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    I'm building a race car.

    For the 24 Hours of Lemons.
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    Germany's stellarator, the Wendelstein 7-x, has been turned on.

    The first plasma: the Wendelstein 7-X fusion device is now in operation This is an experiment to test stellarator field magnet design to see if it's suitable for wide-scale fusion power production. It took close to 30 years to design and build, hampered in part by the lack of 3D computer...
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    Everyone loves Doritos

    I prefer cool ranch.
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    This article about bubble physics has something to do with diesel engines.

    Even though the article doesn't mention it. Explosion-Generated Collapsing Vacuum Bubbles Reach 20,000 Kelvin Can anyone guess?
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    I love nerdy girls.

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    Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    I have it. Again. Twice in two years. It's hard to express how much RMSF sucks. I don't feel like doing anything, everything hurts, and all my thoughts are confused. Doxycycline is the standard treatment. It has one notable side effect. Your dreams are very intense. You are either gettin'...
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    Motorsports across the world.

    Formula offroad, Scandinavia. Uphill sand drag racing, UAE. Road tractor uphill drag racing, Quebec Burnout contest, New South Wales, Australia. Rally, Rwanda Junk car endurance racing, USA
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    CERN has reached a new milestone.

    They have successfully collided particles at 13 TeV.
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    I stayed up all night preparing an escape vehicle.

    I guess you could call me "The Fixer" for a local Christian single mom's support group. I got a call on Saturday. One woman was tired of the abuse from her ex, and she was planning on taking the kids and making a run for it, back to family in Texas. He had come back and seized everything of...
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    I ran into an interesting Youtube channel

    And by interesting, I mean insane. In fact, I'm not going to provide a link. Just go over there and look for "How to Basic". Looks like a cooking channel. Warning for suggestive imagery.
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    I bought an Audi.

    2001 allroad, twin turbo 2.7 liter 30 valve V6, Quattro, Tiptronic, leather. 155k. Original price with options = $47k. I paid $20. It didn't run. A $20 engine speed sensor, repairing a wire splice, and tightening a grounding post fixed it. I've put about 1500 miles on it. It runs great...
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    A strong, independent trailer don't need no truck!
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    Driving a truck in Pakistan.

    This does not sound all that appealing.
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    Radiation dose chart, from the author of xkcd.