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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #250 on: March 02, 2011, 08:01:38 PM »
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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #252 on: March 23, 2011, 02:47:34 PM »
   
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« Reply #253 on: March 23, 2011, 04:32:10 PM »
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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #254 on: March 23, 2011, 06:02:27 PM »
Here is their site - http://www.terravivos.com/

Seriously, either the Fallout3 folks were inspired here or vice versa.

Vivos = Vaulttech
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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #255 on: March 23, 2011, 06:04:31 PM »
http://www.terravivos.com/secure/gearshop.htm

I have a hard time believing this :)
   
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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #256 on: March 23, 2011, 06:08:36 PM »
Part of me is disgusted by the blatant fear-mongering for profit. The other part of me is highly entertained by their ninja masks and the decommissioned Soviet OT-64 troop transport.
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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #257 on: March 26, 2011, 12:32:59 AM »
That Soviet troop transport is a scam. I ordered 2 when they had a two-for-one sale going on and they never arrived.

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« Reply #258 on: March 26, 2011, 06:20:39 PM »
   
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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #259 on: April 30, 2011, 03:17:17 PM »
Fun one for the artists here.

http://www.desktopcreatures.com/

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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #260 on: May 13, 2011, 07:54:43 AM »
Came across this site when doing an image search for sovnya (Russian version of the naginata): Mad Dwarf Workshop

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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #261 on: May 13, 2011, 10:33:56 AM »
http://www.terravivos.com/secure/gearshop.htm

I have a hard time believing this :)


180 BHP 11.7 liter air cooled V8. 180 horsepower?

How much for an engine upgrade?


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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #262 on: May 13, 2011, 10:50:25 AM »
http://www.terravivos.com/secure/gearshop.htm

I have a hard time believing this :)


180 BHP 11.7 liter air cooled V8. 180 horsepower?

How much for an engine upgrade?


Are you sure you want the upgrade? I can't imagine mileage worse than 5.29 Gallons/Mile.
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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #263 on: May 13, 2011, 11:11:43 PM »
Quite frankly any engine would be better than that, though it does produce significant torque...  With something like that it'd almost be worth it to convert it to gasoline and try the new caddy engine in it.  All that'd take would be time and a dedicated machine shop :p
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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #264 on: May 14, 2011, 02:20:49 AM »
The World Question Center 2006

http://www.edge.org/q2006/q06_index.html



Arguably the best place to go when you need stimulating conversation at any cocktail or office party.  :up:

Hit the site, and grab a idea, any idea, (or several different ones) print out a few copies, (one idea per page) then leave them laying around on coffee tables, next to the buffet table, tabled up in the wash room, and give it about 10 minutes. (or 10 seconds if the party is full of scientific or political types.)

Before long you'll find, rather then tear-your-hair-out-discussions of the weather, how little Jonny is doing on his spelling bee, how much water the lawns might need this year, and if the decline of the economy, people are having in depth discussions on subjects that are actually stimulating, and require thought, and participation.

Everyone has opinions, and when presented with radical idea's most love giving such opinion and discussing it with others. (Especially the political types)
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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #265 on: June 17, 2011, 07:11:23 AM »
http://morita-arch.com/selected-works/houses/shelf-pod

Shelf-Pod is a private residence and study building, located in Osaka prefecture, Japan. The client owns an extensive collection of books on the subject of Islamic history, so he requested that we create this building with the maximum capacity for its storage and exhibition.



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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #266 on: June 17, 2011, 07:12:27 AM »
Uh Oh.

A mysterious Harry Potter page by J.K. Rowling.

http://www.pottermore.com/

No details on yet, we better check it hourly for updates!!

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« Last Edit: June 28, 2011, 08:44:40 AM by Murometz »
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Re: Interesting Non-Game Stuff
« Reply #268 on: August 03, 2011, 10:55:19 AM »
Poisonous, giant RATS!!

http://news.yahoo.com/giant-rat-kills-predators-poisonous-hair-231002214.html

(gotta be some submission inspiration here!!)
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« Reply #270 on: September 10, 2011, 09:11:49 PM »
A really cool local. I had something in mind as a sub, but it would be something like this

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« Reply #272 on: November 09, 2011, 04:05:00 PM »
The 5 Most Horrifying Bugs in the World

It's Cracked, so there will be profanity, and I will admit I was kinda disappointed when their Ultimate Bug of Horrifyingness turned out to be the Bot Fly, but a very illustrative example of why nature is a BAMF.
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« Reply #273 on: November 19, 2011, 12:23:52 PM »
The Kraken!

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/10/111010075530.htm


Shark vs Octopus


His modern cousin is no less badass.
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« Reply #274 on: November 19, 2011, 12:25:45 PM »
Speed of Light results repeated

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15791236

Every time I think about the implications of the Speed of Light not being the upper limit, my brain starts twisting around in terrifying ways.
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