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Rick DeVos @RickDeVos Grand Rapids, Michigan

CEO of @StartGarden, Founder of @ArtPrize, Proud Michigander-anian, Investor, Reader, Helicopter Pilot, Traveler, Photographer, Curious Individual.

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The latest promises of supersonic passenger jets http://t.co/MW4tsMC7MD Would be great, but these things have been talked about for ~50 yrsEh, no thanks. http://t.co/Jsuhc0oAMVThe best thing about the Led Zeppelin jet was the fireplace, complete with ornate mantel clock. http://t.co/kpHM4dnlWDA Prog Guide to Thanksgiving Convo http://t.co/3Y0G7C9oPJ "somewhere in the house, your grandfather must have a gun. Panic immediately."Comfortably stuffed. Happy Thanksgiving to all!
11/27
2014
The 1944 Eruption of Mount Vesuvius http://t.co/2vmj7aPBH9
Retweeted by Rick DeVosDarkest of nightmares http://t.co/XQtA6qo67R
Retweeted by Rick DeVosLemon or lime juice, olive oil, and salt is a magical combination.3,000 men who helped build the 810 ft high Chase Manhattan Bank in New York . August 1964. http://t.co/Eh8FOrrqgh
Retweeted by Rick DeVosPolitics as quasi-religious belief system, part #285 http://t.co/jBYzL46od3GOPRO to roll out consumer drones... http://t.co/wZKY9Si3kf
Retweeted by Rick DeVosToday we celebrate Millenials returning to their places of birth and engaging in awkward, ad-hoc reunions in drinking halls across the land.@abbypeters Yes, I realize this and think that in that light it's very well done. Yet I think the overall cultural trend is worth examining.
11/26
2014
I have to admit that I like this latest Selena Gomez track quite a bit, you guys. #SuckerForCatchyPopThe process of science is cool and very useful, but let's chill out on the relentless signaling of worshipfulness http://t.co/XVIcboxKeF@greatlakenative Life@dustindwyer Eh, Twitter.A reminder that humanity is fundamentally broken and that explicit attempts at quantum leaps toward Utopia tend to end in mass graves.A good property tax change in Michigan http://t.co/ZWtPEECSmqCorporate venture capital: If you can't beat them, buy them http://t.co/ozaXSMoKI0
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11/25
2014
Geat Lakes ice cover developing; Earliest in over 40 years http://t.co/5g9un766teThe "Season's Greetings" sign is surreal.Mobs--always terrifyingAlready, there are more 18-34 year old digital video users than 18-34 year old TV viewers. http://t.co/91UaHLuHsM
Retweeted by Rick DeVosMike Rowe is great http://t.co/xyh6gtg2XVWhite House Quietly Releases Plans For 3,415 Regulations Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday http://t.co/6cB1H16BaB Happy Thanksgiving!Shia LeBeouf, Cannibal https://t.co/Bo9LX9H64A Amazing. h/t @lampenjNo. http://t.co/5CLV3rOkfdMagic Leap http://t.co/f0BkasZMJw Fascinating
11/24
2014
@jsavantil But with less getting caught behind freight trains, running over cows, etc.@jsavantil Detroit-AA-Lansing-GR-Chicago ideallyAnd Grand Rapids-Chicago http://t.co/CqtG6XEoD6Van Hool dbl deck buses are awesome, this one especially: http://t.co/CqtG6XEoD6 Dreams of a Detroit-Ann Arbor-Lansing-Grand Rapids serviceSchool Considered Canceling Nutcracker Trip To Protect Kids from Christmas Tree Exposure http://t.co/NqvYGLO40j People are insane.Winter in Siberia, 1960. http://t.co/QPVOg9R0ZF
Retweeted by Rick DeVos"The transfer of mentally ill individuals from mental hospitals to jails and prisons has been a policy disaster." http://t.co/nAOwAc2hnFSNL parody of president "fact checked" by Washington parody of newspaper http://t.co/YmaJBVo31y
Retweeted by Rick DeVosWhaddya know--even after 6 years, SNL still has some vestigial ability to take shots at a current presidential admin http://t.co/PnayswYkKB"When you improve something, you change it in ways you couldn’t have expected." http://t.co/UQVejnwYNr"If we really want to fix development, we need to stop chasing after ideas the way we go on fad diets." http://t.co/UQVejnwYNrStop Trying to Save the World http://t.co/UQVejnwYNr International development as invasive species. A provocative must-read.
11/23
2014
Man and woman towing a cargo-boat through a ship-canal. The Netherlands, 1931. http://t.co/yetutg9olD
Retweeted by Rick DeVosMoscow 1960s http://t.co/69Zv9X3Khp
Retweeted by Rick DeVosIt's Not About The Nail https://t.co/dPx26gQpCH Late to this one, but it's very amusing.You Roommate Plays The Indigo Girls http://t.co/PXG1aNJu8I Still one of my favorite things on the internet.True Facts About The Angler Fish http://t.co/ofb7JJY2vwTrue Facts About the CuttleFish http://t.co/6qAkQqwHMo@MarkBjorge @JeffSpeckAICP Yes, I had the same question. Perhaps there was some drunken belligerence, thus cops called.Another great Florida Man story...this time with an amazing mug shot http://t.co/C8qUNHDBwBVisited Charleston for the first time a couple weeks ago. It's a place that sticks in the mind b/c human-scaled urban spaces feel magical.@KyleSchaap It is, rather, a warning about a "slow, tragic descent into the monarchy and caprice." Because norms and traditions matter.@KyleSchaap The piece is not an argument about the strict legality of the action.
11/22
2014
@LukeStier The joy of Twitter.Cast iron tea pots and cups are delightful.@alexbarker763 Of course!The English airship Zeppelin R-100 attached to the mooring mast in Bedforshire,before its journey to Canada,July 1928 http://t.co/ysnfQkR3ym
Retweeted by Rick DeVosTurning around 23pt deficit. Very cool.Magic 101, Hornets 97 with 30 seconds left after two key @NikolaVucevic FTs! #LetsGoMagic
Retweeted by Rick DeVosWatching a very fun Orlando Magic gameAh I missed this one. Again, imagine Romney. The outrage. The denunciations. The in-depth reports & think segments. https://t.co/qFObvmiePRGive The State of the Union Somewhere Else http://t.co/NL3dxwIkW0 Good idea.For some reason I never think of the F-4 Phantom as a Navy plane, though that's what it was designed for. So big & heavy.Phab phormation of VF-14 Tophatters F-4S Phantom II in the Phab-1970s. #PhantomFriday http://t.co/BQKIwB1bB8
Retweeted by Rick DeVosI would like you to imagine Mitt Romney saying this. I would like you to imagine the weeks of furious condemnation. https://t.co/Y37ttvfkcwPREACH, @JonahNRO, PREACH. http://t.co/FybBOpu2un
Retweeted by Rick DeVos@KyleSchaap Did you read the piece?Next thing you know ppl might question the wisdom of assembly-line schooling, warehousing kids in institutional bldgs http://t.co/2gScGDT5X3"Authoritarians, great and minor, always claim more powers to fix some unprecedented emergency." http://t.co/87PH30NnWr
11/21
2014
@andrewjnorden Nope. Just new exciting opportunities. Additive, not subtractive.Everybody has strong opinions about people they've never met based on tales told by people they do not know.
Retweeted by Rick DeVosArtPrize Dallas is coming! http://t.co/UDfpadiXKfArtPrize has partnered w/Dallas-based nonprofit to launch independently organized ArtPrize Dallas in 2016 http://t.co/m0jnQQebAJ
Retweeted by Rick DeVosJust the scent I was looking for http://t.co/Urr4i6ojLGLately I find myself wanting one of these. MT @oldpicsarchive: A Sno-Cat balanced precariously over a crevasse http://t.co/Nol9UfGG9RThis is only November, you guys.
11/20
2014
PrincepsOxx Coffeeboxx http://t.co/eCRgMLCrZY http://t.co/oFXo10XJiZ
Retweeted by Rick DeVosThe tough Coffeeboxx is built to make hot joe no matter what http://t.co/M9uaDcTPtv http://t.co/SbRZx12Ofk
Retweeted by Rick DeVosThe Chinese know precisely how to play this. https://t.co/2FcaZSWxAzUncrate writes up the OXX COFFEEBOXX: http://t.co/FKftHbPFH3The Objectivity Of US Media In 1 Chart http://t.co/dMhsfwImuI
Retweeted by Rick DeVosYes, it's crazy to share text as images on Twitter. But, look at the engagement increase: https://t.co/VRVglh6Bei https://t.co/ePo3pGtep0
Retweeted by Rick DeVosSANAA's Design for Grace Farms Blends #Architecture with Nature: http://t.co/Nn5tZOupJ1 via @dwell http://t.co/PzSzhZopXM
Retweeted by Rick DeVosBehold: the fair, disinterested, evenhanded, wise, truth-seeking, secular priesthood of journalists. It is to laugh. http://t.co/XoIVxjOgURI have always and will always love pictures people take of their doorways completely blocked/full of snow http://t.co/i7yFATP4ZdCalvin students put together a very nice video portrait of one of their peers for Ford's Go Further campaign: https://t.co/8wEcqRqHIfStudios Spend a Ton on Ads Because You People Have No Idea What You Want http://t.co/U95hHjc7UV@pastorkicks Yup, back the Kickstarter project if you like it!If you haven't checked it out yet, take a look at the OXX COFFEEBOXX and back it on Kickstarter: http://t.co/D4VG6ENgkC Great team & productReally hate it when companies bring out an awesome show car and then you can never actually buy it. So lame.
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11/19
2014
These new Norwegian passports are pretty great http://t.co/FdLuYN68NBUnfunded liabilities are a gigantic ticking time bomb: http://t.co/sefMzvGCHJ Illinois says $8,133/person…it may really be $25,740/personThe old British House of Commons interior, prior to its destruction by German bombing, ~1941 http://t.co/WEJ1rdpgML
Retweeted by Rick DeVosThis 535ft roller coaster looks quite awesome http://t.co/S8fWV7WJhoWell this will make an awkward subplot in Surf's Up 2 http://t.co/OlWJakosDgIt's always amusing when the 3 year old explains things to you with tones of voice and facial expressions that suggest you are a moron.If ever there was a night for wood burning fireplaces, tonight is that night.When the press writes about a topic you know well, you realize every news article you've read could have been equally mistaken.
Retweeted by Rick DeVosOk, this snow is insane, you guys.The COD is awesome. http://t.co/7v26e6KPug
11/18
2014
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