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This part of your typical bomb disarming movie scene is as essential as the part where the countdown stops at 00:00:01. It’s actually one of the tropes that kinda annoys me. Nothing against tropes, stereotypes, archetypes, etc. in movies. They …

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You wanna see stressed out, pissed off, and irritated pilots, mechanics, and air traffic controllers? Have them go a day without coffee!! Aviation seems to run on coffee. At least that has been my experience in the last 25 years. …

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I remember that, when I was a kid, we still had the occasional power outage now and then, during thunderstorms for example. Now the grid has become so stable that I can only remember two power outages during the last …

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