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Shark Week is Almost Here…

“Live every week like it’s shark week.” Tracy Jordan, 30 Rock. Every year, Discovery Channel comes up with new and increasingly high-tech ways to celebrate our favorite predator; the shark. (On their Facebook page: “Jawesome since 1988.”) This year, you … Continue reading

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The Cult of Archimedes’ Death Ray

You might know the legend: Archimedes the Smart was in Syracuse for a long siege by the Romans.  He used his smarts, and parabolas, to point polished shields and reflected sunlight onto the Roman ships, thereby setting them on fire. … Continue reading

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