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You sit inside and look out your window and look at a world bathed in sunshine. But when you go out into that world that seemed so serene a minute ago, a chilly blast of air blows right down the … Continue reading

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Frankly speaking

I’m still in the throes of searching for a new vehicle. That Ford Ranger deal fell through after I took a trip out to see it in person. A really pretty small truck with a nice bed cover. Densely tinted … Continue reading

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A portrait of contemporary American life, as seen through the eyes of long-haul truck drivers. [1:35:12] Video link.

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Photoshop Phonies

Digitally remastered images are what we have today. But “digitally remastered” are words which just embellish what we really have here today. And that would be fake, phony, sham and counterfeit images that are real. Or maybe not. Better read … Continue reading

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Shorts and briefs in many numbers. If the numbers are 7 or less.   Ultra Instinct in real life Chimps at home Rally driver overshoots a turn Man shoots fridge full of tannerite. Fridge shoots back Drones build a bridge … Continue reading

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Old school dragsters gather and meet just for the thrill of listening to their engines growl and grumble amongst each other. [7:49]

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People who dominate the gym

And people who don’t.

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Stephen Hawking’s voice and the machine that powers it

Video from 2015 Bioengineering the Senses: A closer look at tech on the frontiers of medical science. Today we look at the machine behind physicist Stephen Hawking — and how smartphone technology is helping him communicate.

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Blasting – fave

Young troupe creates an action scene out in public.

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Industrial vibrator

I never knew that industry needed a vibrator.

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Basketball bot (Basketbot)

17 volunteers from Toyota Technology Association created this basketball robot. The robot is intended to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Toyota. I could make a snide remark about a rusty frame but I won’t.

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Mapping how Americans talk

I’m a pop, tennis shoes, pe-CAHN guy. The restayuz are in there somewhere. [4:04]

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If you pronounce these things “ghiffs,” you ain’t from around these parts. If I were you, I’d consider speech lessons. Hit it.

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Urban snowboarder

Watch Frank Bourgeois’ entry into Real Snow 2018, the all-video, all-urban snowboarding contest brought to you by the World of X Games.

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Stand Off Missile for the Joint Strike Fighter

Latest product advert from Lockheed Martin. SOM-J is an air-to-surface missile to be used against heavily defended, high-value anti-surface warfare and land targets. Lockheed Martin is teamed with Roketsan and is delivering experience and expertise to the SOM-J development team … Continue reading

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So long, Stephen

Professor Stephen Hawking (1942 – 2018). Widely regarded as one of the world’s most brilliant minds, Stephen Hawking, who died this week at the age of 76, was known throughout the world for his contributions to science, his books, his … Continue reading

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