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Remove technology, increase nature. Seems like a... 143,208 Views / 431 Replies  
Remove technology, increase nature. Seems like a win-win.
Posted by Laminar, on Today at 08:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As a rule they will low-ball you on what they... 406,584 Views / 1,039 Replies  
As a rule they will low-ball you on what they offer. It's probably a "Replacement Cost Value" plan where they pay out what it would cost to replace the vehicle with one in similar condition (not a...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 04:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wife's friend used to live in an apartment right... 2,010 Views / 140 Replies  
Wife's friend used to live in an apartment right across the road from Lake Michigan, possibly near Navy Pier? She had a good view of the airshow.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If we're leaving through the front door, locking... 406,584 Views / 1,039 Replies  
If we're leaving through the front door, locking the deadbolt would require stopping and using the key. It's easier to lock the doorknob from the inside and just shut the door.



I definitely...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 01:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow! What happened? It looks like you backed into... 406,584 Views / 1,039 Replies  
Wow! What happened? It looks like you backed into a telephone pole at 60mph. Did someone hit you with the corner of their vehicle?



9 - not worried about remembering the code for the garage,...
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 11:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51Qq1mTWNEL._S... 173 Views / 8 Replies  
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51Qq1mTWNEL._SX679_.jpg

Weirdly I don't hate it. 25 calories, all from the 5% real juice. No added sugar, just aspartame.
Posted by Laminar, on Yesterday at 08:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The new Spark raspberry lemonade version looked... 173 Views / 8 Replies  
The new Spark raspberry lemonade version looked interesting, but I made the mistake of checking the nutrition facts.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 15, 2022 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The iPhone does get wifi, but the whole point of... 406,584 Views / 1,039 Replies  
The iPhone does get wifi, but the whole point of the watch is not having a phone to use/lose. Same with a housekey - can't lose it if he doesn't have to carry it around. We've also looked at a smart...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 15, 2022 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This may be more of a major irritant, but I'm... 406,584 Views / 1,039 Replies  
This may be more of a major irritant, but I'm having a heck of a time with my son's Apple Watch. It's a cellular model on its own independent line from Verizon, set up via Family Setup independent of...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 15, 2022 at 09:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?p=4314227#p... 372 Views / 25 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?p=4314227#post4314227

The whole Hillary email debacle is hilarious to look at in hindsight, so many champions of "proper handling of classified material" in...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 12, 2022 at 10:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Pedant stick incoming...volume of a cylinder is... 2,010 Views / 140 Replies  
Pedant stick incoming...volume of a cylinder is based on the square of the radius, so you would actually need a barrel that's 10^2 as long.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 10, 2022 at 04:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw a few test mules on the road when I was in... 957,392 Views / 1,403 Replies  
I saw a few test mules on the road when I was in Bloomington last year, they took over the old Mitsubishi plant. I saw one on the road here recently, and also somehow a Hummer EV. The local Ford...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 10, 2022 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Comey went from hero to villain and back like 6... 372 Views / 25 Replies  
Comey went from hero to villain and back like 6 times depending on the current Fox News narrative of the But Her Emails investigation.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 9, 2022 at 02:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
JK I found E85 for 2.34 so I did that. Only... 6,952 Views / 117 Replies  
JK I found E85 for 2.34 so I did that. Only managed 10.6mpg towing the car, but still less $$/mile.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 8, 2022 at 09:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mustangs are built at the Flat Rock plant in... 957,392 Views / 1,403 Replies  
Mustangs are built at the Flat Rock plant in Detroit. The pictured car is a Mach 1 package, which is a bit rare. I like the lighter colors that show off the graphics a little more.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 8, 2022 at 09:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Planning to fill up for $3.12 today, we're... 6,952 Views / 117 Replies  
Planning to fill up for $3.12 today, we're dangerously close to getting under $3/gallon.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 5, 2022 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Make it a little stronger, ice in a cup, pour... 121,677 Views / 333 Replies  
Make it a little stronger, ice in a cup, pour over ice.
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 4, 2022 at 08:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd wondered why I only got a tepid glass of... 121,677 Views / 333 Replies  
I'd wondered why I only got a tepid glass of still water at Chinese restaurants, so I did some digging. Apparently it's a thing....
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 3, 2022 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Facebook is back at it. ... 406,584 Views / 1,039 Replies  
Facebook is back at it.

https://mikaelvroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/facebook1-800x520.png
Posted by Laminar, on Aug 2, 2022 at 02:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Paid $3.42 this morning. 6,952 Views / 117 Replies  
Paid $3.42 this morning.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 29, 2022 at 10:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds like it's very sun-dependent. ... 189,837 Views / 510 Replies  
Sounds like it's very sun-dependent.

https://space.stackexchange.com/questions/12731/whats-the-average-temperature-on-the-surface-of-iss-international-space-statio.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 28, 2022 at 09:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
^^^ And maybe cut out 16 of the 22 identical... 3,064 Views / 32 Replies  
^^^
And maybe cut out 16 of the 22 identical dream sequences of Zendaya.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 22, 2022 at 08:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, it was a huge difference from 2020. Back... 504,510 Views / 1,622 Replies  
Yeah, it was a huge difference from 2020. Back then I did 3-4 hours of programming or whatever I had to do for the day, and I was spent, I spent the rest of the day on the couch with the kids...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 18, 2022 at 08:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Kids never showed symptoms. We ate separately, no... 504,510 Views / 1,622 Replies  
Kids never showed symptoms. We ate separately, no snuggles, we were 100% masked if the kids were going to be around at all. We even paid the 9yo to do bedtime for the 4yo to avoid closeness. 9yo...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 14, 2022 at 04:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There was an episode of House where a guy would... 1,392 Views / 30 Replies  
There was an episode of House where a guy would have little micro-strokes and lose just a second or two. House figured it out by making the guy sing a song and every few seconds he'd cut out for a...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 12, 2022 at 12:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't know what "too short" means. But I know... 994 Views / 76 Replies  
I don't know what "too short" means. But I know what happens when you make them shorter, and that is fewer traditionally democratic voters voting.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 7, 2022 at 09:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Post Office - Mail-in-voting, electric vehicles, and booting DeJoy 994 Views / 76 Replies  
The only info I have is the info everyone has.



From the document they linked:


The ballot has to be hand-delivered to the dropbox no later than poll closing time, or it must have been...
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 7, 2022 at 03:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, the whole thing is like 51 tweets long. 292,143 Views / 1,000 Replies  
Yeah, the whole thing is like 51 tweets long.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 6, 2022 at 05:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Click "more replies" to see the rest. ... 292,143 Views / 1,000 Replies  
Click "more replies" to see the rest.

https://www.democracydocket.com/news/checking-in-with-the-major-voter-suppression-laws/

They have a clear goal in mind.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 6, 2022 at 01:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://media3.giphy.com/media/xThta4puBGNgwlZeww/... 504,510 Views / 1,622 Replies  
https://media3.giphy.com/media/xThta4puBGNgwlZeww/giphy.gif

Started with drainage/sore throat over the weekend. Monday started coughing at work. Went home, tested positive with an at-home test....
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 6, 2022 at 09:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Is he mad that nobody told him the car was there? 457,881 Views / 1,000 Replies  
Is he mad that nobody told him the car was there?
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 3, 2022 at 07:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think the general pandemic exhaustion is such... 2,539 Views / 112 Replies  
I think the general pandemic exhaustion is such that any restrictions would be a death sentence for Biden's middling approval rating, even among the more progressive bunch.
Posted by Laminar, on Jul 2, 2022 at 11:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
SAE estimated about 8% in city driving, which... 2,753 Views / 64 Replies  
SAE estimated about 8% in city driving, which could mean about a 1mpg improvement in your EPA MPG ratings, which is huge for marketing and also meeting the CAFE fleet numbers.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 30, 2022 at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod/amv-prod-cad-... 2,753 Views / 64 Replies  
https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod/amv-prod-cad-assets/images/04q3/267352/hummer-h2-sut-photo-9239-s-original.jpg

34.7"



If a manufacturer makes the auto-stop enabled at every vehicle...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 29, 2022 at 12:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No chance. ... 2,539 Views / 112 Replies  
No chance.

https://joycearthur.com/abortion/the-only-moral-abortion-is-my-abortion/

Abortion is something the "other" does. Until I need one, then the circumstances make it okay, and I probably...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 27, 2022 at 09:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently you've been getting lines from the... 2,539 Views / 112 Replies  
Apparently you've been getting lines from the same people writing Matt Gaetz's tweets.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 24, 2022 at 04:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Turns out all of the people that think they own... 2,539 Views / 112 Replies  
Turns out all of the people that think they own weapons to prevent government overreach are either entirely in favor of letting government overreach happen to the extreme detriment of its citizens...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 24, 2022 at 12:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
2002 Outback: ground clearance 7.9", weight... 2,753 Views / 64 Replies  
2002 Outback: ground clearance 7.9", weight 3700lbs, height 63"
2002 CR-V: ground clearance 8.1", weight 3300lbs, height 66"
2002 Chevy Blazer: ground clearance 7.5", weight 4100lbs, height 64"
...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 24, 2022 at 12:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Subaru fans have to make weird random... 2,753 Views / 64 Replies  
Subaru fans have to make weird random distinctions to call the Outback a wagon, like it has to have front fenders that are common with a sedan version of the same vehicle or something. They've always...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 24, 2022 at 08:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When I was masking full time, I'd put it on to do... 406,584 Views / 1,039 Replies  
When I was masking full time, I'd put it on to do daycare drop off and just not bother taking it off on the drive to work. Or going from store to store or wherever else. The masks didn't bother me so...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 22, 2022 at 08:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I went offroad motorcycling in Perth one... 406,584 Views / 1,039 Replies  
I went offroad motorcycling in Perth one September, weather was awesome. Took the wife to the east coast in June of 2016, we road tripped from Sydney to Brisbane. Perfect weather for hiking and being...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 21, 2022 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The place with $2.99 E85 just went up to $3.29,... 6,952 Views / 117 Replies  
The place with $2.99 E85 just went up to $3.29, regular is $4.80+ everywhere. I have to replace the fuel tank pressure sensor on my truck so I'm trying to run the tank all of the way down, hopefully...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 15, 2022 at 03:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hear the pork rinds are fantastic. 13,735 Views / 122 Replies  
I hear the pork rinds are fantastic.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 15, 2022 at 11:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"Unprecedented" weather patterns? Sounds like the... 324,796 Views / 506 Replies  
"Unprecedented" weather patterns? Sounds like the new normal to me.

https://apnews.com/article/floods-travel-montana-obituaries-evacuations-3753caa39435d9f3f45d8b582381a0c6
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 15, 2022 at 11:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Quite a few stations around here started selling... 6,952 Views / 117 Replies  
Quite a few stations around here started selling 88 Octane E15 for a few cents less than the standard E10. So "regular" E10 87 Octane is hovering around $5 but the corn juice is $4.50-4.80. Speaking...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 8, 2022 at 08:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Aww, my 2015 MBA is stuck at Monterey.... 1,312 Views / 8 Replies  
Aww, my 2015 MBA is stuck at Monterey. Unfortunately that was the last of the 11" form factor, which I love, so I grabbed a loaded i7 version. Give me iPad size but full desktop capabilities and the...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 8, 2022 at 08:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They also bumped up the first ad to appear sooner... 406,584 Views / 1,039 Replies  
They also bumped up the first ad to appear sooner in the video. It used to be several minutes in, now it feels like it's right after the intro of most vids.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 8, 2022 at 08:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I tried waiting until after the annual "Memorial... 6,952 Views / 117 Replies  
I tried waiting until after the annual "Memorial Day Price Gouging to Honor the Troops" to fill up the 36 gallon tank, ended up doing $4.06 at Costco, and now it's up to $4.60 everywhere.
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 6, 2022 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There was a shooting last night at the church I... 1,591,908 Views / 3,496 Replies  
There was a shooting last night at the church I went to in college. Thursday night is when the college group meets - a man showed up before it started and shot two women and himself.
...
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 3, 2022 at 11:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Is that just awful compression? 143,208 Views / 431 Replies  
Is that just awful compression?
Posted by Laminar, on Jun 2, 2022 at 04:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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