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Emails from readers - from the sublime to the ridiculous!
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11/30/2006   Post a comment
I now receive more emails in the average day than I used to in a month in ye "good old days" (some are really interesting, while others make me say "Que?")
How to save 100 horses + a rather amazing prank
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11/30/2006   Post a comment
I was recently beguiled into checking out two online videos; one makes you want to laugh out loud and the other makes you want to cry (I'll let you decide which is which).
Interactive periodic table is rather interesting
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11/21/2006   Post a comment
Occasionally an item in the net catches my eye, such as a recent email from the folks at Popular Science trying to entice me with all sorts of "goodies."
The future is now - 1mm thick light panels
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11/16/2006   Post a comment
The folks at a company called CeeLite have developed Light Emitting Capacitor (LEC) panels that act as flexible, paper-thin light sources.
New color vision test is a bit of a shocker!
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11/7/2006   Post a comment
I just took a new color vision test and was somewhat surprised at the results!
Do-it-yourself snow-at-home project!
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11/2/2006   Post a comment
A NASA engineer shows you how to make your own snow; be the envy of your neighbors and have the coolest (pun intended) yard on your street!
The most amazing astronomical images for free
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11/1/2006   Post a comment
Honestly, these images are gorgeous: baby stars being born - old stars exploding - galaxies colliding - and the list goes on.


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