Category Archives: Reference

Flu 2018: Science Catches Up To Common Sense

Flu may be spread just by breathing, new study says “We found that flu cases contaminated the air around them with infectious virus just by breathing, without coughing or sneezing,” Dr. Donald Milton, professor of environmental health in the University … Continue reading

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Measure Death Hills For Electric Skateboarding (And Other Transit)

Thanks to _pope_francis on Reddit, I learned of a site called FindHills.com. It can measure the incline of streets. If this is accurate, no one needs to go through that annoying measuring with a phone. I immediately went and measured … Continue reading

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Quote: The Immortal Rex Reed

Rex Reed Bangs a Gong on the Mediocrity of Modern Life I used to sit in the Greyhound bus terminal reading Town & Country and think, ‘Oh God, if only I could go somewhere where people know things.’

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Confusing Ourselves To Death

As mentioned earlier, I’m re-reading Neil Postman’s Amusing Ourselves to Death. After the break, a video from a former member of the Soviet Union KGB that confirms everything I’ve ever suspected about the subversion of American values and historical ideology.

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Reference: Front Truck Kit For Hexa-Wheel Skateboard

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Reference: I Found The Truck/Kit Johnny From Taiwan Uses

A fortuitous accident going down a rabbit hole. BOX单驱动力套装70mm轮子 After the break, confirmation pictures from someone who bought it.

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Reference: Single Motor Dual Belt Truck

This is unusual. I don’t understand the advantage of dual belts with just one motor. BOX 一驱两轮电动滑板配件总成6374电机 Previously here: eSkateboards category

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Reference: Skateboard Suspension Truck

This is weird. BOX机械减震支架滑板减震支架 Same-day update after the break.

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Price’s Law

Another Reason Companies Fail Price’s Law says that 50% of work at a company is done by a small number of people. Specifically, it says that 50% of work is done by the square root of the number of employees. … Continue reading

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Inspiration? Or Jungian Archetypes?

This is Something Else: Where does inspiration come from?

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