I need a new laptop. What kind to buy? - PenguinNinja on 3/31/15 at 3:49 pm
Haven't bought one of these things in 5 years. Last time went for an HP for about $800, and it's served me well, but it's starting to stall badly and act funny. Bout time for something new. Do I want to make switch to a Mac? If so, what kind? How much more am I gonna have to pay for that? Wh...
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Need Ireland Trip Recommendations - PenguinNinja on 3/23/15 at 5:26 pm
Western & Southern parts of Ireland to be specific. I've already been to Dublin, and unfortunately won't be making it back this trip :banghead:. From those of you who have been to the non-Dublin parts of Ireland (excluding Northern Ireland), what towns, sites, things to do would you recommend? ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (6)
re: Mississippi River diverging: When do we finally let it go down the Atchafalaya? - PenguinNinja on 3/7/15 at 1:56 pm
The silt deposits on the seabed at the mouth of the (current) Mississippi, which is essentially a cliff into the abyss. It builds up underwater at the edge, and eventually collapses over the cliff in a huge underwater mudslide. That area of the gulf is a mudslide zone to the O&G industry. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Muslim shop worker saved lives of customers in Paris standoff - PenguinNinja on 1/11/15 at 3:50 am
This is one of the best posts re: Islam, terrorism, and religion I've seen on this or any other board in some time. Well put, ballscaster. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
Question for those who have lost a close relative - PenguinNinja on 12/30/14 at 7:14 pm
In the sake of full disclosure, I've thankfully never lost a really close relative, but I'm watching this coverage of people wanting other people (e.g. Indonesian Coast Guard) to hang our of helicopters in what can only be described as "dicey" weather to recover the bodies of their dead relatives wh...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (17)
Recommendations for a good money/personal finance magazine? - PenguinNinja on 11/23/14 at 5:42 am
I used to get "Money" magazine several years ago, and thought it was quite good. Good, practical advice. Some technical info, but not so much that it was only understandable by technical investing experts. Don't know if it's still good these days, but I'm looking for something similar to that. ...
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Any recommendations on a good >3TB external hard drive? - PenguinNinja on 11/5/14 at 2:26 pm
Looking for something to serve as a backup to my backup. Main criteria is ease of use (i.e. plug it into a USB and use it like a huge jump drive...or even wirelessly if it's easy to setup and connect to) and durability (I want to be sure it's going to save my shite and not crash & burn in a few year...
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