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by FlyingPenguin
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Cheers!
Topic: Notre Dame's melted lead prompts deep clean for schools
Replies: 0
Views: 3

Notre Dame's melted lead prompts deep clean for schools

I wonder if the first responders are going to go through 9-11 type health issues from the lead vapors. Even though you carry compressed air, you never use it in a fire except when necessary to conserve air. https://www.news-journal.com/ap/international/notre-dame-s-melted-lead-prompts-deep-clean-for...
by FlyingPenguin
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Cheers!
Topic: Amazon accidentally sold a $13,000 camera lens for $95 on Prime Day
Replies: 3
Views: 12

Re: Amazon accidentally sold a $13,000 camera lens for $95 on Prime Day

And Amazon says they're honoring the orders.
by FlyingPenguin
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: OS / Software Forum
Topic: Future changes to Chrome
Replies: 16
Views: 174

Re: Future changes to Chrome

Yeah I had the same problem. It's the very aggressive built in ad blocker. I discuss the fix here:
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=63177#p367118
by FlyingPenguin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Cheers!
Topic: Saturn V Instrument Ring & Guidance Computer
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Saturn V Instrument Ring & Guidance Computer

There's a ring at the top of the 3rd stage that contains all the gyros, computers, batteries, and a very sophisticated cooling system. This controls the rocket stack throughout launch until the command module detaches from the stack. Despite the title of this video in goes into great detail on the d...
by FlyingPenguin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Cheers!
Topic: The doctors have run lots of tests on me and the news is not good.
Replies: 58
Views: 928

Re: The doctors have run lots of tests on me and the news is not good.

Good to hear from him, but sad to hear it's down to hospice. Basically preparing for the end with as much comfort and dignity as possible. Hopefully they have him on home hospice. :(

Thx Darcy.
by FlyingPenguin
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Groovy Movies, DVD's, Music and Anime!
Topic: Top Gun: Maverick - Official Trailer (2020)
Replies: 2
Views: 10

Re: Top Gun: Maverick - Official Trailer (2020)

All practical effects. No CGI, and all actors were actually in the planes and had to be trained sustain 8 Gs according to this interview:

by FlyingPenguin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Cheers!
Topic: Nigerian scammers slide into DMs, so Ars trolls them
Replies: 2
Views: 14

Re: Nigerian scammers slide into DMs, so Ars trolls them

I got eight fake Apple tech support calls yesterday in the space of two hours (caller ID said 'Apple Inc' and a recorded message tells you that your iCloud account is suspended, and to press 1 to talk to support). Around number six I decided to pickup (my house phone is on one ring answering machine...
by FlyingPenguin
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Games
Topic: Limbo free in Epic Games this week
Replies: 0
Views: 4

Limbo free in Epic Games this week

Very cool game. I have this in Steam.

https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/p ... limbo/home

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