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Forum: Lounge 2020-11-23, 22:06
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Posted By kladner
Happy Birthday, Haarlem!

Happy Birthday, Haarlem!
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-05, 02:56
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Posted By kladner
Kent State Shootings: A Lot of People Were...

Kent State Shootings: A Lot of People Were Crying, and the Guard Walked Away
https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/kent-state-shootings-may-4-1970-992983/

Devo’s Jerry Casale...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-17, 00:05
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Posted By kladner
One which I have seen is Throne of Blood,...

One which I have seen is Throne of Blood, (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Throne_of_Blood) "Spider Web Castle" in Japanese, which transports Macbeth to feudal Japan. I found it incredibly moving.
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Forum: Lounge 2020-04-05, 22:06
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Posted By kladner
I've not seen nearly as much Kurosawa as I would...

I've not seen nearly as much Kurosawa as I would like. In these confined times, we could probably stream such movies. We have plenty of bandwidth. It would help if we had replaced our TV before the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-05, 21:09
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Posted By kladner
Mifune played engaging characters very well. His...

Mifune played engaging characters very well. His role in Seven Samurai (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047478/) comes to mind. Of course, that movie is mirrored in The Magnificent Seven...
Forum: Lounge 2019-05-15, 04:44
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Posted By kladner
The monuments to Los Niños Héroes at Chapultapec,...

The monuments to Los Niños Héroes at Chapultapec, in Mexico City, are grand and touching. Up by the castle, there are life-sized bronze statues of the boys.


The War on Mexico was outright...
Forum: Lounge 2019-05-12, 01:40
Replies: 251
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Posted By kladner
Mother’s Day for Peace

https://www.zinnedproject.org/news/tdih/mothers-day-for-peace/
Forum: Lounge 2019-04-23, 01:12
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Posted By kladner
The first computer in this household ran a...

The first computer in this household ran a 486DX33. It seemed incredibly fast, compared to a friend's 386 machine, and I guess it was, running MSDOS 5.0 and Win 3.1....
Forum: Lounge 2019-04-18, 03:43
Replies: 251
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Posted By kladner
On navigation

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_chronometer#First_marine_chronometers (see below**)
Longitude is the problem. Latitude you can get from sightings at local noon.

Of course, Polynesians could...
Forum: Lounge 2019-04-13, 13:31
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Posted By kladner
I think that I actually learned it in school,...

I think that I actually learned it in school, probably elementary.
Forum: Lounge 2019-04-12, 21:03
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Posted By kladner
I've been meaning to say that the purchase price...

I've been meaning to say that the purchase price worked out to about $0.02 per acre. Such a deal!
Forum: Lounge 2019-04-07, 15:14
Replies: 251
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Posted By kladner
Malvina Reynolds...

Malvina Reynolds (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malvina_Reynolds) took note of this connection at the height of the Vietnam conflagration.

Chorus:
Tungsten, wolfram, makes the...
Forum: Lounge 2014-12-26, 16:57
Replies: 251
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Posted By kladner
Fascinating! Thanks!

Fascinating! Thanks!
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