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Brendan O'Brien
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National Cathedral School as seen from the National Cathedral observation tower.
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Elwood is excited about the +Google Express delivery!
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Wow, what a brilliant idea. This would be the perfect range extender for an electric vehicle.

http://interestingengineering.com/toyota-create-free-piston-engine-with-no-crankshaft-and-electrical-output/
Toyota have come up with an intuitive new setup for a combustion engine that has no crankshaft whatsoever and which produces three-phase electricity. They've dubbed it Free Piston Engine Linear Generator (FPEG).
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+Garry Boyer That's cool. It's similar to what F1 engines are doing this year, harnessing waste heat and converting it to electricity.
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Owning a 507 would be a dream come true. Driving it in the Mille Miglia would be unfathomably awesome.
 
Over 1000 miles of classiness – here are the BMW highlights of the vintage race in Italy.
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Which rappers have the biggest vocabularies? Not too many surprises here.

http://rappers.mdaniels.com.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/
Literary elites love to rep Shakespeare's vocabulary: across his entire corpus, he uses 28829 words, suggesting he knew over 100000 words and arguably had the largest vocabulary, ever. I decided to compare this data point against the most famous artists in hip hop. I used each artist's first ...
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Awesome!! Go Aesop!! :)
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Fascinating.
 
See normally invisible sound waves thanks to a photography trick.
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Very cool
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Oh. My. Word.

A single cylinder in this beast has nearly as much displacement as an entire Viper V10.

http://www.topgear.com/uk/car-news/fiat-s76-starts-beast-of-turin-2014-12-02
Hear ‘The Beast Of Turin’ fire up. Wave goodbye to your eardrums
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These are all gorgeous. I ended up +1'ing every individual image. I couldn't help it! So many beautiful Bimmers.
 
The Meeting of Icons.
Some of the world's most iconic cars at an equally iconic event: the BMW Club of France at Le Mans Classic 2014.

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Ouch.
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/ponies
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Brilliant. Via reddit.

http://imgur.com/a/AavGJ
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nice!! what a great idea
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As the owner of a BEAT E21, this is inspiring.
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    Software Engineer, 2007 - present
  • Meebo
    Software Engineer, 2007 - 2007
  • Appian Corp
    Software Engineer, 2004 - 2007
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    Computer Engineering, 2000 - 2004
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