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3 Inspired, Innovative, Boulder-Based Inventions

November 16th, 2022

Maybe you already know that the comfortable (and allegedly edible) innovation; the Crocs shoe, was created in Boulder County. Today we’re checking out some less explosive, but equally clever, Boulder-based inventions. This is one smart city, and the products created here prove it! Nimbus Cloud Dome The Nimbus Cloud Dome is a deceptively simple invention created by Boulder resident Cindy Litchfield. As a jewelry maker, she struggled to create close-up, glare-free photos of her products. No one had addressed the problem before, so she took on the challenge. The result was the Nimbus Cloud... Read More

Giant Cat Looks Set to Break World Record after Weighing in at 27.5lb!

January 19th, 2022

Maine Coon weighs 12.5kg (27.5lb) Kefir is only 22 months, located in Stary Oskol, Russia.  Maine Coon cats do not reach full physical maturation until they are about 4-5 years old. The accepted size standard for the breed ranges between 11-25lbs, with the males being larger than the females. This breed grows at double the rate of other domestic cats. They can easily gain 2 pounds per month during their growing cycle.  The standards are 15-25lbs for males and 11-20 pounds for females. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maine_Coon _______________ Photo Credit: SWNS South West News Service  Read More

An Older Adult’s Guide to Caring for Pets

February 14th, 2021

Whether it’s a cat or dog, pets make our lives better. This is especially true for older adults, but it can be tough to know how to choose and care for a new pet. If you’re a senior who wants to enrich your life with a new pet, you’ll want to keep these essential tips in mind. Choosing the Right Pet As an older adult, you should keep your lifestyle in mind when looking for a new pet. Think about the space you have at home and what animal will fit in with your routine. Cats are generally low-maintenance and are a good option for people with limited activity. If you’ve always dreamed of... Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

September 2nd, 2015

Meet Jade! Jade is from Lyons, Colorado but is living in Boulder while earning his Art and Japanese degrees.  Jade says that his degrees are very complimentary because he can use his knowledge and technique from Japanese to enhance his art and vice versa!  Jade’s focus in art is mainly painting and drawing and uses watercolors to achieve his Japanese inspired aesthetic.  His work is arranged in a style much like comic books, however excludes dialog to leave room for interpretation. The main themes Jade uses are existentialism as well as introspection to show the wide range of human thought.  Read More

Coffee & Cats: An Istanbul Photo Diary

July 15th, 2015

A look through my iPhone photos from my recent visit to Istanbul provides a narrow glimpse into my trip. A few touristy snapshots of ancient monuments and various places of worship reveal the city’s historical and geographical peculiarities—as the gateway between Europe and the Middle East—but say little about my personal time spent there. On my phone’s camera you won’t find any visual keepsakes from the paternal family reunion that was the purpose of the trip. My Dad and other relatives wanted me in front of the cameras and in the center of all the shots so I obliged them. They had come... Read More