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Breaking News: Rocket Scientists Not That Smart

You read that right folks, a recent study shows that “rocket science is not brain surgery.” A recent post in Popular Brain Surgery found that while being a rocket scientist does require a certain intellect, it is nothing compared to a the intellect required to be a brain surgeon. Soon after the article was published, a […]

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Housesitting: Day 2

Today has been eventful. Though nothing compares to right now. Harry (the dog) is definitely trying to have sex with his doggy bed. Derek and Charlie are here, we’re watching some netflix and Harry is holding is toy in his mouth, pulling part of the bed up to himself and humping. This has happened like 7 times. […]

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House Sitting: Day 1

I am house/dog sitting for a friend’s family this week. I thought it would be a perfect chance to re-ignite some blog writing. Expect a look at my life as I live alone for the first time (as well as take care of a dog for the first time). Today I arrived at the house around […]

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Watermelon Jam

Like I may have mentioned earlier, I started following a new blog called Tasteologie. One of the first recipes I saw on there that I wanted to try was Watermelon Jam. It would give me something delicious as well as add another technique to my cooking skill list: canning. The result is a delicious (though I only tasted the stuff that […]

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Liege Waffles

In Eugene the last couple years a new food slowly surfaced. Off The Waffle opened and introduced me to the greatest waffles ever made. I’ve since moved back to Portland, and here I was dying to have a Liege waffle. First, Liege waffles are one of two kinds of waffles from Belgium. Often when you […]

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Resident Evil 3D

Update: Charlie and I did not get into the theater. The studio put the pre-release into the smallest theater Lloyd cinema had. Charlie and I obtained a free pass to the pre-premier showing of the new Resident Evil movie at the Lloyd Center movie theater. I am currently waiting in line while Charlie grabs us […]

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Subway of SCIENCE

Update: Recently he released version 1.0. He added some new scientists and re arranged some things. I know many of you, like me, are concerned with how Rene Descartes is related to Charles Darwin. Luckily, an awesome person developed a subway map for science. It is AWESOME. check it out. Also, this guy seems to […]

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Anamanaguchi Live in Portland

Hey readers, I’m down in downtown Portland to see the chiptune punk band Anamanaguchi. If you don’t know them, I highly recommend checking them out. I am going to live blog this event, but if there is a low frequency of posts, don’t think they sucked, rather, it probably means they’re rocking! 7:30 just ate […]

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Cleverpork Exploration League

Exploration is an innate human characteristic. Chris wants everyone to re-discover their exploration and share it with the world through the Cleverpork Exploration League.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Chitons

I am spending my summer down here at OIMB in Coos Bay and I am designing a t-shirt for the term. What I have now is Representations of all the Ninja Turtles as Cryptochitons (Gumboot chtions). Splinter is represented as an arthropod of some sort, really a mixture of a couple arthropods. If you tried […]

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