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Comment: Re:Critical temperature (Score 1) 72

by Thoughts from Englan (#31698406) Attached to: World's Smallest Superconductor Discovered

think of the effect if you then tied a piece of buttered toast to the back of the cat and tossed it.

The worlds first perpetual motion motion. a super conducting frozen, cat trying to land on it's feet while toast tries to land butter side down.

...and as a bonus you get an anti-gravity system.

Comment: Re:Why wouldn't they? (Score 1) 135

by Thoughts from Englan (#30309684) Attached to: EFF Wants To Know If the Feds Are Cyberstalking

True. Now we have the question about "friends."

I submit a request to be your Facebook friend as "CuteBlonde362436" and you accept, thinking that I might be a cute blonde with measurements 36-24-36. At this point, I have access to your information including the fact that you like to molest small woodland creatures. Of course, I'm neither cute, blonde, nor do I have those measurements. However, I am part of an FBI task force charged with protecting small woodland creatures from molestation and the reason I approached you on Facebook is due to an anonymous tip that said you were into that sort of thing.

I now have all the evidence I need to have you locked up for a very long time.

Entrapment?

Why would he want a cute blond when he is into small woodland creatures :)

That's a typo - it was supposed to be "CuteBlondeSquirrel362436"

Comment: Re:Preventative Medicine - get a UPS (Score 1) 274

by Thoughts from Englan (#29706951) Attached to: Software To Diagnose Faulty PC Hardware?
I would suggest you get this checked out by a profesional. 7kW is a big load (3 bar electric fire = 3kW in case you wern't aware) but I wouldn't expect the supply into the house to dip when it is switched on which suggests there may be a problem else where - at the very least contact a qualified sparkie for an opinion. (best of course if they are a friend as the advice is more likely to be straight)

It is better to give than to lend, and it costs about the same.

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