The NYC bus apparently operates on a baseline of 750ft. And there are areas where there’s a bus stop every block.
It definitely slows things down, better bus systems shoot for around 1000ft. But it 100% it does not take an eternity to get places. That’s still like 100 meters further apart than Watson. But if you count … Read more
Mafia 1 (never touched the others so don’t know about them) played with more realistic traffic patterns but mainly lights and police action for violations. IIRC it falls apart and is basically useless later in the game, though. Read more
Yeah, it’s old. But it works. I’ve gone through 11 sets of ear buds (And the cheap ones I bought this last time are kind of crap, probably going to just toss them and order a better pair.) iTunes still syncs with it. Just hoping I’m suddenly going to have to carry my iPad Pro everywhere to listen to music. And iTunes… Read more
Maybe I’m misreading this but it just sounds like how Xbox 360 work on the Xbox One and Series X. You put the disc in the drive to prove you have access to the game and then instead of actually running the game off the disc it downloads a digital version. Every time you want to play it you have to have the disc in the… Read more
If you lost your disc-tray-having console before (or after) buying games on disc, there really isn’t much anyone could do to help you out
There is an old episode of “Bullshit!” with Penn and Teller about gun control. It ends with a young boy, who was a big fan of CoD, being taken to a range with his mother and being allowed to fire an AR. Read more
I fire real guns semi-regularly and videogame guns extremely regularly...
There is nothing, NOTHING in a videogame that can prepare you for that level of force and power.
Nothing can prepare you for the first time a round gets jammed, and for half a second you feel like you’re holding a timebomb.
and besides that, I’ve… Read more
Came across this one recently - Martinsloch in the Swiss Alps. Two formations meeting at an overthrust - the upper was involved with planing off the lower.
nature doesn’t usually do straight lines
Did this guy lose $1.54 million of real money that he used to buy worthless trash or did he lose $1.54 million of fake gains by buying worthless trash cheaply that people pretended increased in value, but he wasn’t smart enough to dump and let some other idiot buy?
It can be two things