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I’m an iPhone 3GS owner. My iPhone is my first Apple product and my first phone with a data plan. When I purchased it in November 2009, it was undoubtedly the best phone on the market; things have changed. Hardware-wise, the iPhone 4 is in the top of its class. While I believe the iPhone [...]

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Programs like iTunes, Windows Media Player, Zune etc. organize your music collection by updating the tag structure only. These programs often copy your music collection to a designated folder, leaving duplicates spread across your computer. In addition, these programs fail to establish tagging consistency customized to your taste. For example, consider the person who listens [...]

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For the holidays, Grant bought our mom a set of Luigi Bormioli Duo double-wall drinking glasses. These glasses have a two thin layers of glass separated by an air pocket. This construction apparently provides superior insulation and fends off condensation. Bodum has a similar range of glasses. Reviews of these glasses from all over praise them [...]

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  Update 12/20/08: The Truth Behind This Article When Tim Ferriss came to our class to speak the day his TV show premiered he challenged us to compete in this promotion, except we were playing for a different prize. He offered us a $4000 ticket to The Entertainment Gathering, a 3-day conference of people from all [...]

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History: Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant opened its first location in Newark, Pennsylvania in 1996 with a team of two award-winning homebrewers and an experienced restaurant professional. Since 1996, they added six more locations in Pennsylvania and Delaware with plans for more. They are among the top 100 brewers in the United States according to [...]

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I just finished working on my final Engineering Week video at Bucknell. Just like last year, each major must create a video that embodies engineering in their specific discipline. The video is the highest rated event, culminating a week of intense competitions between engineering majors. All the points prior to the video are tallied and [...]

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This article is a follow-up to my previous article to detail how I created my stop-motion film “Passing By.” Choosing Your Subject This part is fairly subjective. For stop-motion films, just about any subject can be entertaining in stop-motion, but in limited quantities. Harping on the same location or subject for a long period of [...]

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Since the beginning of Summer into early Fall, I’ve been compiling photos shot continuously during travel on numerous modes of transportation. All the photos were batch processed in Adobe Lightroom before being imported into NLE software. All the photos were taken on a high resolution digital camera versus my standard DV cam, allowing me to [...]

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Ever since staying at the W Hotel in NYC, I’ve wanted to grow the grass that they have throughout their lobby. The grass is very green and I figured it would make a great desk/office plant. However, determining what type of grass it is has been quite difficult. I ended up buying organic barley grass [...]

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About six or seven year ago, Grant and I went in on a few seed packs from eBay to grow bonsai plants.  Among these was the rare African (Adansonia) Baobab, which is apprently pretty hard to germinate.  The Baobab tree is known for its excessively large swollen trunks used to store water for 9 months of the year. This [...]

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