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A Bolt With Double Threads - September 18, 2021 Dump | Issue #4

I have no idea how practical a bi-directional nut and bolt would be, but I'll be damned if it isn't one of the coolest things I've seen in a while.
A Bolt With Double Threads - September 18, 2021 Dump | Issue #4

Videos Worth Watching

I have no idea how practical a bi-directional nut and bolt would be, but I'll be damned if it isn't one of the coolest things I've seen in a while.

Making a bolt with double threads - DOES IT WORK? - Lost PLA metal casting - 3d print to solid metal
Using the lost PLA metal casting I will turn 3d prints into metal castings in my DIY backyard foundry. I started by printing the models on my 3d printer. I t...

I had definitely heard about Jack the Ripper before, but this is such a detailed breakdown of the numerous murders committed. LEMMiNO's videos are incredibly well done, and all are worth watching. Another one is queued up for next week as well.

The Enduring Mystery of Jack the Ripper
[Credits, References, and More]https://www.lemmi.no/p/the-enduring-mystery-of-jack-the-ripperPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/lemminoSubreddit: https://www.r...

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A crushing story to read about a company that has produced some amazing software.

#Shitlassian - story about how Atlassian fired me because my wife had cancer
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