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After Harvard

I run away from my father now as I would run away from a child with a loaded gun.

He has power and influence, in his mind, and goes to “help” his kids generally through “contravening” their attempts to help themselves and fatally screwing them over and over. 129 more words

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DAY 39

Just tried squid. Verdict: chewy, pretty tasteless, but perfectly acceptable. Also retried oranges this morning at breakfast. I’m slightly concerned to have found what I believe is a seed. 677 more words

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Back to School: Touring Harvard University Campus

One of the non-negotiables when we visited Boston was that we were going to do a tour of the Harvard campus. We both love the feeling and atmosphere given by old university campuses, and of course it makes us nostalgic for our student days (when we met!). 564 more words

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Beer of the Day: 8/1/15

John Harvard’s Dunster Pale Ale 5.5% ABV

Since it has been so long since my last post, I decided to feature a place I have been to since posting last, in addition to writing about stellar craft beer. 442 more words

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[Video] Tiny fragment of the neocortex of mouse brain reconstructed in full detail

A team of researchers led by cell biologist Jeff Lichtman from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts have digitally reconstructed a tiny cube of mouse brain tissue about 1,500 cubic microns in size, vastly smaller than a bead of sweat. 655 more words

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On the first day of class, one of Elle’s professors quotes Aristotle in saying “Law is reason free from passion.”

Three years later, as she speaks at her class graduation, Elle says

No offense to Aristotle, but in my three years at Harvard I have come to find that passion is a key ingredient to the study and practice of law — and of life.

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Living Tiny: concept to reality

This 160 square feet tiny house was created by Getaway for folks looking to escape the digital grind and test-drive tiny house living.

Founded by the  131 more words

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