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"Best" invention of the 20th century?

October 15th, 2015, 7:21 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperanti-drone gunanti(anti-drone gun)?it is a fake, right?btw in France we would orobably rather write it "anti-drone, gun" ... ah ...Not fake. But not effective either unless the gun operator keeps the drone in it's sights. It seems to jam the comm link between the operator and drone. But as soon as the gun stops pointing at the drone, the link would be re-established. Moreover, it does not seem unlikely to work on fully autonomous drones unless it also jams GPS which could be quite problematic for other legitimate GPS users include the helicopter that the gun operator is sitting in.
 
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October 20th, 2016, 8:20 am

 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

October 20th, 2016, 9:25 am

here's how they sound in action
https://youtu.be/7qDgCmzh5ao
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

October 20th, 2016, 10:23 am

here's how they sound in action
https://youtu.be/7qDgCmzh5ao
Some things cannot be left behind..

 I remember them from the sixties
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrJlyapt6OY
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

October 10th, 2017, 8:28 am

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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

May 23rd, 2018, 4:56 pm

Italy lays claim to inventing fish and chips and bringing it to the UK


https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldn ... he-UK.html

Saved UK from certain famine. The rest is history.
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

February 17th, 2019, 2:54 am

A couple of my friends are going crazy about this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geocaching

They basically hide from each other pieces of trash all around the world and post their displays of happiness on find them in social media. Is anyone here playing this game? :-)
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

February 17th, 2019, 3:08 am

A couple of my friends are going crazy about this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geocaching

They basically hide from each other pieces of trash all around the world and post their displays of happiness on find them in social media. Is anyone here playing this game? :-)
Geoguessr yes, geocaching no.
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

February 17th, 2019, 5:29 am

If I were to play geocaching, I'd make people search for truffles :-)
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

February 20th, 2019, 9:14 am

A couple of my friends are going crazy about this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geocaching

They basically hide from each other pieces of trash all around the world and post their displays of happiness on find them in social media. Is anyone here playing this game? :-)
Friends of mine do it too. There is a GeoCache I seem to remember Cannon Street. Friends of mine do lots of weird stuff, so I don't think it is much of a recommendation.
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

February 20th, 2019, 9:59 am

I feel you. My friends do all sorts of weird stuff, and then they visit me to play with cats, because it's not convenient for them to have their own pets :-/
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

April 22nd, 2019, 7:36 pm

never leave home without it, what?

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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

April 22nd, 2019, 10:15 pm

I don't enter the house without it! Just get a good brand, because cheap trash don't work well.
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

April 23rd, 2019, 1:09 pm

New blender, new life! (Undoubtedly one of the best 20th century inventions.)
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It came with a big recipe book instructing what to blend and mix. For instance, how to make apple and beetroot juice? That was too hard to figure out, so I opened the recipe to learn something new, and I actually did! I need to buy a box of apple juice and blend it with beetroot.
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