Monthly Archives: October 2007

Happy Halloween!

Halloween has been an fun and busy time of year for me since I was a child. This year was no exception. I do not have many pictures yet because I forgot to take a roll in for developing this … Continue reading

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Autostitch

James, a friend and colleague of mine introduced me to a program called Autostitch. As the name suggests, it automatically blends several overlapping photographs into one seamless panorama. Many times, I have tried to manually arrange digital pictures into such … Continue reading

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Candidate Fora

The Franklin County Consortium for Good Government and the League of Women Voters are hosting a series of candidate fora for the upcoming local election. I plan to attend the Monday evening forum (Oct. 29, 6:30 pm), which will feature … Continue reading

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COSI Festival of Physics!

Tomorrow, I will be one of many volunteers at the COSI Festival of Physics. I will be demonstrating methods of sorting recyclable materials (12:00 pm), Electricity & Magnetism (2:00 pm), and a Tesla Coil (3:00 pm). It will be a … Continue reading

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Columbia Talk by Dr. Doug Osheroff at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Fermilab has a very good presentation about the destruction of the Space Shuttle Columbia on its website. It is given by Dr. Doug Osheroff, who was a member of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board. For me, it raises several questions … Continue reading

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Blog Action Day

The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (and Al Gore) provides a nice backdrop for this Blog Action Day. However, any excitement is tempered by my realization that this prize shall change the … Continue reading

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Apple Picking

This past weekend, a group of us from CGSA went on a trip to Lynd Farm on what is becoming an annual apple picking trip.Though the apple crops had been “greatly reduced” by late frosts in the early spring, many … Continue reading

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Star Trek Remastered, next daytime airings

Programming Details From: lsky2061@hotmail.com WSYX (Channel 6) – 1:00 PM 10/14/2007 (Eastern) Star Trek (What Are Little Girls Made Of?)Kirk finds the long-missing Dr. Corby still alive on a frigid planet, where Kirk becomes a guinea pig in Corby’s mad … Continue reading

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Could You Pass the new U.S. Citizenship Test?

MSN has excerpted questions from the quiz so you can see for yourself.

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Interesting Realization

As I grow more experienced in philosophical, religious, and political discussion, I realize that many of the arguments and positions with which I disagree are not actually wrong; they are simply vacuous.

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