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Re: run or walk
As humans don't have much in the way of regenerative braking, I've set out the following scenario for two speeds. Please let me know if I've made any errors in the calculations! The...

In Philosophy & Technique » A Question for You Physics Experts
January 01, 11:34pm

sun hoodies
I haven't tried the wool items, but I wanted to mention some sun hoodies. I picked up an EB solarfoil hoody (sizing on these ran extremely large), and it looks like Patagonia also has somethin...

In GEAR » Long sleeve shirt for sun protection
December 29, 12:33am

Re: Work and energy
If we were truly efficient, we would glide like an air hockey puck (even a little better)and it wouldn't take any energy to travel, except when going uphill. Here's where I'll toss i...

In Philosophy & Technique » A Question for You Physics Experts
December 27, 2:15pm

Re: Newstart
John, Americans generally have a pathological fear of violence, so it's really quite safe here. Why, just carrying a mini Swiss Army knife into a school can be enough to get a student expel...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 21, 3:33pm

Re: Re: Laws?
a b, From what I've been able to determine, the HSC and safety demonstration is purely a California requirement. There are no such federal requirements that I can locate or find reference t...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 21, 1:54am

Re: Sacrifice
Mike, I think a significant problem is identifying criminals. Dropping a jeweler in prison because a carries a revolver to protect his shop/life may get a gun off the street, but it's not t...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 19, 2:54pm

miata?
Since I was running through a similar query myself a little while back, I'll toss out this crazy idea: Take a Miata, give it an extra inch or two of lift (it starts at 4.9"), and stick so...

In GEAR » Winter backpacking and 2WD cars with chains?
December 09, 3:07am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Not anti
Interesting as to why things imploded after 1948. Some background, from memory: - Plenty of tension in the first half of the century, after the British replaced the Ottomans as the major powe...

In Chaff » Romney/Ryan 2012
November 16, 7:19pm

Twinkies
There's a nice overview of Hostess mess from the August issue of Fortune: http://management.fortune.cnn.com/2012/07/26/hostess-twinkies-bankrupt/ "Still, it's clear from court docu...

In Chaff » No more Twinkies or Ding Dongs
November 16, 12:58pm

Re: Re: B&W photography
Until relatively recently I didn't have too much appreciation for B&W photography; it felt more of a gimmick than a practical technique. That changed as I realized that B&W was about c...

In Photography » B&W photography
November 12, 7:07pm

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