Archive for July, 2011

Verizon Wireless Launches 4G LTE In Tucson, Arizona On Aug. 18

July 29, 2011

Users will be able to take advantage of speeds up to 10 times faster than the company’s 3G network. The 4G LTE coverage area in Tucson will extend between Interstate 10 and Harrison Road, north to Sunrise Drive and south to Valencia Road, including the Tucson International Airport. Verizon Wireless introduced the first large-scale LTE […]

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New way to store energy

July 26, 2011

Tucson-based photovoltaics maker Solon Corp is testing ways to store energy derived from the sun.  The first phase of the project begins in August, when Solon and AzRISE plan to install compressed-air energy storage (CAES) system designed and constructed by UA faculty and students. I have heard of the solution to store energy as compressed […]

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I am an American

July 14, 2011

I’m getting pretty tired of all of this banter and political positioning regarding the deficit ceiling stalemate.  Both parties are showing there weakness and inability to lead this country.  Enough is enough from Obama to Cantor, GET IT DONE! Like the labor unions in the beginning political parties had good reasoning and helped the common folk.  […]

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A real Mai Tai

July 8, 2011

This is what a real Mai Tai looks like, notice the rim of 151 rum on top.  MMmmmm.

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Fireworks Ban

July 5, 2011

  I’m the first one to want to light the candle, I love fireworks.  O.K. so I never really grew up but hey this is the desert.  The fact that they became legal at all surprises me.  Anything that can cause a fire and that relies on public common sense is a recipe for disaster. I […]

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