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22 Things for a Saturday on Planet Earth via Nicholas Bate [Shared]

22 Things for a Saturday on Planet Earth – Nicholas Bate Photo by Felix Rostig on Unsplash Celebrate more often: you’ve got a place on the planet, the one consistently rated the best in the known universe. Don’t let a … Continue reading

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The Changing Room Illusion via YouTube [Shared] [Video]

The Changing Room Illusion The Changing Room Illusion is an example of “graduate change blindness,” a phenomenon in which observers are unable to notice changes to the world around them when those changes occur gradually. In virtually all prior cases, … Continue reading

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On Writing: An Abecedarian via The Hudson Review [Shared]

a·be·ce·dar·i·an| ˌābēsēˈderēən | adjective 1 arranged alphabetically: in abecedarian sequence. 2 rudimentary; elementary: abecedarian technology. On Writing: An Abecedarian | The Hudson Review Alphabet. As notes score music, so the alphabet scores speech. Letters are notes for the music of language, and this explains two archaic practices that once mystified me. Until … Continue reading

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100 ways to slightly improve your life without really trying | Life and style via The Guardian [Shared]

100 ways to slightly improve your life without really trying | Life and style | The Guardian Whether it’s taking fruit to work (and to the bedroom!), being polite to rude strangers or taking up skinny-dipping, here’s a century of … Continue reading

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Things I Learnt in 2021 via Vadim Drobinin [Shared]

I am in a constant search for interesting reading, photos, and more, so this blog post was right up my alley. You see the benefits of what I find in posts like this and other [Shared] posts. If you’d like … Continue reading

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Little games to play with Morse Code in your browser [Shared]

Be sure to also check out my other Morse code game, Morse Codle, a daily Morse code Wordle puzzle. This is a pair of games for playing with Morse Code. Since the games play the signals as sound, I recommend headphones … Continue reading

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Angularis v1.3 – Difficult Tetris-style Triangular Stacking Game [Shared]

Angularis v1.3 Angularis is a Tetris-like stacker game, but with shapes based on triangles instead of squares. You can rotate shapes left and right and move them horizontally and diagonally. This powers some crazy new moves. Read Angularis v1.3 Related … Continue reading

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Citizen Science Opportunity: NASA GLOBE Cloud Challenge 2022: Clouds in a Changing Climate

Did you know that clouds can both warm and cool our planet? Keeping an eye on clouds helps NASA study our climate. We need your help capturing data about clouds where you live! The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the … Continue reading

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How to Grow Sodium Chloride Crystals at Home via Crystalverse [Shared]

How to Grow Sodium Chloride Crystals at Home Sodium chloride, or table salt, has a cubic crystal structure. But the salt we use for cooking normally looks more like sand. Indeed, table salt is often used in kids’ experiments to … Continue reading

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Date stamps – Austin Kleon [Shared]

Date stamps – Austin Kleon My first real job after graduating from college was working the reference desk at a public library, so it makes me chuckle whenever I post artwork or diary pages online how often people ask me … Continue reading

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Feline-Friendly Furniture Gives Cats a Seat at the Table and Makes Them the Centerpiece via Adafruit Industries [Shared]

Feline-Friendly Furniture Gives Cats a Seat at the Table and Makes Them the Centerpiece via Adafruit Industries Japanese online retailer dinos has released a new line of cat furniture and part of their line-up includes this all-natural oak wood table. With a … Continue reading

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Procedural butterfly generator via Boing Boing [Shared}

Procedural butterfly generator | Boing Boing Daniel Anderson created a procedural butterfly generator. Simply click the button for another adorable low-poly lepidopteran. A suggestion: my little son’s been collecting them with the iPhone screengrab tool. Let us download specimens! Read and … Continue reading

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Lego Christmas Carol Set via Instagram and with time lapse video [Video]

Lego Christmas Carol Set Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is one of my favorite and this year we held our annual live reading of the story with friends via zoom. For my birthday, the family gifted me this special Lego set. … Continue reading

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A little Sesame Street Lego Fun via Instagram

A little Sesame Street Lego Fun @gogojoseph just assembled this new Lego set. We are quite the Lego family here and have been for years. From my Instagram Feed Related Posts: Apollo in Lego via Instagram The Falcon in Lego – … Continue reading

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Homemade Popcorn via Instagram

Homemade Popcorn Our favorite snack From my Instagram Feed Related Posts: Francesca made homemade ragu to make lasagna for pranza Yum, yum and yum! #food #homemade #Sicily #italy #travel #family via Instagram [Photo] Yum! Our evening popcorn fix with salt … Continue reading

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