Using a Nokia Digital Pen with Lifeblog

I use the Nokia Digital Pen to doodle, take notes, and sometimes make something to post. One problem is that the pen saves images in “.gif” format and not the “.jpg” that Lifeblog is looking for. So, I trawled the net for an app that would help out. Would you believe that there are no […]

The Brightest Blast, noticed by a very small creature

Link: Sky and Telescope – The Brightest Blast. The "superflare," from a magnetar named SGR 1806–20, irradiated Earth with more total energy than a powerful solar flare. Yet this object is an estimated 50,000 light-years away in Sagittarius, on the far side of the Milky Way galaxy behind dense interstellar clouds. "This is mind-boggling when […]

Cross-country skiing in Lahti

The famous ski jumps The trails we took A view over the frozen lake Vesijärvi A peek into the all-wooden Sibelius Hall. It’s supposed to have amazing acoustics. We spent Monday skiing with friends.