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when i saw the title i thought they were gonna make the two robots talk to each other! :)
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Another view of the eclipse!
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I hadn't realized before that every small hole is really a pinhole and it's like having so many pinhole cameras.
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I'm really excited about the launch of Search plus Your World! Being able to search for my personal content is one of the biggest changes to search since Universal Search.
Google Search has always been about finding the best results for you. Sometimes that means results from the public web, but sometimes it means your personal content or things shared with you by people...
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Great job, Ben! You guys rock the world!!!
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Watching the HBO documentary on the thrilla in manila
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-et-thrilla-in-manila11-2009apr11,0,7941476.story
Really compelling story about racial politics, Ali's duplicity and both boxer's amazing determination and strength. Also about Frazier, still frozen in time in that bitter rivalry. Frazier died today, apparently in very modest circumstances and largely forgotten compared to Ali.
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That's fun!
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I find this time system worse than useless - I really don't care if I do go to work in the dark in the morning - but I particularly miss having some sunlight after work. So I would prefer the exact reverse of this system. Make the mornings even worse in the winter but do permit some sunlight after work! But I am told there are so called "morning" people who might object..
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This "freakonomics"-style video on Daylight Savings Time gets better and better as it builds. As a Hawaii resident, I can tell you things are just fine when a state does not participate in daylight savings time, and I can attest to misbooking international flights (and even a few conference calls) due to timezone confusion. After experiencing several nights of bad sleep this week, I was intrigued to hear what this video says about the effects of daylight savings time on sleep. Best quote from the video: "Yo dawg, I heard you like timezones so we put some more timezones in your timezone!" Thanks +Colin Grey
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I knew one of these "morning" people once. It didn't end well.
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reviewed:
Cascal
400 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94041
The food tastes good but I find most of the choices a little rich/oily.
Food Very GoodDecor ExcellentService Very Good
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The only thing for which Jayita and I return there is the tres leches dessert; it's pretty amazing :-)
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A view of the eclipse...
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Spooky...unfortunately I was / am in DC so all I have is memories of the 1991 eclipse in the Bay Area :-(
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Researchers have found that cleansing the body of a special category of cells could postpone many of the diseases that come with aging.
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yes its true. u are wright
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http://www.hindustantimes.com/editorial-views-on/columnsothers/The-RTEs-of-passage/Article1-763304.aspx
Interesting article on a problem I had not realized- that education in India fails in part because the curriculum is far above the actual level of the children- rather than pushing them harder it makes their classes meaningless.
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Really moving...
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Wow, just wow! If you haven't watched this video, do yourself a favor and watch it.

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  • University of California, Berkeley
    Computer Science
  • Case Western Reserve University
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Good food, huge variety (Thai salad, fajitas, fish and chips ...). The Ugalde was an unusual kind of pork burger - tasted good but a bit heavy
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
just had drinks and starters - great service and hood food.
Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
Amazing rooms for the price - almost never had a hotel room that large (former drawing room) with very nice furniture (3 beds?!). Decent breakfast. Very small but adequate bathroom (room 2) - varies by room. UNESCO and the government heavily regulate remodels. the location is good - an uphill walk to town - but not ideal if you want to be in the action. The new town area seems to be the nicest area (and less crowded/touristy than the old town).
Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
tried the haggis pakoras and the stovies. Very interesting - not something I'd want to have everyday but a relatively unique taste! friendly atmosphere and good service
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reviewed 2 months ago
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arguably the best Japanese food I've ever eaten including in Japan. Sashimi is great and I understand there is a deep craft to the quality of fish and the chef. But to my thinking this achieves diminishing returns above a certain point. Here every delicate mouthful was a treat of different flavors and textures.
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reviewed 2 months ago
Cozy space, friendly staff, scottish accents, good food with interesting twists. The food does have spices that don't blend together fully (to my Indian palate) and taste more harsh and direct than I'm used to. Much nicer than the places in the downtown area. There are a lot of great places to eat here - but I don't see how you could possibly regret choosing this one.
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reviewed 2 months ago
well informed store keepers and a great collection of single cask bottling.
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