closing down awesomeopolis.com

February 1st, 2011 · No Comments

A few years ago, a few friends and I set up a website called Awesomeopolis. It was meant to be a home for sharing great stories from the Internet, in addition to creating original content.  We started off with a lot of momentum in 2009, but in 2010 the posts slowed to a trickle. We […]

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thoughts on picasa

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Holy cow, has it really been two months since I updated? Yes.  Yes it has. Things have been crazy busy as of late.  There’s been a lot of travel the past two months, especially in August, where I logged over 8,500 miles by airplane.  September, while not as crazy, still had three trips by plane […]

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picasa 3.5 face recognition impressions

September 26th, 2009 · No Comments

This post was originally published on Awesomeopolis.com on September 26, 2009. Picasa, for the unacquainted, is a photo organization and basic editing software put out by the good folks over at Google. Personally, I’ve used it for a few years now because it’s good at organizing mass quantities of pictures, and back around version 2.0 […]

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taking a picture a day for 18 years

July 7th, 2009 · No Comments

This post was originally published on Awesomeopolis.com on July 7, 2009. At the start of this year, a friend of mine sent me a link to something called Project 365. The basic idea is that for an entire year you make sure to take a picture every day, and at the end of a year […]

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baseball infographics

July 5th, 2009 · No Comments

This post was originally published on Awesomeopolis.com on July 7, 2009. This site we found combines two things that are awesome: sports and graphs. It’s called Flip Flop Fly Ball and the man behind it, Craig Robinson, hasput together visual representation of various sports statistics. Two of my favorites are below, but be sure to […]

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“smash hits” reader poll against actual setlist

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments

This post was originally published on Awesomeopolis.com on May 29, 2009. In our continuing coverage of the new “Guitar Hero: Smash Hits” game, we present to you the final results of our reader poll. We closed our reader poll today on what songs you, the reader, think should have made it it into the 48-song […]

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experimental cooking tuesdays – bronco trolleys

May 5th, 2009 · No Comments

This post was originally published on Awesomeopolis.com on May 5, 2009. Experimental Cooking Tuesdays a is a regular feature where I attempt to cook and create something edible. I’m not a trained chef at all, and I hope that by sharing my experiences with you, that everyone can learn a little more about cooking. Experiment […]

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experimental cooking tuesdays – strawberry smoothie

April 28th, 2009 · No Comments

This post was originally published on Awesomeopolis.com on April 28, 2009. Experimental Cooking Tuesdays a is a regular feature where I attempt to cook and create something edible. I’m not a trained chef at all, and I hope that by sharing my experiences with you, that everyone can learn a little more about cooking. Experiment […]

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experimental cooking tuesdays – congo jack’s chicken

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments

This post was originally published on Awesomeopolis.com on April 21, 2009. Experimental Cooking Tuesdays a is a regular feature where I attempt to cook and create something edible. I’m not a trained chef at all, and I hope that by sharing my experiences with you, that everyone can learn a little more about cooking. Experiment […]

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machines that destroy things

April 13th, 2009 · No Comments

This post was originally published on Awesomeopolis.com on April 13, 2009. I hope that I am like most people in saying that I enjoy playing with the paper shredder at work. Sometimes, when I’ve printed out something that I don’t need anymore, I COULD just put it in the recycling bin. But no, it definitely […]

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