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WriteGirl is coming to Pasadena!

WriteGirl is coming to Pasadena!

WriteGirl is coming to the Pasadena Playhouse Sunday, May 3 for a playwriting workshop and a special 6pm benefit performance– PlayWriteGirl. WriteGirl is an L.A.-based non-profit that pairs professional women writers with teenage girls to mentor them in their writing and self-expression. I’m a volunteer. WriteGirl offers monthly workshops, each focusing on a different writing […]

YouTube videos we talked about at Happy Hour

Of course we mentioned Susan Boyle on Britain’s Got Talent (here’s another recording from 10 years ago — Cry Me A River)… Belgian train station: Liverpool Train station: I’m sure these were inspired by this Frozen Grand Central scene, by Improv Everywhere: Also by Improv Everywhere: Scenes from a mall And the Best Game Ever. […]

Web Magpie: Shiny, magnetic, kewl.

Magnetic curtains. A kind of bendable buddy shape-it-yourself window covering. Post is dated January 2008; someday they’ll go into actual production. WANT. [via TNH’s Particles]

High above Spain

This is so cool. Boston.com’s Big Picture has photos from a weather balloon that floated high above the ground in Spain. On February 28th, a team of four Spanish teenage students and their instructor from IES La Bisbal school in Catalonia launched a weather probe they designed and built themselves. Their helium-filled balloon carried a […]

A Day in the Life of Abbey Road

Your Thursday Morning Giggle: “Blame Ringo (A Day in the Life of Abbey Road)” Direct YouTube link

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I’m in Pixel Heaven: Photoshop’s Photomerge

This is a panorama thing of beauty. Yesterday I took a bunch of photos of a (recently refurbished) room, intending to manually tile them together. Then I remembered that Photoshop CS 3 had some panorama stitching capability. Here are the originals (square thumbnails, actual images are 4:3, which you can see if you click one […]