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25 Mar, 2013

My 1000th post is bollocks

Posted by: Dave In: Humor|Science

This is my 1000th post.  It is nonsense, just like the previous 999 posts. Bollocks. – Dave

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03 Aug, 2012

Different Buzzes

Posted by: Dave In: Humor|Music|Science

Not all Buzzes are the same.

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Video (via Make the Logo Bigger Blog) I’ve always been interested in the source of creativity and how it works.  “Sleeping” on a problem has frequently worked for me too. – Dave

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24 Jun, 2010

Dan Telfer knows dinosaurs

Posted by: Dave In: Humor|Science

Video link

01 Jun, 2010

Light Speed Magazine

Posted by: Dave In: Books|Podcasts|Science|Writing

I discovered a new science fiction magazine online that publishes original and reprinted science fiction stories and interviews. According to the Light Speed Magazine “about us” page: Lightspeed is an online magazine focusing exclusively on science fiction. Here you can expect to see all types of science fiction, from near-future, sociological soft sf, to far-future, […]

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According to the Nasa website: NASA will launch the first human-like robot to space later this year to become a permanent resident of the International Space Station. Robonaut 2, or R2, was developed jointly by NASA and General Motors under a cooperative agreement to develop a robotic assistant that can work alongside humans, whether they […]

I love interesting data visualizations and happened to stumble upon this map of nuclear explosions since 1945 (high res) on Neatorama. I have a lot of respect for designers who can take a mass of data and create an elegantly simple visualization like this one. Original high res image (via Neatorama) – Dave

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20 Jul, 2009

In honor of the moon landing

Posted by: Dave In: Humor|Science

The fucking moon. Over.

Link to video (via Laughing Squid)

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  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
  • Kevin David Anderson: check out our other wreaths at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150452725264516.391111.360128594515&type=3
  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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