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Get The Details

I love this simple little website that the DNC put up about Romney’s tax plan. It reminds me of a demo at SIGCHI many years ago. I’ve forgotten the name, or who wrote it,...

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Three Polyhedra

Peter’s Geometry homework this week was to build a polyhedron. He got a little carried away and created this family of three. Aren’t they pretty? The one in the front is the cuboctahedron. 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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Senator ATM

Simon Johnson does a good job today of explaining what’s at stake in the Mass Senate race this year. His bottom line: Vote for Scott Brown if you want to hand the megabanks a...

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Best Ever Squash Dish

Like a lot of people, Mike is not fond of winter squash unless it’s pumpkin in a pie. And being the clone of Mike that he is, I don’t think Peter is fond of...

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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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300

Lexington is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year. There are a number of different events going on all year long as part of the celebration, but yesterday was the big kickoff. After the opening...

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Window Farming

Almost a year ago I supported my first successful Kickstarter project: Windowfarms – Vertical Food Gardens. They met their initial $50k goal, and their $200k goal which meant they pledged to get them manufactured...

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Hotteok (호떡)

Last weekend we went shopping at our local HMart (Korean Supermarket). The problem with shopping there is that you find all sorts of odd things that you want to try. We found this Korean...

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Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6

This is a fairly pointless collection of photos, but I was messing around with a new lens today. The office has been a construction zone for months now, so the easiest shots to get...