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Caffeine is Awesome

Sleep is better.  

I know that’s heretical of a writer to say that, but it’s true.

I’ve had problems sleeping since I was in high school. 1,010 more words


Annotated Archy

Just received and currently reading – The Annotated Archy and Mehitabel.  Currently perched atop my 1966 Hermes 3000.


Are we Adulting yet?

The term “adulting” now tends to pop up a lot in the dark dark world of the internet (possibly due to this tumblr/blog/book), it seems like all the social media savvy are around my age use this word. 349 more words



Slowly, limbs stretching
Creeping forward, eyes kept front
I’m a toad, not frog!

Mr Toad of the marina has had a few lucky escapes lately. 81 more words


45th Anniversary of the seeding of Hurricane Ginger

Beginning on September 16, 1971, Hurricane Ginger was seeded with silver iodide by Project STORMFURY.  This was the fourth and last storm experimented on by the Project.  504 more words


Paper on the Coyote unmanned aircraft system in Hurricane Edouard released online in Earth and Space Science

This was the first successful launch of an unmanned aircraft system into a mature hurricane from a Hurricane Hunter aircraft. This so-called Coyote is a 13-pound drone with a 5-foot wingspan that measures pressure, temperature, humidity, and wind speed and direction. 56 more words


Why doesn't everyone use LaTeX?

Being a scientist in a highly mathematical field, virtually all of my document preparation is done using LaTeX which makes typesetting mathematical expression quite simple, as well as effortless inclusion of tables and figures (graphs) with captions. 1,889 more words

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