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June 18, 2019

Experts' Experts: Binocular Disassembly



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• Maven B2 binoculars time to disassemble: 2 hours 5 minutes

• 172 parts

[via Popular Mechanics]

June 18, 2019 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

xkcd's new book

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Put me down for a copy.

It comes out September 3, 2019, and xkcd aka Randall Munroe will be going on a book tour.

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Alas, no stop here in Podunkville.

June 18, 2019 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

50-million-year-old fossilized school of fish

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It's pictured above and below.

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The fossil, a limestone rock about 22 inches wide and 15 inches tall, containing 259 fish, was described in a May 29, 2019 paper published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

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A New York Times story about the discovery was published the same day.

Science News article here.

Prefer Gizmodo for your science news?

No problema, we got you covered.

June 18, 2019 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

They Made That

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"Find the people behind the companies and stuff you love. It's like IMDB but for everything and not just movies. Anyone can add and edit!"

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Alas, I didn't make the cut:

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Joe: What am I, chopped liver?

TheyMadeThat: Not even.

June 18, 2019 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)

Transparent Soy Sauce


From the website:

Soy sauce need not be black, you know!

Fundodai has been making Japanese soy sauce for 150 years but wanted to do something different with this staple.

And so it came up with Transparent Soy Sauce.

But just because it loses its color doesn't mean that soy sauce loses its flavor.

This transparent sauce retains the same taste of standard soy sauce even as its clear color ensures that you won't darken your dishes.

And anyone who has ever spilled soy sauce on their clothes knows the trouble those stains cause, but this clear version also removes that risk!

Features and Details:

• Made in Japan

• 100 ml (3.4 fl oz oz) bottle

• Retains the flavor of soy sauce without changing color of food

• Recommended for white fish dishes like carpaccio, ice cream, etc.

• Ingredients: distilled soy sauce, salt, brewed vinegar, trehalose, alcohol


June 18, 2019 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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