They came, they lounged, they dined…

December 25, 2008
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Rochelle and Michelle… and Buridan were over for a festive dinner at my house this week. More roast elk and cranberries and sauces. And talk. My head was spinning by the end of the evening when the waltzed off into the snow.

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A Childs Christmas in Scarborough

December 23, 2008

A Child’s Christmas in Scarborough Whenever I remember Christmas as a child in Scarborough, I can never remember whether the slush was new or old, or whether we lived on the sixth street north of the shopping plaza stoplights and I was seven years old, or whether it was the seventh street and I was […]

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Mr. Pants in Repose

December 21, 2008
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Mr. Fancy Pants is relaxing in his new bed, next to his wonderful panda mug.

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Slashdot | Nobel Jurors Facing Bribery Probe

December 20, 2008
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Slashdot | Nobel Jurors Facing Bribery Probe We all make mistakes, and past errors are not indicators of future malfeasance, but I would assume that these sort of things should be publicly responded to by the Nobel people, unless they’re trying to muscle in on the igNoble Prize people. RockDoctor writes “A report is circulating […]

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Dr. Liss Jeffrey

December 18, 2008

Dr. Liss Jeffrey passed away today. She will be missed by all who knew her.

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2000-year-old Antikythera computer comes back to life

December 18, 2008

2000-year-old Antikythera computer comes back to life Watch a working model of the ancient clockwork device that some call the world’s first computer Read more about the original Antikythera discovered in 1901, and here’s a video with more background and images of the original. Trez cool!

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Noah Grey is leaving the internet

December 18, 2008

Noah Grey wrote GreyMatter, the first open-source blogging software, as far as I know. I used it back in 2001, after using blogger.com for a while. I was just surfing the net, and found this link to him saying that he’s giving up blogging and photography. Sad.

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Colorado Doctor Finds Foot In Newborns Brain

December 18, 2008

Colorado Doctor Finds Foot In Newborns Brain is not what I was expecting. But what could I have been expecting… I was thinking of posting my own MRI scans from Nov. 2003 when I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. It looks like a bunny. Seriously. Anyway, as of a couple of months ago it […]

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CUBA///ROADTRIPPING///FINDING OS GEMEOS IN HAVANA

December 17, 2008

SuperTouch » Blog Archive » CUBA///ROADTRIPPING///FINDING OS GEMEOS IN HAVANA: Our man on the road JASON NOLAN just got back from a slightly illegal run to the island nation where he found most of the murals still intact.” Yes, there are other jason’s out there. But only on online longer than me… he’s a meteorologist […]

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Random Access Mazar › Ubiquitous Accessibility

December 16, 2008
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I want that Ubiquitous Accessibility that Shelly’s selling

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