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An Experiment – FOR SCIENCE!!! (and soda)

A while ago, I read  my sister’s post on soda ingredients,  and that got me thinking.   It would be nice to some fizzy drink that’s not full of sodium and corn syrup, but I’m not really looking for an expensive and specialized appliance like a SodaStream, and using club soda is just cheating.  I have previously gotten great enjoyment out of making naturally-carbonated root beer and sarsaparilla, so I said “How hard could it be to use those same techniques to make an all-natural fruit soda?  Well, as it turns out; pretty hard, but maybe not in the way you would expect.

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Why Nothing Gets Done, Kerbal Edition

Since I posted my first steps in Kerbal Space Program, I’ve been very…industrious.  I began with a simple orbital docking maneuver.  Then I moved on to a less simple one.  Before I knew it I was spending hours trying to line up two massive space station modules and gently bring them together while they were both hurtling around the planet at over a two thousand meters per second.

This isn't so hard.

This isn’t so hard.

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