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Old 2020-10-15, 20:12   #4082
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"Anything is a soldering kit if you're brave enough!"

Brilliant!
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Old 2020-10-16, 21:40   #4083
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Can an average guy be trained to hit a home run? Find out and see!

https://www.si.com/longform/2017/hom...mlb/index.html
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Old 2020-10-17, 01:32   #4084
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Can an average guy be trained to hit a home run? Find out and see!

https://www.si.com/longform/2017/hom...mlb/index.html
"Our garage looked like the prop room for The Walking Dead."
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Old 2020-10-17, 06:58   #4085
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Can an average guy be trained to hit a home run? Find out and see!

https://www.si.com/longform/2017/hom...mlb/index.html
He tried to dunk a basketball before:
https://www.si.com/longform/2015/dunking/index.html

I wonder which task he found harder to accomplish
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Old 2020-10-17, 22:53   #4086
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The plight of Nelson the Norfolk Terrier reminded me of a song I heard many years ago. I was prompted to look it up.

The rendition (on YouTube) I'd Like to be a Cowgirl (Cathy Fink, CD Grandma Slid Down the Mountain, 1984) is pretty close to what I remember, but its release date is later than when I heard the song.

I was unable to track down who wrote the lyrics. I do know it has been around a long time. This version (also on YouTube), I'd Love to be a Cowgirl was recorded by Patsy Montana in 1939.
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Old 2020-10-18, 18:33   #4087
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Superconductivity at 59F, but extreme pressure (diamond anvil territory) Undetermined H, C, S compound. https://www.quantamagazine.org/physi...ctor-20201014/

Graphene precisely misaligned bilayers are electrically controllable as conductive, insulating, or superconductive at low temperature https://getpocket.com/explore/item/w...ing-in-physics
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Old 2020-10-18, 20:53   #4088
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Superconductivity at 59F, but extreme pressure (diamond anvil territory) Undetermined H, C, S compound. https://www.quantamagazine.org/physi...ctor-20201014/

Graphene precisely misaligned bilayers are electrically controllable as conductive, insulating, or superconductive at low temperature https://getpocket.com/explore/item/w...ing-in-physics
Also see last link in this post in Science & Technology, Official "Science News" Thread
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Old 2020-10-30, 12:03   #4089
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Old = https://radar.weather.gov/Conus/full_loop.php

New = https://preview-radar.weather.gov/#/
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Old 2020-11-05, 10:15   #4090
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"Santa to visit virtually as Christmas grottos cancelled"
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-54816579

But I thought Santa Claus was a virtual person anyway...
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Old 2020-11-06, 15:53   #4091
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https://mentertained.com/50-hilariou...plates/12/?v=2 retina lives in California.
https://mentertained.com/50-hilariou...plates/50/?v=2 Or maybe Maine. Perhaps during what passes for summer there?
Either way, he's driving a Toyota.

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Old 2020-11-07, 02:51   #4092
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https://mentertained.com/50-hilariou...plates/12/?v=2 retina lives in California.
https://mentertained.com/50-hilariou...plates/50/?v=2 Or maybe Maine. Perhaps during what passes for summer there?
Either way, he's driving a Toyota.
Haha. Yes, I live in mane collie formula, and I drive a toy motor.
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