“U” is for Uniflash

“U” is for the Univex Uniflash. The Universal Camera Corporation made several really neat plastic cameras. The Uniflash is among my favorites.

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“T” is for Taron

“T” is for the Taron PR, a camera marketed under both the brand names Taron and Nippon Kosokki.

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“S” is for Steky

“S” is for Steky, a tiny camera for 16mm film made by Riken.

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“R” is for Retina: The Kodak Retina Cameras

“R” is for Retina. Kodak has a series of cameras with the Retina name.

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“Q” is for Quickmatic

“Q” is for the Olympus Quickmatic, a camera for 126 cartridge film.

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Friday Headlines: 4-18-14

Friday Headlines, April 18, 2014

THE LATEST IN THE GEOSCIENCES

 

Today’s round-up:

Earthquake near Acapulco!

Fossil embryos?!

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“P” is for Perfex

“P” is for Perfex, by the Camera Corporation of America.

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Thirsty Thursday: Porter Ahoy!

OK. I actually started this brew more than a week ago. But then suddenly… time passed, and I didn’t blog about it. What’s up with that?

So I started a porter two Sundays ago. A honey porter. This weekend, it’s due to be racked into the secondary fermenter (unless I do that today, of course).

This one was a new experience, because I had to steep some grains before starting the boil.

The fancy-schmancy grains are in a muslin bag for steeping.

The fancy-schmancy grains are in a muslin bag for steeping.

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“O” is for Optima

“O” is for the Agfa Optima.

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What is that? Wednesday: Realistic Dinosaurs

I’m a paleontologist. I’m a little selective about dinosaur toys… understandably. So when I saw this toy set at the drug store yesterday, I had to buy it – if only to protect unsuspecting children from buying it and thinking its contents really represented actual dinosaurs.

Realistic dinosaurs! With replica details!

Realistic dinosaurs! With replica details!

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