What the… Apparently this was a 1976 comic book to promote the then-new county bus system with campy knock-off superheroes.
Not what they usually mean by LAN security, but certainly effective.
Interesting: I went to look up exactly what a sound post does, and it’s not so much transmitting vibrations between the top and bottom plates as it is providing a fulcrum so that the bridge can transmit the sideways vibrations of the strings (constrained by the bow pressing on them) to vertical vibrations in the body. Plucked instruments like guitars don’t need that because the strings can vibrate in all directions
Got the second shot! Here we go, immune system, you’ve got this!
Nice small collection of unusual photos of Martian landscapes from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter at Daily Overview. I don’t know what the blue triangle thing is.
The description doesn’t say, but I’m guessing most of them are false-color or exaggerated.
(Images originally from NASA)
I’d like to think we can all agree on this, at least.
The problem with multiple video chat appointments in the same household at the same time.
Incredible (and in some cases disturbing) photos from the current round of wildfires raging across California.
Slugging through. https://somethingpositive.net/comic/slugging-through/ via @choochoobear
Fascinating to look at yesterday’s California power demand vs. forecast graph & how effective the 3pm Flex Alert was at getting people to reduce power usage during peak hours. (That forecast demand peak was very close to the forecast supply peak.)
It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. No, really: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/04/science/randall-munroe-xkcd-temperature.html
Also, the spammers hitting my work email have gotten oddly consistent.