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Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse 0

Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse

You’ve probably heard that Betelgeuse has recently been showing signs of instability. This might be a sign that it’s going to become a supernova. Yesterday, Ctein considered the question of how bright it would...

Add Sugar and Sell It 0

Add Sugar and Sell It

For the 4th, Stephen Fry posted a lecture he gave a while back that tries to capture what it is that makes America unique. A lot of people have tried that in the past,...

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4th of July

It’s not the Boston Pops, but here are a few pictures from the Lexington fireworks last night.

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A day in the life

I had my birthday party today. We built forts of cardboard and duct tape (mostly duct tape). This was one of them. Then we proceeded to attack each other with foam and PVC weapons...

Field Trip 0

Field Trip

Peter has a big field trip today. The entire 6th grade is going to Nubble Light. It’s pouring buckets today. Can you imagine shepherding a couple of hundred twelve year olds along Marginal Way...

Look Up 2

Look Up

There’s a group called For Spacious Skies that used to run radio ads in the Boston area. They were very interesting ads. They just told you to stop and look up. The ads weren’t...

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Its almost the end of school yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

New Toy 0

New Toy

The old air compressor that I bought back in high school when I was painting the MG, has been getting tired and cranky lately. It keeps overheating, and I’ve been feeling like I’m spending...

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A little something I made in Inkscape. It only took me a couple hours. Most like this will take me days. It was actually an assignment for school.