Monthly Archives: June 2011

Consider My Enthusiasm Curbed

Via my brother’s blog, this is very exciting news:

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Worst-Case Shopping


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Stuff to Read

Some links I found to be interesting: 1. Homemade Rocketship Test Flight 2. Google Earth Goes Under the Sea 3. Graphene-Based Circuits? 4. Chart Porn: US Military Spending in Perspective 5. Spiders with Spare Legs? 6. Antimatter of Fact 7. … Continue reading

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The North Korean Global Happiness Index

At first I found this amusing, but it’s also just kind of sad: China is the happiest place on earth(!!) according to a new global happiness index released by North Korea’s Chosun Central Television. China earned 100 out of 100 … Continue reading

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I know I’m late to the game here, but on the off chance anyone else is too, I figured it can’t hurt to write a quick post on Radiolab. Radiolab is a radio show that brilliantly combines science, culture, and … Continue reading

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Whoa Buffalo!

Last week I spent a couple days exploring Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming with my friend Rya from school. On our way to see Old Faithful, we got stuck in a ‘Buffalo Jam’ for nearly two hours. The Buffalo had … Continue reading

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Tyler Cowen’s Great Stagnation TEDx Talk

I previously wrote about Tyler Cowen’s recent book, The Great Stagnation. Here’s Tyler giving a TEDx talk on the topic:

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In California At Last

I apologize for the week of silence. As I mentioned at the start of the month, I spent the past two weeks on the road, driving from Boston to San Francisco for the summer. It was a pretty amazing trip, … Continue reading

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South Dakota

I had a great time exploring South Dakota today. It’s a very impressive state, with a lot more going on than I expected. I checked out the Badlands, Mount Washington, Custer State Park, the Black Hills National Forest, and Deadwood. … Continue reading

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Via xkcd:

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