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If you have not learned something new today, the day is lost.
If you have not learned something new today, the day is lost.

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Tiny Icons by Yunjung Seo #ArtTuesday
https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/06/27/tiny-icons-by-yunjung-seo-arttuesday/

It's a rare thing nowadays to adore User Interfaces, but tiny icons created by Yunjung Seo are just so sweet that we can't hide the excitement.

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https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/06/27/tiny-icons-by-yunjung-seo-arttuesday/
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Download @NASA Goddard’s ‘Evolutionary Mission Trajectory Generator’ Software – Plot Interplanetary Flight Paths
https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/06/27/download-nasa-goddards-evolutionary-mission-trajectory-generator-software-plot-interplanetary-flight-paths/

Lucy, a Discovery Mission to study Trojans in our solar system, doesn’t launch until October 2021. But the software used to assist its flight path and trajectory – known as Evolutionary Mission Trajectory Generator, or EMTG – is available today, and can be downloaded online. More on the Lucy mission can be read here and here, while the software package is linked from the bottom of this page and SourceForge are hosting the EMTG papers and Tutorial which explain the software in-depth.

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Snarlingly Realistic Monster Sculptures #ArtTuesday
https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/06/27/snarlingly-realistic-monster-sculptures-arttuesday/

Karen Main’s sculptures are seriously scary! Via Creators:

A balance between the bizarre and beautiful finds its meeting point in the warped sculptural world of Karen Main. Her sculptures, which often feature tangles of eyeballs and teeth, look as if the innards of some strange creature have been turned inside out and are now looking to consume whatever lies in their general proximity. So realistic are her paint and polymer clay textures, that if Main weren’t creating sculptural objects, then perhaps she would be creating special effects for body horror king David Cronenberg or Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy horror fixations.

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Your Tuesday reminder that we are taking Patrons to help finance the tools and time needed to make games. The $5 mark is the sweet spot since it gives you read access to the design wiki where there are several games in a state ready to play and where we think out loud about the second edition of Diaspora.

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In 1935, there was a crisis over what word BBC radio should use for "users of a television apparatus" (whom we now call "viewers").

To solve this conundrum, a 10-member "Sub-Committee on Words" was set up, chaired by the American, Logan Pearsall Smith.

The Sub-Committee came up with the following list of possible new words for the users of the television apparatus:

The Sub-Committee ultimately chose none of these, settling on "televiewer," which was shortened by the main committee to just "viewer."

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Evolution of SpaceX

2014: Land a rocket from space? Sure.....

2015: Holy shit they did it!

2016: You're sending it BACK to space?

2017: Rocket is off-center, Elon

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What do we do when encryption is broken and everyone is spying on us? Seize the opportunity, of course.
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