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March 23, 2017

Weather: 50s, but damp.

The prep work continues. I should be starting seedlings indoors, and getting ready to plant by the second week of April. Personally, I think I will wait to plant outdoors until May. 792 more words

Rubber Band Names

The students’ bedazzled their square nail boards in an impromptu craft lesson on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.

Using rubber bands supplied in their “I Love Math” tool box, they were able to spell their names all on their own! 109 more words


"They swore by concrete. They built for eternity."*...

These are interesting times for the concrete industry. After the misery of the 2008 financial crisis, construction in America is back in rude health, albeit patchily.

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Hysteresis of Rubber Bands

I got this idea from Richard Walding’s Senior Physics page, and it is absolutely amazing. Here is what he said about it:

Hysteresis and rubber bands…

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A pair (or few)
of loving helping hands
are bound to get you
much more
toward that place
than catapulting
into space
a countless band
of rubber bands.


Maglev Drummer Needs to Be Seen and Heard

Sometimes Hackaday runs in closed-loop mode: one hacker makes something, we post it, another hacker sees it and makes something else, and we post it, spiraling upward to cooler and cooler hacks. 218 more words

Musical Hacks

Rubber band ball

Most kids these days love computers, phones and generally anything electronic so I was amused to see that my nephew had been working on creating a ball made of rubber bands. 58 more words