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jonathan fries
Works at Vail Valley Medical Center
Attended Perry-Lecompton High school
Lives in Glenwood Springs, CO
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Today’s #GoogleDoodle is very fun! Help Beethoven arrange his masterpieces. Classical music inspired game, very cool!
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Perspective from the Israelis.
In the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, weakness is power, and power — well, it’s complicated
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As always, the drug war has a great pyrrhic success! Good job guys, tax payer dollars hard at work.
Like all drug busts, the takedown of Silk Road was a useless affair.
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On Sept. 29th, SpaceX successfully completed a demonstration mission of the upgraded Falcon 9 rocket, delivering 4 satellites to orbit and demonstrating a number of technology firsts.

Video: http://youtu.be/RtDbDMRG3q8

Mission Overview: http://www.spacex.com/news/2013/10/14/upgraded-falcon-9-mission-overview
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I closed my finger in my apartment door on friday. It still hurts and makes it painful to type. I'm not a fan.
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You're welcome.
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The more trustworthy a society the more economically successful it is. What effect do you suppose corruption has on that trust? This is a great talk on the effect of oxytocin on people.
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Some pictures taken for my card game Can You Help-a-Saurus!
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The look that I'm going for is a bit dream like - a child's imagination where the child is on an adventure with the dinosaurs.
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I love the California method, however I'll take this as a short term fix.
Creating "ghetto" districts for minority parties has hurt our democracy. Here's one way to fight back
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And this is why I don't trust science (and do). Always check the sources and then check that they checked theirs. Then reproduce the results. Then we can say its true.
“I SEE a train wreck looming,” warned Daniel Kahneman, an eminent psychologist, in an open letter last year. The premonition concerned research on a phenomenon...
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Support a Penny4NASA! :)
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So apparently playing StarCraftII (and one would presume other real time strategy games) has a positive effect on a person's cognitive functions. So its not that I'm smart, its just that I play a lot of games from the craft series... You know, my grades did go up after I started playing WarCraft II...

Link to the actual study: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0070350
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Perhaps smarter, but I think you were always smart.
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Once again proving that children are not the problem. It also, just as importantly, shows that learning and education are not about memorizing a list of facts, but about having the ability to ask questions and interpret information.
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Introduction

I'm great to have around at a party, you can make a drinking game out of me quoting studies!

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I know a guy who works at SpaceX.
Education
  • Perry-Lecompton High school
    1996 - 2000
  • University of Kansas
    HIstory, 2000 - 2007
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  • Vail Valley Medical Center
    Insurance Verification Rep, 2012 - present
  • Michaels
    Department Manager, 2004 - 2009
  • Farmers Group, Inc.
    Office Claims Rep, 2009 - 2011
  • Summit Sports Inc
    CSR, 2011 - 2011
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Glenwood Springs, CO
Previously
Lawrence, KS - Olathe, KS - Grosse Pointe Park, MI - Woodbury, MN
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