Monthly Archives: July 2012

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bicycle handlebars-upright riding

The problem with putting Albatross Bars on a modern mountain bike- one of the newer compact frames is that it becomes “twitchy”. Subject to the slightest pressure left or right. You can flip the bars to counteract this or make … Continue reading

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com site-sterling eng. heliostats etc http://www.redrok.com/main.htm

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This is Spinal Tap

ItsoBaditsGood- “Spinal Tap (officially spelled Spın̈al Tap with a dotless letter “i” but a “metal umlaut” over the “n”) is a parody heavy metal band that first appeared on a failed 1979 ABC TV sketch comedy pilot called “The T.V. … Continue reading

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Y125 Moegi

“Yamaha Returns To Their Roots With The Y125 Moegi” http://www.retrothing.com/2012/02/yamaha-returns-to-their-roots-with-the-moegi.html note belt drive http://www.cycleworld.com/2012/03/12/yamaha-y125-moegi-feature/ fast fwd-play back http://www.rduda.com/49whizzer.jpg http://tiddlerosis.blogspot.com/2010/04/whizzer-motorbike.html http://moped2.org/whizzer-bike.htm 1951 model J

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“Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process”

Retraction Watch: http://retractionwatch.wordpress.com/ How can institutions prevent scientific misconduct? “Adequate resources to support the scientific enterprise would not only reduce incentives for misconduct but improve the lives of all scientists and allow them to spend more of their time searching … Continue reading

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Drought: A Paleo Perspective

NOAA website “This Web site was designed to explain how paleoclimatic data can provide information about past droughts and about the natural variability of drought over timescales of decades to millennia. We note that droughts are a world wide phenomenon … Continue reading

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