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Things I'm Thinking About This Holiday Weekend

Happy Presidents' Day. I probably have 50 blog posts floating around in my head, but I thought I'd share with you some of the stuff I've been reading on line lately. The New York Times Op Ed editor doesn't seem to like stimulants these days. A few weeks back there was an article talking about a study showing that long-term stimulants aren't helpful, and today there is a piece by a writer who finds distraction helpful.
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FLASHBACK: Newsweek's 1997 Holiday Gadget Shopping List!

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (4 years ago)

Editor's note: We first ran this post two Christmases ago, but given how nostalgic we get for old gadgets, we thought we'd republish it. Enjoy! And happy holidays! A snowy Christmas in Chicago has given us time to dig through our pa... Read Post

US’ Largest Floating Drydock Heads to Portland

Vehicles / Watercraft : (yesterday)

The country’s largest floating drydock, the Vigorous, is headed for Portland this weekend. The drydock, a piece of equipment used to lift vessels as large as cruise ships out of the water, Read Post

Pharrell Williams’s Song ‘Happy’ Performed In ALS At Deaf Film Camp Feel Good Video Of The Day

Pop Culture / Celebrity : I'm Not Obsessed (yesterday)

LOVE LOVE LOVE this video! I thought I’d seen all the wonderful videos made of Pharrell Williams’s hit song ‘Happy,’ but this is probably my favorite one yet. Campers at Deaf Film Camp at upstate New York’s Camp Mark Seven performed... Read Post

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