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    1989 Moscow Peace Festival, aka the Soviet...

    1989 Moscow Peace Festival, aka the Soviet Woodstock. A two-day concert of (mostly) hard rock/heavy metal acts that were extremely popular in the former USSR (Ozzy, Scorpions, Skid Row, Cinderella +...
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    Another trip into the old days. An improvised...

    Another trip into the old days. An improvised summer hat made out of a newspaper.

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    (and in a separate link, just in case - http://20th.su/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/shapka_iz_gazeti.jpg...
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    I sold Bruce a laser disc player in 1990. He was...

    I sold Bruce a laser disc player in 1990. He was surprised anyone knew who he was. Most writers were.
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    C300: According to Undone, it works really well in...

    According to Undone, it works really well in everything up to 60p. In 120, it's no longer "near perfect" but still quite usable.
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    It's so hot, it's a Dreamliner of a camera.

    It's so hot, it's a Dreamliner of a camera.
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    A $1,000 phone costs about $350 to make (in parts...

    A $1,000 phone costs about $350 to make (in parts alone).



    Here's an electric car bit that relates. Over the last decade, the manufacturing cost of a car battery went from ~ $1,000 per KW/h to...
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    T-tap?

    T-tap?
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    They do better on both but mo' better in the...

    They do better on both but mo' better in the city. That said, Taycan Turbo S (and, no, there's no no reason whatsoever to call an electric car "turbo") is rated at 750 hp, so it drains its batteries...
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    One of the greatest rock albums ever, usually...

    One of the greatest rock albums ever, usually ranked in the top 30 by the various smart music peoples.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOk8iAhPWmY
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    Kind of on the same "battery" topic. A few...

    Kind of on the same "battery" topic. A few months ago, some dude from the UK tested the popular electric car models and found out that the "real range" can fall between 75% to 90% of the claimed. ...
  11. There's no filter, just the long paper holder for...

    There's no filter, just the long paper holder for the lips/fingers. Most BK smokers squeeze it like this.

    https://fb.ru/misc/i/gallery/28529/783247.jpg

    That and prodigious application of...
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    It is. And, had I been starting a streaming...

    It is. And, had I been starting a streaming service, I'd not be Quibbling with the narrated Hollywood content but sign up a lot of Northrup types and offer them a better pay than YouTube.

    As to...
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    Which is why (presumably) Sony is coming out with...

    Which is why (presumably) Sony is coming out with it. Having said that, new upscaling algorithms are quite capable of getting double or quadruple photo resolution. These services ain't cheap but...
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    But most people are reasonable or no car, camera...

    But most people are reasonable or no car, camera or home would ever be sold or even built. The question with R5 is the same as with any other product - does it provide reasonable value for its...
  15. The vaping temps are 200-250C. Tobacco...

    The vaping temps are 200-250C. Tobacco cigarettes are 400C-900C. However, herbal nicotine-free, tobacco-free cigarettes are widely available and, presumably, one does not need a lot of puffs at...
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    And it was so hot today, Mickey Rooney was dating...

    And it was so hot today, Mickey Rooney was dating Jane Russell just so he could stay in the shade (and that's a 70-year old joke, btw)

    Saul I'm saying.
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    Yup. And they all have different sensors. If...

    Yup. And they all have different sensors. If Sony's reusing the old 12 MPX S/SII sensor, it might not have it.

    In fact, bringing 12 MPX back is absurd in the era when the BMD and Z-cams are...
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    Vaping?
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    I have a bad feeling about the auto focus on...

    I have a bad feeling about the auto focus on SIII. SI had a poor one. SII had a poor one. By this point, the Cigarette Smoking Man wants proof.
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    As I said, caveat emptor. And you can have...

    As I said, caveat emptor.

    And you can have higher res photos with your smartphone than with your full frame camera. The Cigarette Smoking Mam is having a belly laugh.
  21. Someone on a Facebook forum posted that one could...

    Someone on a Facebook forum posted that one could place the UV lamps inside the AC air ducts and thus avoid problems associated with the recirculated air. I don't know how easy or difficult such...
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    Both models are crippled in a way that doesn't...

    Both models are crippled in a way that doesn't overlap their features. A7SIII could have had the A7III 24 MPX sensors for better stills and R5 could have had binned/cropped 6K to avoid the thermal...
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    FLA doesn't have a helmet law either (as I'd...

    FLA doesn't have a helmet law either (as I'd mentioned above). As to the extra protection - a small Kevlar helmet, unobtrusive Lacrosse/soccer style shin guards/knee pads, anything that can add...
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    It's probably a combination of a poorly designed...

    It's probably a combination of a poorly designed body and/or the layout and/or an obsolete/outdated processor. The camera shuts down to prevent forest fires and the battery explosions. Canon...
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    It's probably semi-correct but the insurance...

    It's probably semi-correct but the insurance companies would then also be interested in both drivers and passengers, especially in smaller/compact vehicles, wearing protective gear like motorcycle...
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