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Posted by Jim Wilkins on May 18, 2012, 1:42 am

Clothes really do dry on the line in the middle of winter, just like
the pavement does.

Dial-up is fine for Usenet.

Summer in the Boston area sees dewpoints up to ~70F, with daytime
highs pushing 100F, if the weather comes from the southwest. Canadian
breezes are much more pleasant. Winter is the reverse, we get subzero
Hudson's Bay weather sometimes, but not this past one.


Posted by News on May 18, 2012, 12:15 pm
j wrote:

The Germans never had a cat in hell's chance of winning WW2.

Posted by j on May 18, 2012, 5:02 pm
 On 5/18/2012 8:15 AM, News wrote:

They could well have won had they not attacked Russia. The British Army
was no match. For that matter, if the Russians hadn't bled the Germans
the Western Front may have held.


The Japanese never had a chance. And if the Japanese hadn't attacked the
US, the US may never have put any troops in.

   The German armor, planes and Wehrmacht were first rate.


Posted by News on May 17, 2012, 8:49 am
 j wrote:

This is being used for urban stop-start trains.

Posted by News on May 17, 2012, 8:44 am
 danny burstein wrote:

R&D is being done right now on battery-supercap setups.  Only hydraulic
accumulators can store most kinetic energy (90% plus) and give it back off
immediately. Chrysler with the EPA are developing a test minvan using this
hydraulic technology.

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