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David Gorsline
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Lives in Reston, Virginia USA
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Inspired by children’s toys, an Afghani inventor’s clever, surprisingly low-cost solution to the threat of landmines
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Melody Kramer argues that the current business model for public media stations (radio and TV), i.e., "member" = "financial contributor," needs some shaking up. She offers six novel ways to engage with the community, ways for ...
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Never inculcated anything for me.
"His eyes are fathomless pools of knowledge reflecting all the pathos of great literature."
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Why mine are stored in the basement.  Via http://www.artsjournal.com/
Too many vinyl records stored on the second floor of a Hillcrest building caused a collapse.
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AS SOON as she was born, Tama-chan (“Little Treasure”) knew she was divine. Most cats presume it; she was sure of it. Her immediate situation—whelped by a...
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Restore Thos. Jefferson's ha-ha!
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Maybe this is too meta for y'all, but I'm in a linky mood.
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They feel the same way in Gratiot and Versailles, Ohio.
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Because squirrels! And Britain!
A 'drunk' squirrel turns beer taps on, opens bags of crisps and smashes glasses at a private members' club.
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A joke made its way around the Internet this winter that time-travel is possible in Pittsburgh — if you look into a pothole, where layers of cobblestone
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Over decades and centuries, Vermont has become filigreed with rural pathways that hardly anyone but the law can see. Norman Arsenault, a seventy-four-year-old retired forester, has turned discovering them into something of an art form. Credit Photograph courtesy Geoff Manaugh
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Happy birthday, Magna Carta, you Great Charter, you!
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software journeyman • theater guy • student naturalist • volunteer

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Was introduced to Jann Wenner with lipstick smeared on my collar.
Education
  • Northwestern University
  • University of Pennsylvania
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David L. Gorsline
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Applications software developer in the Washington, D.C. metro area. My expertise is in object-oriented technologies (C#, Java) for web sites powered by SQL databases.
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  • NPR
    Web Developer, 2014 - present
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Reston, Virginia USA
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Piqua, OH - Dayton, OH - Oakwood, Montgomery County, OH - Evanston, IL - Philadelphia, PA - New York, NY - Minneapolis, MN - College Park, MD - Alexandria, VA - Reston, VA
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How a Detective Novel Led to the Rediscovery of Richard III - The New Yo...
www.newyorker.com

“The Daughter of Time” made research seem romantic, even noble, and made the quest to clear a man’s name seem possible for anyone with a lib

Root wedging: a recent example - Mountain Beltway - AGU Blogosphere
blogs.agu.org

What is Kenny pointing at here? kennyroot. Why, it's a boulder. Where did it come from? Look uphill: root_wedging. This is as perfect an exa

Mining Bitcoin with pencil and paper: 0.67 hashes per day
www.righto.com

I decided to see how practical it would be to mine Bitcoin with pencil and paper. It turns out that the SHA-256 algorithm used for mining is

D.C. Jazz Great Butch Warren Has Died
dcist.com

Legendary local jazz musician Butch Warren has passed away.

We're moving; I'm not moving
letahall.blogspot.com

My office is moving from Silver Spring to Crystal City. And I've been thinking a lot about where I should live, based on what this will do t

An alien notion: 800,000 DC residents
greatergreaterwashington.org

Over 800,000 people lived within the boundaries of the District of Columbia back in 1950. How did all of these people fit, with fewer and sm

My Teenage Son Does Not Know How To Mail A Letter - I Blame Technology
readwrite.com

The most connected, tech-savvy generation in history does not know how to mail a letter.

xkcd: Sticks and Stones
xkcd.com

< Prev · Random; Next >; >|. Permanent link to this comic: http://xkcd.com/1216/ Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): http://imgs.xkcd.com/

Date With A Glasshole: Google Glass Dating 101, A Report From The Field
readwrite.com

A true, first-hand account of a real-life date with a Glasshole. Let's just say that the phrase "breakup-inducing cyborg face device" did ge

Train Announcements
www.newyorker.com

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a passenger holding the doors of the train open, and we cannot move until the woman he is speaking to either g

Wood Duck references
nouveau.home.comcast.net

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) references

Larry Shue, an appreciation
nouveau.home.comcast.net

An obituary and tribute to comic actor and playwright Larry Shue

Old Earth, Young Minds: Evangelical Homeschoolers Embrace Evolution
www.theatlantic.com

More Christian parents are asking for mainstream science in their children's curricula. Will religious textbook companies deliver?

Bog Boreal
minnesotabirdnerd.blogspot.com

I had a great day at the Sax-Zim Bog yesterday and have lots to write about in the coming days but I wanted to share this sighting with folk

The beauty of billboards
www.salon.com

A fascinating book from 1923 traces the history and application of outdoor advertising

Gleeful Gecko » Blog Archive » A Lost Art
www.gleefulgecko.com

This entry was posted on Sunday, February 19th, 2012 at 10:30 am and is filed under Music. You can follow any responses to this entry throug

Jon Hamm is right about Kim Kardashian
www.salon.com

The Mad Man rails against idiocy and reality TV -- can we get an amen?

Shel Silverstein's Poems Live On In 'Every Thing' : NPR
www.npr.org

The family of the beloved children's poet has released Every Thing On It, a collection of playful, previously unpublished poems and drawings

Mary Robinette Kowal » Blog Archive » Words I couldn’t use in Glamour...
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