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If you're building #Ikea furniture, get one of these silicon baking pads so you can count out (and not lose) your hardware! Here's a link if you want to buy one: goo.gl/JvVCkW
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My favorite VPN and remote desktop application. Cross platform awesomeness.
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SF6, sulfur hexafluoride, is a colorless gas, that looks like air but is heavier than air. :)

Sulfur hexafluoride is an inorganic, colorless, odorless, non-flammable gas. It has a density of 6.12 g/L, higher than the density of air (1.225 g/L).

#science  is fun :)
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Cool.
Breakthrough in understanding of evolution after scientists modify E.coli bacteria to create organism with unique new DNA structure
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Brilliant.
 
Interesting perspective care to discuss?
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Mission Audio
3103 N Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91767
First...a backstory: For Christmas, I wanted to install my "old" enclosed dual subwoofer system with a brand new amp in my girlfriend's car. She's a bass junkie...and I wanted to get it all done right. Stupidly, I went to Best Buy...paid $250, waited 8.5 hours at the Barnes & Noble next door, and then eventually drove away WITHOUT the subwoofers working. The "expert" at Best Buy told me that my brand new amp was, "without a doubt", faulty. I re-ordered another brand new replacement amp from Amazon, and rescheduled an appointment with this corporate wage-slave again so he could install the new one once it arrived a few days later...

In the meantime, since I highly suspected the Best Best guy was in fact a moron...I started troubleshooting each component of the system he installed. After finding several flaws in the install job (please read my Best Buy Glendora Review if you want details), I decided to go buy a few parts to see if I could fix the error myself. The closest place to my house was Mission Audio...

I pulled in, asked for a small cable terminal that I needed, and he immediately gave me the part, and wasn't going to charge me for it. I imagined the hours of work I had ahead of me trying to troubleshoot the problem as an amateur...and decided to give this professional a shot instead. I explained my ordeal with Best Buy, and asked if he could diagnose the problem. Within about FOUR freaking minutes...this guy had tested my subs, tested my amp (with a multimeter), and tested the RCA input into the amp from the head unit (which was the problem). Best Buy took 8.5 hours to incorrectly install my amp and subwoofers (and incorrectly diagnose the problem with their BS installation)...but THE GUY AT MISSION AUDIO FIGURED OUT THE PROBLEM IN LESS THAN FIVE MINUTES.

Apparently the RCA connection from the stereo's head unit wasn't outputting ANY sound...because the tap into the connection wasn't complete! The Mission Audio guy tapped into the existing subwoofer's speaker cable line with a clean connection (because it had more signal strength there), installed a high to low converter, ran the line with clean, invisible cables back to the amp under my seat, and within minutes had the entire garage at Mission Audio bumping with BASS!

He and his assistant then tuned the amp and bolted it down properly, double checked all the connections throughout the entire car (especially ensuring that the power and ground connections were secure and safe), cleaned up everything...and vacuumed.

I had my problem diagnosed, fixed, tuned and polished...in less than 30 minutes. It was clear to me that if I had Mission Audio do the entire job (install the power cable from the car battery as well), he probably could have had the whole thing done in an hour. It is obvious while watching this guy, that he has been doing this for the 18 years he claims he has been doing car audio. His movements are deft, decisive and FAST...and his assistant follows him around the car with a bag of tools...ready to hand him whatever he needs...it's like watching a world renowned surgeon on an operating table..."screwdriver, please...multimeter, please...vacuum, please."

For car audio problems or installs, I will never go to any other place but Mission Auto ever again. I don't write alot of reviews, but this guy inspired me to let others know about his shop...I sure as hell wish I knew about it before driving my dumb ass to Best Buy!

PS...my girlfriend LOVES her new system! Thank you so so much Mission Audio!
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I love this Calendar App for Chrome (great on Android too).
Sunrise Calendar is a gorgeous calendar app made for Google Calendar and iCloud users. Designed with love, Sunrise is a new…
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Cab companies are middle-men monopolists that screw cab drivers out of most of their earnings...which is why I'm happy about the recent successes of ride sharing apps like Uber and Lyft. The next time you need a ride, use them! Most of the time, the rides are half of what the cab companies charge...and the drivers usually show up in less than 5-10 minutes
https://www.lyft.com/
https://www.uber.com/
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Haha.
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If you drink soda (or any flavored beverage), watch this.
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Wow. The person on the end must have been really nervous...
 
Just Getting a Little Exercise In

Nothing to see here.

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If anyone is interested in buying bitcoins, I used Coinbase with success to purchase them via their website (with a bank transfer). Here's their link: http://goo.gl/hOrZf2
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used my transaction after i jumped thru all hoops, ie: cc info, bank acct info. lame
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Lover of science, beauty, life.
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I'm an factotum entrepreneur, atheist, Zeitgeist Movement Advocate, transhumanist, futurist, programmer, writer, t-shirt humorist, and avid fan of the great outdoors.

I read at least four hours every day, usually more, on almost every subject. I am fascinated by all fields of science and technology, and make it a point to continually grow my understanding of our amazing universe. The future truly excites me...I'm eager to see how far our imaginations will take us.

I own and operate several online stores and services. My latest venture is Doomd Ink, a custom t-shirt shop in Boulder, Colorado. Though I programmed professionally for other companies in the past, now I only program for my own businesses and collaborations. Programming for your own ideas makes it a hell of alot more enjoyable!

I love to backpack and camp and be outside in the wild. I've successfully through-hiked 500 miles of the Colorado trail a few years back, did the hardest section of the CDT (Colorado), and I recently hiked the John Muir Trail in California this summer. 

I'm now living in the foothills of Los Angeles with my girlfriend, who is studying to be a doctor. While she's learning how to save lives, I'm teaching myself how to make the electronic music I've always wanted to make...
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Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
My favorite Indian place in Boulder. Their flavors are just flawless, and they make the dishes quickly. If you want it delivered, order via Grubhub or Hungry Buffs.
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
Not sure about sales but the service dept is awesome. I bought our car in Riverside, but this Mazda dealership is actually closer, so I've had all the scheduled maintenance done here. The service tech manager has always been courteous, honest, and quick.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
First...a backstory: For Christmas, I wanted to install my "old" enclosed dual subwoofer system with a brand new amp in my girlfriend's car. She's a bass junkie...and I wanted to get it all done right. Stupidly, I went to Best Buy...paid $250, waited 8.5 hours at the Barnes & Noble next door, and then eventually drove away WITHOUT the subwoofers working. The "expert" at Best Buy told me that my brand new amp was, "without a doubt", faulty. I re-ordered another brand new replacement amp from Amazon, and rescheduled an appointment with this corporate wage-slave again so he could install the new one once it arrived a few days later... In the meantime, since I highly suspected the Best Best guy was in fact a moron...I started troubleshooting each component of the system he installed. After finding several flaws in the install job (please read my Best Buy Glendora Review if you want details), I decided to go buy a few parts to see if I could fix the error myself. The closest place to my house was Mission Audio... I pulled in, asked for a small cable terminal that I needed, and he immediately gave me the part, and wasn't going to charge me for it. I imagined the hours of work I had ahead of me trying to troubleshoot the problem as an amateur...and decided to give this professional a shot instead. I explained my ordeal with Best Buy, and asked if he could diagnose the problem. Within about FOUR freaking minutes...this guy had tested my subs, tested my amp (with a multimeter), and tested the RCA input into the amp from the head unit (which was the problem). Best Buy took 8.5 hours to incorrectly install my amp and subwoofers (and incorrectly diagnose the problem with their BS installation)...but THE GUY AT MISSION AUDIO FIGURED OUT THE PROBLEM IN LESS THAN FIVE MINUTES. Apparently the RCA connection from the stereo's head unit wasn't outputting ANY sound...because the tap into the connection wasn't complete! The Mission Audio guy tapped into the existing subwoofer's speaker cable line with a clean connection (because it had more signal strength there), installed a high to low converter, ran the line with clean, invisible cables back to the amp under my seat, and within minutes had the entire garage at Mission Audio bumping with BASS! He and his assistant then tuned the amp and bolted it down properly, double checked all the connections throughout the entire car (especially ensuring that the power and ground connections were secure and safe), cleaned up everything...and vacuumed. I had my problem diagnosed, fixed, tuned and polished...in less than 30 minutes. It was clear to me that if I had Mission Audio do the entire job (install the power cable from the car battery as well), he probably could have had the whole thing done in an hour. It is obvious while watching this guy, that he has been doing this for the 18 years he claims he has been doing car audio. His movements are deft, decisive and FAST...and his assistant follows him around the car with a bag of tools...ready to hand him whatever he needs...it's like watching a world renowned surgeon on an operating table..."screwdriver, please...multimeter, please...vacuum, please." For car audio problems or installs, I will never go to any other place but Mission Auto ever again. I don't write alot of reviews, but this guy inspired me to let others know about his shop...I sure as hell wish I knew about it before foolishly driving a half hour away to Best Buy! PS...my girlfriend LOVES her new system! Thank you so so much Mission Audio!
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Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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Bodywise has the worst customer service, and at least of of the workers is the rudest person's I've ever met. What a ripoff!!! Avoid at all costs.
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
Maybe the worst company in the world.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Huge selection of wonderful Mediterranean inspired food. This is my "go-to" restaurant in Boulder, especially if someone from out of town is hungry and I want to impress (without going broke). The restaurant is big for Boulder, and has a few different sections. I prefer the patio for Lunch and the west room for dinner (it's more intimate there, and has its own bar). The staff is always helpful and prompt, and the food is ALWAYS great, if not excellent. If you want to fill up without spending too much on dinner, they have an excellent happy hour in which all their Tapas (and they have like, 50 tapas) are half off. Even if they aren't half off, they're not expensive. Lunch is a bargain, and dinner is very affordable too. They offer pastas, fish, pizzas, and as mentioned, tons of appetizers. They also have a HUGE selection of wines and drinks...maybe the biggest selection in Boulder. I highly recommend this place.
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Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago