When Life Gives You a Gigantic Watermelon on Sale…

When Life Gives You a Gigantic Watermelon on Sale…

Make watermelon juice. We bought a giant watermelon on sale and stared at it for an entire week, totally intimidated by its girth, before tackling cutting it into pieces. We froze chunks of it on a sheet pan so the pieces wouldn’t stick together, which took up all the remaining space in our freezer, before deciding to see what happened if we tried to juice some of it. We tossed another quarter of it in …

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Art.sy App Brings the Museum to your Phone

Art.sy App Brings the Museum to your Phone

There’s nothing like seeing a great work of art in person, but making the art world more accessible is always a worthy goal…

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Don’t Lose your Latest Selfies – 50GB Free Storage with Box

If you’ve maxed out your free Dropbox storage and can’t think of anyone else to hit with your referral link, Box is offering 50GB free storage…

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Women in Tech Prize Added to MIT Programming Competition

Dream It. Code It. Win It. is a new competition highlighting the creative aspects of Computer Science. Organized by the MIT Club of New York, it is being dubbed a “create-a-thon” and seeks to encourage people of all backgrounds to participate. Tekserve, a technology sales and services company in New York, has announced sponsorship for a Women in Tech prize: The $5,000 Tekserve Prize is the only award geared specifically towards women in the $50,000 lineup of …

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Debugging JpGraph

I was recently working with JpGraph and got the broken image of death that seemed to preclude debugging. After googling around for a debug flag, I found a lot of people with the same issue but incomplete solutions at best. I was sure I used such a flag to display error messages before, but I couldn’t find it. Finally, I came across John Geddes’ blog, where I found the last piece of info I needed to print …

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Taiko

Taiko

I first saw taiko drumming at the Cherry Blossom Festival. I heard the pounding rhythm from a distance and almost broke into a Shug-Avery-esque run to get to the stage.

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Shopping Secondhand Online

Shopping Secondhand Online

I recently read an article about liketwice.com and decided to give it a try. I love shopping at thrift, consignment and secondhand shops, and have been looking for an online option for some time. Most of the online secondhand stores I’ve looked at use the eBay model, with individuals selecting, posting and shipping their items.

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Netrobe, Cloth, Clothia – Which is the best Fashion App?

Netrobe, Cloth, Clothia – Which is the best Fashion App?

The reality is that Netrobe, Cloth, and Clothia are all completely different fashion apps for different purposes.

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Summer, Ginger Rogers Style

Summer, Ginger Rogers Style

Ginger Rogers 1941

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Geek + Chic: R2D2 Makeup

Geek + Chic: R2D2 Makeup

Amazing R2D2 makeup look

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