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Panelists have been emailed for Anime MidwestJun 7, 5am

Panelists for Anime Midwest should have got their confirmation emails by now. I think nearly all panels have been accepted except for some that are near exact duplicates of other panel submissions. The schedule includes 100s of panels and events already, so it's going to be a wild weekend.

MaiOtaku Live ChatMay 4, 2am

MaiOtaku has revealed this year one of the most requested features for the website ever: live chat. Users can now directly private message each other in real time and have the replies pop up instantly.

Projects Page UpdatedJan 10, 6am

I have updated the projects page for my website to reflect more about what I am doing lately. I also hope you enjoy the new picture, hehe. My current biggest interests are in liquid-based 3D printing.

Updated refund policy.Dec 15, 5am

We've expanded our refund policy to make it easier for people who need refunds to get them in a hard time. Plans can change at the last minute, so we want to support you. The new policy is on "AnimeCon.

Guy lands on comet. People are assholes to him.Nov 16, 2am

Some guy lands a space probe on a comet and a bunch of assholes on the internet only want to talk about his shirt. Seriously, the fuck is wrong with people. This guy just landed on a COMET in SPACE.

New font for learning JapaneseNov 15, 9pm

A UK company has created a new font that could help anyone learn Japanese. View it "here.":http://www.dramafever.

We landed on a comet.Nov 14, 10am

Science is awesome. "First images from the comet.":http://spaceflightnow.com/2014/11/13/philae-sends-first-image-from-comet/.

Convention RegistrationNov 7, 6pm

Recently Otakon released a form asking attendees if they would be interested in receiving their badge in the mail, and asking how much they would be willing to pay for it. I think this is a great move, as Otakon has had registration line issues for years, and it may be one of the best ways for them to prevent this issue in the future.

Ryan Kopf takes the ALS ChallengeAug 20, 6pm

In this video I take the ALS challenge after being challenged by my VP. However there is a water shortage and I don't want to waste good drinking water, so instead I will be donating all of my two dollar bills to the ALS foundation.

Moving to Illinois for taxesAug 18, 11am

It looks like I'm very likely going to need to move to Illinois really soon, and for one simple reason: taxes. When you run businesses in multiple states, you have to file taxes in every single one, yet one of them is legally your "home state" wherever you live.
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