Tests & Comments

When I was invited to sample the new Inca #280.10 table saw, I thought I’d be in for a real treat, a version of their #2100 (reviewed in Popular Woodworking Issue #34) that I could actually afford. Since the tool was not yet for sale in this country, there was no price on it. My friendly Inca dealer had both saws in his shop. Next to the 12″ saw, this new one is almost diminutive.

The machines differ other than just in size. The mortising table for the big saw is a rock-stable 92 pound behemoth that cost around $1,200

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Star classification

One of the most useful tools for classifying stars is the Hertzsprung-Russell (H-R) diagram. It plots stars according to their surface temperature and colour or ‘spectral type’ (on the horizontal axis) and their luminosity (on the vertical axis). When a large number of randomly selected stars are plotted, a pattern soon emerges: most stars are arranged along a diagonal ribbon known as the ‘main sequence’, that runs between the faint, cool and red and the bright, hot and blue. Luminous cool stars and faint hot ones (‘red giants’ and ‘white dwarfs’) occupy regions to either side of the main sequence

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COOL LIST 2013

Cool is such a tricky thing to define that we’re not even going to try. Instead, we’re going to show you. Here you’ll find some gadgets, apps, cars, digital services and technologies which encapsulate what it means to be cool in 2013. So the next time someone asks you for a definition, you can just show them this.

#1. Buzz Aldrin’s speakers (possibly). PHILIPS Fidelio PS1 There’s something about Space Age design us geeks find irresistible. So for the Philips PS1s. grabbing a spot on the Cool List was like shooting interstellar fish. Its tweeters are suspended on chrome stalks

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Capital of cool

Our first hotspot is the latest addition to Canberra’s ever-growing food scene, from one of Victoria’s leading restaurant families.

smoked trout croquettes

Makes 12

600g Dutch cream or other waxy potatoes, peeled, cut into 3cm pieces 350g whole smoked trout* 3 garlic cloves, crushed 11/2 tbs olive oil

1/2 bunch parsley, leaves picked, chopped 1/2 cup (75g) plain flour, to dust

2 eggs, lightly beaten

3 cups (150g) panko breadcrumbs» Sunflower oil, to deep-fry

Finely grated zest of 1 lemon, plus wedges to serve 2 tsp sweet pimenton (smoked paprika) 1/4 cup (55g) sea salt Aioli (garlic mayonnaise), to serve

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N-TV: Our homeland drawing Belarus in the second cool war

According to German TV pundits, Moscow now begin to put pressure on the recognition and other countries, involving them in this cool war. This, again, is a question of Belarus, Syria, Cuba, North Korea, Iran. "This is the second cool war, like many other hot war, as the first cool war started evenly. Moscow saw the controversial with viewpoint international law recognition of Kosovo’s independence a carte blanche for their own imperial ambitions. West ignored the decision of the UN Security Council number 1244 whereby belongs to the province of Serbia as the successor of the Federal Yugoslavia. Moscow has

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The Japanese did not survive the onslaught of the first heat

June 12, 2013. Hundreds of Japanese were not ready for the hot weather, which came to Japan in early June after a very cool spring. Over the past seven days in the country 476 people were hospitalized immediately with signs of heat stroke. Currently, the state 13 persons physicians estimate how heavy they are left at the hospital for at least a few weeks.

In the management of fire safety in Japan, the latter holding the ambulance service, reported that the majority of those who could not stand the onslaught of the 30-degree heat — older people aged 65 years

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Heat wave on the west coast of North America gets new features

Heat wave on the west coast of North America gets new features Weather and Climate

Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego, USA, suggested that the nature of heat waves in North America is changing. And the reason for this was nothing like global warming.

First, during heat waves observed increased nocturnal air temperature and humidity of the bulk of it in the dark. Furthermore, the mid-summer heat waves have become more severe, especially in the cool coastal regions. Since coastal ecosystems respond to changes in temperature is more painful than continental, discovered the thermal waves can strongly

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The unusual heat wave in India

The unusual heat wave in India, Weather and Climate

At least four people died as a result of abnormally hot weather, established in the last few days in the north-eastern Indian state of Odishi. In areas of Bolangir, Angouleme, Jaipur and Subanapur were missing one resident after the temperature exceeded 46 ° C, which is 7.6 degrees above normal. This month, the number of victims in the country is steadily approaching the ten. In April, the heat died Hindu. From unofficial sources report that from diseases associated with the sultry weather in northeast India killing about 40 people. The absolute

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In the Netherlands, a tornado?

In the Netherlands, a tornado? Natural disasters

A small tornado was captured on video in the Netherlands. Vortex developed on cultivated lands south-east Netherlands, near the German border. Although the video is not clearly visible funnel, you can trace the dark edges of the clouds, confirming that it was not just a dust storm. Meteorological observations from nearby settlements near the town of Maastricht recorded violent storm during the tornado. Temperature and dew point indicators — key performance indicators in predicting the weather — was relatively low, so the incident event was proposed to classify the cloud sleeve.

Tornadoes not

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Tornado in the Netherlands. Video

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26.04.12.Nebolshoy tornado was captured on video in the Netherlands. Vortex developed on cultivated lands south-east Netherlands, near the German border. Although the video is not clearly visible funnel, you can trace the dark edges of the clouds, confirming that it was not just a dust storm.

Meteorological observations from nearby settlements near the town of Maastricht recorded violent storm during the tornado. Temperature and dew point indicators — key performance indicators in predicting the weather — was relatively low, so the incident event was proposed to classify the cloud sleeve.

Tornadoes not frequent Europe but rarely takes place.

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