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Forum: Miscellaneous 08-16-2018, 06:30 PM
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Posted By Nate the Great
The MECO remix of the Star Trek Love Theme....

The MECO remix of the Star Trek Love Theme. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mA7dxPm_vY)


PNQ: While I recognize a few bits here and there as being very TOS-like, where is the original version...
Forum: Miscellaneous 08-15-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 33,637
Posted By Nate the Great
Occasionally Stuart Ashen prefaces a video review...

Occasionally Stuart Ashen prefaces a video review of an '80s-related object with a snippet from the song "Secrets From the Night". (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kb6hs6Nckq0)


Given that there...
Forum: Miscellaneous 08-10-2018, 10:38 PM
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Posted By Nate the Great
Before electronic calculators were commonplace,...

Before electronic calculators were commonplace, if you needed a handheld calculation machine for multiplication, etc. you used a Curta (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curta).



See Numberphile...
Forum: Miscellaneous 08-09-2018, 02:22 AM
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Posted By Nate the Great
The 8-Bit Guy shows how to take color photographs...

The 8-Bit Guy shows how to take color photographs with a black and white camera. Sort of. It's complicated... (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-ny3geJ-nk)
Forum: Miscellaneous 08-07-2018, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Nate the Great
Adam Savage meets a bunch of Totoro cosplayers at...

Adam Savage meets a bunch of Totoro cosplayers at Comic-Con. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_r0tCXX-XFQ)


It's interesting how many ways there are to make a Totoro costume...


And...
Forum: Miscellaneous 08-07-2018, 12:21 AM
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Posted By Nate the Great
You'll remember when Lazy Game Reviews plugged a...

You'll remember when Lazy Game Reviews plugged a keyboard into a cellphone... (http://www.fiveminute.net/forums/showpost.php?p=80445&postcount=762)


Well, now he plugged a USB hub into a...
Forum: Miscellaneous 07-24-2018, 11:30 AM
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Posted By Nate the Great
Someone made a better mousetrap out of junk....

Someone made a better mousetrap out of junk. (https://neil.fraser.name/hardware/trap/) Too bad someone threw it away because it looked like junk.
Forum: Science Fiction 07-21-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 16,109
Posted By Nate the Great
So now uniforms that look vaguely like TOS...

So now uniforms that look vaguely like TOS uniforms are okay? Is Discovery supposed to be more of a grungy, workhorse assignment justifying different uniforms, like the early days of DS9?


And...
Forum: Miscellaneous 07-17-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 33,637
Posted By Nate the Great
The face of former Canadian Prime Minister Sir...

The face of former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier is similar enough to Mr. Spock that some people deface Canadian five-dollar bills...
Forum: Miscellaneous 07-17-2018, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Nate the Great
Today's new Trek YouTube channel is EC Henry ...

Today's new Trek YouTube channel is EC Henry


Do the size and number of warp coils have anything to do with a ship's maximum speed? (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXAoIGTQEBY)


"The Inner...
Forum: Miscellaneous 07-13-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 33,637
Posted By Nate the Great
Nyan Cat is only from 2011! ...

Nyan Cat is only from 2011! (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyan_Cat)

I mean, yikes. I thought it was one of those early 2000s Newgrounds-era flash video memes.

You really do learn...
Forum: Miscellaneous 07-03-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 33,637
Posted By Nate the Great
Today's Amazing Word That I Learned Today Is...

Today's Amazing Word That I Learned Today Is "Greeble (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greeble#In_science_fiction_films_and_television)".


It looks like you pronounce it to rhyme with feeble, but...
Forum: Miscellaneous 07-03-2018, 12:20 AM
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Posted By Nate the Great
Lazy Game Reviews had their ninth anniversary...

Lazy Game Reviews had their ninth anniversary last Saturday.
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Gztub4_ZvI)


(It's been over two years since I shilled him...
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-29-2018, 09:36 AM
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Views: 261,569
Posted By Nate the Great
Harlan Ellison died yesterday....

Harlan Ellison died yesterday. (https://variety.com/2018/tv/news/harlan-ellison-dead-dies-star-trek-1202861048/)


It deserves comment by the forum, but I don't trust myself to make them right now.
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-28-2018, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Nate the Great
The Straight Dope (as an official set of columns...

The Straight Dope (as an official set of columns at least) is no more. (https://www.straightdope.com/a-note-from-cecil-adams-about-the-straight-dope/)


Ouch. Seriously, ouch.


Links to first...
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-27-2018, 06:29 AM
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Posted By Nate the Great
KittenWar (http://www.kittenwar.com/)! ...

KittenWar (http://www.kittenwar.com/)!


Look at two pictures of kittens. Click the one you think is cuter. The site tells you what percentage of other voters agreed with you. Repeat.
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-26-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 33,637
Posted By Nate the Great
George C. Scott was married (twice!) to Colleen...

George C. Scott was married (twice!) to Colleen Dewhurst! (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_C._Scott)


Mind. Blown.
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-24-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 33,637
Posted By Nate the Great
As a child I had a toy robot that could transform...

As a child I had a toy robot that could transform into a cap gun. I've been looking for it off and on for years, but I could never find it.

Until today. ...
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-24-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,046
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Views: 261,569
Posted By Nate the Great
Apparently today is the 10th anniversary of the...

Apparently today is the 10th anniversary of the Periodic Videos (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtESv1e7ntJaLJYKIO1FoYw) YouTube channel. I won't link to the commemorative videos, but I will link...
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-21-2018, 12:26 PM
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Posted By Nate the Great
Beating Pokemon Red/Blue with only one Ditto....

Beating Pokemon Red/Blue with only one Ditto. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeWxEbl2kWQ)


No cheating except hacking the starter Pokeball to have a Ditto instead of...
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-19-2018, 11:48 PM
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Posted By Nate the Great
Cats play in a cat-sized replica of the...

Cats play in a cat-sized replica of the Enterprise bridge while sound bytes play. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjFmI9CUrW0)



It was made by an organization that tries to organize cat...
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-19-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 177,601
Posted By Nate the Great
SFDebris again... Do you pronounce it...

SFDebris again...


Do you pronounce it "muu-ga-two" or "muu-ga-toe"?
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-17-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 177,601
Posted By Nate the Great
Rewatching "The Most Toys"... PNQ1: Why...

Rewatching "The Most Toys"...

PNQ1: Why would Worf be promoted to Chief of Operations to replace Data?

It's a matter of training. Being COO requires science training that is on a completely...
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-17-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1,046
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Views: 261,569
Posted By Nate the Great
So apparently the fans have decided that June...

So apparently the fans have decided that June 16th is Captain Picard Day (http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Captain_Picard_Day), and by sheer coincidence I stumbled upon this on June 16th...

The...
Forum: Miscellaneous 06-16-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 177,601
Posted By Nate the Great
I finally bit the bullet and signed up for...

I finally bit the bullet and signed up for Reddit...


PNQ1: Does anyone have communities that they'd like to recommend?
PNQ2: I don't intend to post for a long time, but any advice (do's and...
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