The mother and the murderer
He was jailed for killing her daughter. Then she feared the police had the wrong man.
Netflix’s horny teen drama Élite is haunted by the future in season 3
There is a moment in the first episode of the latest season of Élite, Netflix’s sexy Spanish noir teen drama, when our still-unnamed inspector confronts Carla (Ester Expósito), one of the series’ many tortured rich students. Carla has refused to play nice in …
“Thermo Thelma” in this deck of Old Maid cards from 1968 still freaks me out
I had this Old Maid deck when I was a kid. I liked the oversize cards and the Paul Coker Jr-esque illustrations, but I share Steve Banes dread of Thermo Thelma, who “is looking at me with that over-sized rectal thermometer in her cruel clutches!” Read the rest
3.2 GHz Vector Signal Generator Tear Down
[The Signal Path] snagged a fancy Rohde & Schwarz vector signal generator that can go up to 3.2 GHz, but sadly it wasn’t in working order. It powered up and even put out a 1 GHz signal, but the amplitude output was very wrong. Interestingly relative changes t…