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Dave Trowbridge
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This is creepy-wonderful.
 
In the spirit of Welcome to Night Vale.
We've found some cool stuff in the woods. Now it's time for you to pinkie swear you won't tell mom and dad.
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Why Germans Don't Play Scrabble
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Sorry, Albert, but God not only does play dice with the universe, he does it only when you're looking.
 
The bizarre nature of reality as laid out by quantum theory has survived another test, with scientists performing a famous experiment and proving that reality does not exist until it is measured. Physicists have conducted John Wheeler's delayed-choice thought experiment, which involves a moving object that is given the choice to act like a particle or a wave. The group reversed Wheeler's original experiment, and used helium atoms scattered by lig...
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+Ray Sawhill Architecture that gives new meaning to the word "condominiums."
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A mighty space it was, with gigantic machines here and there within it, huge mounds of material and strange shelter places. And scattered about it, some in their overturned war-machines, some in the now rigid handling-machines, and a dozen of them stark and silent and laid in a row, were the Martians--dead!--slain by the putrefactive and disease bacteria against which their systems were unprepared; slain as the red weed was being slain; slain, after all man's devices had failed, by the humblest things that God, in his wisdom, has put upon this earth.
 
Three Boeing 737 Fuselages Spotted In a Montana River

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A flawed but interesting article on the history of consensus in social activism. Flawed not because it identifies its roots in Quaker decision-making, but in the fact that it calls the Quaker process "consensus" when it very definitely is not. It's "unity," which is very, very different: consensus depends on going round and round until everyone agrees and is based on compromise; unity depends on the understanding that the Holy Spirit has already made the decision, and it is the job of the Meeting to discern it, understanding that the Spirit may speak through anyone. The problem, then, was that unity can't be translated into secular terms because it depends on a theological framework, and that the article got right.
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Well, it's about time.
Film star and reigning King of Monsters Godzilla, 61, has finally been recognized as a citizen of Japan, Anime News Network reports.
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TEA-SPLAT WARNING!

This one's for +Sherwood Smith. We should have had Brandon use one of these against the Dol'jharians in the kitchen scene.
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If human beings reproduced like barnacles or other sperm/egg broadcasters, would our fireworks look different? One thing seems certain: we wouldn't be bragging about "biggest."
A 1,014-pound rocket launched during a fireworks show in Saitama, Japan on October 11th, 2014 secured the title of “World’s Heaviest Firework” with Guinness World Records. In a video of the event, ...
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I love the semantic paradox proposed by the noun we give to the desert—a place we define by what is no longer there. Once there were seas, once great tribes crossed these plains, great flocks of animals, once angels were as common as herons.
Photo: Timothy Archibald In San Francisco earlier this spring, I’d hoped to meet the essayist Richard Rodriguez, the author of The Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez, Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican Father, Brown: The Last Discovery of America, and, most recently, Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography, which has just been... <a href="http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2014/09/09/regarding-mystery-an-interview-with-r...
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  • Glendale High School
    1964 - 1968
  • Occidental College
    Organic Chemistry, 1968 - 1970
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Music Composition, 1975 - 1977
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