The Marx Bogota passenger car was a 6-inch passenger car based on the design Marx used for its 6-inch freights. The basic design underwent some changes and updates over the years, but Marx used the name from 1935 to 1942, then resumed production in 1946 and continued until 1961.
I’m not sure anyone likes refilling their string trimmer. Once you’ve done it a few times, it’s not the worst chore in the world, but if I told you how to make your string trimmer line last longer, I don’t think anyone would object to it. Especially since you can make it last longer almost for free. Soak your string trimmer line in water to make it last longer.
The IBM XT 286, also known as the IBM 5162 or IBM model 5162, was a short-lived computer from IBM announced in 1986 and released in 1987. It was a difficult computer to understand at the time, and had a mixed reception when it was new, although it has a cult following today.
YouTuber Adrian Black was repairing a dilapidated AT motherboard with battery damage and mentioned how tedious it is to remove motherboard plastic standoffs with needle nose pliers and other tools. I have an unconventional but cheap and effective motherboard plastic standoff removal tool. I’ve been using it since the early ’90s.
Sometimes you need to merge some MP4 video files from the command line. The leading explanation I found for how to do this spends more time trying to sell you another product but it claims is easier. But it’s not a command line tool. So here’s how to use a command line tool, ffmpeg, to merge video. It may be harder to learn, but it’s much easier to automate, which is helpful if you have a large number of video clips to merge or concatenate together.
Plantronics color was a superset of CGA, introduced in 1982, similar to but not compatible with the extended color modes in the IBM PCjr and Tandy 1000.
As a security professional, I frequently get questions about security careers. One common topic is the role of SOC analyst. What is a SOC analyst, and is a SOC analyst a good job? Those are fair questions, and not necessarily as straightforward as it first sounds.
There’s been a number of times in my career where I’ve needed to convert files to plain text. That means plain. No smart quotes, Unicode, extended ASCII characters, or other funny business. Here’s how to use Notepad++ to quickly remove all of these types of characters from a text file. Here’s what to do when your plaintext isn’t plain enough.