That Shuttle is not small by ANY definition. It is GIGANTIC. 20x16.5cm compared to 11.5x11.1cm. That's the price for passive cooling.
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I don't use https because I'm too much of a stingy anarchist to pay for a key.
So why don't you use a free certificate from startssl.com?
"Republicans Back Down" is what is known in the trade of journalism as a "standing head". It is a newspaper headline, all preset in type, ready to be used for ANY morning's newspaper. That is how predictable Republicans are. They will ALWAYS back down, because it is all Kabuki Theatre. All they can imagine is being obstructionist, with no real agenda whatsoever of their own, and their pre-planned end strategy is to ALWAYS throw up their hands and say "oh, well".
I'll make it plainer. They have all turned into a bunch of PUNKS. Anyone who takes them seriously is a SAP.
How twisted do you have to be to believe that, to prevent the government from tyranny, you have to try to prevent it from fulfilling its proper function? I ask you seriously. If your government has turned against the people, your society is in deep doo doo, and worrying yourself sick about little details like this is not just silly, it is failing to face the real problem.
Where did you get that number?
Out of his ass.
Your recollection does not align with history. DDT was far from the first significant agricultural pesticide.
In the real world, pesticides and specifically insecticides date back thousands of years. Sulfur was burned to produce a noxious gas, and various naturally occurring substances, biological and mineral, were gathered and used. Hydrogen cyanide gas was used to fumigate citrus trees in California in the 1880s. Zyklon A, which was a compound designed to release hydrogen cyanide on the application of heat and water for pesticidal purposes, dates back to before WW1. It was banned after a similar compound was used as a chemical weapon in WW1.
Zyklon-B was a cyanide-based pesticide with an irritant additive to serve as a warning, dating back to the early 1920s. It was used for delousing clothes and controlling pests in ships, warehouses and trains. It was co-opted for more infamous purposes later. One of the inventors was executed in 1946 for knowingly providing the substance to a certain evil state actor.
Organophosphates were used as pesticides, followed shortly by use as nerve "gases".
It's been a long, long time since I have seen an engine with anything other than self-adjusting hydraulic valve lifters, too.
We don't get our UPS deliveries until after 12 noon.
My UPS _never_ comes before 7pm. These guys drive a long, long route carrying a zillion packages to a zillion destinations. Did you suppose they call a driver, hand him one package, and tell him to hurry up and take it straight to your place?
But the cost to the carrier is likely a lot closer to $30 than $13.
A few do, most do not. Some that do, only protect the metadata and cannot support flushing RAM cache to flash on power fail.
Could you please stop sending it down here? How about we send a lot of 110 F, 100% humidity air up there next summer?
Only in an imaginary unicorn world can you eliminate the POSSIBILITY of ice damming. Lower the probability, sure, but eliminate, just no. When the ambient temperature itself is flirting with the freezing point you've still got problems.
That depends a lot on temperature conditions. If it is right around freezing, even with frightful winds you get horrendous sticky snow, and icing which is even worse. Spend a winter on Cape Cod. Spend THIS winter on Cape Cod.
And there is zero chance for a nuclear holocaust when a solar array stops outputting. None of that nasty decay heat whatsoever. No emergency cooling measures necessary.