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Geeky stuff.

Aug 03 2015

Both the childhood Apollo Mission Geek & grown-up Hater of Expense Reports in me LOVE this

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin absolutely killed the “throwback Thursday” internet meme last week by sharing a picture of his Apollo 11 travel expense report. Click the image to see the Gizmodo article about it … where the writer rightly claims that “the government has a form for EVERYTHING.” Related articles Buzz Aldrin’s Caption for This Iconic Apollo …

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Jun 29 2015

I should really take sailing lessons …

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I don’t know whether it’s the fact that I was born under an astrological water sign (if you put stock in such things) or that I grew up in the land-locked midwestern U.S., but for as long as I can remember, I have always been fascinated by, drawn to and felt very at home near …

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Jun 23 2015

The next best thing to a flash mob …

… is somebody dancing exuberantly behind unsuspecting strangers in urban settings. So simple, so silly, so ridiculously satisfying. Enjoy.

Jun 17 2015

I seem to have a thing for superstars named Sophie

Team SCA May 2013 Lanzarote training for Volvo Ocean Race

This is Sophie Ciszek, an Australian-American offshore sailor who is a bowman on Team SCA, the all-female crew competing in the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race. There are lots of great athletes to admire on Team SCA, but Sophie is my favorite … probably because of the contrast between her sunny, “no worries, Mate” personality and the …

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May 08 2015

Apple’s “Tattoo-gate” may work to my advantage

I have toyed with the idea of getting a tattoo for most of my adult life. Just something small and discreet, in a place where I can see it but also keep it easily out of sight in a professional environment. This means my left wrist … where an Apple watch would be strapped … was never really …

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May 05 2015

Ticking all my geek boxes

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I love technology, and I especially love “green” technology. So even though I don’t own a motor vehicle, I was really excited to get an invite to the unveiling of Malmö‘s newest electric car charging station … powered entirely by renewable energy.  The simple yet futuristic-looking contraption is the creation of a company called InnoVentum, which is …

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Mar 11 2015

iWant

Apple WATCH

I am normally pretty disciplined about skipping the first generation of any new technology, even when it’s an Apple product, but the new watch coming out of Cupertino is seriously going to test my resolve. I’m a gadget junkie to begin with, and an Apple FanGurl besides. Add in the fact that I’ve always had a “thing” for …

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