Monthly Archives: April 2014

What happens in Summer

Now that the end of the school year is here (and obviously with the absence of snow) I have to find new things to occupy my time. What I like doing in Summer is surfing. Same thing as snowboarding, right? … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality isn’t a new debate. It has been disputed for years now, but recent actions within the FCC are a bad sign for the internet. A spokesman that spoke out of anonymity said that new rules would be implemented … Continue reading

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A good, old-fashioned snowball fight.

July 4th, 2010 was a very hot day. I was at a friends independence day party and was trying to stay cool. My friend was digging through his deep freezer, and pulled out a big cooler container. He opened it … Continue reading

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Kepler-186

Scientists have found the first other planet besides Earth that orbits a distant sun and is in a life friendly zone. This planet sits 500 light years from Earth, but has a high probability for sustaining life. The sun that … Continue reading

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Making a board

In the early days of snowboarding, people would carve a piece of wood from a tree trunk and attach a rope to it. The first modern-like snowboard came from an adventurous father welding two skis together and attaching ropes to … Continue reading

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Heartbleed

Recently, a major internet security flaw was uncovered. The flaw can potentially leave usernames, passwords, and personal information open to anyone with the knowledge to exploit the flaw. Basically, the flaw is a poor coding job. An error between the … Continue reading

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Frozen’s snow physics

Source: cgmeetup Instead of talking about an out-of-season snow sport today, I would like to express the awesomeness of Disney Animation Studios. They were the animators behind the new movie Frozen. This Image below is a photo of snow in … Continue reading

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The Turkish Election

Turkey recently held elections for Prime Minister. On March 20th, Turkey’s Prime minister,┬áRecep Tayyip Erdogan, vowed to “eradicate” Twitter because of corruption tweets that were circling before the election. The election resulted in a large victory for Erdogan, and I … Continue reading

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