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July 21, 2013

How to load a container ship

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Above, Bryan Gardiner's informative story in the August 2013 issue of Wired.

July 21, 2013 at 08:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Spider-Man Bed

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$226.69.

[via Bem Legaus! and ThingsThatLookLikeOtherThings]

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The Power of DNA

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Long Fast Company story by John Pavlus short:

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"Photographer Ulric Collette… took portraits of two people who are directly related — say, a father and a daughter or pair of twins — and placed them in a split-screen combination. This basic juxtaposition dramatically visualizes the power that genes — just tiny coiled bits of nucleic acids--exert over the design of an entire organism."

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"Some of the resemblances between parents and offspring are so striking that the photos look like they have leaped into the future (or past) of one person's life. But the differences are even more intriguing: It's like seeing jump cuts in genetic code come to life."

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Exemplars above and below. 

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Album of 14 images here.

Video above.

July 21, 2013 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

What is it?

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Answer here this time tomorrow.

Hint: larger than a bread box.

Another: blankets in background have nothing to do with anything.

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Catme13/GlassEffect16 — A drive to the UPS store through Google Glass

I got in my car Friday morning and drove to the UPS store to return my original Glass (which stopped working last Monday night — day #18 — following which a call Tuesday morning to Google resulted in an overnight shipment of a new replacement unit which arrived 48 hours later, on Thursday morning), filming the trip through the new one. Allez!

July 21, 2013 at 04:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Pencil Broom

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Oh, man, I don't know who's gonna hyperventilate faster

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after espying this puppy:

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Flautist or Rusty Blazenhoff.

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Perhaps we'll hear from them,

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ya just never know around here.

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$8.90.

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