Then and Now — A Decade Later With Richard Stuplich.

We continue our series of articles about famous figures from a decade ago. The year 2002 marked the ending of the popular Comedy Central series, BattleBots™. The year 2003 inaugurated a new era in combat robotics, where our sport left the spotlight and tried to fly on its own.

Grassroots events sprung up everywhere, as documented in our 2012 series of articles, «The History of Robot Combat» For 2013, we’re taking a more personal approach, interviewing media stars from that time.

Richard Stuplich first came to the public’s attention in the final two seasons of BattleBots. His super heavyweight, New

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The youngest ship to be broken

In Ships Mail (SM, July) Andrew Mackinnon asks if the 15-year-old Albert Rickmers was the youngest ship ever to be broken up. The shipping business is very cyclical, and during economic downturns many vessels are broken up prematurely.

After the 1973 oil crisis, tankers were sent for lay-up after completion, and many were scrapped, including BP Tanker’s British Diplomat (1963/30,815gt), which was only 12 years old. Similar things happened during the 1930s Great Depression, most notably with Atlantic Transport Line’s large passenger cargo ships Minnewaska (1923/21,726grt) and Minnetonka (1924/21,998grt), which went to the breakers aged only 11 and ten years

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The years biggest deals

Everybody loves a bargain, but photographers in particular thrill at the prospect of great gear for less. In our annual roundup, we present equipment that we deem top value, whether you’re shopping for travel shooting, everyday use, or studio work.

Travel/adventure

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

This latest addition to the class of pro-grade, weather-sealed, f/2.8 constant-aperture telezooms wowed us in our March 2013 lab test. With excellent sharpness, low distortion, and Vibration Compensation that gave us an edge of 3.5 stops on average, it was a winner. And at a price of $1,499, this full-frame optic comes

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The world of work is no doubt a big part of our lives as professionals. Office area became part of the daily routine and this can sometimes make us feel bored. Special Office on this issue we invite you to peek design three office options Home & Decor editor who has a different style and theme on it. 44.

Does not stop there, we also prepared a six-page special Working At Home thing. 60 which contains tips, innovative products and inspirational suggestions for an ideal workspace design that you can apply in occupancy. Workaholics or not, you will love these ideas home office!

In September, the festive event Indonesian Contemporary Art & Design (ICAD) 2013 will again be held. Check out a sneak peek preview of the works of this year’s exhibitors at the article The Art of History p. 24. Do not miss the exclusive article A Beautiful Mind terms. 30 the results of our interview with Samuel

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THE WORKING WOMANS GUIDE TO A SMARTER LIFESTYLE

We all strive to find that elusive balance between a fulfilling career, a happy home life and the demands of keeping it all straight. Finding the tools to help create and manage that balance is key to a smarter, simpler life.

For the working woman, it’s all about juggling. School run versus early morning strategy sessions versus guests for dinner, homework and housework, school and career. It’s a lot to manage, which is why it’s so important to have the right tools for the job, to make sure that everything runs smoothly and that the diverse elements of life converge

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The Woodpeckers Van

The Jowett Bradford was a respected light commercial in its day, but survivors are now thin on the ground. Bob Weir went to historic Glamis Castle in Angus to meet Barry Eddon, and his early example of this postwar classic.

Glamis is the historic home of the Bowes Lyon family, and the current Earl of Strath more can trace his roots all the way back to King Robert the Bruce. Childhood home of the late Queen Mother, the castle and its royal connections go hand in hand. It is one the most famous stately homes in Britain, and the Earl

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