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Finally Australia is switching from Koala power to something that could easily change the way we get energy, i mean, assuming that lobbying by the coal and oil industry ever went away... sigh...
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Nerd Talk - September 1, 2016

As I was uploading the audio for the podcast of Nerd Talk, it dawned on me that even if we do make something that has little to no waste after manufacturing, we'd have to live in a world where lobbying by oil and coal industries were cool with more competition. They are not cool with that. Sigh...
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Mike Klay tackled the enormous task of organizing Flatstock 56 - a gathering of concert poster artists that takes place annually at Bumbershoot. An artist himself, he tells us about how the posters are made, displayed, and the travel some artists go through for the community.
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Nerd Talk - August 31, 2016

Turns out that the way you talk to dogs, like babies, is determined by how you make the noises - someone stuffed a bunch of dogs into an fMRI machine to study how their dumb dog brains work! Nerd Talk - August 31, 2016 Read More: 1. Careful what you say to the dog ... 2. The cost of that iPhone,...
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Flatstock

The Scoop Behind Flatstock

Bumbershoot isn’t just the Space Needle towering over the awesome Seattle Center as bands play, break dancers dance, and comedians tell jokes. For me, a serious part of Labor Day weekend is gawking at all the colors and ink of Flatstock! Flatstock is the gathering of graphic poster artists. Booth...
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Nerd Talk - August 30, 2016

A scientist said to imagine Earth is like a spaceship, you'd never voluntarily switch off the life support system on a space ship... Nerd Talk - August 30, 2016 Read more: 1. This new plastic is bananas . 2. We’ve entered a new geological era and it sounds like it might suck . 3. Someone is...
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