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Best weather report I've seen in a while.
 
National Weather Service wins the internet!
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You all know that you should vote, but do you know what you are voting for?  Go find out!
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This is a great map of #HurricaneSandy , including overlays for current weather, predicted storm tracks, and emergency shelters. http://google.org/crisismap/2012-sandy
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Neat map!  Frustratingly, a number of the layers don't seem to populate.  Stale data?
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More latte art for my friends that are sick of baby pictures...  I'm pretty proud of this one.
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It is something to be proud of - but I'd rather have baby pictures...
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Lots of heart breaking news from Mali (where Janina and many of our friends were in the Peace Corps). There was a military coop last week in which the military claimed power on the grounds that they were not receiving sufficient support in the battle against Tuareg and Islamist rebels in the north. In the ensuing chaos the rebels have taken control of several of the major northern cities including Timbuktu and it is becoming less clear how any democratic power transition will occur.

Mali has largely been been a quiet and peacefully country for many years and this is extremely heartbreaking.

Here's an amazing blog from Bruce Whitehouse (one of Janina's Peace Corps friends who is currently living in Bamako, Mali). If you have a few minutes I recommend reading as much of it as possible. It's extremely well written and provides a much more personal and complete picture of the situation.
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Old school street view. Neat video of Cambridge and Boston from around 1964/65.
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I was surprised how similar Cambridge looked after 60 years.
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These are some kinda good things from Minnesota.
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Did not know about F Scott Fitzgerald.
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This is a really beautiful map. It's a simple observation that time is more important than distance for train commuters but this does a great job of integrating that along with the spatial layout.

The distance on the map between stops is proportional to the time between them not their actual distance.
 
This map, from http://www.stonebrowndesign.com/boston-t-time.html, is quite possibly my favorite subway map ever.

"To a greater or lesser degree, most modern subway diagrams ignore the true geographic locations of lines and stations. Riders need to know which line serves which station, and where to transfer to get there, but actual mileage or accurate compass directions aren’t necessary to navigate the system. A time-scale map agrees, but adds a bit of information that the rider does care about: travel time. Stations are spaced according to travel time between them."
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Yeah, but most "geographical" T maps are actually not any more useful: e.g. http://lcs.mgh.harvard.edu/directions/subway.html isn't really giving you any more info.  There are a lot of shockingly useless maps in the world.
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We love our babies and we love our data.  We also love our babies data!  This is a great website.  If only they could make a custom twin view to do the main operations (for us): add bottle, go to sleep/wake up for either twin from the same screen.
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Zoom zoom!
 
Google Map version of the #XKCD  "click and drag" comic. See it all.
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Sit back and relax, with a Dalek. I feel better already.
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I was sad to see that my academic grandfather, John McCarthy, passed away.
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Woah. That makes you my (academic) cousin!
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Great corned beef hash. Nice and crispy and only greasy in that good sort of way that a good hash is. They were very accommodating and friendly with our twin babies.
Food: Very goodDecor: Very goodService: Excellent
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Food: Very goodDecor: Very goodService: Very good
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I can't say enough about this place. The Batista's love making coffee and it shows. The ever changing baked goods are great and I love the Italian style coffee bar where you can stand and drink your coffee and chat with the Batistas and customers. It's a great way to enjoy a quick drink without rushing back into the world right away.
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