The graphics cards in my 2010 mac pro were starting to give trouble. I had a pair of ATI 5770's. One failed completely and the mac pro was slow.
I ordered a pair of Nvidia GT120's from OWC, noticeably slower than the 5770's but use a lot less …
In 1847 during the Irish potato famine, the Choctaw Nation of Native Americans donated $710 ($1m in today’s money) to assist with famine relief.
This was a huge gesture, especially considering this was from a impoverished community of people who …
the bike shed in London
Has been at the forefront of popularising the shed built bikes. They have a show every year in London and I hope to make it next year. Their YouTube channel features a lot of home built and shop …
(apologies for the poor photo)
Airfleld estate, in South Dublin, Ireland has a Fairy Tree in the grounds. It's a hawthorn tree that grows in the centre of a field instead of being in the hedgerow.
Background to the fair tree from this site:
Starting with the female tour de france:
> Many of us have suffered for our sport. The run in the rain, the extra rep in the gym, the emotional anguish of losing a tight contest.
> But would you commit to three weeks of gruelling effort, with no …
Not Royal enfields but a great video on classic bmw's going from Germany to Isle of Man
A classic bike, or a modern adaptation of same, is definitely on my shopping list. There is something about the …
I read this in one go... it's suspensful, well written and set in an unusual location, pre war Czechoslovakia:
> How do you find a killer when you're surrounded by madness?
> 1935. As Europe prepares itself for …