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Marshall Brain
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Attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Are you looking for a collection of high-quality, highly-rated articles that can help you become a better person, improve your relationships, etc.? These articles cover things like happiness, good habits, confidence, self-talk, exercise, diet, friends, social skills, procrastination, and so on. You can find the collection here:

http://www.reddit.com/r/DecidingToBeBetter/wiki/index
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I have 5 books in the Kindle store. On Tuesday, starting at 3AM eastern, all five of them will be free for 24 hours. You can find them here:

Manna: Two Views of Humanity's Future - http://www.amazon.com/Manna-Visions-Humanitys-Future-ebook/dp/B007HQH67U

The Meaning of Life - http://www.amazon.com/The-Meaning-of-Life-ebook/dp/B007F1PMJ6

How to Make a Million Dollars - http://www.amazon.com/How-Make-Million-Dollars-ebook/dp/B007IKXDKE

How to Raise Money from Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists - http://www.amazon.com/Raise-Investors-Venture-Capitalists-ebook/dp/B00AUJGM3A

The Day You Discard Your Body - http://www.amazon.com/The-Discard-Your-Body-ebook/dp/B00ATF93BS
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I am most interested in "The Meaning of Life." I will check into it.
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A nice way to think about improving things in the new year:

http://deepexistence.com/2012/12/take-the-one-push-up-challenge/
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A really interesting look at the technology/process of movie restoration:

Jaws Film Restoration --Own Jaws on Blu-ray August 14, 2012
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"Oculus Rift is a new virtual reality (VR) headset designed specifically for video games that will change the way you think about gaming forever. With an incredibly wide field of view, high resolution display, and ultra-low latency head tracking, the Rift provides a truly immersive experience that allows you to step inside your favorite game and explore new worlds like never before."

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1523379957/oculus-rift-step-into-the-game
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This video shows high density aquaculture taken to a highly refined level. Around the 3:10 point this quote appears: "It's a really ingenious system for raising tilapia, an African fish, that can grow at high density  So the idea is that in a 55 gallon drum you can grow 1 fish per gallon of water. In a year you can grow 50 pounds of protein."

If you can grow 1 million pounds of food on 3 acres, that is  about 8 pounds per square foot. If you have room on a residential lot for 500 square feet of greenhouse, you could grow 4,000 pounds of food. 
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Wow, man's inventive mind comes through again..
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A good example of creativity, plus the ability to execute:

Bug-A-Salt - IndieGoGo.com Video
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Entrepreneur, Author, Teacher, Consultant, Public Speaker, Host
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  • HowStuffWorks.com
    Founder
  • Interface Technologies
    Co-founder
  • North Carolina State University
    Academy of Outstanding Teachers
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I am best known as the founder of How Stuff Works. I started HowStuffWorks as a hobby in 1998 and it has grown to be one of the top Web sites in the country. In 2007 Discovery Communications purchased HowStuffWorks.com for $250 million. I am also well known as the host of the show "Factory Floor" which appeared on the National Geographic channel.

I am known for the Robotic Nation essays and the book Manna. The article How to make a million dollars is also very popular. I am known for my book for teenagers entitled The Teenager's Guide to the Real World, now in its tenth printing and selected for the New York Public Library's prestigious Books for the Teen Age list (review). I am also known as a member of the Academy of Outstanding Teachers at North Carolina State University.
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  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Electrical engineering, 1983
  • North Carolina State University
    Computer Science
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