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Wtf?? That is actually insane! How can they get away with stuff like this?

Edit: ahhhh its satire. Thank God ;-)
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Got Pebble?

Do you have a Pebble smartwatch?  Are you tired of your watch always telling you the actual time?  If "yes" to both, give me newest art project a go:  BRC Time 1.0.

This is an adaptation of some code that I wrote for my project at Burning Man in 2009.  The piece was a "surreal time clock" that gave the time in more human terms, and updates at completely random intervals.  For instance, at 6:30 pm, it may say:

- six-ish
- dinner time
- nearing the bottom of the hour
- six something in the evening
- what makes you think time is linear?

There are literally, many thousands of possible messages.  Always accurate, but seldom useful.  Or always useful, but seldom accurate.  Whichever.  Anyways, you can find it on the Pebble app store.  For free, duh.  Just search for "BRC" or my name.

Also note -- this is the 1.0 release.  I've been using it for several weeks now, but there may yet be some hidden formatting errors.  Be patient, and if you do see any, let me know about them!
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You might not remember me, but you gave me the source to this a couple years ago. I ported it to a bookmarklet if you're interested.
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Last weekend on Cosmos, NdGT was talking about how we have not yet observed the Oort cloud, but we know it must be there. Here ya go, Neil. Happy birthday:
Astronomers have announced the discovery of an amazing object in our solar system: 2012 VP113, an icy body with an orbit so big it never gets closer than 12 billion kilometers (7.4 billion miles) from the Sun! That’s 80 times the distance of the Earth from the Sun. No other...
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Science Journalism Rule #14

Anytime the title of your article can be answered, simply, as "no", do not write the article!

I present to you exhibit A:
Opinion by Leslie A. Wickman, special to CNN (CNN) The remarkable discovery, announced this week, of ripples in the space-time fabric of the universe rocked the world of science -- and the world of religion.
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I had this to say on a different post regarding the same topic:

" Yes, but what was the gun smoking?  :^D"
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Fun at the Ren Faire!
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exactly what they are designed to do .... fun at its finest =)  
ty for sharing a moment of happy!
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Free books?!?!? ! That's right up there with free puppies, ice cream and music!
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Shut up and take my money!
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take our money indeed 
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More ren faire fun!
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But it is a good replacement for silk. 
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Dead man walking

I was driving from LA today and was stopped on the 5 near San Onofre for about an hour.  Traffic was just plain stalled.  When I finally creep up to the choke point, I see about two dozen emergency vehicles and the scattered remains of (at least) two cars and one truck.  I can almost guarantee that no one survived that.

So today's lesson: you can suddenly depart this plane at any time, and for no particularly good reason.  I could say something pithy like "live like you are dying" or something.  But I won't.

Instead, I'll be extremely grateful for what I have: a place to lay my head at night, enough food, and a few people who I love and who love me.  And I'll take joy in the fact that I'm doing my part to help.  Just make sure that you're doing yours, and we'll all make this all-too-temporary existence, better for everyone.
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live it!  <3 u
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Applies to many things, such as web development services!
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Aspiring psudeo-intellectual and future gypsy prince.
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I guess I'm supposed to put something here that is both clever and insightful and designed to entice people to get to know me.  But I won't.  Ha!

Every-other-day-ish I post something of relevance to me.  Probably artsy, or science-y or nerdy or something to do with whatever personal drama is in my live as I make a transition from extreme introvert to god-only-knows.  So just read the posts, k?
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