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10 April 2010
by andrew
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clarity is cold comfort

It’s just incredible to me that the temperature has fallen to near freezing tonight, and possibly will drop below that. Don’t get me wrong, even though I’m from the mildness of coastal California (the Bay Area, mainly), I’ve spent the … Continue reading

19 February 2010
by andrew
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set in stone

The Olympics have made spring break come early this year and last twice as long, and I decided to take the opportunity to leave town and visit my family. (I might look into the Olympic non-ticket events around town after … Continue reading

29 July 2008
by andrew
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so that’s what happened to the mime from French in Action

I recommend watching this before you know what it’s about. (I can’t remember where I saw this video, but it was a while ago. This made me think of it again.)

28 July 2008
by andrew
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the global war on polymer

I thought banning paper bags was still just a California thing. Los Angeles has just decided to do it and, not surprisingly, some parts of the Bay Area have already done it.* But they’re not alone: In June, China banned … Continue reading

20 July 2008
by andrew
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coincidence

July 18th, in the Washington Post (via): If the movement to confront climate change is perceived as partisan, anti-capitalist and hostile to human life, it is likely to fail, causing suffering for many, including the ice bears. And so the … Continue reading