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Year of Grace, Day 35. Labora et amare

Tove Jansson, known for her children’s books about the Moomintroll family, has the above words for a motto – work and love. I am reading again one of her adult books – Fair Play– written when she was 75 years old – her last one actually. 758 more words


At an Intersection of Art and Science

Perhaps it is simply best to say click the link, or even the picture above.

Suffice to say, what you are looking at is not a real photograph of a real organism, but, rather, a real photograph of a real model created using 3D printing technology. 58 more words


The fair-world fallacy and the creation of nerds

There is a common belief that, for every positive trait a person has, there is an equal negative trait: that is, the belief that no one can be better than anyone else. 1,031 more words


Fantasy Avatar

I am going to start with my computer bug!

I had many ideas when I thought about how my computer bug should look. In the end I decided that it will be in the shape of a cloud since in my Chinese and Japanese names, the character meaning “cloud” is a part of my foreign name. 264 more words


A Tribute to the Women of the USTA Pro Circuit

Here’s a little something special to pay homage to all of the hard working ladies of the USTA Pro Circuit:

Come out and support the United States Tennis Association and International Tennis Federation and these awesome players at a USTA Pro Circuit or ITF event near you.  6 more words