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Affordable Vintage: Cyma WWW, One of the “Dirty Dozen”
In the mid 1940s, the British Ministry of Defense (MoD) distributed a bunch of determinations for a wristwatch to be given to their officers. The determinations are commonly alluded to as WWW, or Watch Wristlet Waterproof. Twelve companies submitted watches that met the models: Buren, Cyma, Eterna, Grana, Jaeger LeCoultre, Lemania, Longines, IWC, Omega, Record, Timor and Vertex. These twelve watches together are known as the “Dirty Dozen” by military watch authorities. Strangely, the subsequent World War finished before these incredible watches could be given to officers for combat obligation. Of the twelve brands, the Cyma WWW is one of generally famous.
Wired – Sci-Fi Author Robert Heinlein Was Basically MacGuyver
Robert Heinlein is a science fiction symbol, writer of works of art such as Starship Troopers and The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. He is likewise a character in Gregory Benford’s most recent book, in which Heinlein is depicted as a MacGuyver-esque sort character, which Benford explains isn’t that distant from the real world.
The Ringer – Who’s an EGOT?: How “30 Rock” Made a Fake Award Into a Real-Life Goal
There have just been 15 EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony) champs taking all things together of history, and the possibility of EGOT-ing was first authored back in 1984. However, the EGOT didn’t truly enter the social zeitgeist until “30 Rock” carried the thought into the standard in 2009. The Ringer explains how.
FujiFilm – X-T30 Camera
FujiFilm makes superb mirrorless APS-C advanced cameras, and the X-T30, which is at present accessible for pre-request, brings the absolute best that the brand has to bring to the table (counting a sensor just disclosed inside the stalwart X-T3), and places it into a compact, moderate package.
$899 – preorder here
Relwen – Knit Jacquard Snap CPO
Shirt jackets are extraordinary options in contrast to exemplary jackets. Pulling motivation from jacquard woven articles of clothing and exemplary CPO jackets, Relwen mixes the two to make an extraordinary, poly-fill shirt-jac that you can wear even on days when the thermometer dips.
$270 – shop here