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April's Caption Contest Winner
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5/10/2014   4 comments
Congratulations to Russ Ingram. Who would have thought engineers could be so funny?
Join The Balancing Act With April's Caption Contest
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4/10/2014   62 comments
April's caption contest is a delight. Enter your best caption for a chance to win.
March's Caption Contest Winner
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4/7/2014   Post a comment
The caption contest winner for March is announced!
March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
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3/5/2014   97 comments
Give us your best caption for a chance to win the original print, in color, with your caption on it!
February's Caption Contest Winner
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3/4/2014   1 comment
Everyone's bets were placed, but only one can be the winner of a fantastic comic and a fantastic development board.
February's Caption Contest Is a Roll of the Dice
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2/3/2014   70 comments
Take your chances on the big prize for this month's caption contest. There's a dev board at stake this month, too!
January's Caption Contest Winner Announced
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2/3/2014   2 comments
January's caption contest has come to a close. Attend the royal court to see who has won the King's favor!
January's Comic Is Fit for a King
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1/7/2014   89 comments
Start off the year with a comic fit for a king! Enter your caption idea for a chance to win the original artwork with your caption!
December's Caption Contest Winner Announced
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1/6/2014   Post a comment
December's caption contest has come to an end. One lucky and funny winner will receive the original artwork with their caption!
December's Caption Contest Is On Display
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12/6/2013   56 comments
Pop in and give us your bet caption for a chance to win the colored original of this month's comic!
November's Caption Contest Is Underway!
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11/1/2013   136 comments
November's contest is ready to go! Give us your best caption for a chance to win.
September's Caption Contest Is Knocking on the Door!
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9/5/2013   213 comments
25 lucky commenters this month get a free Trinket development board from Adafruit!
Frankenstein's Fix: Share Your Repair/Redesign Tales & You Could Win a Tektronix Scope
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8/23/2013   44 comments
Ending Oct. 26: A Tektronix oscilloscope may be your reward for telling us your story about fixing or improving something. For a chance to win a Tektronix scope, send us your story by Oct. 26.
Get some fresh air with the June caption contest
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6/10/2013   83 comments
Hey, it's nearly summer--get out of your cube, get some fresh air and go think up a funny caption for the June EE Life contest.
Romanian teenager snags Intel science award
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5/30/2013   8 comments
Ionut Budisteanu took home $75,000 for using artificial intelligence to create a model for a low-cost, self-driving car.
April's contest had larger than life competition
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5/14/2013   1 comment
Eight caption-eers made us laugh, but only one was selected as April's big winner.
Your March captions raised my spirits
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4/11/2013   Post a comment
Some might think our March winner went over like a lead balloon, but it raised my spirits.
The April Caption Contest is calling for you
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4/5/2013   56 comments
If you hear a real loud ringtone it might be the call of the the April Caption Contest waiting for you to take the call.
Party down with the March caption contest
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3/5/2013   62 comments
Balloons in the boardroom? What could it mean? That's for you to decide in the EE Life March caption contest.
Februaryís captions: Laughed so hard I choked
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3/1/2013   Post a comment
Seven of the whopping 67 entries got a giggle out of me in my first month as judge, but the winner made me laugh so hard I almost choked.
February's caption contest looks divine
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2/4/2013   74 comments
Come up with a clever caption fitting for Daniel Guidera's cartoon and you may win a signed version of the art.
January's caption winner aces it
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2/1/2013   3 comments
Pithy, punchy and punny.
And December's caption winner is....
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1/23/2013   2 comments
Santa is rapping on the window in hopes of cutting ahead in line. Boy is he in for a surprise.
November's caption winner; it's a kind of magic
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1/14/2013   1 comment
Way back in November, there was a wizard. The wonderful wizard of Woz. You captioned, you voted, here's the winner.
Caption Contest: board badmington
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1/14/2013   51 comments
As January 2013 gets into full swing, see if you can come up with a fitting caption for this month's badminton themed cartoon.
EE Life's year in captions
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12/20/2012   1 comment
It's been quite a year! Here at EE Life, we can't think of a better way to celebrate than to show you some of the very best cartoons and captions from the past 12 months. Here's to more killer captions in 2013!
EE Times Pub quiz rocked the house!
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12/19/2012   Post a comment
Engineers descended on Mountain View to drink beer, eat onion rings and answer some taxing trivia for EE Times' first pub quiz.
Silicon Valley pub quiz
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12/14/2012   4 comments
Come pit your wits against silicon valley's greatest challengers!
Prehistoric caption vote
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12/5/2012   Post a comment
Winner, winner, mammoth dinner
Caption contest: Santa Claus is coming to town!
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12/3/2012   68 comments
Have you been naughty or nice? We don't care, as long as you have a great caption for this month's contest!
Caption contest: In space, no one can hear you win!
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11/3/2012   Post a comment
Gravitational pull has drawn voters to one caption over all others...
Wizard of Woz? Caption contest
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11/2/2012   38 comments
This month's caption competition is simply magical!
August's caption contest winner announced!
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10/1/2012   Post a comment
As we leave behind the sweltering summer months and prepare ourselves for the oncoming arctic chill of winter, I am mindful of the fact that there is some unfinished business to be settled here at EE Life; namely, Augustís caption contest.
Caption Contest: Caveman on board
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10/1/2012   54 comments
Whether youíre pro Cro-Magnon or negative on the Neanderthals, now is the time to make a mammoth effort to come up with one liners that would even impress Fred Flintstone himself
Caption contest: Mars attacks!
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9/5/2012   99 comments
Itís no small feat that our cartoon guru Daniel Guidera manages to come up with exceptional engineering themed artwork every month, but Septemberís drawing is out of this world. Literally.
August caption contest: march of the Penguins
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8/3/2012   59 comments
Here at EE Life, we like to sit back and observe nature taking its course, offering commentary from the sidelines of the engineering jungle.
June caption winner's fairy tale tagline
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8/3/2012   Post a comment
Mindtech takes the prize for the most-popular cartoon caption for June by evoking a famous fairy tale
Engineer: Defined
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6/1/2012   15 comments
The two winning definitions show much about high-school and middle-school students' different priorities.
Scientist vs Engineer
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6/1/2012   77 comments
Can you explain the difference between a scientist and an engineer...to a bunch of kids? Winning definition gets a Certificate of Brilliance!
Pushing back the sands of time
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5/29/2012   Post a comment
The winner of our April caption contest knows where dinosaurs belong...
April Caption Contest: Break the tie
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5/11/2012   Post a comment
Vote to break the current tie for best caption between bnowak and GrantH14 -- both now have 26% of the votes.
Hacker: Define Yourself
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5/10/2012   17 comments
Just what is a hacker, anyway? Can you define this elusive term in a way that clarifies while also intriguing the kids?
May 2012 Caption Contest Elvis
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5/3/2012   60 comments
The King is in the building and we're all shook up...
No software guys in the lab, please
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4/17/2012   Post a comment
A winning March caption has been chosen from Brian Bailey's 17 final caption picks.
March Caption Contest: Vote for the winning caption
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4/5/2012   Post a comment
Brian Bailey has narrowed the March captions down to his favorites. Now it's your turn to pick the winner.
April 2012 caption contest: Dinosaur
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4/1/2012   82 comments
Natural History Day in the lab? Tyranno says yes...
A winner from down under
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3/29/2012   Post a comment
Announcing the winner of our February Caption Contest ... just in time to gear up for March voting!
February Caption Contest: Vote for the winning caption
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3/13/2012   2 comments
Clive 'Max' Maxfield has narrowed down the February captions -- now it's your turn to pick the winner...
March 2012 caption contest: Major crater
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3/1/2012   170 comments
Something seems to have gone very wrong in the meeting room...
No respect, Rodney
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3/1/2012   Post a comment
The votes are in: Engineers get no respect
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