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In a big milestone for SpaceX’s Starship development, SN15 successfully flew and safely landed its first prototype spaceship. A day later, Elon Musk has said they may try to launch the SN15 again! I think they might fly this until something breaks.

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We got the Simmons SD600 electronic drum kit for Christmas and it has been a lot of fun. I’ve been watching a bunch of drumming videos and this isolated footage of Danny Carey playing on “Pneuma” is my current favorite. Danny is a true master, who obviously loves his art. And this is a great […]

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Neil Young released 54 years of recordings this week on a new website: Neil Young Archives. The site contains almost everything Neil has ever recorded or filmed, available for high-quality streaming over the internet. The site and all the content are currently free, but will eventually require a subscription. Obviously Neil is a musical icon […]

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The Boston Globe has a wonderful ongoing photography blog called The Big Picture that’s worth some time to view.

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Obama is clearly the more gifted orator. Maybe one of the best in a long time. What value is there in giving a good speech? I believe it is one of the most essential attributes we need in a modern President. It certainly is effective in rallying organizations, and his has been amazing. This video […]

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I’m looking forward to reading this Vanity Fair article chronicling the birth of the Internet from the people that were there. Another good read on the beginning of the Internet is Where Wizards Stay Up Late via: Boing Boing

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The Belmont Stakes race is this weekend and Big Brown is poised to be the first horse to win the Triple Crown in thirty years. Watch this incredible video from the Preakness, where the jockey holds the horse back the entire race and then lets him go. It looks like Big Brown was on a […]

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