11th edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica

My father is giving away one of his prize possessions: the 11th edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, published in 1911. According to my father, this was known as the "scholars edition" because it was the last edition that could be used as a primary resource. For example, the article on penicillin was written by Alexander Fleming; the…

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Giveaway: Numenera Starter Set

Edit: A first came, was first served, and the game has been given away. Worldbuilders is a charity run by geeks (most notably Patrick Rothfuss). Every year they hold a fundraiser/raffle to raise money to fight poverty and starvation. I usually send in the lowest level of participation in the raffle, because I give to other charities…

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Electronics give-away

As I posted in my recent Twitter/Facebook status updates, I’ve finally indulged in a burst of rampant consumerism and purchased a Blu-ray player.  No, I did not buy it on credit!

With the purchase of this new toy, I took the opportunity to remove some electronics from my home theater system. I’m never going to use these items again. I know about Freecycle and whatnot, but I thought I’d offer to give them to my friends first before I gave them to strangers.

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