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What does Dish Networks have in common with the A-Team?  Both conceive elaborate plans that shouldn't work but somehow come together.  Read the article for a lesson in brilliant (though questionable) scheming.
Through sleight of hand and aggressive use of partners, Dish created an unfair advantage in its successful bid for wireless spectrum.
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What's more "American" than a Ford F-150?  A Toyota Tundra, for starters.  The Honda Odyssey is as American as baseball and apple pie, too.
Here, we've compiled the top 15 U.S.-market trucks, SUVs, and vans with the highest North American (U.S. and Canada per the NHTSA) parts content.
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And they are never better, just cheaper.
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This is a tree on our dog walk today in San Jose. Anyone know the type of tree?
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A friend wanted to try making scones with his kids.  I thought a pictoral recipe might be more fun than simple recipe book scan.  If you try these, let me know how it goes!

If you're new to baking and living above 3500 feet, or vacationing near Lake Tahoe, be sure to read the note about adjusting the baking soda.  Some of you know first-hand what I'm talking about here (oops).
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Heh. Yeah. Had almost forgotten about Tahoe adventures in baking :)
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For those grammar nazis with a sense of humor, here's my favorite example of how to not end a sentence with a preposition.

"You represent the United States of Government.  Never end a sentence with a preposition!"
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Come on dad, of what are you scared? From where comes this fear of prepositions? ;)
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Google's Project Wing gets ranked a "best of what's new" by Popular Science.
With the public announcement of Project Wing, a two-year-old secret project, delivery by unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) came that much closer to reality.
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Project Wing ranked best of what's new by Wyle E. Coyote. :-)
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Where there's a will, there's a way.
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Check out my awesome photosphere. It was totally worth stopping.
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Whether you like cars or boats or dogs or engineering or truly actually real reality shows with welding and mistakes and rain, this might be the right time to start watching Roadkill from the +Motor Trend Channel​. This is the first show I've watched that makes my projects and mistakes seem normal (note that they loaded the truck before unbolting the bed and jacking it up - just like real life!).

If your main attraction is the cocker spaniel (probably the best looking member of the crew), be sure to watch the credits -- even the dog is more realistic than most "Reality TV".

Boatkill! The Muscle Truck-to-Boat Extreme LS Engine Swap! - Roadkill Ep...: http://youtu.be/qI0ve18j0TQ
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No that's not actually my dog, but the article about pooping while aligned (magnetic) north-south is interesting.  Maybe this is why dogs spin around before pooping, perhaps they are calibrating for magnetic north?
Dogs apparently prefer to poop while aligned with the north-south axis of the Earth's magnetic field. That's the surprising conclusion of scientists who observed dogs pooping and peeing for two years.
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hahaha. Thats not Lexi. She'd have magazine in her hands. 
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Happy Thanksgiving from some dude on Strava whose bike route looks like a turkey (click on the link)
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Seems like a good idea.
Help #FightEbola. For every $1 you donate, Google will donate $2 to four nonprofits doing critical humanitarian work in West Africa. Together we can do more. Donate now.
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    Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization, 1997 - 2004
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    Software Engineer, 2005 - present
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Nice folks and reasonable rates for this area. However our room, 103, was pretty tired. The carpet looked so dirty that we didn't feel like walking barefoot to the bathroom at night, and some light switches had so much accumulated perma-grime that I used my elbow to actuate them. There's no sound insulation from the upstairs neighbors either, but that's pretty common in older lodge-style hotels like this one.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
The best sushi we've had in the bay area. The saba was more tender than we've had before. We tried sea trout and sea eel for the first time, both were great. The waiter service was mixed, the sushi chefs were all very nice. I'm starring it and planning to go back.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
This is one of my favorite parks. We hike, walk our dog, and mountain bike here regularly. It's a great place for exercise, and you can easily get 2000 feet of mountain bike climbing in 8 miles of riding, with hills left over in case you have anything left over! After rains the trails are muddy with soft clay and unsuitable for mountain biking (and sometimes a pain for hiking), and I wish they posted trail closures online. The views are fantastic.
Appeal: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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Great food and fantastic employees. The cashew ginger gravy was surprisingly good.
Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
This is our favorite local sushi place in south San Jose, and we order from here once per week. Every so often we try another one, but they're never as good as long as you stick to the fresh fish (just ask). The staff are incredibly friendly, and slightly optimistic -- if you order for pick-up and they say 20 minutes, expect 25 minutes. If you visit on a busy night, expect a longer wait as they only have one sushi chef with one assistant (who are just as friendly as the staff).
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Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
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