Curious Events Day Shortbread

That proves it!

PC hardware and computing

  1. Gigabyte Aorus P850W gold power supply review @ PC Perspective
  2. Element Gaming 27" QHD 144-Hz 1-ms gaming monitor review @ bit-tech
  3. Seagate Fast SSD 1TB review @ Guru3D
  4. Gigabyte X399 Aorus Xtreme TR4 motherboard review @ HardOCP
  5. MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Duke 11G OC review @ Hexus
  6. Acer Swift 3 laptop review: affordable and accelerated with Optane @ HotHardware
  7. Cooler Master Masterwatt Lite 600W 230V review @ JonnyGuru
  8. be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 review – it's a BEAST! @ KitGuru
  9. HyperX Savage EXO SSD external portable drive review @ Legit Reviews

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Microsoft announce Xbox game-streaming service Project xCloud @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  2. Banksy artwork self-destructs at auction right after being sold for $1.3 million @ Slashdot (I'm an uncultured swine, so I'd never heard of this guy, but he's my new hero, this is genius)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Chernobyl fires back up as a solar power plant @ New Atlas
  2. The carbon fiber construction of large propellers @ HackADay
  3. Vortx review: the most fun you can have with a desktop heater @ Engadget

Science, technology, and space news

  1. The Orion spacecraft may carry more than NASA missions to the Moon @ Ars Technica
  2. Jeff Bezos is planning to ship 'several metric tons of cargo' to the Moon @ Slashdot
  3. Hubble Space Telescope taken offline after gyroscope failure @ Ars Technica (say it ain't so)
  4. IPCC warns that "unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" are needed to combat global warming @ New Atlas

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. You can check out an actual cheese book at this Michigan library @ saveur.com (I can't edam…)
Colton Westrate

I post Shortbread, I host BBQs, I tell stories, and I strive to keep folks happy.

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    • oldog
    • 1 year ago

    A curious event over my home town Oct 7, 2018; compliments of the “mad twitter genius”.

    [url<]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OikIfj7Hh9Y&feature=youtu.be&a=[/url<]

    • Voldenuit
    • 1 year ago

    [quote<]Chernobyl fires back up as a solar power plant @ New Atlas[/quote<] The good news is, they produce power, even at night! Ba-dumsh.

      • drfish
      • 1 year ago

      lol’d

      • Krogoth
      • 1 year ago

      The only problem is that photoelectric cells don’t work with ionizing radiation.

      (/Killing cheesy joke)

        • JustAnEngineer
        • 1 year ago

        They don’t?
        [url<]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherenkov_radiation[/url<]

    • thedosbox
    • 1 year ago

    Is Mal disappointed that the moon is not made of cheese?

    • LocalCitizen
    • 1 year ago

    google has some sort of event today, where everything is priced 50% more than they should be. very curious

      • NTMBK
      • 1 year ago

      Oh, Apple has that event every day

    • chuckula
    • 1 year ago

    [quote<]Jeff Bezos is planning to ship 'several metric tons of cargo' to the Moon[/quote<] That homeless guy who drives the USPS truck like a maniac around the neighborhood on Sundays delivering Amazon packages is [b<]REALLY[/b<] gonna be pissed about this job.

      • Growler
      • 1 year ago

      That guy will just say that he left a note because no one answered the door.

    • Growler
    • 1 year ago

    There is proof that the moon landing was a hoax. Unless you think James Bond can breathe without a spacesuit!

    [url<]http://i.imgur.com/9tRH3EI.jpg[/url<]

      • SlappedSilly
      • 1 year ago

      That’s so fake. The real James Bond would use a chipper there. That’s gotta be a stunt double.

    • Mr Bill
    • 1 year ago

    [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hxibHJOE5E<]Fly Me To The Moon![/url<]

      • Pville_Piper
      • 1 year ago

      You ain’t really heard this song until you hear Shatner sing it… [url<]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIDl84vvp2s[/url<]

        • chuckula
        • 1 year ago

        And you can never UNHEAR that!

          • Pville_Piper
          • 1 year ago

          That’s the truth!

      • Captain Ned
      • 1 year ago

      [url<]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWZgrCcMbyg[/url<]

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