Nobody said the switch had to be mounted permanently in the wall.
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FYI, I managed to get my last mouse working better by hosing down the microswitches with CRC Mass Airflow Sensor Cleaner that I had laying around. So far so good.
Any thoughts on the relative merits of MAF cleaner vs. brake cleaner, canned air, or other things like that?
My iron just plugged into he wall with a specific wattage rating; meaning it couldn't be adjusted with the dial.
You're handy enough to attempt repairing a mouse, but not handy enough to hook your soldering iron up with a dimmer switch?
Actually, there are quite a few american cars that he has out and out loved on the show... He drove the Lexus LFA across Nevada and loved it.
In what way is the Lexus LFA an American car? It's made by a Japanese company, designed by Japanese engineers and manufactured in Japan.
Or he chose the remote location because that was the route he was scheduled to fly that day.
3 crew on flight deck for all aircraft, Let the pilots rest and get good sleep, and2 very well armed angry air marshalls on every flight. Solves 100% of all "terrorisim" problems.
Well, until the air marshals themselves go rogue. (It seems unlikely, but then again, so is a suicidal copilot.)
Yes, bikes can make a 13,000 mile trip very efficiently.
Indeed they can! They just can't do it quickly.
Or perhaps some means to allow a pilot back in.
Any method of getting in from the passenger compartment would be vulnerable to coercion.
I think maybe they should just have the senior flight attendant enter the cockpit whenever the pilot or copilot leaves, so that there are always two people in the cockpit (in theory, they probably won't *both* be suicidal...)
Either that, or implement better vetting of pilots.
Or maybe they should give the pilots their own bathroom, so there's no reason to leave the cockpit in the first place.
It got Comcast to honor their salesperson's promise, netting me $20/month 20Mbps Internet for a year.
BBB may not be a government agency, but (for some inexplicable reason) Comcast does actually care about its rating.
The last time Comcast tried to pull that kind of shit with me, I got the Better Business Bureau involved... and won.
You do realize that by "for free" you really mean "included in your rent, which you still pay for," right?
They can also figure out the address of anywhere you go regularly. That means your workplace, your friends' homes, the bar you hang out at, your mistresses' house, your drug dealer, etc.... any of which could open you up to blackmail or worse.
That last one might -- might -- be a valid thing for the cops to care about, but the rest aren't. Yet they still have the information, and that's a problem. Remember, even if you aren't a criminal, the cop looking through the records might be.
Fundamental attribution error, much?
2) Modern wood-stoves can produce 1/10th the emissions of your granddad's outdoor wood boiler.
I don't know about agriculture as a source of air pollution, though I know the runoff causes massive damage to aquatic ecosystems.
The bigger problem here, we just have too damned many humans. Not too many cars, not too many woodstoves, not fuel-X vs fuel-Y, not farming-method-P vs farming-method-Q. We don't need emissions controls (well, we do, but I consider that secondart); we need population controls.
Nothing short of that will "fix" our pollution problem, our energy needs, our water needs, our space needs. Our planet just can't handle the size of our species.