Cliff Stoll, the beautiful glass-blown nerd

While eagerly demonstrating my feelings to my significant other, I stumbled on the wonderful character of Clifford Stoll, of astronomy and computer science fame, who now sells glass Klein bottles in the most amazingly adorable fashion.

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Review of the LEGO Star Wars Episode I 9499 Gungan Sub set

I’ve taken the hobby of reconstituting sets from bins of unsorted LEGO parts I buy from people emptying their attic, and I’ve had the nice opportunity to build a set from Star Wars Episode One, a movie I’ve enjoyed more than most.

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The Prom location, Indiana, is unfortunately on point

A local review of The Prom (2020) which action takes place in Indiana tried to make the case the state isn’t that backwards about accepting gay people by resorting to a nasty racist trope.

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Review of the LEGO Creator 10265 Ford Mustang set

I’m 36 and I like to describe myself as a life-long LEGO fan but there has been a long stretch of my life after I moved out of my parent’s house when I barely had any LEGO where I lived. Until this Ford Mustang set.

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I’m a white man and I’m afraid of the police

I’m a white man and I’m afraid of the police. Not because I’m been specifically targeted like people from multiple minorities, but because of the arbitrary I’ve learned they’re using to conduct their job.

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How to force-close a fullscreen program on Windows 10

When fullscreen applications crash on Windows 10, sometimes it isn’t enough to open the Task Manager with a keyboard shortcut, it will show behind the fullscreen still and be unusable. But using the multi-desktop feature can get rid of the invading still picture to use the Task Manager freely.

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What makes the Fediverse better than Twitter

I read a Fediverse post simply stating that what makes Twitter bad is the people on Twitter. I do not believe in this oversimplification, even if I believe the Fediverse is a better place than Twitter. But it isn’t because of any people’s quality criterion, rather about general policy and empowering users and admins.

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