Monthly Archives: February 2017

Toquima Cave – Austin, Nevada | Atlas Obscura

This central Nevada cave is the spiritual home of ancient and enigmatic pictographs. Source: Toquima Cave – Austin, Nevada | Atlas Obscura

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Why is the speed of light the speed of light? | Aeon Essays

Source: Why is the speed of light the speed of light? | Aeon Essays

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The Surprisingly Stubborn Theory That Beethoven’s Heartbeat Influenced His Music | Atlas Obscura

For decades, doctors have been trying to use a few sonatas to diagnose the composer with cardiac arrhythmia. Source: The Surprisingly Stubborn Theory That Beethoven’s Heartbeat Influenced His Music | Atlas Obscura

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Trump repeal of Obama energy regulation signals more to come

WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump has overturned an Obama-era anti-corruption rule that would have forced oil, gas and mining companies to disclose payments to foreign governments, becoming the first president in 16 years to take advantage of a law … Continue reading

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18 Abandoned Psychiatric Hospitals, and Why They Were Left Behind – Atlas Obscura Lists

Explore the ghosts of mental-health history. Source: 18 Abandoned Psychiatric Hospitals, and Why They Were Left Behind – Atlas Obscura Lists

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Enginology: How and Why Certain Engine Modifications Work…or Don’t – Hot Rod Network

From time to time, some discussion and review of certain common modifications can be worthwhile Source: Enginology: How and Why Certain Engine Modifications Work…or Don’t – Hot Rod Network

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Thread Pitch and Thread Count (TPI)

Thread Count (TPI) TPI stands for Threads Per Inch. This is simply a count of the number of threads per inch measured along the length of a fastener. TPI is used only with American fasteners. Metric Fasteners use a thread … Continue reading

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