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415 weeks ago @ Atomic Toasters - User Input: Technologi... · 0 replies · +10 points

In case anyone doubts this, I have witnessed Jeff enter text in Morse code on his phone. He's impressively fast.

416 weeks ago @ Atomic Toasters - Shutdown: Special Deli... · 1 reply · +3 points

According to the Wisconsin Historical Society, the truck is built on an International Harvester D300 chassis and belongs to the Washington Cooperative Egg and Poultry Association. The photos below are from 1941.

417 weeks ago @ Atomic Toasters - User Input: Blinker Fluid · 0 replies · +3 points

Correct. As a geoscientist who earlier worked in video production, I found that one really raised my hackles.

419 weeks ago @ Atomic Toasters - What Ever Became of…... · 0 replies · +2 points

Since pedantry seems to be tolerated here, I'll point out that it's supposed to be "head-up display."

It's still available on various GM products, by the way.

419 weeks ago @ Atomic Toasters - It's A Game Of Cat And... · 1 reply · +4 points

80% of my cats enjoy chasing the dot projected by a laser. The first laser operated on 16 May 1960. There's your answer.

419 weeks ago @ Atomic Toasters - Why All The Power Plan... · 0 replies · +1 points

I know--I want to buy land in some remote place just to do this! Can you imagine the permits that you would need to divert a portion of a stream in the United States, though?

420 weeks ago @ Atomic Toasters - Why All The Power Plan... · 2 replies · +2 points

I didn't get a chance to check out all of the comments this week, so maybe this has already been posted: If you want some power plant pr0n, check this link out:

420 weeks ago @ Atomic Toasters - Vulcan Street Power Pl... · 0 replies · +1 points

I've been past the Vulcan Street Power Plant numerous times--I went to the college just across the river. I knew about it and its historical significance, but I wonder how many other people spent four or five years there and never bothered to investigate the little white shed they could see from the union lounge.

422 weeks ago @ Atomic Toasters - Times Beach, MO: A Mod... · 1 reply · +2 points

Well done. I've driven through that area on I-44 several times and I never knew this.

422 weeks ago @ Atomic Toasters - Vanguard 3: 84 Days of... · 0 replies · +6 points

... where "buff out" means "get sent to China, melted down, and recast as a brake rotor."