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By mathowie in "Sixteen Years" on MetaTalk

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is there any way that we could resurrect the img tag, but only for Matt?

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digdoug
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Perfect.
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Traveling With Your Octopus - A young woman and her cephalopod...

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Traveling With Your Octopus - A young woman and her cephalopod mollusc companion travel the world in steampunk splendor

Traveling With Your Octopus
by Brian Kesinger
Baby Tattoo Books
2015, 74 pages, 14 x 1 x 7 inches
$24 Buy a copy on Amazon
$30 Special signed edition with brass corners direct from the publisher

Victoria Prismall and her pet land-octopus Otto starred in 2013’s delightful all-ages picture book, Walking Your Octopus. Two years later the Octo-Victorian duo are back, and they’re taking a trip around a steampunk-inspired alternate world. Author and illustrator Brian Kesinger’s detailed panoramic pictures depict Victoria and Otto engaging in traditional activities in Nepal, Scotland, France, Holland, Spain, Austria, Romania, Italy, Russia, China, Japan, Thailand, New Zealand, Mexico, and other tourist destinations. The special edition of Traveling With Your Octopus, available directly from the publisher, is signed and has real metal cover corners. – Mark Frauenfelder

March 4, 2015

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digdoug
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Gotta order this.
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"the cartoonist has no idea how net neutrality works"

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“the cartoonist has no idea how net neutrality works”

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Sponsor: Elgato

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My sincere thanks to Elgato for sponsoring my writing this week.

Elgato Thunderbolt™ 2 Dock enables you to connect everything to your MacBook or Ultrabook at once. With two Thunderbolt™ 2 ports, connect your computer with only one cable and simultaneously enjoy the extended versatility of Thunderbolt™.

Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Dock

A built-in HDMI port can drive any display of your choice up to 4K resolution, and three additional SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports assure that all of your devices are connected when you need them, at full speed and with up to 1.5A of power. Tap into the full performance of wired network connections with the built-in Gigabit Ethernet port, and enjoy crystal-clear conference calls through the separate microphone input and amplified audio output.

What’s more, Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Dock comes with a 50 cm Elgato Thunderbolt Cable and Power Supply.

  • Connect everything to your MacBook or Ultrabook at once
  • Two Thunderbolt™ 2 ports: extended Thunderbolt™ versatility
  • Built-in HDMI port: directly connect a display with up to 4K resolution
  • Built-in Gigabit Ethernet: enjoy increased network performance
  • Three USB 3.0 ports: high-power device support for iPad, SuperDrive and more
  • Stand-alone USB charging: keep charging when your computer is not connected
  • Separate microphone input and amplified audio output
  • Included software: conveniently eject all storage devices at once

Find out more about the Elgato Thunderbolt™ 2 Dock here.

This is a sponsored post via Syndicate Ads.


If you’re interested in sponsoring my writing for a week, and reaching my audience of tech-savvy, curious, creative thinkers, you can find more information here.

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digdoug
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Just got one of these at work, and it actually seems to work as advertised.
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Rare Early Space Photographs Including the First-Ever Taken From Space Up for Auction

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First Photo from Space

A series of rare early space photographs are part of a collection titled “From the Earth to the Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs of the First Voyages Beyond Our Home Planet” being auctioned off by Mallett Antiques. The collection includes the first-ever photo taken from space by a V-2 rocket in 1946.

Other photos show astronauts on missions including the first spacewalk during Gemini 4, the Apollo 11 and Apollo 12 Moon landings, and many more from the first decades of crewed spaceflight.

Apollo 12

Apollo 17

Armstrong on the Moon

Gemini 4 Spacewalk

images via Mallett Antiques

via The Huffington Post

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Live Long and Prosper

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