Saturday, December 15, 2012

How to Fix Honda Element Clunking Noise (video)

This video shows the location of the rubber bushings on a Honda Element. If your Element has a clunking noise, swapping (or replacing) the rubber bushings may solve the problem.
Additional details (part numbers, diagrams) can be found at How to Fix Honda Element Clunking Noise.

Explanation & Animation of Solstices

This video shows how the orbit and angle of the earth are related to the seasons and solstices.

 

Friday, December 7, 2012

Methow Valley Fat Bike Information from MVSTA

Bike in the snow... This winter, fat bikes (aka snow bikes) will be allowed on selected cross country ski trails under the right conditions. See the MVSTA Snow Bike page for details and maps. Always check the Grooming Report before heading out (scroll to the bottom of the grooming report to see the bike trail summary).  Orange indicates fat bike trails for this season:


Monday, December 3, 2012

Free College Courses via Coursera.org

Coursera.org offers a wide variety of online classes free of charge. The instructors are from top universities.

I've taken one programming class and it was well done with good projects, quizzes, and lectures. For additional assistance beyond the lectures, there are online forums to discuss specific issues.