Monthly Archives: March 2014

Crowdfunding, continued

Since figuring out how to author my own campaign on WordPress, I’ve chosen to cut out the middlemen (Kickstarter, Indiegogo). I am publicizing the campaign today and also working out some issues with my crowdfunding website. I hope to broaden … Continue reading

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Radiocarbon Dating, a Crowd-sourced Campaign

Besides collecting prehistoric artifacts over the past decade, I have also bagged and catalogued carbon samples from different sites in the Palisades. ¬†One of the most interesting samples (now wrapped in aluminum foil) is from my neighbor’s house during the … Continue reading

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Byproducts of Kalua Pig

I cooked a pig in the ground this past weekend, in what is likely a timeless fashion of cooking large animals. I updated the procedure to include chicken wire, aluminum foil, and plastic tarps. The 83-pounder was wrapped in banana … Continue reading

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Deer Population Observation, Science Fair

My son Max’s science fair project this year touched on the controversial issue of deer population in urban areas. Below is a summary of his observations: I stayed on the Capital Crescent Trail, while the boys fanned out between the … Continue reading

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