Monthly Archives: July 2013

Book Curiosities from Brazil – What books are inmates reading?

Originally posted on quirksmag:
Federal Prisons in Brazil have a program called “Remission through reading” [Remissão pela Leitura], that rules that every time an inmate reads and writes a review of the book their sentence is 4 days shortened. The…

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There’s More Than One World On This Earth

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Byron’s Burgers, Manchester

Originally posted on Supersonic Addictions:
I was recommended this place very highly as ‘Best burgers ever’. It has been on my list of places to go for quite a while now and was pleased to finally go. We came in…

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“…a monster, a huge mass of flesh and fat…”

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LEARN HOW TO DOWNLOAD FREE LIBRARY BOOKS TO iPAD

Originally posted on OCL Connections:
MANCHESTER – On Monday August 19 at 10 am, the Manchester branch will offer instruction on how to borrow books from the library from your iPad. You will be shown how to install and use…

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The Banyan Tree (International)

Originally posted on The Foodoir of a City Girl:
I’ve been debating whether or not to review my dining experience at this place as I found out something that had the potential to sway my “neutrality.” Regardless, I’ve decided to…

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Powering RFID tech with Atmel

Originally posted on Atmel | Bits & Pieces:
RFID (Radio-frequency identification) involves contact-less reading and writing of data into an RFID tag’s nonvolatile memory via an RF signal. Low frequency RFID devices typically consisting of a transponder (tag) and reader, with…

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The Art of Tea

Originally posted on The New Northerner:
This weekend my parents came up from the shire to visit, so Darren and I were on the hunt for somewhere cosy and relaxed to go for dinner to catch up with them. We…

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TED-Ed behind the scenes

Originally posted on Adventures in the 3rd Dimension:
Recently people have been asking about how I made the Solar Eclipse animation for TED-Ed.  I thought i’d upload some images I took along the way as a bit of a “making…

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A rare, spectacular total eclipse of the sun

Originally posted on Adventures in the 3rd Dimension:
This is an educational animation I produced for TED-Ed visualizing the total eclipse in 2017 that will be visible across most of the United States. Script written by Andy Cohen. Visit ed.ted.com…

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