AH and The Volt

We went round on the Volt, involving the Taxi Challenge, etcetera. Anonymous Hero pegged it well. New York Times Op Ed Page piece titled G.M.’s Electric Lemon by Edward Niedermeyer further confirms my judgement, that when it comes to cars, …



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The Other End of The 70 Gigapixel Budapest Photo [Imagecache]



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(1) 70-gigapixel picture of Budapest
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5600468/the-worlds-largest-digital-photograph-budapest-in-70-gigapixels

(2) Wired
URL: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/07/70-gigapixel-photo-of-budapest-offers-a-great-view/

(3) More »
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5601493/the-other-end-of-the-70-gigapixel-budapest-photo


These Boots Were Made For Typing [Shoe]



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(1) flashiest keyboard shoes
URL: http://gizmodo.com/165528/keyboard-my-foot

(2) keyboard shoe
URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/keyboardshoe/

(3) More »
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5601475/these-boots-were-made-for-typing


Biogas Plant

Dear All, I want to install a self made Bio-gas Plant at Home in my Village. 1.) Design and Requirements 2.) Purification of Bio-gas 3.) Essential Instruments required 4.) P&ID if any 5.) Storage of fossil. Please help me in …



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Electric Car Engine Powering Need Questions

Not sure how to phrase this question thread, but here goes: When an electrical car engine is running, the batteries that make it run, deliver how much energy/voltage(?) I am speaking of a battery only based vehicle non-fuel powertrain. As …



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SAUTER TURRET

ANYONE, IF HAVING SOFT COPY OF ASSEMBLY DRAWING OF “SAUTER TURRET MANUAL, MODEL : 0.5.480.220″ KINDLY MAIL TO “rk_kapil@yahoo.com”



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Don’t Throw a Brick Into Your Washing Machine [Destruction]

Actually screw it, you can if you want to. Seeing a have a seizure is totally worth it. [] (1) washing machine URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/washingmachine/ (2) Laughing Squid URL: http://laughingsquid.com/washing-machine-self-destructs-after-trying-to-wash-a-rock/ (3) More » URL: http://gizmodo.com/5601339/dont-throw-a-brick-into-your-washing-machine



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(1) washing machine
URL: http://gizmodo.com/tag/washingmachine/

(2) Laughing Squid
URL: http://laughingsquid.com/washing-machine-self-destructs-after-trying-to-wash-a-rock/

(3) More »
URL: http://gizmodo.com/5601339/dont-throw-a-brick-into-your-washing-machine


Personal Science Osmosis

Cartoonist Tom Toles is providing a running commentary on climate change. Will anyone pay attention?  In all seriousness, home schooling adults should not necessarily be trusted with making sure their kids are learning science. Too often, it mixes with the …



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Good and Bad Science in Science Fiction | Cosmic Variance

Spent a day last week at the bacchanalia of imagination that is . Really an amazing experience, anyone who gets a chance should go at some point. My own excuse was appearing on a panel sponsored by Discover and the …



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(1) San Diego Comic-Con
URL: http://www.comic-con.org/

(2) blogger
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/sciencenotfiction/

(3) Phil Plait
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/

(4) here
URL: http://soberingconclusion.com/movies/?p=4432

(5) here
URL: http://www.scriptphd.com/?p=2246

(6) here
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/sciencenotfiction/2010/07/23/comic-con-science-even-if-its-fake-can-make-fiction-better/

(7) here
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2010/07/24/comic-con-1-abusing-the-sci-of-scifi-panel/

(8) here
URL: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/sciencenotfiction/2010/07/24/comic-con-fringe-producer-declares-science-must-yield-to-story/

(9) other Discover videos
URL: http://discovermagazine.com/video/events/discover-comic-con-2010-abusing-sci-fi

(10) the proper relationship between science and narrative
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PvwtS0htyk

(11) the logical consequences of an imaginary world
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AD5ZrGHeR1M


Wound Induction motor Rotor Voltage

Why Voltage is applied to to the Rotor of Wound Induction Motor? Is this voltage is supplied through carbon brushes? Is Rotor voltage is supplied for only starting period of motor? What is the role of Carbon Brushes in Wound …



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Uh Oh!

We have a riddle postponement.Marian may have some serious computer issues, she’s been plagued with them lately.  We will get the riddle in.



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Hydroelectric Potential

Hello all. My first post. Can someone help me with a calculation? I’m looking to buy some land with a stream on it and I would like to develop the hydroelectric potential of the site. Head is 200 feet with …



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Direct Current Energy Sensitivity.

Hi Everyone: I need your help with a personal issue. I just recently discovered that if I came in close contact with a Direct Current power source such a battery I would loose my balance. I also found that if …



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