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Space 1999 Rescue Eagle 1/48 Scale Finished Display Model LIMITED TO 500

Retail Price: $369.99
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Space 1999 Rescue Eagle 1/48 Scale Finished Display Model:

From the Gerry Anderson production, Space:1999 comes an assembled large format display model of the Rescue Eagle Transporter! Based on the heralded model kit, this model has been exhaustively researched for accuracy to reflect the 44-inch filming miniature.

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Windows 7 Remastered: The Best Microsoft OS You’ll Never Use

By , Forbes

What if operating systems got the remaster treatment just like classic video games and albums? A modern reimagining of Windows 7 gives us a beautiful but bittersweet glimpse into that possibility.

Following the bloated disaster that was Windows Vista, Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system was a breath of fresh air for PC users, and those users spoke with their wallets.… Read Full Article

DNA test solves mystery of wolf-like creature shot in Montana

By CAITLIN O’KANE | CBS NEWS 

 

In May, a large wolf-like creature was shot by a rancher in Montana, and its identity puzzled local experts and social media users around the nation. Was it a wolf? An unusual bear? Some even started speculating about Bigfoot or a real-life dire wolf from “Game of Thrones.” A DNA test was ordered up to determine the animal’s true identity — and the results may be a disappointment for Bigfoot-hunters.… Read Full Article

This 30-second change to your computer settings is the easiest way to stop hackers

By Kari PaulMarketWatch

Experts claim you could save millions of dollars from potential hacks with one simple step

With just a few clicks, you could better arm yourself against hackers and block advertisers from tracking you online.

Cybercrime is projected to cost the global economy more than $2 trillion a year by 2019 according to market analysts Juniper Research, and many of those scams start with phishing — tricking people into clicking on nefarious links through legitimate-looking emails.… Read Full Article

Measures of Time

CE stands for “Common Era.” AD is an abbreviation for “Anno Domini” in Latin or “the year of the Lord” in English. Both measure the number of years since the approximate birthday of Yeshua of Nazareth (a.k.a. Jesus Christ) a little over two millennia ago.
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