Archives for June 18, 2013

Intel ISEF finalist Evie Sobczak creates viable algae biofuel without using chemicals in processing. ________________ Photo of Science Fair Credit: RinzeWind via Compfight cc

NOTE: I’ve rewritten this post and redone the graphic. The original map on which I based the reconstruction, provided by the USGS, is distinctly different than the one the USGS provides today. The difference is, in fact, rather dramatic. In comparing the older and newer versions of the maps, I have decided to assume the…

Amazon has sent a letter to all of its associates based in Minnesota. All Minnesota based associates are being thrown out of the Amazon Associates program as of July 1st. This is because the State of Minnesota passed a bill that Amazon does not like. Amazon may well have a good reason to not like…

Example Review

Example Show is a Netflix production consisting of two seasons, each with two episodes. All four episodes appear to be identical, but I’ve only seen the first two. Each episode opens with a mesmerizing fountain scene, and a playful hand, followed by a man moon walking across a courtyard while typing on his Apple notebook.…