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Further Evidence for Ocean Under Europa’s Icy Surface

It’s been strongly suspected for some time now in the scientific community that one of Jupiter’s Moons, Europa, probably hides a vast ocean over 60 miles deep under its scarred global sheet of ice. Adding to the evidence for this theory, scientists now believe they have detected spikes in Hydrogen and Oxygen near the southern…

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Design of the Day: Mandala Art

This design is based on the concept of the Buddhists’ Noble Eightfold Path. The 8-fold Path and The Four Noble Truths are ancient plans for dealing with the suffering humanity faces: suffering of the physical and mental kind. This concept is loosely represented by the maze-like elements held within a circular mandala design, accompanied by…

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Bordo Bello Skateboard Design 2012

Above is my skateboard design from the 2012 Bordo Bello Fundraiser hosted by AIGA Colorado chapter. The inspiration for this design comes from the facts described below. One of the world’s most colourful, vivid and productive ecosystems–the Caribbean coral reefs–are on the verge of collapse, with a meager 8% of the reef area showing live…

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Information Languages

The word information may bring to mind data tables, books, or computer systems. But it’s much more than that. Information is the ultimate unsplittable particle, the very building block of matter—dictating every structure, organization and quantum state. In its simplest form, it is the bit: a choice, a yes or a no. Every particle, every…

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Convenient and Wasteful

Plastic bottles are convenient. But their convenience and proliferation in the market blinds us to the implications inherent in their production, short-lived usage, and the long-term waste they become. Americans alone pile 29 billion bottles per year on the Earth’s surface. Per year, this requires 17 million barrels of crude oil for production. Put another…

Lasagna Day

National Lasagna Day!

In our busy world full with individual and collective responsibilities, global challenges, and a divided political landscape, I believe it’s important to take time to appreciate the little things, those obscure and mundane details that are so often overlooked and unappreciated. So, in honor of the first of many obscure holidays I will be celebrating,…