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Touring the South Pole Atmospheric Research Observatory with NOAA’s Kelliann Bliss

Here at the south pole, we have some of the cleanest air in the world. As a result, a lot of unique atmospheric research goes on here, mainly at NOAA’s Atmospheric Research Observatory, nicknamed ARO. A few days ago I had the opportunity to be taken on a full tour of the observatory by scientist …

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My Year In Blogging: 2012

Thanks to WordPress’ new Jetpack module, which helps connect self-hosted wordpress.org blogs to wordpress.com’s online services, I now have a complete set of stats for my blog. The stats were turned into an infographic, representing some interesting data about my site. Check out the report. Too bad Antarctica isn’t represented on the map.:)

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Updating Blog Template

In preparation for a few more photos being blogged, I’m tinkering around with my current blog template, which is based off of the standard “Twenty Eleven” wordpress theme. I’m making the blog content area wider, and shrinking the sidebar. This should allow me to present readers with larger photos, making for a more immersive experience. …

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WordPress’ Jetpack Adds Photo Carousels

Jetpack for WordPress is getting better and better. Recently they added yet another cool feature, automatic image carousel. Sure, lots of wordpress themes and plugins include carousels too, but it’s nice to see that WordPress is adding this directly into its native Jetpack. I try to stick to using native functionality as much as possible, …

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