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Tensegrity Icosahedron

May 18, 2015 // 1 Comment

I realized recently that a lot of the things Gleason Sensei has been talking about in his Aikido classes (dynamic tension, pulling silk, stretching the fascia, etc) [...]

MFA: Leonardo Da Vinci

April 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

We went to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston to see their new Leonardo Da Vinci exhibit last Friday afternoon. As a big Da Vinci fan, the folks here were tickled that they [...]

Urban Safari : Vernal Pool in Canton

April 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

The RainyDayMagazine crew spent the morning exploring a vernal pool at the Mildred Allen Morse Wildlife Sanctuary, part of the Mass Audubon site in Canton (MABA). [...]

Urban Astrophotography : City Moon

April 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

March and April are nice months for urban astrophotography. The weather is cold-but-getting-warmer, yet not so warm that night-time air currents disturb the [...]

Art and Science: The Pythagorean Theorem

January 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Fabian Oefner’s TED talk (Thank you Angelika Fretzen!) about science and art reminded me of something I had started a long time ago, but never finished… Some may [...]

Irregular Polygons

December 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

We don’t normally see the stained glass window lit up at night from inside the house. I kind of like it! The outside holiday lights are blue and white, so they were [...]

RainyDayGiftGuide 2014 : Books

December 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

eBooks  may be the future, but there will always be a place for physical books on our shelves. The reason is not just that a physical book doesn’t need batteries, [...]

Maya:Hidden World Revealed

October 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

The  Museum Of Science opened their new exhibit, Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed, this week, and we stopped by to take a peak. Life-size replicas of sculpted monuments, [...]

Weather Tools

September 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Knowing what the weather will be is useful for gardeners. We don’t like to water our plants unnecessarily, so we especially like knowing whether we should water the [...]

EXO Labs On UNITRON

May 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

The  UNITRON inverted microscope is pretty cool in and of itself. When paired with the EXO Labs Camera (ELC), this vintage instrument went from old-school analog to [...]
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