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Nerdiest Cities in America - and Where to Geek out When You're There

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Mar 4th 2011 03:00 PM
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Sarah Sitkin, Flickr has released their Top 10 Nerdiest Cities list, profiling which American cities allow a geeky lifestyle to flourish. By compiling information from their database (as the world's largest dating service) was able to pinpoint which cities had "the largest clustering of members that listed having a specialized Master degree or Ph.D. and/or worked in scientific, math, computer programming fields."
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Boulder Mythbusters

by Kim Goodin. Posted Oct 13th 2010 04:11 PM
Boulder Mythbusters
Boulder, Colo., is alternately known as a college town, a mountain town and a hippie town. Well, which is it? Actually, it's all of the above, and that's what gives the city its unique panache. Eccentric, quirky, creative, intelligent – Boulder is all of these. The town's rich history means that a lot of urban myths are circulating. Separate truth from fiction with these Boulder mythbusters.
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5 Best Photo Opportunities in Boulder

by Roxane Kunkel. Posted Oct 11th 2010 12:36 PM
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Boulder, Colo., provides a host of opportunities for photographic moments. Learn where to capture romantic, quirky, classic, scenic, and family fun photographs around Boulder while out exploring the city.

Located at the base of the Colorado Rocky Mountain foothills, Boulder, Colo., provides a host of photo opportunities. Boulder residents will provide you this list if you ask them about the best locations for taking memorable photographs. While visiting these spots, one can take in Boulder history, panoramic views, and a bit of whimsy. Be warned, once visiting Boulder, the curse of Chief Niwot will cause your eventual return.
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Boulder with Tweens: A Perfect Family Day

by Cathleen Shaffer. Posted Oct 11th 2010 05:21 AM
Boulder with Tweens: A Family Vacation

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Boulder, Colo., is located about 30 miles northwest of Denver. Named for the large boulders in the area, it is known as a uniquely march-to-your-own-drummer kind of town. The town melds students, high-tech types, the artsy crowd, intellectuals, and anything in-between quite well. A visit to Boulder with tweens can be a great adventure.
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Boulder with Teens: A Perfect Family Day

by Tani Peelstrom. Posted Sep 14th 2010 12:57 PM


The best way to experience Boulder with teens is to get into the spirit of this lively Colorado city and get out into the open. Surrounded by 36,000 acres of recreational open space, Boulder has a unique culture which is all about being "green" and living life outside. It's no wonder that teens find this so cool. So forget the car keys on your family vacation. Ride the bus, rent bikes or just don walking shoes and head out, because most things to do in Boulder lie just around the corner.

Here is a guide to the perfect teenager's day, including some of the best family vacation ideas that Boulder has to offer.
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