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Is the right ear “better” for hearing?

The BBC is covering a story about a study of hearing habits. Apparently they’ve found that the folks they observed used their right ears significantly more than their left ears. I wonder if this translates to actually being “better” for … Continue reading

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Am I Addicted?

Here’s an article about “addiction” that I thought was interesting. The question to the reader is this: would the romantic relationships you’ve observed/participated in be considered “addictive” by the measures in this article? I guess the question is whether items … Continue reading

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Falling Slowly

If you haven’t seen “Once,” you should. My roommate rented it this evening on a recommendation from a friend, and I was surprised and quite impressed. It was amazing. It’s a low-budget indie musical that is surprisingly poignant and inspirational. … Continue reading

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Disnetdev Blog

Just wanted to give a plug for my good buddy Tim Disney’s new blog, in which he plans to explore the intersections between computer science and philosophy. Should be righteously thought-provoking. 🙂 Check it out! http://www.disnetdev.com/blog/

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Christian Linux Links

Found some interesting websites today. The first two I already knew about, but the second two were a complete surprise. Evidently there are two different projects that have customized the Ubuntu distribution to include Bible software and website filtering. I … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Slide Rule

Just download the following PDF, print it out and follow the instructions to make your own slide rule: http://www.sciam.com/media/pdf/Slide_rule.pdf Pretty nifty! Don’t know how to use a slide rule? Here are some tutorials: Manual Calculation: Using a Slide Rule Slide … Continue reading

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Oooooh, shiny!!!

Saw this link on digg.com today and couldn’t resist posting it on here: http://www.deviantart.com/view/14080073/. This is possibly the best use of Flash that I have ever seen (and I normally HATE Flash, so that’s saying a lot). Warning: if you … Continue reading

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From Sea to Shining Sea

Just wanted to give another plug for www.wheresgeorge.com. I just got a second hit on a $1 bill I entered last month while living in Harrisonburg. In a little over a month, this bill traveled up to Arlington, VA and … Continue reading

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WheresGeorge.com

I thought this website was cool: www.wheresgeorge.com. It’s a dollar-bill tracking experiment in which people log on and enter the serial numbers of dollar bills they have in their posession. Then they write the website’s URL on the bill and … Continue reading

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OpenCourseWare

OK, so by now you should know what open source software is (if not, you’re behind–read this to catch up :-). Here’s an interesting extension of the concept to the field of education: OpenCourseWare, which basically means that the professor … Continue reading

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