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Re: « What's on your mind? »

06 May 2020, 09:19

There's a new clock in town - just click it :
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:shifty: :silent: :eh: :| :evil: :!:
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

18 May 2020, 09:52

https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofBritain/Great-Horse-Manure-Crisis-of-1894/

By the late 1800s, large cities all around the world were “drowning in horse manure”.
In order for these cities to function, they were dependent on thousands of horses for the transport of both people and goods.
In 1900, there were over 11,000 hansom cabs on the streets of London alone.
There were also several thousand horse-drawn buses,each needing 12 horses per day,
making a staggering total of over 50,000 horses transporting people around the city each day.

The streets of London were beginning to poison its people.

But this wasn’t just a British crisis: New York had a population of 100,000 horses producing around 2.5m pounds of manure a day.
This problem came to a head when in 1894, The Times newspaper predicted… “In 50 years, every street in London will be buried under nine feet of manure.”
This became known as the ‘Great Horse Manure Crisis of 1894’.
The terrible situation was debated in 1898 at the world’s first international urban planning conference in New York, but no solution could be found.
It seemed urban civilisation was doomed.
However, necessity is the mother of invention, and the invention in this case was that of motor transport.
Henry Ford came up with a process of building motor cars at affordable prices.
Electric trams and motor buses appeared on the streets, replacing the horse-drawn buses.
By 1912, this seemingly insurmountable problem had been resolved; in cities all around the globe,
horses had been replaced and now motorised vehicles were the main source of transport and carriage.



https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofBritain/The-London-Beer-Flood-of-1814/

The London Beer Flood of 1814
On Monday 17th October 1814, a terrible disaster claimed the lives of at least 8 people in St Giles, London.
A bizarre industrial accident resulted in the release of a beer tsunami onto the streets around Tottenham Court Road.


https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryMagazine/DestinationsUK/Farting-Lane/

Lurking around the back of the world famous Savoy lies an ingenious – if not slightly nauseating – piece of Victorian engineering; London’s last remaining sewage lamp.
The Webb Patent Sewer Gas Lamp was invented in the late 19th century by the Birmingham inventor Joseph Webb. In London the lamps were used for two main reasons;
firstly to burn off the smells and germs from London’s sewer system, and secondly as a low cost, low maintenance way to keep London lit up at night.
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

18 May 2020, 13:53

Fascinating stuff. Thanks for sharing.
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18 May 2020, 16:11

some other links / archive / map / movie / weather
;- hitchcock movies = 25 or 50 minutes
https://archive.org/details/Alfred_Hitchcock_Presents ;- Hitchcock presents
https://archive.org/details/s01e12hangover ;- Hitchcock Hour
http://www.cheeseheadhosting.us/downloads/golden%20age%20of%20television%20vault%201/1955%20alfred%20hitchcock%20presents/ ;- 233
http://www.cheeseheadhosting.us/downloads/golden%20age%20of%20television%20vault%20two/1962%20Alfred%20Hitchcock%20Hour%20%2893%29/ ;- 93
https://archive.org/details/Dragnet_OTR ;- USA dragnet radio show
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Hitchcock_Presents ; = 25 minutes , Hitchcock Hour = 50 minutes
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Alfred_Hitchcock_Presents_episodes


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/7858345.stm ;- ahk on BBC
https://www.britishpathe.com/search/query/titanic ;- british pathe historic video search for
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGp4u0WHLsK8OAxnvwiTyhA ;- british pathe historic video youtube
https://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/ ;- BBC archive
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/hbC65XlVj8nKL8brSXwQLD/contacts-and-information ;- bbc help
https://archive.org/details/OperationMincemeat2015# ;- BBC movie dok
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/live:bbc_radio_four_extra ;- BBC-4
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-20445632 ;- north korea
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41595828 ;- mata hari Leeuwaarden
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds ;- Sounds
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/ ;- Countries


https://www.ina.fr/ ;- France video archive


https://www.cbc.ca/archives ;- Canada Video archive
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/archives ;- Canada Radio archive


https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3Xw6AMOJIiUJ0cNHB7CdIg ;- Nederland video archive beeld en geluid
https://basromeijnfilms.blogspot.com/ ;- Nederland video historic


https://web.archive.org/web/20060206015345/http://scottserver.net/basically/geewhiz.html ;- GWBASIC Tom McIntire / Roy Scott
https://web.archive.org/web/20110213170741/http://royscott.basicprogramming.org/ ;- GWBASIC Roy Scott


https://archive.org/web/web.php ;- wayback Internet
https://archive.org/index.php ;- wayback Audio Video etc
https://archive.org/details/musopen ;- music
https://archive.org/details/etree ;- live music archive
https://archive.org/details/short_films?&sort=-downloads&page=9 ;- short films
https://pastebin.com/archive ;- last archives pastebin
http://images.google.com/hosted/life ;- search millions historic fotos LIFE photo archive hosted by Google
http://web.archive.org/web/19981202230410/http://www.google.com/ ;- google from 1998
http://web.archive.org/web/20060102055055/http://www.autohotkey.com/ ;- autohotkey
https://www.ibm.com/ibm/history/ ;- IBM history
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ ;- microsoft search
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHTK-2W11Vh1V4uwofOfR4w?ab_channel=APArchive ;- AP archive
http://www.aparchive.com/ ;- AP archive
http://www.memobase.ch/ ;- switzerland archive
https://archive.org/details/georgeblood ;- old music 78 rpm
https://twitter.com/LibraryArchives/status/1088090059746742272 ;- Canada library archive
https://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/historisches-e-paper/ ;- archive e-paper historic german
https://digitalcollections.its-arolsen.org/ ;- archive nazi crimes


https://tracker.geops.ch/?z=15&s=1&x=940661.1131&y=6358612.4752&l=transport ;- TRAIN track germany Mannheim
https://www.marinetraffic.com/de/ais/home/centerx:8.458/centery:49.505/zoom:13 ;- SHIP track germany Mannheim
http://map.openseamap.org/ ;- sea map
https://www.flightradar24.com/60,15/6 ;- airplane track
https://map.geo.admin.ch/ ;- map switzerland
https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=9/46.8246/8.2245 ;- map
https://yandex.ru/maps/10513/bern/?ll=7.440458%2C46.948427&z=12 ;- map ru
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sovereign_states ;- countries
https://autobahnen.ch/ ;- roads switzerland
https://www.sbb.ch/de/fahrplan.html ;- train switzerland
https://www.bahn.de/p/view/index.shtml ;- train germany
https://www.oebb.at/de/ ;- train austria
https://ch.voyages-sncf.com/de/ ;- train france
https://ch.oui.sncf/de/ ;- train france

https://www.timeanddate.com/time/map/ ;- timeanddate
https://www.timeanddate.com/weather/china/suzhou ;- weather

https://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/orthographic=123.04,23.45,1821/loc=124.879,13.692 ;- asia
https://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/orthographic=-93.17,32.94,1821/loc=124.879,13.692 ;- usa
https://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/orthographic=-5.39,44.57,1821/loc=124.879,13.692 ;- europa
https://www.metoc.navy.mil/jtwc/jtwc.html ;- asia tropical warnings cyclon typhoon

https://mediathekviewweb.de/ ;- TV germany austria arte phoenix

http://worldradiomap.com/list/ ;- radio world
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

20 May 2020, 10:58

Well, let's talk about S.. , yep, SPORTS! :mrgreen:
For the one and only reason that one of the most entertaining former Brit has decided to sponsor this amazing gem of broadcasting in 2020 I proudly present
JMRs
... the second best thing after AHK, well, or S.. (yep, don't tell your Mum about it!) :shh:
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24 May 2020, 14:24

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Re: « What's on your mind? »

24 May 2020, 14:37

Nice, @joedf :thumbup:

Seems like AHK should regularly appear on such lists based on its merits, so it's probably due to a lack of publicity that it is often not mentioned. I don't know if the AutoHotkey Foundation has or ever has had plans to do some PR, but perhaps there are ways to help get AHK's name out there. I realize the foundation members are all volunteers, and there are probably not any significant funds to work with. Maybe people would contribute dollars/time to an effort to help promote it if a thread regarding a funding drive were created. I would support such an effort. Not trying to create work for anyone and I definitely don't expect anyone to do more than they are already doing to keep everything going. Just throwing the thought out there.

(as an aside, the way I was able to add @joedf as a mention from the Digi Orange theme was by manually typing the mention tags)
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

24 May 2020, 14:45

Yes, agreed. The was the merch idea floating around... :/

@mention Also I am currently testing this now. It seems the search only starts at 8 characters... :think:
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24 May 2020, 15:07

joedf wrote:
24 May 2020, 14:45
@mention Also I am currently testing this now. It seems the search only starts at 8 characters... :think:
That explains why it showed up when I typed gregster's full name but not at all with your name. :)

Thanks for working on this! Much appreciated.
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Finally..

26 May 2020, 08:41

Had my hair cut.. after 3 months...... :dance:
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26 May 2020, 09:18

Whoop whoop! :dance:
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28 May 2020, 21:51

I got then back in April but I just now opened it. Though I would share. I apologize if it is a dup.

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This thing is far from over. Everybody be safe out there.
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

28 May 2020, 22:44

Creative... :roll:
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

29 May 2020, 13:49

Racoon ... washes his hands incessantly ...
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

29 May 2020, 14:02

Gasp! :O
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

29 May 2020, 16:01

I hate to be that guy, but raccoon has two c's. :silent:
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

29 May 2020, 16:04

boiler wrote:
29 May 2020, 16:01
I hate to be that guy, but raccoon has two c's. :silent:
Well, :D it's not wrong with one:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raccoon wrote:The word is sometimes spelled as racoon,
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/racoon wrote:less common spelling of raccoon
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Re: « What's on your mind? »

29 May 2020, 16:20

Ah, OK. :oops: I'll have another Corona. :beer:

At least I am pretty sure incessantly can't be spelled that way. :D

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