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Name: Todd Bransky
Date registered: February 11, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Blues Brothers movie scene – recreated in Legos!! — December 4, 2013
  2. The importance of writing in your music — December 4, 2013
  3. Cheesy Potatoes – Cubed Party Potatoes — October 20, 2013
  4. Blues Brothers filming sites – (then and now) — September 27, 2013
  5. Swedish Pancakes — September 24, 2013

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May 15

2010 Iowa HS State Track Meet

We’re waiting on pins and needles for the cut-off times to be posted for the 2010 Iowa HS State Track Meet. Our daughter has a chance of qualifying in 2 events this year (200 Meter Dash and 400 Meter Dash). She ran her best times of the year at the district track meet and now …

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Feb 27

How long before we’re all “off the grid”?

The Energy Server, otherwise known as the “Bloom Box”, is a fuel-cell that turns natural gas into electricity.   Co-founder of Bloom Energy in California, K.R. Sridhar, unveiled a car-sized unit this week that can deliver up to 100 kilowatts, or enough to power 50 homes.   With further advances, every home in the US could install …

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Feb 18

Are we sharing too much?!?

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, FourSquare… Just because we have the technology to share with the world what we are thinking at any given second, or the ability to tell the world where we are at any given second…. is it really a good idea?  Just because we CAN do something, does not make it a reason …

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Feb 17

Olympic skier is the “Spam King”

Image by Getty Images via Daylife As I was watching the Olympics tonight I began to surf the internet. I had to stop and read the story with the headline that read, “The Olympic skier known as ‘spam king’“. Take a look at the story of Dale Begg-Smith.

Feb 14

Enjoying the Olympics

Bonnie Blair, Dan Jansen, Eddie the Eagle, 1980 US Hockey team, Kristi Yamaguchi, Jamaican Bobsled Team, Apolo Ohno, Scott Hamilton, and the 1998 US Women’s Hockey team are just a few of my favorite memories of the winter Olympics over the past 30 years.  I’ve always been a huge fan of the Olympics (winter and …

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Feb 10

Google’s ultra high-speed fiber network

Have you heard?!? Google wants to test an ultra-high-speed fiber network that delivers broadband speeds of one gigabit per second, 100 times faster than the average American’s connection: Google’s experiment That means streaming video would never stutter and we could download a full-length HD (high definition) feature film in about 5 minutes! Now, I have …

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Jan 24

Midwest softball in January

Dragons Dome

I never would have imagined that I’d be attending a high school softball game in the middle of January in the Midwest, but here I am.  My daughter, Emily, plays on a 16U team based in Eastern Iowa called the Barracudas.  This team is made up of girls from around the Eastern Iowa area who …

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Jan 19

Talking & texting while driving

distracted driver

Studies show that if you are talking on the phone and driving, you are 4 times more likely to get into an accident.  If you are texting and driving, you are 8 times more likely to get into an accident.  Those numbers are scary and HUGE!  When we head out to travel, we are putting …

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