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    [Brazelton] Mira Furlan

    Mira Furlan, best known for her roles as Delenn on “Babylon 5” and Danielle Rousseau on “Lost,” died on Wednesday. She was 65. (Variety)
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    [Brazelton] Chuck Yeager

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    WiFi Router

    I need to get a new Wifi Router. As always, I'm confronted by a tyranny of choice. Does anyone have any recommendations for one that is relatively inexpensive?
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    Newbie Author Stuff

    I've got a friend who is working on her first novel. She is looking for information / recommendations about either finding a publisher or self-publishing. Do any of our Halforums authors in residence have any suggestions I could pass along?
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    Simple Webcam

    I need to find a webcam for a non-local relative using a computer running Windows 7. Does anyone have any recommendations for a cheap / low maintenance solution?
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    [Brazelton] Fred Willard

    Fred Willard, the prolific comic actor and master of the mockumentary genre who stood out in ensemble comedies like Best in Show, For Your Consideration and This Is Spinal Tap, died Friday at the age of 86 of natural causes. (Rolling Stone)
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    [Brazelton] John Conway

    John Conway, the mathematician who will be forever known to many programmers as the man who invented The Game of Life died on April 11, 2020 at the age of 82, a victim of COVID-19, according to his biographer, Siobhan Roberts. (i-programmer.info)
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    [Brazelton] Katherine Johnson

    Katherine Johnson, the NASA Langley Research Center mathematician who went from “hidden” to hero in her late 90s, died Monday morning at the age of 101. In the early days of the space program, before the advent of modern computers, Johnson’s precise trajectory calculations — done with pencil...
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    [Brazelton] Kirk Douglas

    Kirk Douglas, the ferocious, cleft-chinned leading man and one of the last of Hollywood’s Golden Age matinee idols, died Wednesday, his son, actor Michael Douglas announced. The Spartacus star was 103. (Yahoo)
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    [Brazelton] Caroll Spinney

    Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch for 49 years at “Sesame Street,” died in Connecticut after living with dystonia. He was 85. (Variety)
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    [Brazelton] D.C. Fontana

    StarTrek.com is deeply saddened to report the passing of Dorothy Catherine “D.C.” Fontana, the legendary writer who brought many of Star Trek’s greatest episodes to life. Fontana passed away peacefully at age 80 on the evening of December 2nd, following a short illness. As a writer, Fontana is...
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    Basic Printer Recomendations

    Looking for a good general purpose printer. It's been years since I've researched printers. Does anyone have some recent experience in buying one?
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    [Brazelton] Alexei Leonov

    Alexei Leonov, the first person to walk in space and the commander of the Soviet capsule in the Apollo-Soyuz mission, died this week. He was 85. (CNN) He is also credited with creating the first artwork in space: His self portrait: "Over the Black Sea" (1973) (The Guardian)
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    Laser Cutting Fun

    Happy Pi Day, everyone!
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    [Brazelton] Roy Clark

    Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century and was known for such hits as “Yesterday When I was Young” and “Honeymoon Feeling,” has died. He was 85. (AP) He's also known for this:
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    [Brazelton] Alan Bean

    (NASA)
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    [Brazelton] John Young

    From NPR: John Young, who was one of NASA's most experienced astronauts and the first to fly in space six times, including a moon landing, died on Friday after complications from pneumonia. He was 87. In NASA's history, few astronauts were more accomplished than John Young. His career was filled...
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    Season Greetings 2016

    Happy Solstice!
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    Web hosting recommendations

    Looking for a new host for a simple business site running on Wordpress and a small number of emails. Domain name owned independently of the current hosting company. Does anyone have any recommendations?
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    [TV] Steven Universe (spoilers)

    I thought it might be a good idea to create a unique thread for SU spoiler discussion so that the main animation thread doesn't get overwhelmed.
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