Tub 'o water is more to deal with the heating of the tank when it is filled.
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NS Savannah http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NS_Savannah
Nuclear powered freighter...
Except there is no affect on the driver's skill and attention if a passenger is texting. Why restrict the passengers when it is the driver we need to worry about.
Likewise, this solution would prevent texting on buses, trains, and other mass transit.
Use APL much?
Live backups are HIGH AVAILABILITY - NOT BACKUP.
Both can be part of a Disaster Recovery plan.
HA protects you from (some) hardware failures and site failures.
Backup protects you from mistaken deletes, bad programs, malware etc.
Ahh.. big iron
So much stuff that would be useful at home here in the data center. At least in the winter, when excess heat is a good thing.
I was sooo hoping this was about a revival of the Avengers...
Now I have the theme song stuck in my head.
Supreme leader, I regret to inform you that our forward observation post on the moon orbiting the third planet has been destroyed by enemy action...
Commercial licenses in the US do have different endorsements for different equipment -- air brakes vs 'normal' brakes
Ummm... we must have different definitions of abrupt.
Turn off the engine in any standard transmission vehicle I have driven and you slow quickly, but not abruptly... The engine makes a decent brake, but not a good one.
Parking in gear only on any grade more than a slight slope and the car will creep down the hill. The steeper the hill, the faster it creeps.
Several of our local gas stations sell 'off-road' fuels that do not have the road tax included. Either for farm, heating, or track use.
Didn't Douglas Adams theorize on this in one of the first couple of Hitchhikers' books?
Something about having to sit perfectly still when listening to the radio so that your gestures don't change the station...
Hey, some of us use 5250 block devices, not 3270.
Get off my lawn!
If I remember right, Borland spelled out a "treat it like a book" license agreement. You could install and run Turbo Pascal on any number of systems, so long as you kept it to one system at a time.