Space Balloon is GO!

Space Balloon is GO! Community / Fun / Stuff We Love / Uncategorized

Recently a team of Griffin employees and friends got together to do a little science. After a few months of research, gathering of materials, assembly, and a little felting, we launched a weather balloon into near space. We launched our balloon from Jackson, TN anticipating an Eastward flight path to avoid landing in the Smoky […]

Brood II is for Beginners.

Brood II is for Beginners. In The News / Stuff We Love

If you live in a one of the half dozen or so states that will be experiencing the emergence of 17 year Cicadas I have one thing to say to you: Don’t freak out. They don’t bite, they won’t take money out of your wallet, and they’re only around for a few weeks. That already […]

Three Great Apps To Take Outdoors This Weekend

Three Great Apps To Take Outdoors This Weekend Apps / Stuff We Love / Tips & Tricks

This Saturday marks the beginning of National Parks Week. By the number of mud covered jeeps and trucks in the Griffin parking lot, you can bet we’re a wilderness loving bunch. (Imagine a group of sexy tech-smart naturalists . . . like a whole building of Bear Grylls and lady equivalents.) At 5pm you can […]