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Amazing aerial view of Bubba Watson's shot at the Masters. I could probably do the reverse of this shot. If I was on the fairway I could hook it into the woods without even trying. So, maybe his shot wasn't so amazing :-)
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We are back...round 2 this Friday
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love the feeling you get inside watching videos like this
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Confessing a guilty pleasure...

I somehow happened upon a Discovery Channel show called Dual Survival. It's got the typical high production values of a Discovery Channel product, but the extra special twist is the Felix and Oscar "Odd Couple" casting (look up the reference kids.) Dave Canterbury is a modern day Rambo - a veteran, sniper, hunter - with a militia-like approach. Cody Lundin is a barefoot hippie, who sees survival as a negotiation with the spirit gods of the environment. Watching their banter and different approaches is fun, and they definitely play it up for the camera.

And Season 1 is on Netflix: http://movies.netflix.com/WiMovie/Dual_Survival/70211488

Based on all I've learned, if my car breaks down between Palo Alto and Mountain View... I'm definitely going to make it out alive.
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Neat infographic and simulation video on the new eastern section of the Bay Bridge.
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New year's resolution...eat more.

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I can now do 1000 sit ups without ever leaving the couch!
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Nice reading this holiday season for all you traveling germaphobes.
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This is extremely exciting stuff.

Lisa, those numbers were from an upcoming NASA science mission (OSIRIS-Rex); an expensive NASA spacecraft packed with instruments, and designed to return only a small amount of organic matter from an asteroid for analysis on the ground.

Those numbers do not make for a useful comparison to the costs a privately-funded operation might expect; not answering to Congress, being more fault-tolerant, using a low-cost launch system, and achieving economies of scale with multiple launches and mining probes. For example, OSIRIS-Rex's launch cost is going to be hundreds of millions of dollars with a Delta IV, whereas a Falcon 9 launch looks like it could cost less than half of that.

Cost-effectiveness will still be a huge challenge, though. I'm glad that there are billionaires out there that have the same priorities I do -- I'd TOTALLY run an asteroid mining operation at a loss if I was rich!
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Pretty cool...
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uh oh- http://techcrunch.com/2012/03/21/a-big-ole-avian-hoax/ what a bummer. for a moment, i was excited... still, gotta give him credit for making a good video :-)
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New Google+ Commercial Airing during the Grammys...

Instant Upload has already saved my own precious photos numerous times..

This commercial is really moving. Especially since it's based on a true story from one of our team mates.
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Greased that landing considering the conditions.
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  • The Wharton School
  • Northwestern University
  • Center Grove High School
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    Sales Manager, present
  • The Cambridge Group
  • Citigroup
  • Lehman Brothers
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Indiana - Fukuoka, Japan - Chicago, Illinois - Philadelphia - New York - Hyderabad