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Ewan McPhail
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There. Simple enough? :-)
Here are the cases for and against vaccinating children
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I knew auto-awesome + April Fools was a bad idea. Thanks Google :-)
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Seriously, who the heck trained these guys?!
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Took me awhile :)
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Geesh...took me more than a while :)
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Thank you +Tony Harverson for introducing me to The Bugle - now my primary source for international news, and an on-demand sanity humour pill. 
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Listening to Radiolab from WNYC (Shorts: Straight Outta Chevy Chase - what's all the hip about hop?). I still don't get it :-)
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Media says: Doom and gloom, but look closer and see, world is getting LESS violent. 
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Most people have never even seen a public execution. We forget that that used to be the norm. The fact that we can call Zuma a rotten apple is proof of how good we have it. A few years hundred ago, that would not have been tolerated. Democracy may suck but at least we have the right to view our opinion!
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And now for your daily dose of perspective. Mind boggling if you consider how many there are, that we can see, in such a tiny fraction of the sky, in only 3 years.
 
Have you heard of the #Supernova  Sonata? Quite possibly one of the coolest combination of science, music, and astronomy put together by Alex H. Parker from Victoria University and Melissa L. Graham from University of California Santa Barbara. 

"Each supernova is assigned a note to be played: 

Volume = Distance: The volume of the note is determined by the distance to the supernova, with more distant supernova being quieter and fainter. 

Pitch = "Stretch:" The pitch of the note was determined by the supernova's "stretch," a property of how the supernova brightens and fades. Higher stretch values played higher notes. The pitches were drawn from a Phrygian dominant scale. 

Instrument = Mass of Host Galaxy: The instrument the note was played on was determined by the properties of the galaxy which hosted each supernova. Supernovae hosted by massive galaxies are played with a stand-up bass, while supernovae hosted by less massive galaxies are played with a grand piano. "

Source: http://www.astro.uvic.ca/~alexhp/new/supernova_sonata.html
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thoroughly domesticated INTJ boy scout, obsessed with technology, software and the fascinating humans who give it all meaning.
Introduction
I'm a Dad, Husband, Software Development Manager and Christian living on the East coast of South Africa. I run, and I drink tea. 

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4 kids, single solo skydive and para-glide (scarier than kids), springbok scout, unintimidated by sendmail.cf
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RegExr
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Create & Test Regular Expressions.

Google Maps
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Download the latest release of Google Maps, and never carry a paper map again. Get Google Maps with Navigation (Beta), Places, and Latitude

Caring for Your Introvert
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The habits and needs of a little-understood group

Simple Pool Game
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Free Pool/Billiards. Built in HTML5. Can be run offline. No login required.

TED: Ideas worth spreading
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TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx ev

Adobe AIR
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Enjoy your favorite web applications with Adobe AIR. Enjoy your favorite web applications with Adobe AIR. Adobe AIR enables you to have you

Official Google Blog: Life in a Day now available on YouTube
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Life in a Day now available on YouTube. 10/31/2011 01:10:00 PM. On July 24, 2010, thousands of people around the world recorded videos of th

Think with Google
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Google’s take on fresh marketing insights and a look at what’s next

WhatsApp Messenger
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Get WhatsApp Messenger and say goodbye to SMS! WhatsApp Messenger is a smartphone messenger available for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Windo

Dilbert comic strip for 11/02/2011 from the official Dilbert comic strip...
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The Official Dilbert Website featuring Scott Adams Dilbert strips, animation, mashups and more starring Dilbert, Dogbert, Wally, The Pointy

Google Reader
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Follow all your favorite sites, blogs, and more, all in one place. Follow all your favorite sites, blogs, and more, all in one place. See wh

xkcd: Game AIs
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Difficulty of Various Games for Computers [[A diagram. The left column describes various levels of skill for the most capable computers in d

National Geographic Photography Contest Winners: 2011
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More than 20,000 photographs, from over 130 countries were submitted to the National Geographic Photography contest, with both professional

World Population: 7 Billion
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On October 31, 2011, the United Nations is expected to announce a projected world population figure of 7 billion. This global milestone pre

Dilbert comic strip for 11/28/2011 from the official Dilbert comic strip...
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
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News: January 16, 2012. GUESS WHO TOTALLY DID AN EPISODE OF MINUTE PHYSICS! Discuss this comic in the forum. January 15, 2012. Whee! Preppin

Charles 3.6.4 - Karl von Randow
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Charles 3.6.4 Charles 3.6.4 was released this week. It includes a number of bug fixes which are outlined in the version history. If you had

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
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News: November 19, 2011 FOOMP! GRAPH JOKE BABY. Also, for people in the Sacramento-Davis area, I'll be doing a book signing at Bizarro W

NASA
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To reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind.