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Chess Club Update

March 4, 2015
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Chess Club Update

Chess Club Update This was posted on Google+
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March 4, 2015
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60Retirement plan? I like Lux's idea. "Well, when I die don't you bury me at allJust nail my bones up on the wallBeneath these bones let these words be seenThis is the bloody gears of a boppin' machine" In my case just wire me up to RPi GPIOs and let the fun commence.  The Cramps...
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How Minecraft Generates Such HUGE Worlds | Game/Show | PBS Digital Studios: http://youtu.be/8Ex_eHJ29iQ…

March 4, 2015
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How Minecraft Generates Such HUGE Worlds | Game/Show | PBS Digital Studios: http://youtu.be/8Ex_eHJ29iQ…

How Minecraft Generates Such HUGE Worlds | Game/Show | PBS Digital Studios: http://youtu.be/8Ex_eHJ29iQ How Minecraft Generates Such HUGE Worlds | Game/Show | PBS Digital Studios Tweet at us! https://twitter.com/pbsgameshow Follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/gameshow This was posted on Google+
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Snowballing

March 3, 2015
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Snowballing"…. so you can believe every single major American scientific society, or you can believe the Senator with the snowball" Climate Skeptic Senator Burned After Snowball Stunt Oklahoma Senator James Inhofe carried a snowball onto the Senate Floor to insinuate that climate change was not real, after which Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse torched...
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Turnpikes and Tolls: What if all major roads were private?

March 2, 2015
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Turnpikes and Tolls: What if all major roads were private?

Turnpikes and Tolls: What if all major roads were private? http://tomscott.com – http://twitter.com/tomscott – The idea of a “public road network” is a relativ This was posted on Google+
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The South Sea Bubble

March 1, 2015
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The South Sea Bubble

The South Sea Bubble  "When Robert Harley steps in as England's new Chancellor of the Exchequer, he discovers that not only is the government deeply in debt, but no one knows quite how much debt it owes. Because vicious political infighting between the Tory and Whig politic parties made it difficult to pass new...
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RIP

February 27, 2015
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RIP

RIP Leonard Nimoy – The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins crazy This was posted on Google+
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How to Program a Quantum Computer (sort of)

February 24, 2015
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How to Program a Quantum Computer (sort of)

How to Program a Quantum Computer (sort of) This isn’t going to give you all the details of how to program a quantum computer: but it’ll at leas This was posted on Google+
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Little Professor (Dr Grime’s Toy Story) – Numberphile: http://youtu.be/9TAlEVDvXgw

February 21, 2015
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Little Professor (Dr Grime’s Toy Story) – Numberphile: http://youtu.be/9TAlEVDvXgw

Little Professor (Dr Grime's Toy Story) – Numberphile: http://youtu.be/9TAlEVDvXgw Little Professor (Dr Grime’s Toy Story) – Numberphile Dr James Grime on his beloved Little Professor. See Matt’s unboxing: http://youtu.be/ZbKYmfjMPVM Sig This was posted on Google+
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Crouton Salad

February 17, 2015
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Crouton Salad I have started mucking about with Crouton on an intel based chromebook. So far I am  impressed with how far it has gone in making the whole chroot  method  easy and  clean. Things work, and when they do not things get fixed. Minecraft Vanilla, aokSteam…having a few lib issuesAndroid Studio…next on my list.Security...
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The new View-Master officially turns Google Cardboard into a toy | Gigaom

February 14, 2015
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The new View-Master officially turns Google Cardboard into a toy | Gigaom

The new View-Master officially turns Google Cardboard into a toy | Gigaom This was posted on Google+
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Enjoy.

February 13, 2015
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Enjoy.

Enjoy. MP3 of David Tennant’s first appearance on Just A Minute This was posted on Google+
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The Amazing Heptadecagon (17-gon) – Numberphile: http://youtu.be/87uo2TPrsl8

February 13, 2015
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The Amazing Heptadecagon (17-gon) – Numberphile: http://youtu.be/87uo2TPrsl8

The Amazing Heptadecagon (17-gon) – Numberphile: http://youtu.be/87uo2TPrsl8 The Amazing Heptadecagon (17-gon) – Numberphile More on the math behind this: http://youtu.be/oYlB5lUGlbw Professor David Eisenbud – director of MSR This was posted on Google+
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Welcome To Valentines Day Cards

February 12, 2015
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Welcome To Valentines Day Cards

Welcome To Valentines Day Cards I love my kids. These are the cards they picked to print out for thier class shindigs.  We did cull one or two out, mostly though…All Hail The Glow Cloud.  Night Vale-entines are here! thelemonhive: “ ” This was posted on Google+
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Two Ninety Five

February 9, 2015
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Two Ninety Five

Two Ninety FiveDeals like this…. This was posted on Google+
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War Gaming for Security Cred

February 9, 2015
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War Gaming for Security Cred

War Gaming for Security Cred This was posted on Google+
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Bone Conducive FM Pen

February 9, 2015
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Bone Conducive FM Pen

Bone Conducive FM Pen Turning an Ordinary Pen into a Covert Radio Receiver This was posted on Google+
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All That Jazz

February 8, 2015
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All That Jazz

All That JazzNot in a long long time has a movie so captured a thought. Also, New York City, a slice of it at least, snatched up in bits. We are who we imagine we are. Don't fuck it up.  Birdman (film) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)...
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The Secret Life Og Machines – The Series

February 7, 2015
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The Secret Life Og Machines – The Series

The Secret Life Og Machines – The Series Easier than my previous attempt some years back, and nicely done up as a playlist. The series works on  a few levels….technological and archaeological being just two. Enjoy.  The Secret Life Of Machines Complete Series – YouTube The Secret Life Of Machines Complete Series. by Hammerhead547;...
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The Germanicus Thing

February 7, 2015
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The Germanicus Thing

The Germanicus ThingAny podcast closely related to the Livia Did It meme gets a listen at my house.  The Germanicus Thing The story of Germanicus is one of the great Roman tragedies.  While the House of Octavian was consistently beset by scandals and misfortunes, the Germanicus affair represented a major turning point in both...
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The Secret Life Of Machines

February 7, 2015
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The Secret Life Of Machines

The Secret Life Of Machines This is not just drawings, it was an amazing tv series from earlier days. I leave it to the reader to find the various locations on the intertubes from which to view the wonder. Enjoy. The secret life of machines From Tim Hunkin, The Secret Life of Machines is...
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Hats off to They Might Be Giants for putting their catalog up on youtube . Double hats off for the new…

February 6, 2015
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Hats off to They Might Be Giants for putting their catalog up on youtube . Double hats off for the new…

Hats off to They Might Be Giants for putting their catalog up on youtube . Double hats off for the new Dial-A-Song project on the same channel. Likefavoriteandsubscribe etc etc.  They Might Be Giants – Lincoln (Full Album) Get the album direct from the band at http://bit.ly/1u0z8RP This was posted on Google+
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The Celestial Winter Seasons Palace of Tea

February 1, 2015
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The Celestial Winter Seasons Palace of TeaMaker fair done, Celestial Seasons facility for tea and tour. The mint room alone is worth the trip. This was posted on Google+
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Unplanned Maker Trip

January 31, 2015
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Unplanned Maker Trip

Unplanned Maker TripFound out today this was on…and so away we go for a short trip north. #boulderminimakerfair Boulder Mini Maker Faire – Maker Boulder Magical Maker Adventure – STEM Festival This was posted on Google+
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Bang The Drums

January 29, 2015
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Bang The Drums

Bang The Drums…and then there was this…" Russian lawmakers will consider a new statement that would condemn an event that happened 25 years ago – the reunification of Germany." Russia’s bizarre proposal to condemn West Germany’s 1989 ‘annexation’ of East Germany Another call back to Cold War history. This was posted on Google+
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Cold Brew Rig 2.0

January 28, 2015
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Cold Brew Rig 2.0 I love my cold brew rig but this…this looks so much easier both in set up and cleanup. First batch due in a day. This was posted on Google+
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How To Make A Laser Guided Blowgun

January 28, 2015
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How To Make A Laser Guided Blowgun

How To Make A Laser Guided Blowgun #thekingofrandom strikes again. How To Make A Laser Guided Blowgun How to make a surprisingly powerful laser assisted blowgun, for under $3. I’m giving away 3 blowguns This was posted on Google+
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Binary: Plusses & Minuses (Why We Use Two’s Compl…: http://youtu.be/lKTsv6iVxV4

January 28, 2015
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Binary: Plusses & Minuses (Why We Use Two’s Compl…: http://youtu.be/lKTsv6iVxV4

Binary: Plusses & Minuses (Why We Use Two's Compl…: http://youtu.be/lKTsv6iVxV4 Binary: Plusses & Minuses (Why We Use Two’s Complement) – Computerphile Negative Binary Numbers – you may have heard of ‘signed’ numbers, but do you know how they work? Pro This was posted on Google+
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Chess Club Fundraiser Results

January 28, 2015
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Chess Club Fundraiser ResultsSome of the results of our fundraiser. #chessclub #chess This was posted on Google+
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Why Poor Places Are More Diverse

January 23, 2015
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Why Poor Places Are More Diverse

Why Poor Places Are More Diverse  Why Poor Places Are More Diverse Thanks to The Kwongan Foundation at the University of Western Australia for supporting this video: h This was posted on Google+
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Disappointment and Justice Delayed

January 19, 2015
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Disappointment and Justice Delayed

Disappointment and Justice Delayed "I must confess that over the past few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro's great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen's Counciler or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate,...
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Mind The Headers

January 16, 2015
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Mind The Headers

Mind The Headers The Apps That Protect You Against Verizon’s Mobile Tracking  Verizon has been tracking its mobile subscribers’ web surfing by injecting undeleteable unique identifier headers (UIDH), and an advertising company Turn.com can also use these to respawn deleted cookies. If you’re concerned about this privacy invasion, the EFF has listed the apps...
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Introduction to Astronomy: Crash Course Astronomy

January 16, 2015
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Introduction to Astronomy: Crash Course Astronomy

Introduction to Astronomy: Crash Course Astronomy Introduction to Astronomy: Crash Course Astronomy #1 Welcome to the first episode of Crash Course Astronomy. Your host for this intergalactic adventure i This was posted on Google+
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Changed and Nope

January 15, 2015
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Changed and Nope

Changed and Nope " This War on Hackers is likely to be no more effective than the War on Drugs, where after three decades the prison population has sky rocketed from 0.1% of the population to a staggering 1%. With 5% the world’s population, we have 25 percent of the world’s prisoners—and this has...
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A Clockwork GTA

January 15, 2015
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A Clockwork GTA

A Clockwork GTA Vidi well me droogies. GTA Online – A Clockwork Orange A Clockwork Orange – Some of the most iconic scenes from Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film reenacted in Gr This was posted on Google+
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Not Everyone Is Charlie

January 14, 2015
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Not Everyone Is Charlie

Not Everyone Is Charlie Conspiracies, justifications, and indoctrination…even some who were Charlie last week are distancing themselves after Charlie goes on being Charlie with it's recent edition.  Some French Muslims See Conspiracies In Paris Shootings In Muslim communities around France, some don’t believe the official version of events. In schools, some Muslim students...
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Gods of Love…(some restrictions apply)

January 14, 2015
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Gods of Love…(some restrictions apply)

Gods of Love…(some restrictions apply) 15 minuets into the funereal service for 33 year old  Vanessa Collier , Pastor Ray Chavez refused to go on. Was he choked up at the death of a young person, the outpouring of love and grief by her family and friends? What stopped Pastor Ray Chavez from going...
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Multiverses and Constants – Sixty Symbols

January 14, 2015
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Multiverses and Constants – Sixty Symbols

Multiverses and Constants – Sixty Symbols A lengthy chat with Professor Laurence Eaves. See our simultaneously reeled shorter video about Mult This was posted on Google+
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The Volcano Diaries

January 13, 2015
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The Volcano Diaries

The Volcano Diaries Brady and Keith look at some priceless documentation of an infamous volcano, courtesy of Sir William Hamilton and his Padre in the 1700s. The Volcano Diaries – Objectivity #2 Brady and Keith look at some priceless documentation of an infamous volcano, courtesy of Sir William This was posted on Google+
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At its best wrestling tells a story. Mythic, at times, comic at others. More of the comic bent, here…

January 13, 2015
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At its best wrestling tells a story. Mythic, at times, comic at others. More of the comic bent, here…

At its best wrestling tells a story. Mythic, at times, comic at others. More of the comic bent, here is a gag right out of Portal .  CHIKARA – Hilarious ‘Magic Doors’ Wrestling Spot deviANT and The Mysterious and Handsome Stranger take part in some Looney Tunes style shenanigans! F This was posted on...
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The Magic Roundabout: Swindon’s Terrifying Traffi…: http://youtu.be/D22BOOGbpFM

January 12, 2015
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The Magic Roundabout: Swindon’s Terrifying Traffi…: http://youtu.be/D22BOOGbpFM

The Magic Roundabout: Swindon's Terrifying Traffi…: http://youtu.be/D22BOOGbpFM The Magic Roundabout: Swindon’s Terrifying Traffic Circle and Emergent Behaviour http://tomscott.com – http://twitter.com/tomscott – Despite its reputation as being a Traffic Circle This was posted on Google+
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Dots and Boxes (extra footage about bigger boards): http://youtu.be/rBngUo0JTzs

January 12, 2015
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Dots and Boxes (extra footage about bigger boards): http://youtu.be/rBngUo0JTzs

Dots and Boxes (extra footage about bigger boards): http://youtu.be/rBngUo0JTzs Dots and Boxes (extra footage about bigger boards) Main video: http://youtu.be/KboGyIilP6k Featuring Elwyn Berlekamp Elwyn’s book on Dots and Boxes: ht This was posted on Google+
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Homemade soft herbed cheese. Done.

January 12, 2015
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Homemade soft herbed cheese. Done.

Homemade soft herbed cheese. Done. This was posted on Google+
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“There was a time when a person who was not particularly technical, or whose technical acumen was sufficient…

January 10, 2015
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“There was a time when a person who was not particularly technical, or whose technical acumen was sufficient…

"There was a time when a person who was not particularly technical, or whose technical acumen was sufficient to get applications running on a machine and not much more, could code a webpage. The tags were pretty straightforward, the uses of them clear, and the behavior pretty dependable. Much how one could, in a...
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Classics Edition

January 10, 2015
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Classics Edition

Classics EditionI grew up with the classics..Homer, Plato, Shakespeare. For my kids Grimtooth's is right up there with the best of them. Whatever system they are playing, just for ideas, just for the lols….Grimtooth's is now in its second generation of treasured use in our family. So yeah, we are in for this.  Grimtooth’s...
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14 Fart Facts for my Flatulent Friends

January 9, 2015
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14 Fart Facts for my Flatulent Friends

14 Fart Facts for my Flatulent Friends The crazy thing is I had to cut like five fart facts from this video because I just had TOO MUCH GOO This was posted on Google+
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Achievement – You Got Wood

January 9, 2015
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Achievement – You Got Wood

Achievement – You Got Wood The tale of Isaac Newton and the apple tree….cute fable or factual? Here then are bits claiming fact.  Space Wood – Objectivity #1 Brady looks at some ‘space wood’ with Keith Moore – head librarian at The Royal Society. The wood is This was posted on Google+
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Adventures in Redstone

January 9, 2015
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Adventures in Redstone

Adventures in Redstone Flip Flops, Latches & Memory Details – Computerph…: http://youtu.be/-Ecf7lb4aZ0 Flip Flops, Latches & Memory Details – Computerphile Audible free book: http://www.audible.com/computerphile Circuits that use latches to store data are This was posted on Google+
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M82 and Microwave Popcorn – Deep Sky Videos: http://youtu.be/X0PgDIHBs7s

January 9, 2015
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M82 and Microwave Popcorn – Deep Sky Videos: http://youtu.be/X0PgDIHBs7s

M82 and Microwave Popcorn – Deep Sky Videos: http://youtu.be/X0PgDIHBs7s M82 and Microwave Popcorn – Deep Sky Videos Messier 82, the Cigar Galaxy, or NGC 3034 —- Professor Paul Crowther discusses its similarity to a This was posted on Google+
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Everything Wrong Is Right Again

January 8, 2015
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Everything Wrong Is Right Again

Everything Wrong Is Right Again If I wait long enough I bet being as overweight as I am will be considered a boon. Live long enough and things once considered dross will be shined up as sparkly nugs of worth. I wonder if they will perscribe some Lil Fluffy Clouds with this. Rave Drug...
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