Recent content by rainman

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    Invisible Helmet Deploys Like an Airbag on Impact

    Better video: Website:
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    MetallicAcid's Fractal Effect 304

    ^ This.
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    Electronics Use on U.S. Flights on the Rise

    I currently fly a DC-10. It was designed in 1967 and first flown in 1970. The avionics on board are between 14 to 32 years old. No interference. Same with the A310 I flew for several years, and it was designed in 1977. I have yet to hear of a legit case of interference in my many years of flying...
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    Electronics Use on U.S. Flights on the Rise

    The power off / stowed requirement is solely for evacuation purposes. Not very likely, but they want your attention and focus for the critical phases of flight: takeoff, approach, and landing.
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    The Scariest Search Engine On The Internet

    Excellent System Shock reference.
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    Japanese Develop Smell-O-Vision TV Google has already invented it: Google Nose (BETA)
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    NASA Will E-Mail You When The ISS Is Overhead

    There's a great iPad app out there for tracking the ISS. I've seen it four times so far without the app's help. Three times on night crossing the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to Canada and once over the Indian Ocean. It is pretty amazing to see.
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    High Tech License Plate Frame Beats Red-Light Cameras

    Red light and speed cameras are not "police tools." They are usually installed, maintained, run, and ticketed through civilian companies that have no enforcement capability. For example, while I was deployed recently, my wife got a red light camera ticket in the mail. It only shows her...
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    Embarassing problem, but would appreciate urgent help regarding iphone

    "Generally." Except when it is a big deal.
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    iOS 6 released

    Almost done installing on my iPad.
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    Diablo 3 Guest Pass Giveaway thread

    Received a pass, thanks Robust!
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    US Air Force Eyeing 18K iPads

    Fuck. That's what I get for posting drunk. What he said.
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    Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter It is a fiction novel from a new genre of fun re-writes of classic books and history. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was awesome. I need to go read ALVH.
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    US Air Force Eyeing 18K iPads

    No, it won't. It is a COTS product. That's "common off the shelf" for those of you who are not in the know.