How to Turn Down an Office Romance

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3 days into Valentine’s Day, it is naturally that lonely hearts of the office bond together. What if you prefer to be single or alone on Valentine’s Day? What if you really want to avoid office dating? What if you don’t want to give the wrong idea to the colleague who is asking you? And what if the person who is asking you, is your boss?

As a female working in the male-dominated IT industry, I often have to hop, duck, swerve and even blindly pretend to be ignorant of the cupid’s feeble attempt at shooting arrows. It can happen to anyone in an office environment. Young or Old, Female or Male, Attached or Single. Let me share ways to appropriately turn down an office romance.

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Please don’t be insensitive to the person who ask. You can turn him or her down nicely and quietly. It would be nice…

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Tech Stuff 4

The Arts Mechanical

China puts a probe on the moon.

http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/news/a19276/china-reveals-the-first-lunar-surface-pictures-in-40-years/

NASA puts ALL the Apollo moon pics online.

Apollo 15 - Jim Irwin at the LRV

Real cool stuff here.

What’s coming for future IC engines?  The ASME is on it.

https://www.asme.org/engineering-topics/articles/energy/engines-of-the-future?utm_content=bufferfc8a5&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Is that a laptop carved on that stele?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2016/02/04/no-thats-not-a-laptop-on-an-ancient-greek-grave-marker/?utm_campaign=ForbesTech&utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=social&linkId=21017845#9964ae3348ac

Almost certainly not.  More than likely it’s a wax tablet that the woman is looking at after the slave girl wrote something on it.  Still it’s fun to imagine.

Somehow I don’t think that mile high skyscrapers in Japan are a real good idea.

http://nextbigfuture.com/2016/02/mile-high-skyscraper-proposed-for-tokyo.html

Especially out in the bay.

How they make Pocky

From Rocket 24.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how Pocky is made in this short clip of the Glico factory 【Video】

If you watch the video you will notice that they skip an important step, dipping the pretzels in the chocolate. Must be a trade secret.

New construction method.

From these people.

http://lockblock.com/

Dave tears down…

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Springtime For Kerry: Off to the Ward

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Yesterday . . . and unlike a certain song it wasn’t so far away.  It was actually pretty sucky, if you must know.  It started bright and early when I discovered that my ATM card was deactivated, because I was sent a new one back in December that went to my home in Indiana–where my family still lives and where I maintain my actual residence for taxing purposes–because my bank–which I will leave unnamed but has the initials JPMC–was supposed to update my address but didn’t, and my family at home never told me I got the card, and neither did my bank, so it’s not be activated.  Getting a new card doesn’t make sense, because I was given a new card after I changed my name, but they still gave me one anyway because it looks like they issued it under my old name, and . . .

Well…

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Maybelline Luscious Lash Sensational Matte Black Packaging Review + Lash Wand Photos

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Hey everyone! Yes – I have so many great products to share with you!I recently picked up the new Maybelline’s Luscious Lash Sensational mascara. Honest be it – I was intrigued by the all matte black packaging. If you know me by now, packaging makes my eyes go gaga! In this post you will be seeing some photos and how I think they compare to Maybelline’s original Lash Sensational.

Product details from the Maybelline website:

  • Reveal layers of softer, denser lashes
  • Unique mascara formula is blended with precious oils
  • Removes easily with soap and water
  • The Fanning Reservoir Brush envelops lashes with precious oil-infused formula from root-to-tip while fanning out lashes
  • Retails for $8.99
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    Matte packaging with signature pink embossing

You can see the matte feel in this photo better. It is the same product design as the first (all pink) Lash Sensational…

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