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TIL Moray Eels have a 2nd jaw inside their jaw!

The Moray Eel’s 2nd jaw is called a pharyngeal jaw. They use it to pull down prey captured in the front of their mouth, further down into their esophagus. It’s creepy, and it’s true! Check out this video of the … Continue reading

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TIL The Uncanny Valley

TIL (Today I Learned) about the uncanny valley while talking to a couple of my friends about Tron 2. Apparently some of the computer animation in Tron 2 falls into the uncanny valley, aka the CGI humans are creepy looking. The uncanny … Continue reading

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TIL Texas Renaissance Festival Edition: Doublets & Wine Slings

We had a blast at the Ren Fest last weekend. While we were there I noticed one pesky problem. How does one free their hands with a bottle of mead in one hand and a glass in the other! It’s … Continue reading

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TIL The 2-Step, Dearth, Gaslighting, & Tamping

It’s been awhile since I wrote my last TIL (Today I Learned) post. A few things happened that have prevented me from posting: I couldn’t think up a good post one day. I worried these type of posts were not … Continue reading

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TIL Summize.com is Dead

TIL (Today I Learned) Summize.com is dead. Well, at least the redirect to search.twitter.com is dead. Summize is the 3rd party Twitter status search engine Twitter acquired. Being an old school Twitterer I’m use to typing in Summize.com in my browser’s address … Continue reading

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