StephenL: What are some good photography podcasts for a passionate beginner to listen to?
@Glenn_Smith : Okay, photography podcasts there are plenty of these about, depending on what you are after.
There are different types from ones that just …
StephenL: You are making a working live steam model of a triple expansion engine. So many questions, Glenn. How did you start the process? Did you find blueprints of a working one in a museum? When it’s completed, will you use it to power a …
StephenL: Tell me about yourself.
@Glenn_Smith : Here goes, I’m based in the southwest of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, work-wise I started out as Mechanical Draughtsman, completing an Apprenticeship in a Naval Dockyard, drawing …
I’m intrigued enough to check out the demo videos 👇 but I tend to reject 95% of the organizing information systems out there.
I accumulate links to resources that I end up never reading. When I …
I feel the need to “phone on a friend” on this.
Curious as to your take on Linux: @ChrisJenkins , @mbravo , @Factotum , @yaypie .
Is it worth it to move to a completely new operating system? Is there a real benefit for home or business?
It feels …
Wow! Took me awhile to find time to watch this but it was stunning. I found the bit on proton decay after a thousand trillion trillion years fascinating, even if the theory is now in dispute. This is definitely a gem of find. Thanks for sharing this!
History in Pictures
I like to check out their latest photos every morning. They also share interesting articles on historical events and time periods.
For in-depth political analysis that can serve as a starting point for discussions on Cake, I would recommend following Teri Kanefield. She’s a lawyer and author who pulls a lot of disparate pieces of information together in order to make sense of …
How many streaming services do you currently subscribe to?
What shows are “must watch” for you?—meaning you’d quit the service if not for ________. (Game of Thrones was why I kept the marginally useful HBO)
We’ve had several great discussions on …
> Neither sweet potatoes nor white potatoes were available to the colonists in 1621, so the Pilgrims definitely didn't feast on everyone's favorite tubers.
Margot, this is an interesting article on how certain foods became culinary traditions for …
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Okay, consider me curious.
Without referring me to an article to read
can you explain to me
why would I switch to Linux
when I already have Windows on my laptop,
when I have plenty of free disk space on my machine for new files and such,
Dear Outstanding Educator,
I don’t know if this is true but I remember reading somewhere that to lock in a math concept into long-term memory, a student needs to practice …
Looking at this year’s speakers is impressive. (Note: You have to select the year to see 2019’s lineup.)
I wonder what life was like post-Talk for prior years’ speakers. Would love to have a panel on Cake …
> Here's a question; did NG or other major writers of these articles consider asking the tourism agencies if they wanted them to write a high profile piece, and if so could the location handle an increase of tourism by 10%, 100%, 500%, 1000% …
> We’re trying to be balanced, and not overly particular as we want to get the application out as swiftly as possible, but it’s difficult for us to unveil our long-awaited release on Windows without it being as good as we can make it. For those …
Wonderful contributions from both regular and irregular contributors!
> He said his mechanic smiled and told him "that's exactly what i'd have done to get here for the last few miles." when he then told him about his trip of 20,000 miles and it had lasted the whole way, he said the mechanic almost fainted.
I think …