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Andrew Halper
Worked at USGS
Attended University of Arizona
Lived in Benson, Arizona
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Just cooked my own paint thinner. Will report back.
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Retro Hungarian advertising logos and graphic design.
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Social-networking snafus, unfortunate ads, glitchy products, and much, much more -- if something could go wrong this year, it probably did.
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The Pikes Peak Hill Climb has been around since 1916 (!) and has always been an interesting race. Sébastien Loeb takes a minute and a half off the previous record, which is kind of a huge deal. 
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Hideaki Ozawa's gorgeous, meticulous renderings of Schneider Trophy seaplanes from the '20s and '30s.
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Doing research on the F-100C for my air speed record series, and happened across this one with unusual markings verging on Cold-War-meets-gay-pride-parade. The one pictured here is a model (and an exquisitely done one), but the model is an exact replica of an actual USAF aircraft piloted by Col. George Laven.
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1961 Topping, Inc. catalog. Kind of awesome, if you haven't seen it yet.
Back before computers were ubiquitous, salespeople had a hard time showing their customers what stuff looked like, especially big stuff. Sure, there were photographs and drawings, but for a full three-dimensional effect, you needed a physical model. That’s where Topping, Inc. came in.
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Yes. My pleasure. That thing vaguely resembling a diesel-electric locomotive on pg. 18 is an injection molding machine. One of the reasons resin is so popular these days. ;)
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Database designers, take heed.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii woman whose last name is 36 characters long has finally gotten the whole thing to fit on her driver's license and state identification card.
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Math!
Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "On May 13, an obscure mathematician garnered worldwide attention and accolades from the mathematics community for settling a long-standing open question about prime numbers. Yitang Zhang showed that even though primes get increasingly rare as you go further out along the...
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Exciting new camouflage scheme for 1950s motor lodge swimming pool submersibles!
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Big. [One just flew over the office.]
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Introduction
Semantic modeler and database developer for the National Water Information System.
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Breaking new ground in the exciting field of self-skepticism.
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  • University of Arizona
    Computer Science
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Andy
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Computer Scientist
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  • USGS
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Benson, Arizona - Tucson, Arizona
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