Backpack blogging: The beginning! —–
Today I’ve been scrambling around town looking for the only Solio in Pittsburgh to keep my phone charged. As it turns out Nathan’s cute little Hymini doesn’t power iPhones and for a few hours today I was panicking that I’d not even have emergency phone contact after a few days. The crisis is over –
That being the rugged 70-mile Laurel Highlands Backpacking Adventure! I’ve been looking forward to it for months. Anna and I are taking up the challenge to complete Pennsylvania’s famously gorgeous, scenic trail over 7 days. It starts in Ohiopyle, PA and ends near Johnstown, PA, though we will be doing it backwards. Check out the
Dancetown Fitness System!
AMAZING! “‘Funky Forest’ is an interactive ecosystem where children create trees with their body and then divert the water flowing from the waterfall to the trees to keep them alive. The health of the trees contributes to the overall health of the forest and the types of creatures that inhabit it.” Thanks Pieter :@)
I would definitely buy one.
I’ll be hiking the Laurel Highlands all next week which I’ve been ridiculously excited about for months… but I wish I wasn’t missing this… The 7th Annual GAIAN MIND SUMMER FESTIVAL ~ Summer Solstice / Full Moon ~ Wednesday, June 18th to Sunday, June 22nd, 2008 Four Quarters, Central Pennsylvania, USA (directions) Extended dates –
May 28, 2008 A new living computer, bred from E. coli bacteria instead of stamped from silica, has for the first time successfully solved a classic mathematical puzzle known as the Burnt Pancake Problem. While this bacteria-based computer is more proof of concept than practical, a living computer might one day solve complex mathematical problems
An American Self-Portrait “Statistics can feel abstract and anaesthetizing, making it difficult to connect with and make meaning of 3.6 million SUV sales in one year, for example, or 2.3 million Americans in prison, or 32,000 breast augmentation surgeries in the U.S. every month. This project visually examines these vast and bizarre measures of our