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Author Archives: Rodney Larson

Outages and Domino Art

July 6, 2011 | 4:20pm

There they are in front of you. Ten thousand dominos standing on the floor… waiting. You have the perfect viewing location in the front row of the balcony overlooking the event. Then it happens. Someone pushes the first domino. Artistically and with predictable rhythm the dominos begin to fall. Read More

The Lumiere Brothers

April 5, 2010 | 3:38pm

One hundred and fifteen years ago Auguste and Louis Lumiere invented cinematography—moving pictures or video, as we know it today. On March 19, 1895, Auguste and Louis recorded workers leaving their factory in Lyon, France. The film was 17 meters long and was hand cranked through a projector to … Read More

Like Walter Johnson

October 19, 2009 | 4:06pm

Walter Johnson, hall of fame pitcher for the Washington Senators in the 1920s, was asked the secret of his success. He responded simply “You can’t hit what you can’t see.” Walter Johnson worked to be one of the hardest throwing pitchers the game has ever known. Read More