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I'm relatively jaded when it comes to magic, but this guy, supposedly self taught...  #RJFridayFun  Astounding Magician Andrew Kelly
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Yikes! An April Fools' for today's  #RJFridayFun BEST CLASSROOM APRIL FOOLS PRANK EVER
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An update to my video on cleaning a hydration pack from a few years ago, as I just used nylon electricians fish tape to more quickly/easily run cotton through the drinking hose.  It's smaller/stiffer than monofilament fishing line, so you can quickly push it all the way through, use a twist-tie to more easily attach cotton to the end, and not just pull through, but also push/twist/rub spots inside the tube, much faster/easier!  (Admittedly an $8 item at Harbor Freight if you don't have one already.)

Clean & dry a hydration bladder or Camelbak
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It might even be oxygenating the water?
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Wow, real life beats Hollywood in dramatic firefighter rescue of construction worker from apartment building's penultimate floor.  Fire Near AIG Campus
Also impressive to see the speed of the fire spreading down from the roof in seconds, melting glass, etc.
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I've always been intrigued by people who don't understand actual risks.  I've been considered a risk taker, despite being more conservative and aware than many.  That being said, I'm looking forward to mundanely falling down a flight of stairs in my own home around 2060, in my 80s and having folks at my memorial service suggest it was ironic given my pursuits.  Risk.
This is a Vsauce video, not as nerdy as most, but insightful, will it change your choices about anything? 
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What would you be doing if not that job +Trinette VanderPoel?  Something that would accrue more?  The only job I can think of that's particularly healthy would be leading exercise classes, presuming you didn't need to drive to work.  ;-)

Is it people wanting to consider risk +DFX2KX, or our brains just not processing the realities accurately?  I remember reading an article years ago about financial risks and how people were particularly bad at making choices that would profit them, doesn't seem like that would be a conscious choice for most...  I'm with ya' on most those other things.
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Video of the cool glowing highway lines recently installed in the Netherlands: http://nos.nl/video/634091-eerste-autoweg-met-glowing-lines.html
Someone from the Netherlands said they can brighten them during the winter.
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Want to know if you should update your password due to the Heartbleed issue yet?  Here are two links which test the domain (URL) you provide to see if the site is vulnerable or fixed. 
News reports already say Google and Yahoo are fixed. 
http://filippo.io/Heartbleed/
https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/

Don't know what I'm talking about?  There is an HUGE problem in an implementation of secure website connections (those that say HTTPS and show a padlock) where someone could download some of the active memory of that server and obtain account/password/any data currently there.  This has been happening already (a news site got the yahoo mail login of a user), and some sites are fixed, but some not yet.
So it is CRITICALLY important to change your passwords (which we obviously should do regularly, but tend not to of course) AFTER the site is fixed. 

CHECK YOUR BANK!  (The second link also grades levels of security.)
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As an addendum, the second link gives google.com and gmail.com an A rating, so you're good to change your password there, if you haven't already done so.
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Public post about the Honda Harmony 2013 lawn tractor starter solenoid relay, so it's searchable for others (and myself in a decade), as I found little on the web about it, but folks also having theirs failing.

If the tractor doesn't even attempt to start or crank, but you hear a resounding click from behind the seat, and it randomly gets worse and worse, the contacts are likely corroded.

You'll find the relay just inside the left (as you sit in the seat) rear wheel, above the axle.  Two screws hold it to the chassis.  The positive line from the (disconnected) battery and the wire to the starter are on top, the key connections are on the far side (they are just standard push on electrical connectors).

Four tabs need to be pried apart to remove the medal plate from the plastic solenoid housing.  The nuts on the electrical connector tabs were hopelessly rusted on mine, so I didn't even bother trying to loosen/remove them, but simply cut the leads halfway between them and the electromagnet windings to solder back together later.

When removing the electromagnet, be careful not to drop/lose the spring that keeps the contacts away after releasing the key from start position.

One contact in particular is likely to be completely corroded (and possibly pitted), simply sand/file/grind it down to clear copper.  I also heavily applied dielectric grease during reassembly to hopefully minimize future corrosion.

Voilà, the tractor now starts 100% of the time, instead of upon random key turns.
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GM cars may have be killing people, but I so want these Pontiac Grand Am vents: Crazy car vent
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Bummer +max shaw, sounds like a lemon!
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Speaking of risks (yesterday's public post), today's #RJFridayFun  brings us something risky on multiple levels: NYC Freedom Tower B.A.S.E. Jump
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