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David Q. Cohen (SpeedSkaterBoston)
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Attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Thursday morning marked the maiden voyages for the first 30-minute, around the clock Staten Island Ferries.
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“Flower Power, Pit Bulls of the Revolution”... Artist Photographs Pit Bulls In Floral Crowns To Show Their Softer Side And Encourage Adoption.. Pit bulls tend to get a bad rap in popular culture, usually being portrayed as ferocious and aggressive beasts. Sophie Gamand, a U.S.-based French photographer, has set out to change all that by photographing pitbulls posed with beautiful hippie flower crowns.

Her photo series, entitled, “Flower Power, Pit Bulls of the Revolution,” aims to show the sweeter side of these oft-misunderstood animals.

The models in Gamand’s photos are just a few of the dogs looking for homes at three rescue groups in New York. The proceeds from photo print sales will go to these shelters as well!
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You don't be sending me no Crunk...
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The Total Lunar Eclipse of September 28,  2015   will be visible in most of the western hemisphere.   The event will start at about  01:07 UTC and last until 04:47 UTC ,  totality will be from  02:11 to 03:23 UTC.   Check your offset from UTC.   See image for zone of totality.  Boston is at UTC -4   ,  so we will see it start at around 9 PM on Sunday, September 27.     

Ecliptic Conjunction =  02:51:383 TD ( = 02:50:29.0 UT ) 
Greatest Eclipse =   0248:16.8 TD ( = 02:47:07.5 UT ) 
Penumbral Magnitude = 2.2296   ,  P. Radius = 1.3027deg,  Gamma = =0.3296
Umbra! Magnitude = 1.2764   ,   U. Radias = 0.7707 deg,    Axis = -.3375 deg
Sun at Greatest Eclipse (Geocentric Coordinates) 
R.A. = 12h17m08.9s 
Dec. = -01°51'21.0" 
S.D. = 00°15'57.6" 
H.P. = 00°00'08.8" 
Moon at Greatest Eclipse (Geocentric Coordinates) 
R.A. = 00h17m33.6s 
Dec. = +01 °32'03.7" 
S.D. = 00°16'44.5" 
H.P. = 01°01'26.6"
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Yes you can,  +Nagehan Yalçın   In a lunar eclipse,  the Earth's shadow passes over the full moon.  It should be a good show.  
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#jazzonthursday    Bicycle edition.  Brought to you by the  "Known bad" cyclist +Jetski   the "known good"   cyclist  +Iwona Ozz  ,  and the "known Nicaraguan"  cyclist  +carlos rosales   ,  and myself who shall  go incognito.  
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Lmao I haven't heard this in years 
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lol, Paul...
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For the insanity known as #365cyclists by +Jetski 
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Eclipse  -  very dark and red.    Taken at 22:36 EST , September 27, 2015,  Boston, MA .
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romantic howww howw Carlos?;P
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This photo was taken at on a very clear, and windless,  night .   If you want to know how it was done you'd better ask the photographer.  :) 
Anderson Memorial Bridge, Harvard
Yesterday evening +David Q. Cohen was kind enough to show me around Boston as well as Harvard. This is the Anderson Memorial Bridge which was recently renovated. They did a nice job and the new lighting makes for a really great reflection.

For #BridgesAroundTheWorld +#BridgesAroundTheWorld by +Carra Riley +Knut Arne Gjertsen 
#Nightscapes +Nightscapes by +Jesse Martineau +Patrick Zeiler and +Valesa Diamontes
#TheMagicOfLight +The Magic of Light by +Ray Bilcliff +Hamid Dastmalchi & +Paul Stein 

You can find other bridges from various locations in my Travel album here:
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True,  motion blur is common in long exposures -  even a slight breeze will move trees and plants. 
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Soft night...suave...
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Here's one of my shots of the bridge from last night:
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#365cyclists by +Jetski​ hanging edition..
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Thanks  +Christine Bichler +Iwona Ozz  and the "known bad" cyclist +Jetski   ;;
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Speedskater, Engineer, Problem Solver

Likes:  Marathon Speedskating (aka speed skating ) on Natural Ice, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Physics, Power Tools, Children, Cars, Women, People,  Classical Music, Good Movies,  Ballet,  Noodles, Electrical Engineering EE , Computer Science CS,  biology, medicine, ..
Also,  Jimi Hendrix,  specific rock songs, blues, classical and modern jazz

Dislikes:  Phonies,  Dummies,  Organized Religion, Sanctimony...

Quote of the Day: "I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member" - Groucho Marx

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Drove a Bulldozer as a kid
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Ashure, Aşure, Noah's Pudding: A Turkish Delight

Aşure with walnuts, pistachio and pomegranate July 18, 2015 - David Cohen Aşure, or Ashure, also known as Noah's Pudding , is a Turkish dess


Last year I was asked to guest blog about cold brew for Etta + Billie. Alana, soap maven extraordinaire, knows I'm as passionate about coffe

Recipe: How to make Cold Brew Coffee - Etta + Billie Blog

Find out how to make your own cold brew coffee at home from the Coffee Queen.

Persian Rice - the perfect Tahdig

Singapore Recipes and Stylish Cuisines from Around the World

Ireland becomes first country to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote

Yes vote confirmed at 62% against 38% for No side with a turnout of more than 60%

How big is the average penis?

Scientists are refining what constitutes "normal"

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Cisco Visualization | Dawn of the Zettabyte Era

Online rich media content is increasing exponentially and will soon reach three-quarters of a zettabyte. How much is that? View this infogra

Jan Karski. Humanity's Hero - Google Cultural Institute

"I was an insignificant little man. My mission was important.”

Jan Karski. Humanity's Hero - Google Cultural Institute

"I was an insignificant little man. My mission was important.”

Stories of the Holocaust - Google Cultural Institute

Explore online exhibitions about the Holocaust

Shotgun Blues- Thoughts on Ferguson

What you are witnessing in Ferguson is a bad cops wet dream. And hopefully a wake up call to the good ones. I don't know enough facts about

If you don't have a car to get out to Ikea, Home Depot, Target, etc. then you don't have much choice.
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Excellent: food great people great .
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Like many Thai restaurants in Boston- nondescript copy cat food for the "round eye" palate. Chinatown is your best chance.
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The actual address is 2200 Washington Pike, Carnegie, PA 15106
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Dr. Tian is an excellent dentist. I have had some serious work done with skill and efficiency.
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A real local classic ME cuisine. Not as refined as the Middle East rest. Are we not spoiled here in the PRC.
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