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  • The Tuesday List - Ten Inventions That Changed The World

    06/17/2014 11:35:24 AM PDT · by Scoutmaster · 66 replies
    Stuff of Genius ^ | June 24, 2013 | Ed Grabianowski
    If you think that the world's greatest inventions came from the fevered minds of solitary geniuses, think again. As you scan this list of the 10 inventions that changed the world, note how many of them perfected workable designs. 10. Plow Compared to some of the gleaming, electronic inventions that fill our lives today, the plow doesn't seem very exciting. It's a simple cutting tool used to carve a furrow into the soil, churning it up to expose nutrients and prepare it for planting. Yet the plow is probably the one invention that made all others possible. No one knows...
  • Baby delivered alive after snow-clearing vehicle kills pregnant mother

    02/13/2014 10:01:13 PM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/13/14 | Frank Rosario, Rebecca Harshbarger, Bruce Golding
    A nine-months pregnant Brooklyn woman was killed Thursday morning by a construction loader clearing snow from the fierce nor’easter that dumped a foot of snow on the city. Min Lin, 36, was dead on arrival at Maimonides Medical Center, but her nearly full-term baby boy survived after being delivered by Caesarean section. He was in critical condition. “The baby is not looking good and [his father] is very worried,” said Song Qing Hwang, 34, a female roommate of the couple, who spoke on the phone to Lin’s grieving husband.
  • Police: Man with snow rage puts gun to plow driver’s head

    02/13/2014 9:21:35 AM PST · by Libloather · 35 replies
    WPXI ^ | 2/11/14
    UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Everyone seems to be tired of the snow this winter, but police said one man took it too far when he took his snow rage out on a plow driver. “He had a gun to my head,” said plow driver John Abraham. “He grabbed me by the arm and tried to pull me out of my truck. He put the gun to the side of my face and said, ‘You’re going to move that snow.’”
  • This Calls for ROBOPLOW!

    01/06/2014 6:42:16 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 35 replies
    Reaganite Republican/YouTube ^ | 06 January 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    <p>The Roboplow was invented by Rob Kinkey and isn't some frail little 'maybe' like early robotic vacuum cleaners.: if anything, it's overkill with 6-wheel-drive, 50" plow-blade, and serious power from it's electric motors that have it tearing down the driveway (can do 'donuts', see video below).</p>
  • Queensbury Supervisor Goes to police over letter to the editor (pitch fork & torch protest threat)

    02/03/2010 2:33:10 PM PST · by Fitzy_888 · 3 replies · 332+ views
    Post Star ^ | DON LEHMAN
    QUEENSBURY -- Town Supervisor Dan Stec has asked police to investigate whether a letter to the editor published in The Post-Star earlier this week, in which a man threatened to go to Stec's home with "50 people holding torches and pitchforks," broke the law. Stec said concerns by members of his family prompted him to speak with Warren County Sheriff Bud York to ask the Sheriff's Office to look into the commentary from Queensbury resident Jeff Tackett. Tackett wrote a letter published in Sunday's Post-Star about the plight of a local contractor whose work truck collided with a town of...
  • Looking for parade suggestions (Vanity)

    07/02/2009 6:13:29 PM PDT · by Past Your Eyes · 8 replies · 455+ views
    me and you | today | self
    I have a 1948 Farmall M (that's an old farm tractor for you non-rural types) which I plan to put in the local July 4 parade if it stops raining by then. It has a set of plows mounted on it and I'm looking for ideas for something pithy to say. So far I'm thinking "Plowed under with debt. Thanks, Washington."Suggestions welcome.Back in '04, I pulled a manure spreader with a sign on it that said "Political Promises Here". Got lots of thumbs up along the route. The turd hearse has since been given away, unfortunately.
  • Retailers Plow Ahead With RFID Chips

    05/21/2006 9:35:29 AM PDT · by Nachum · 198 replies · 2,614+ views
    iwon news ^ | May 20, 06 | BRIAN BERGSTEIN
    The roots of radio-frequency identification technology stretch at least as far back as World War II, when transponders helped distinguish between Axis and Allied aircraft. Over the years the concept has been greatly miniaturized, landing RFID technology in such settings as animal tags, toll-collection devices, passports, keyless entry systems for cars and wireless credit cards. But perhaps none of these projects will have as much impact for consumers as the adoption of RFID in the supply chains of huge retail stores. Mega-retailers led by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) have gotten their biggest suppliers to add RFID chips to pallets and...
  • Getting Plowed...In (Vanity)

    01/15/2005 8:53:10 AM PST · by Snardius · 81 replies · 1,171+ views
    Me | 1/15/2004 | Snardius
    I am tired of getting plowed in...I need your help.
  • Supreme Court considers whether to regulate farm plowing

    12/10/2002 8:02:47 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 201+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 12/10/02 | Mark Sherman
    <p>WASHINGTON(AP) - Supreme Court justices found themselves Tuesday in the "guck" - in one justice's word - of trying to determine whether a farmer's plowing can be regulated.</p> <p>Legal arguments shared court time with a discussion of farming implements in the case of a California farmer who is challenging $500,000 in fines and an order to restore four acres of wetlands.</p>