They asked me whether from the top of the Teide volcano on the island of Tenerife in Spain you can see Morocco and its coasts. The answer is definitely no. In this article I will explain why and how to calculate it. As well as some curiosities about what you can really observe from Teide.

What happens when an infected person sneezes in a room? Perhaps this is clearer to you. As you can see from the video of this 3D simulation, the virus particles propagate very quickly, around those who have sneezed or who have had a cough. The same person can be, perhaps even asymptomatic. A whole series of activities therefore makes no […]

Just woke up… I open facebook, having done a strong cleaning between the contacts, fortunately. Now I finally see only my dearest friends and those whom I consider people worthy of being displayed on my personal wall, people whom I sincerely admire and appreciate and with whom I am pleased to exchange information and news, opinions and contributions and who […]

The pressure of the Spaghetti model The Spaghetti model predicts a maximum of 190 knots of gusts of wind for the super cyclone GONI which is crashing, first against the Philippines, then counting Vietnam. 190 knots of wind gust, converted into kilometers per hour are 351.88 kilometers per hour of wind …! You can follow Cyclone GONI here: GONI […]

The wave forecast foresaw 18 meters I told you about the catastrophic and monstrous forecast of 18m high waves in the Atlantic Ocean in this post: Waves from 15 to 18 meters with a period of 15 seconds in the Atlantic Ocean Waves that would have been created after the passage of Hurricane Epsilon. Very strong winds with peaks of 80 […]

The fourth cyclone in October in Vietnam Today, in addition to a storm in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean with very strong winds and waves 18 meters high, we have a dramatic weather situation, between Vietnam and Cambodia to the east. The forecast speaks of 117 knots per hour of wind and a lowering of the cloud temperature to […]

My best friend Luca from Bologna had bought Netatmo for three years and therefore I knew in detail how Netatmo worked and its benefits. Why spend so much on a thermostat? It was very interesting for me to be able to know what temperature there was in the various apartments and to be able to remotely control the temperature of […]

I went to the 60th Genoa International Motor Show Some friends came to see me and we had decided to go to the boat show on Saturday morning. Unfortunately, we already knew from Friday that the show would be sold out. On the website it was no longer possible to buy tickets from Friday afternoon, so we showed up at […]

Giuseppe Bertuccio D’Angelo meets the hermit guardian of the island of Budelli in Sardinia Giuseppe Bertuccio D’Angelo is the protagonist of the Happiness project, a project that I follow with great interest. Giuseppe has decided to travel the world to understand what happiness is. Mauro Morandi, on the other hand, is the guardian of the island of Budelli, where the […]

Are you at home and don’t know how to do it? Would you like to help out looking for a vaccine to treat COVID-19? Do you have a computer, even an old one? Okay … Have you ever heard of grid computing? Well, if you want to help fight the Corona Virus COVID-19 you can participate in Folding @ Home […]

I learned recently, by chance that a book about my Father, Mark Edward Kleckner, was published, this filled me with joy and happiness. The book had been announced during the conference that was held in Urbino of which I speak in this article on my blog: A conference on my Father in his beloved Urbino The book was written by […]

What is that? Simple … it’s a textile ladder, with aluminum pegs, which is used to be hoisted, with the mainsail halyard to go up into the masthead. Very interesting the system that as shown in the video is sold by Osculati. Presented in Paris and Berlin successfully. How does it work? Simple, connect the shackle on top of this […]

It’s been about 3 years since my Hackintosh, when it went on standby and exhumed, no longer produced any sound … conclusion? I spent about 3 years with a dumb Mac … let’s just say that he spoke very little … Every now and then I restarted it, but those who use Mac or Linux in general Unix know that […]

“Giornale Luce” of January 1935 From Stockholm … For the lovers of life on the sea: here is a model of yacht built with a new system that aims to reduce the veiling to eliminate the risk and the difficulty of managing numerous sails, when the wind is raging. In this type of sailing rig with movable mast, there are […]

Wow … how strange …! But who invented it …? Well let’s start with those who invented it … a start-up in Riccione, where I was born, invented it, a town south of Rimini, on the Adriatic coast of Italy, south of Venice and Ravenna. Daniele Mingucci made the 47-foot aluminum sailing prototype named “Futura” with this strange U-shaped tree, […]

Can you recognize it …? – How the hell can I figure that Stephen out? Come on, you can’t see anything … – you’ll tell me … Yeah … you can’t know … you’re right … So I say I … this is a Vaquita, the image I created using 12 pixels, because starting from the original image I used […]

What is cheese focaccia? Let’s start from the first consideration that the cheese focaccia is a product originating from the town of Recco, belin …! (Belin is an interlayer of the Genoese dialect) Recco is close to Genoa and I recommend you go there immediately …! Unfortunately, however, there are few places now where the cheese focaccia is eaten well. […]

11.15 am: I am on the wing of Olib, Croatia, on a sailing boat with other people. The weather situation is quite complex 25 knots of rising wind, wave of 1 m with period of 7 seconds in rapid increase, has just jumped a filmine less than 300 meters from the boat to 90 polar left, we are powered, without […]