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    The fire service finally dealt with the charges...

    The fire service finally dealt with the charges of “unfair physical tests” by replacing things like bench presses with tasks that everyone could agree were realistic. Same standards for men and...
  2. The Taylor Pallet Guitar was an interesting...

    The Taylor Pallet Guitar was an interesting exercise....
    http://www.guitaradventures.com/taylor-pallet-guitar-story

    “The story – now a legend complete with multiple versions – still proves the...
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    Traveling Wilburys: “Tweeter and the Monkey Man”

    Traveling Wilburys: “Tweeter and the Monkey Man”
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    Junior Brown: “Party Lights”. ...

    Junior Brown: “Party Lights”. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kcG8mP17O74
    Arlo Guthrie: “The Motorcycle Song” and “Alice’s Resturant”
    Jim Croce: “Five Short Minutes”

    If you extend to musicals,...
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    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/22/style/for-kids-...

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/22/style/for-kids-comma-some-capitalism.html

    Biznovator, a company in South Florida, offers a slew of camps, academies and programs that are designed to teach...
  6. There are resources for instructors working with...

    There are resources for instructors working with trauma victims:

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01DTH9ZZQ?pldnSite=1
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  7. “In 2011, Tyler told Billboard magazine that he...

    “In 2011, Tyler told Billboard magazine that he suffers from from Morton's neuroma, a thickening of the nerves in the feet, that can cause pain and swelling.”...
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    Springfield Trapdoor Carbine. Absolutely no use...

    Springfield Trapdoor Carbine. Absolutely no use for one but always thought it looked good.
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  9. https://www.npr.org/2019/09/09/758927743/sacklers-...

    https://www.npr.org/2019/09/09/758927743/sacklers-reject-demand-they-surrender-personal-wealth-to-settle-opioid-claims

    The family that owns Purdue Pharma, maker of Oxycontin, has agreed to give up...
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    Just reread John McPhee's “Uncommon Carriers”...

    Just reread John McPhee's “Uncommon Carriers” this weekend. Fun collection of his stories about transportation.
    https://www.amazon.com/Uncommon-Carriers-John-McPhee/dp/0865477396
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    The Cobra stocks look a bit like the current...

    The Cobra stocks look a bit like the current Crimson Trace LG-305 for j-frame:
    https://www.crimsontrace.com/products/platform/lasergrips/01-1150

    I’ve got a set and like them.
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    Ah yes, shooting/knifing the tires of a vehicle...

    Ah yes, shooting/knifing the tires of a vehicle you want moved. A classic of rational thought. :rolleyes:
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    At 1mph there probably is no “good side” of the...

    At 1mph there probably is no “good side” of the track to be on — — it’ll just sit on top of you and pound you.
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    Hurricane Dorian Tropical Cyclone Update
    NWS National Hurricane...
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    Hurricane Dorian Tropical Cyclone Update NWS...

    Hurricane Dorian Tropical Cyclone Update
    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL052019
    1000 PM EDT Sun Sep 01 2019

    ...CATASTROPHIC CATEGORY 5 DORIAN BEGINNING TO CROSS EASTERN
    GRAND...
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    I recall some heated discussions a few months ago...

    I recall some heated discussions a few months ago about the “ethics” or “morality” of different programming strategies for self-driving cars. Do you maneuver in a way that may kill the passenger if...
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    These folks offer earplug assortments, which are...

    These folks offer earplug assortments, which are a good way to find a model that works for you.

    https://www.earplugstore.com/unfoamtrialp.html
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    I’m guessing that the “city folk” of that time...

    I’m guessing that the “city folk” of that time would not have been upset at the sight of a rifle, but still would have said the equivalent of “WTF?” if a random dude was going into stores at the low...
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    https://www.miamiherald.com/news/state/florida/art...

    https://www.miamiherald.com/news/state/florida/article233704797.html

    “A chilling picture emerged Friday of how hundreds of girls and young women were allegedly trafficked for sex to a number of...
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    “Last month, he was found unconscious in his cell...

    “Last month, he was found unconscious in his cell with marks on his neck. Prison officials were investigating that incident as a possible suicide attempt but had not ruled out the possibility that he...
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    I’ve used the basic Dickies work pants in black...

    I’ve used the basic Dickies work pants in black and navy blue for mixed office & field work for many years.

    https://www.dickies.com/mens-clothing/mens-pants/
  21. Thread: Snub interview

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    I just acquired a used Model 36(no dash). The...

    I just acquired a used Model 36(no dash). The action feels great, but the sights? They’re the narrower blade and gutter that make the 642 sights look big and sharp by comparison. ;-)

    Since that...
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    https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/08/...

    https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/08/06/748767807/mass-shootings-can-be-contagious-research-shows

    Interesting article on how these events trigger each other.

    “...That's no...
  23. Thread: Mountain bikes

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    I’d look at Marin. They’ve been getting great...

    I’d look at Marin. They’ve been getting great reviews for good geometry and value in the lower-priced end of the MTB market. https://www.marinbikes.com
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    Sling bags always feel unbalanced to me compared...

    Sling bags always feel unbalanced to me compared to a small backpack. I hate walking with stuffed pockets, so for less-than-small-backpack stuff a fanny/lumbar pack works well for me. I’ve got one...
  25. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gm2bM89I7YE

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gm2bM89I7YE
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