LEGO Train Coffee Table

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Another DIY post courtesy of reddit, this time stubbornmoose has made a coffee table out of maple and walnut, but with LEGO baseplates on the top so that his kids can set up a LEGO town on it.  That is a great idea. Were you aware that you can buy giant LEGO baseplates from slabdreamlab? … Continued

New Clothes

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Did you notice the new clothes on the blog today?  Or to be specific, late last night?  Did you notice the speediness of the blog, and the site overall?  I did some early winter cleaning last night on the blog.  That includes: Stripping out megabytes of data from the Database Upgrading some hardware in the … Continued

Manual Bitcoin Mining is Useless

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Computers really are magical machines.  Unfortunately, it’s not until you do some things by hand that you truly appreciate it for yourself.  Ken Shirriff can now appreciate computers better than anyone I know.  You see, he decided he wanted to mine his own Bitcoins, by hand.  Using a paper and pencil.  At first glance you’d think … Continued

The Pokemon Master

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Google has a long history with April Fools pranks.  In fact, their most famous one (which wasn’t a joke at all, but seemed like one at the time), Gmail,  is turning 10 today. That’s not to bad if you ask me. However, this year, Google may have outdid themselves.  Integrating Pokemon with Google Maps, and … Continued

Comet ISON

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It’s not very well known around these parts, but I am somewhat of an amateur astronomer.  I have a few telescopes, (and one camera lens that might as well be a telescope), and have spent many an hour outside gazing at the stars. All of the National Parks I go to I try and stay … Continued

Crazy Comments

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I never would have guessed this, but my post regarding guest posts got quite alot of guest story comments. Full length crazy stories, with the occasional spam link thrown in for good measure.  It seems that the spam bots think that if there’s alot of extra filler text that makes sense and then a link … Continued

Windows Live Writer test

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This is a test post I made on Window’s Live Writer.  I don’t know how well this will work, or if it will work at all.  But it looks interesting, and I have nothing else to do this Friday afternoon, so here goes nothing!

Site changes

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There are a few changes instore for the site onver the coming summer months I hope.  I just need to get some free time to do them, hopefully once I’m done with classes, i will have some of that free time. There are two main changes, one cosmetic, and one behind the scenes.  First, i … Continued