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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Tue May 22, 2012 3:04 pm

Take care of your ears and be aware of the little creatures around you when running a pulsejet, we all need our ears.
William Shatner speaks about his tinnitus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7bL9BhESYA
Arena
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxQqJbW-ohw

"This robin cocked his head from side to side, zeroing in on his wiggly lunch."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G_z-_E_Gn4
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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Fri May 25, 2012 1:50 am

Interesting whistle effect where I wonder if a jam jar of this shape might have an outside chance of making this warble. Kind of a flakey title and description but the characteristic noteworthy. I was looking at some footage of Silver Falls where I used to hike and happened across the flower pot by the same author. I kind of miss Oregon but not the rain or frequently cloudy days which can be quite gloomy. One time I didn't see the sun for about a month straight it seemed.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCSibZOAv18
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjCqIJRRW_A&feature=plcp

"The western Cascades in Oregon are considered a "temperate rain forrest" and are covered in almost tropical looking ferns and greenery. This waterfall looks like it might be in Hawaii, but its just one of eleven in Silver Falls State Park, Oregon."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Wsbe9k7QWw&feature=plcp
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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Sun May 27, 2012 1:38 pm

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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:45 pm

A flying cat? Dutch artist turns dead feline into a helicopter
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/technol ... 1zsqi.html
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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:12 pm

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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:13 pm

Sam Harris - Death and the Present Moment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITTxTCz4Ums
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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:53 pm

Why NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover Landing Will Be Seven Minutes of Absolute Terror
http://gizmodo.com/5920588/
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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:31 pm

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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:33 am

JNC Quartz Factory and Donkey Dinner!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PW-eEJe3Lk
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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:37 pm

How to make Lord Kelvin's Thunderstorm -- Electrostatic Battery
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfue_iCu0gE#t=2m5s

From the above video I bounced over to this. Just some static windmill generator Darpa contract. Nothing earthshaking though. I wonder if it would work in a thunderstorm or improve performance? Maybe you wouldn't have to use your own water. Or maybe drier air creates more static or doesn't bleed off the charge as much? She mentions using it in the Mojave Desert. I know with my PVC and paper towel static generator, dry air improves results greatly. Same for a Wimshurst machine.
If you get bored with the "why our system is better presentation" you can skip to about the 5 or 6 minute mark.
http://www.annarbor.com/business-review ... -contract/
http://www.annarbor.com/business-review ... e-capital/

My little water dropper. (yawn)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4WvZAVQtjk
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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:37 am

"The jam in the jar ..."
Ross Kemp In Afghanistan - Taunting the Taliban
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGwy0EqW6oc
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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Sat Jul 21, 2012 2:13 pm

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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Sat Jul 21, 2012 4:56 pm

A gun that shoots salts and kills flies
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=6e3_1342836386

Viewer comments/other musings ...
"You don't need to shoot salt, I use a pellet gun (without the pellet) and shoot plain air at flies and bees from up to 12 inches away. There are rarely any bug parts left to find, they just disintegrate from the high pressure blast of air."
"Well there goes my peppercorn idea."
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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:30 am

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Re: Left field

Post by Mark » Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:23 pm

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