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November 18, 2009

Overnight Open Thread (Mætenloch)

Good evening M&Ms! It's all downhill after hump day.

Oh and we have some upcoming holidays: Friday (11/20) is Kick A Ginger day so sharpen those boots and get your hate on. And Saturday (11/21) is Talk Like A Hobo day.

Robot Inspects High Voltage Lines
Here's a Japanese robot that rolls along live high voltage lines and inspects them for damage and corrosion. It's able to swing itself over cable connectors and suspension clamps.

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High tech and all but kinda ho-hum you say? Well just watch this video to see how inspections are currently done by humans:


Super Mario Brothers Rob Taxi Driver
With video. And who was the tuxedo man?

Alexandra McQueen's Hot New Alien Shoes
Well they sure don't look comfortable.

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Vanished Persian Army Found in Desert
2500 years ago a Persian army was buried in the Egyptian desert by a sandstorm and the wrath of Mithra.

The Beautiful Women of Siberia
Almost makes it worth it to move to a frozen wasteland.

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