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20 Things About the Web

Confused about the alphabet soup of cool new features which make your web browser work today? Christoph Niemann has created a really cute and gentle introduction for the noob. Highly recommended, but it’s probably...

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Carcassonne

The previous post was about the city of Carcassonne. This post is related to that, but is about something slightly different, namely the board game of Carcassonne. The board game has each player take...

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Carcassonne

Yesterday we visited Carcassonne. It was interesting to see the real city as we’ve been playing the game Carcassonne for years. Early parts of the castle are Roman, but came to look like the...

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Cooks Source

We post a lot of recipes on this blog, so we’ve been following this week’s Cooks Source scandal with interest. If you haven’t heard the story, there was a pretty good story about it...

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Mirepoix

Even on a somewhat rainy day Mirepoix is quite charming. You can find more pictures on flickr.

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Dr. Seuss Pie

This tasty treat is easy to make, and a great dessert for when your mother is out of town. This recipe was created the first night our mother was gone. Dr. Seuss Pie 1...

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Andorra

Today to avoid the general strike in France we actually went up into the Pyrenées to Pas de la Casa in Andorra. Unfortunately I too busy enjoying the scenery on the way up to...

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Processing for Android

We started messing around with the Android version of Processing the other day. It was really easy to get some of our old sketches running on the emulator. Most sketches only required a one...

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Wagah

Last year, Tom was doing a report about India for school. He was trying to think of things to write about, so we told him about Wagah. That’s the border crossing into Pakistan on...

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The “Lie” of Economics

I really enjoyed the first two paragraphs of this book review by William Davies: Every orthodox economics education begins with a lie. This is that, in the vernacular of neo-classical economics, we can and...