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Tom’s Home

Tom got home from college this afternoon. No, not that Tom, the other one. These Toms are actually pretty mellow at the moment. They’re wandering the neighborhood in large groups of mixed Toms and...

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Lost

Posting has kind of slowed to a crawl here. Sorry about that. We’ve been dealing with some hardware issues. UPS’s don’t age very gracefully, and they like to take other devices down with them...

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NMUSAF Virtual Tour

I mentioned the National Museum of the USAF at Wright Patterson after we visited it this summer. My only disappointment was that we only managed to see a tiny corner of its vast collection....

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TED Alternatives

Have you watched all of the TED Talk videos? Have you been looking for some other source of bite sized “big ideas” in web video format? There are alternatives out there. For example, The...

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Month of the Hexaflexagon

You know we love hexaflexagons. And you know we love Vi Hart. So when our favorite math doodler does a series on our favorite folded paper construction, you know we need to make sure...

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The Boston Cup

There was a big car show on the Boston Common today. Here are some pictures of the Concours d’Elegance. We missed Sunday in the Park at Lime Rock this year so it was nice...

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National Museum of the USAF

We’re back home from taking Tom to college. On the way out, we made a couple of short stops to break up the trip. While we were passing through Dayton, we spent an hour...

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An Exciting Fourth

We went down to the Esplanade for the Fourth this year. It was a beautiful day, but it felt a lot worse than it looks in this picture. It was quite hot and muggy....

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Custom House Clock

They’ve recently been doing some work on the clock in the Custom House tower. Here’s a picture I took of the workers hanging on the outside of the tower last week. The Globe had...