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What are the odds that you will die this year? Whatever they are, the mortality tables suggest those odds will double eight years from now. Death, apparently, moves closer at a curiou...
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+Raw Story​, are you punking us? There are three words on the line above your request for free editing services. And one of them is wrong. :-\
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I'll do it cheap, $12 an hour. 
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My daughter and I have a new YouTube hero: +Simone Giertz, robot-maker extraordinaire. And I mean that in the most literal, unflattering, and yet oddly affectionate and profoundly admiring sort of way.
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Where is Dr. Suess when we need him, and what a shame that Rube Goldberg missed the Maker Movement!
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In addition to supplying the on-call ambulances for our street fair, the local hospital also provided entertainment: a juggler on a unicycle.

I say the guy's lucky he wasn't arrested for disorderly conduct.
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I wonder what they'd do with a vaccine against autism.
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Only if it's a homeopathic vaccine.
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Facebook could be listening in on people’s conversations all of the time, an expert has claimed. The app might be using people’s phones to gather data on what they are talking about, it has been claimed.
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I never bother with the Facebook app (or Google+ app either). I just visit [ https://mbasic.facebook.com/ ]. Few ads, no javascript (I believe) and the browser, not Facebook, remains in charge of my phone.
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Finally found one that made me giggle.
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It's a long climb to the 11th floor.
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It's complicated. Commercial buildings have lots of different tenants, and many companies require a badge in order to enter their space. So once you enter a stairwell it may be a few floors before you find a door you can open, and even then, it may be hard to find an elevator without a compass and sextant. The kids wanted to take the stairs in a building I don't know very well, and by the time we were halfway up, it was easier just to keep going. Slowly.
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like the cheery basket
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Manhattanhenge is tomorrow. If you have never heard of it, who better to explain it to you than the man who coined the term, our host, Neil deGrasse Tyson?
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Students who use integrated communication tools learn faster and close the gender gap http://goo.gl/CbfcqN
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Engineer, Puzzle Fanatic, Incurable Punster. Armchair cryptographer, security and privacy advocate. Insatiably curious about the world and its inhabitants.
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I am a natural experimentalist.  I love to learn, to innovate, and to make new mistakes.  I rarely take myself seriously; there are far more appropriate subjects to be serious about.

I find humor and puzzles in the ordinary, laugh at math jokes, and tend to cram far too many thoughts into one sentence. I'm fascinated by languages and smitten by the beauty and utility of American Sign Language. Bad grammar drives me nuts. 

I'm fond of teaching through analogy and counter-examples, asking silly questions, and gentle teasing.  Sometimes I make stuff up just to watch the gears turn in someone's head.  Whether you're a child or an adult, I'll show you that even "hard" subjects like math and science can be easyand funto learn.  If you think that's nuts, it's because you've been taught wrong.  I'll prove it to you. Try me.

I have an extremely low tolerance for willful ignorance, illogic, and baseless "alternative" explanations for the way the world works.

A 3-year-old gave up asking me "Why?" before I ran out of answers.

I'm terribly shy but have always found it easy to make people laugh.  Often at me.  And not always intentionally.  Childhood friends still tell me I'd have made a great stand-up comedian or psychiatrist; I can't help wondering how those talents are related.  But I'm sure we're all better off leaving that question unanswered.

Will work ... no ... have worked for chocolate.

How did you find me? If you added me to your circles and don't know me personally, I'd love to know what caught your interest!
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I have the best coworkers on the planet.
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I disguise magical, complicated technology as simple, everyday tools.