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Sorting out Daniel Hayden Shacklett

Genealogy can seem dry – you write down the name,  birth and death dates (if known), spouses, children, parents, siblings, location.  And there you have all your needed information. 1,043 more words


Hashtag "Badass Nancy Boys"

“Badass” women are going to bathe in your male tears you misogynist neckbeards. We’re not letting you have your video games, your comic books, your football, or your action movies.

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The Thermals, Cave Singers, La Luz Highlight 2015 West Seattle Summer Fest

Kathy Foster and Hutch Harris’ pre-Thermals project Kathy and Hutch has been incredibly active in 2015. The folk duo toured for the first time in more than a decade and re-issued 2002’s  218 more words


Nerds searching for WIMPs

“Nerds searching for WIMPs” – I’m definitely one. This photo was taken overlooking the Homestake gold mine (you can see the white mineshaft tower in the background), now the Sanford Underground Research Facility, where an enormous experiment searching for dark matter is currently running, and where my even bigger experiment is going to be built. 328 more words

Dark Matter

More Expat Survival Stories: Soviet-Style Dental Surgery

On Going to the Dentist in Bishkek (twice)
Gawd, that was awful.
First, let me give you some background. I’m an American. My last memory of going to the dentist in America involves a supple leather chair and pink bubble-gum flavored laughing gas that knocked me out for an hour. 1,024 more words

Living Abroad

Dark Matter Candidates: WIMPs

Well, I keep having trouble getting my science posts on a regular schedule, so here’s another one. This is the first of several posts on possible dark matter candidates. 968 more words


11.3 How users interact with ICT systems

Most systems have a keyboard, mouse and monitor for their interface.

  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) – most commonly used type of interface; users icons or pictures that are easily understood by the user and can be clicked using an input device. 
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