Want to build good houses? Look at the Dutch.
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So how do we build dense cities that can function with less electricity, or even off-grid? Here a Dutch street, mid-18th century, let's look at it in detail.
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Thread about the childhood home of Adriaan Boeyens, who became Pope Adrian VI, the only Dutch pope:

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The house were Adriaan Florensz Boeyens (1459-1523) was born in Utrecht. Youngest of four boys, son of a carpenter, the house belonged to his grandfather, a near perfect brick building with a beautiful dutch gable. The engraving is from the 18th c. Crowned Pope Adrian VI in 1522.
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Not being able to pair multiple speakers/headphones at once is my biggest complaint xkcd.com/2055/

This airport's runway goes across an international border. (It's the only one of the four US/Canada border-crossing airports that has a paved runway.)

When we apply artificial constructs on digital entities as if they were physical, I cringe.

My parents wanted to get family photos on their property while we were all together over Christmas, so here's some pictures of people you don't care about.

Two solid days of skiing at @SunPeaksResort@twitter.com was a success. Some goofing off, some minor bruising, some good beer, and a chance to introduce the five-year-old to the sport…

What do you buy for the distant family member who doesn’t really need anything and refuses to supply a wish list?

Why, local craft beer, of course!

(Don’t worry, they don’t have Twitter.)

I really should have the cover of Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey as a poster to look at when I first get up in the morning.

Sorting through Christmas supplies in preparation to decorate. The Bible doesn’t say how many Magi came, right?

Growing up in Canada, with family in the States, we got twice in the year. Twice the turkey is something to be thankful for.

Here's a random picture of my grandparents down south from 25+ years ago, because I just stumbled across it.

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