#441: When Patents Attack! →
This American Life Why would a company rent an office in a tiny town in East Texas, put a nameplate on the door, and leave it completely empty for a year? The answer involves a controversial billionaire physicist in Seattle, a 40 pound cookbook, and a war waging right now, all across the software and tech industries.
My View at 11,000+ Ft (interactive 3D!) From the top of the ridge you see here looking East-ish. We continued on to the other side (in the direction of the backpack) scaling our way down the snow-covered path. Really more like sliding our way down… Hidden lakes in the sky, baby - it was really spectacular.
Uhh, do you date me?
Not unless you camp.* *see also: hike, bike, generally enjoy being outdoors, etc.
Dads say the darndest things.
Me: Hey dad, should I lock the door behind me?
Dad: Um, the granola bars are in the car.
Me: Ok. (locks door)
Tumbling Blue Hens
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#440: Game Changer →
This American Life A professor in Pennsylvania makes a calculation, to discover that his state is sitting atop a massive reserve of natural gas—enough to revolutionize how America gets its energy. But another professor in Pennsylvania does a different calculation and reaches a troubling conclusion: that getting natural gas out of the ground poses a risk to public health. Two men, two...
Read book. Ride bike. Try a new brewery. Look at...
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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit
I heard Jefferson’s Quill read aloud as fenceless golden fields faded into memories, Replaced by a snow-capped vista. I heard it in God’s country under a sea of sparkling sand crystals strewn about in a perfect order. And we looked at them, I mean REALLY looked, taking time with our dinner and resting our heads where we pleased because there was no reason to do otherwise. And I...
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View Larger Map I’m sure I’ll be posting photos and stories along the way (when I’m not in the wilderness) so check back if you’re into that kind of thing! Have a healthy July/August, friends.