a green-side sand trap, in which you hit behind the ball with the face open, and slide under the ball, allowing the sand to "blast" the ball out. You never touch the ball. But the fairway bunker shot requires you to hit the ball as if it were a regular fairway shot, but you must make perfectly clean contact, taking no divot. You have to "pick it clean".

I always tell people to put the ball a little back in their stance, use one club longer than you might think, close the face a tiny bit, aim about 10 yards right of where you normally would, and swing at a steeper angle, so that you pick it clean, and then get out - without risking any type of divot. Hit this type of shot a little fat, and it's gonna go about 30 yards. Hit it a little thin, and if it doesn't re-bury itself, it might go 10 feet.

So this is already one of the toughest shots there is. Magnify it by the fact that this is during a tournament.. a PGA Tour event.. on Sunday.. in a sudden death playoff for the title:

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The shot won him the tournament. Well done, Zach!



Monday, July 16, 2012