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Ben “The Blenster” Hibben
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Dad (+Daryl Hibben​) just finished a few more knives; fresh from the shop. I'll be hanging out at his shop for a few hours so if you want another picture of any of these let me know.
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Dad makes all his own sheaths +zymu habilis but thanks for the offer.  Nice looking boots; I've been thinking of making myself a set of shoes soon.

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Loved these books (I've read about half of them; some aren't available as ebooks on Barnes and Noble for some reason) and this is the sort of future I'd love to live in, myself.
 
I'm slightly embarrassed to acknowledge that I have just now finally gotten around to reading Iain M. Banks' fantastic Culture novels.  As such, I just stumbled across this short film based in the Culture universe that is fantastic as well.  Can't wait to live in a GSV and play Battle with my drone friends.
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the only Banks book I really liked wasn't one of his Culture novels, "Against A Dark Background".

As a side note, SpaceX named one of their drone landing platform barges "Just Read The Instructions", the name of a GCU from Banks' novels. Another barge, under construction, will be called "Of Course I Still Love You", named after a sister-ship GCU. It would seem that Elon Musk is a Banks fan.

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Live Long and Prosper:
In addition to acting, Mr. Nimoy directed films; published poetry, autobiographies and books of photography; and recorded music.
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"Remember."

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So...  Might have to make of of these.

It's all +Winchell Chung's fault.
 
This $3 laser-assisted blowgun is powerful enough to break glass, and can blast darts into concrete.

http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Laser-Assisted-Blowgun/
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I've read about people making homemade darts out of lengths of piano wire and large beads. You use a bead just barely small enough to fit the blowgun. Cut a length of piano wire, straighten it, heat the end in a fire, and push the hot end into the bead, melting it into place.
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Playing with lock picks tonight:
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I need to brush up on my skills. I used to be quite good, but I haven't done it in 15+ years,

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This is why I say I read like it's an addiction; this happens more often than it should:
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I am VERY addicted to reading. I make all kinds of stereotypical bad life choices when I'm in the middle of a good book. I couldn't get it under control until I started treating it like an addiction. 

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Nice shooting!
 
“the center of an aspirin tablet is the same size as the center of a beach ball.” 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8Yp9SjCU5E
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Love Smarter Every Day, and I would not have believed those archery skills had I not seen this.

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Hey look who introduced this workshop today at the +LVL1 HackerSpace​:
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It was a packed class; I think he will do it again sometime soon.

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Indeed; this is the simplest explanation I've seen.

If you're curious I've seen it both ways; originally I saw it as white and gold for a few minutes but now I see it only as blue and black and I haven't successfully tricked my eyes into switching back.
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Blue & brown for me too, now.

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Another beautiful track from +Ronald Jenkees
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