Monthly Archives: June 2012

Cops: A police slang term explained

The thing about misinformation is that as long as no one bothers to actually look into the validity of something told to them, the erroneous information simply gets passed on to the next person.  Such is the case with the … Continue reading

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Ham radio: A pig pile of amateurs

As you drive down the road you may notice strange letters and numbers, in no particular sequence, plastered on the back of some car’s back windshields.  Those seemingly nonsensical codes are actually call signs of a ham radio operator.  The … Continue reading

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BMW: The Birth of a German Automaker

It is probably widely known that BMW actually started out in manufacturing as a producer of airplane engines.  The company did indeed begin by manufacturing airplane engines but under the name Rapp Motor Works.  In 1917 the company was restructured … Continue reading

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