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The Saharan ski shop with no customers

It gets to above 45C there. Let's see... double it, that's 90... take away 10%, that's 81, add 32... omg. Is that seriously 113F? Why yes, yes it is. Not exactly "cuddle up at the fire with cocoa and marshmallows" weather!

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27493731

8 Months After Learning To Code And Launching An App, Leo The Homeless Coder Is Still Homeless

http://www.businessinsider.com/leo-the-homeless-coder-2014-5

$2B needed to wipe out Detroit's blight in 5 years, task force says

http://on.freep.com/1nuIbI1

Kids from two years ago (it's an older article) get a look at an old C64.

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-19055707

Tiny telescope implanted to improve man's vision

http://bit.ly/1mr9r4T

There may be no tougher crowd in the world than a room filled with inmates and guards. These people are hard by definition and necessity. On Tuesday they sat waiting for the curtain to rise on the prison stage.

When it did, there was Dorothy, a 6-foot-4-inch African-American man doing eight years in the Ross Correctional Institution in Chillicothe. Dorothy wore braids and a blue dress and Toto was sitting by her side

http://cin.ci/1nV5KFw

Florida Lawmaker Stands By Claim That Common Core Turns Kids Gay

http://bit.ly/1nV5YfZ

Date: 2014-05-30 05:51 am (UTC)
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When I went to the Great Sand Dunes as a child, we always brought some flattened cardboard boxes to use as sleds. Sand sledding is fun! Though I imagine it's less fun at those temperatures.

...I should go back to the sand dunes at some point now that I'm a grownup. Last time I was there, it was the School Trip from Hell and I had pinkeye the whole time.

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