The Good Stuff Online Thread

Trevp666

It was like that when I got here.........honest!!!
Joined
May 29, 2009
Messages
6,630
Reaction score
18,704
Points
299
Location
Welwyn Garden City (but oddly, not an actual city)
Tom Scott produces so much excellent, informative, stuff.
Here is his latest episode detailing a special kind of elevator which goes up and down, and across!
 

Mythopoeika

I am a meat popsicle
Joined
Sep 18, 2001
Messages
47,165
Reaction score
42,869
Points
334
Location
Inside a starship, watching puny humans from afar
Tom Scott produces so much excellent, informative, stuff.
Here is his latest episode detailing a special kind of elevator which goes up and down, and across!
Beautiful engineering, shame it never caught on.
Old boy who invented it has an alarming voice.
 

uair01

Justified & Ancient
Joined
Apr 12, 2005
Messages
3,690
Reaction score
5,910
Points
239
Location
Rotterdam
Listen to this incredible medieval music. It sounds like something from an alien planet. This is from before the harmonies settled into the modern patterns. Eerie but beautiful:
 

Mythopoeika

I am a meat popsicle
Joined
Sep 18, 2001
Messages
47,165
Reaction score
42,869
Points
334
Location
Inside a starship, watching puny humans from afar
For those of you who do embroidery and other arty/crafty things, this is quite an interesting innovation (water-soluble fabric):

 

Trevp666

It was like that when I got here.........honest!!!
Joined
May 29, 2009
Messages
6,630
Reaction score
18,704
Points
299
Location
Welwyn Garden City (but oddly, not an actual city)
Or toxic.
And now both he and the little girl are in an I.C.U. after handling it.
For some reason I always think of the 'worst case scenario', like a German being worried about his sausages and cheese.
 
Last edited:

uair01

Justified & Ancient
Joined
Apr 12, 2005
Messages
3,690
Reaction score
5,910
Points
239
Location
Rotterdam
Today I saw a blue rock on a bench near the sea:
20211010_152357.jpg
 

Spudrick68

Justified & Ancient
Joined
Jun 8, 2008
Messages
3,368
Reaction score
4,314
Points
174
This is apparently what people are woken up to at 6am every morning, "Where are you dear general?" in North Korea.

It would be nice just to have an alarm clock and choose when they get up:

 

hunck

Antediluvian
Joined
Jul 13, 2011
Messages
6,930
Reaction score
11,284
Points
299
Location
Hobbs End
Volcanodiscovery.com looks an interesting site, showing volcanoes currently erupting worldwide, recent earthquakes & more.

According to the site there have been 25 quakes today Mon 11th in the USA, all fairly minor. Yesterday 11 quakes.
 

Trevp666

It was like that when I got here.........honest!!!
Joined
May 29, 2009
Messages
6,630
Reaction score
18,704
Points
299
Location
Welwyn Garden City (but oddly, not an actual city)
Another excellent film from Tom Scott today.

The shooting range where you fire over a busy road.

 

Swifty

doesn't negotiate with terriers
Joined
Sep 15, 2013
Messages
32,283
Reaction score
52,578
Points
289
Mr. T. does infomercial

 
Top