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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby dreab trawets » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:29 am

When you look at an Olympic running race. This is the science behind the track..


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18735617
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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby EZ Rhino » Thu Aug 02, 2012 3:13 pm

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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby Judy » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:28 am

What a neat idea, EZ . . . where is this little library located? How cool!!! :) :)
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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby EZ Rhino » Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:15 am

I have no idea. It's a picture I found on reddit.com.
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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby EZ Rhino » Fri Aug 24, 2012 2:02 am

Famous lines from literature artfully illustrated:
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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby Judy » Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:41 am

Hi EZ . . you find the neatest things . . . Very Nice!! :D
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Postby EZ Rhino » Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:25 am

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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby EZ Rhino » Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:25 am

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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby EZ Rhino » Thu Oct 18, 2012 1:52 pm

I'm always heartened by the good stuff people do for each other when called upon in times of distress:

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/sydney-news/passing-air-canada-jets-save-sailor/story-e6freuzi-1226498103082
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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby Mbwun » Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:52 pm

Saw that on the news last night - great stuff!

Reminded me of this incident:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cessna_188_Pacific_rescue

I see you can watch the film based on it in its entirety on Youtube now:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sY8QckEI2o0
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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby Mbwun » Mon Oct 22, 2012 3:55 pm

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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby EZ Rhino » Sat Oct 27, 2012 9:46 pm

Too many books laying around? Or is it lying around? Whatever...

http://www.offbeatearth.com/dont-like-reading-other-uses-for-books/
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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby Mbwun » Sat Oct 27, 2012 9:50 pm

Wow EZ!!! Those are fantastic!

Thanks for posting that! :D
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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby Mbwun » Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:00 pm

It turns out they kept cats aboard the warships in WWI and WWII:

http://www.purr-n-fur.org.uk/featuring/war02.html

You've got to love the survival instinct of Oscar from the Bismarck (if true).

I also love the pictures of some of the cats in their little hammocks.
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Re: Neat Stuff!

Postby EZ Rhino » Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:07 pm

That's good stuff. Wonder if dogs would sleep in hammocks?

Wonder why they stopped bringing cats aboard ships? I can't believe that rats and mice would not seek out such a readily available supply of food? Guess the naval powers that be choose to put their faith in traps and poisons rather than the traditional feline controls..
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