Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot of 1605

A popular symbol of protest today, Guy Fawkes was first the face of treason because of his role in the murderous Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

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Dodge will now sell you a crated Hellcat engine – motoring.com.au

Me want.

Your new supercharged Hemi V8 is ready and waiting. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has confirmed it will now offer the scintillating Hellcat 6.2-litre supercharged V8 engine as a “plug-and-play” crate package. Offering an earth-moving 527kW (707hp) and 880Nm, the potent bent-eight brings to the table a 3.6 second 0-100km/h time and 320km/h speed ceiling when employed […]

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We See Others’ Failures as Courageous. We See Our Own as Shameful. Why?

If your instinct is to feel compassion for brave people who try hard at something hard and fail nonetheless, consider granting yourself that same grace.

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In a First, Gravitational Waves Linked to Neutron Star Crash

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Using the SOLIDWORKS Indent Feature instead of Combine/Subtract

Great new feature makes it easier to cut a clearance for key, dowel pin, etc.

Using the SOLIDWORKS Indent Feature instead of Combine/Subtract on overlapping regions where you need to remove the common volume of two or more bodies.

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Revisiting the Most Political ‘Star Trek’ Episode

In 1995, the “Deep Space Nine” installment “Past Tense” stood out for its realistic, near-future vision of racism and economic injustice.

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The Bad Hair, Incorrect Feathering, and Missing Skin Flaps of Dinosaur Art – Atlas Obscura

Inside the pitfalls of illustrating prehistoric creatures.

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Little Leela reading already

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There Are Definitely at Least 14,003 Plant Species in the Amazon Rain Forest – Atlas Obscura

Including 6,727 different kinds of tree.

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The Transcendental Ritual of Mongolian Camel Coaxing May Soon Be Lost Forever – Atlas Obscura

Khuus, khuus, khuus.

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