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Yeah, cause that's not creepy at all.
 
DOOB 3D can produce a detailed, four-inch figurine of your body—yes, a 3-D selfie.
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I'd get one if it a had vibrating feature
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Special offer from Google today: run a 2-minute security check on your account (which is really a good idea anyway) and get a free 2GB of Drive storage space. If your Google account matters to you -- your GMail, YouTube, Google+, Drive, and so on -- this is something worth running every few months.

And after you do that, go enable 2-step verification. (https://www.google.com/landing/2step/) It's the single best thing you can do to protect your account from being compromised. 
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Well said.
 
I wasn't going to weigh in (because I'm a passive-aggressive non-confrontational coward ;)) but just in case there are still people on the fence and trying to decide for their kids and for themselves, I wanted to at least offer my POV. I could say that my 8 years in graduate school and 2 degrees and 14 years spent in public health give me a certain amount of background on this topic, but I'd rather speak as a mom of two little ones.

Infectious disease used to be the number one cause of death in the entire world. It was the advent of vaccinations and antibiotics (along with improved sanitation) that made them fade from the industrialized, 1st world (keep in mind that infectious disease still runs rampant in 3rd world nations). I keep hearing that people want "proof" that vaccines work. We have historical records for hundreds of years of devastating infectious disease outbreaks (Black Death, anyone? 1918 flu epidemic? Small pox??), and we have documented proof that those numbers have been dramatically decreased since vaccines became available and routine. We eradicated smallpox. Besides landing on the moon, this is possibly mankind's most amazing achievement. We eradicated (completely wiped-out) the existence of one of the most infectious and greatest killers to humans with the use of vaccines. Just 30-40 years ago, we were on the verge of eradicating measles as well. So measles is just a rash and a high temp and runny nose, you say? During the last run of unchecked measles epidemics in the mid 20th century, it also had a death rate of 20% in many areas that were affected. That's 1 in every 5 children, dead.

The vaccines have adverse side effects/events? Yes, sometimes they do. But the number of children who are affected by serious adverse events (serious side-effects like those that are caused by measles: deafness, brain swelling, death, disability) are very rare. You know someone whose child had a serious reaction to a vaccine? You've read about someone's child who had a serious reaction to a vaccine? Yes, it does happen. Consider how many people vaccinate their children though - how many of those numerous vaccinated children then had serious side effects? It is a very, very small number. In epidemiology (my field for the last 14 years), we call this a risk-to-benefit ratio. The risk, although life-changing and devastating to the families that are affected, actually affect a very, very small percentage of the entire public. But we as a society no longer see the benefit, and I think that's the crux of the problem.

We no longer see children in iron lungs or paralyzed due to polio. We no longer see children born with severe birth defects because moms were exposed to rubella (German measles) while pregnant. We no longer see body counts in the thousands due to childhood deaths from measles, mumps, whooping cough, or rotavirus. You want to be a cautious vaccinator and delay Hep A and Hep B vaccines? I hear you. I understand that. You question whether to give your child the HPV vaccine? Okay, I can understand that (although HPV is highly common/prevalent in the population and increases your odds of cancer). But for the love of all that is good in this world, do not decide against vaccinations of preventable childhood, infectious diseases. Because not only is that irresponsible towards your own child, that is negligent and unethical towards the children of others who cannot receive the vaccine (because they are babies and simply too young, or immune-compromised, or allergic to the ingredients).

You want to argue that it's a big ploy between CDC/WHO and big-pharma to put toxic chemicals in your children for profit? I assume that you do not abstain from antibiotics if your child has a major ear infection? Or you have over-the-counter drugs like ibuprofen and Tylenol for high fevers? Vaccines are not a big-profit generator for big pharma. They would rather sell you something that comes in a pill that you will have to take for the rest of your life. One or two doses in your lifetime is a pretty small financial venture for them. Also, most vaccines are already around - there's not much drug discovery and profit to be made there. Viagra on the other hand, or Ambien or Prozac . . . blockbusters. If you can trust antibiotics and over the counter treatments, if you can let your child play on grass that has been treated by pesticides, or pools/waterparks that have been cleaned with chlorine, or brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste . . . don't pick and choose your science based on a handful of "doctors who disagree" or cherry-picked websites about the dangers of vaccines. Choose peer-reviewed publications like Nature or Science, New England Journal of Medicine or the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Or choose to believe the medical establishment and your doctors, the CDC or WHO or NIH.

My last argument will be this, and the one that I hope carries the most weight: I vaccinate my own children. So does my pediatrician and all of my friends in medicine and public health. If these vaccines really were as poisonous as you may fear or those blogs may claim, why in the world would we "poison" our own children? Surely if there is anyone we are going to protect first, it would be our own kids. Or maybe we are all ignorant and stupid? That may be, but we went to the same schools as the people who built the roof over your head and the car that you drive and the plane that you travel in. You can choose to trust that humans are innately good and believe in our collective talents at developing advanced technologies, or you can believe that it's all a conspiracy aimed at harming children (why?? there's no profit in that, really). I believe in the good in people, and I believe in a personal and professional responsibility to try to help others. Trust me, no one goes into public health for the money.

I love my children as much as you love yours, I will bet on that any day. I vaccinate my children for their safety, as well as for yours. I would do it for you. You should seriously consider why you won't do it for their sake or for mine.
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I think I've been riding my road bike wrong this whole time...
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Slightly different scenes from#1 where I grew up, watching Martyn when j was a kid. 
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Well done, Ikea :)
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Its scanner based sensor book.yes novel indeed thanks for sharing dave
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Incredible!

I found myself trying to figure out where the strobes were hidden too.
 
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I found myself trying to figure out how many strobes were used and where they were hidden.
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Funny to see Budweiser take a swipe at craft beers. Enjoy that saison, you hipster!
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So they still have the guts to call Budweiser a beer?
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This is a 20 second exposure of the waves in Point Lobos today.

It was pouring for most of the day, and we got pretty wet on our hike. There were a couple spots here and there where the rain let up and I tried to get a few photos in.

This shot is from the edge of a cliff looking down onto the rocks about one hundred feet below. All around the cliffs there were sea otters and seals playing in the surf, but the waves were too rough for them in this particular inlet.

I managed to get a couple shots before the rain picked back up.
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I still prefer the Android experience, but man does the iPhone have a good camera!

Here are some shots from in and around Monterey yesterday. I brought my big camera too, but ended up leaving it in the room. That seems to be all the action it gets these days.
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Interesting comparison! My Android phone is a Moto X 2nd gen, which has an average camera.

Even in those side-by-sides, I'd argue that the iPhone takes nicer looking photos (better colors and contrast) even if they're not as sharp. Android is very good at technical excellence, but lacks the less tangible aspects :)
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So I guess this means I should cancel my men's restroom rave and all you can eat buffet...
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A library rave sounds kind of fun...
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Every burger I've had has been phenomenal. Plus they have a great beer & wine menu. I get lunch here every time I'm in Santa Monica.
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Went to Hostaria with some co-workers for dinner. The wait staff was friendly and helped us pick a couple great bottles of wine (well, 2 for 3 aint bad). I got the rigatoni which was absolutely phenomenal. The grilled calamari appetizer was also out of this world. The food is rich and portion sizes are reasonable -- it's not the Olive Garden. I'd definitely go back again.
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We were headed to the Cambodian restaurant next door that had good reviews, and we saw this Chinese buffet full of Asian people -- usually a good sign. The food here was disgusting. The selection was decent and they even had lobster but, with the exception of a couple dishes that I'd consider "edible," the food was terrible. Don't waste your $20.
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Cool joint, good selection of scotch, bourbon, and beer. Their specialty mixed drinks aren't my cup of tea though. Food is good, but bit on the pricey side.
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Barlata had an interesting wine menu -- mostly things I had never heard of, which I'm always excited to try. We got a couple dishes that were both mediocre. The calamari was sliced really thin and the breading was on the bland side. The toast an jamon serrano was covered in a watery tomato spread that made the toast mushy. I probably wouldn't order either of those dishes again.
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Went here for an anniversary dinner. They had an interesting wine selection. The food was very expensive for the portion sizes -- for example, $5 for two tiny pieces of bruchetta. The only dish I was impressed by was the cashew pate -- everything else was pretty average. We literally spent $100 here for 2 people and then went out for pizza afterwards.
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Went here for a burrito that ended up being pretty average. The baked good looked tasty, but I didn't ave a chance to try them.
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