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Mystery feet identified

Vintage plastic foot charms, via The Girl Can’t Help It As regular BB readers know, Mark and I have been fascinated by the dozen or so mystery feet that have washed up on the shores of Canada’s Pacific...

On the life of [Dennis Ritchie] 1

On the life of [Dennis Ritchie]

Chances are you have already heard of the passing of [Dennis Ritchie]. We admit, we’re among the throngs who knew little of his life, but [Cade Metz] has posted an excellent remembrance of his life which we think is well...

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Groupon’s New Fuzzy Math

  Unorthodox accounting metrics are not new to Groupon. In the latest instance, the daily deal site says it isn’t happy that some “clever people” are using its Deal Counter, which states how many times a given deal...

Astronaut Ron Garan, on what it’s like to return to Earth from the ISS 0

Astronaut Ron Garan, on what it’s like to return to Earth from the ISS

http://ads.pheedo.com/img.phdo?s=2e0f6a08984081af96cc4f8ff0ec39bb&p=1″Plunging over Niagara falls in a burning barrel.”—NASA astronaut Ron Garan describes what returning home from the International Space Station feels like. (via @pourmecoffee)