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Comment Opera user snikers, best short cut claim (Score 1) 506

Opera browser has a small arrow pointing down to the far right of the address bar, if you click on that all of the sites you've been to that session will show,
you can then select one you've closed earlier. Close Opera and they are all gone, a temp history of your current browsing and yes it's very helpful.
- Ctrl [plus] Shift [plus] T works as well. (Yep, Windows and Mint).

I would say the pause/break key is the best as well as a virtually unknown shortcut. it allows you to stop a post from scrolling during boot up.

You know how it is, your looking for info on your system and the bios post flashes by way to fast to read.
You press the Pause/break key and the post will stop, Enter key to continue. I've found many BIOS numbers this way; timing is everything.
(Intel chips at least).

Comment And next to a Ocean, my how times change (Score 1) 111

"Tepco has built nearly 1,000 tanks at the sprawling complex to store as many as 335,000 tons of contaminated water, the product of coolant pumped into the reactors to keep their cores from overheating,"

Old Plutonium reactors in this area used to pump cooling water through the reactors then into huge holding tanks too cool heat wise before being released back into the Columbia river. There were two holding tanks and switched when one was full. Fuel elements at that time were maybe 1.5 inches wide, 6 inches long;
and they popped like popcorn I've heard it say -they were still learning how to do it.

An Eastern Washington newspaper sampled a lot of areas for radiation, where the Columbia river turns after the reactors there a build up and fairly high levels.
I have lived on and off about 50 miles downstream of the Hanford Site all my life as has hundreds of thousands others. Kids are being born with no hair, or teeth but otherwise normal.

Comment Hell, I could point to an area of expertise (Score 1) 111

My area

The Hanford Tank Farms house 53 million gallons of high-level radioactive and chemical waste that is the byproduct of “reprocessing” spent nuclear fuel.* .

massive underground storage tanks ranging in capacity from 55,000 gallons to more than 1,000,000 gallons to hold the wastes. Scientists believed that the tanks would only be used temporarily until a permanent place to dispose of the waste was identified.

Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository isn't panning, out storage waste levels leakage control are well known.

Comment GROUPON takes a hugh hit as well (Score 1) 432

Surfed from the story to “Streisand Effect” at wikipedia.org ending somehow at this story which is very much on topic
in fact mentioned three times to this articles single at the bottom

"UNBELIEVABLE CUSTOMER SERVICE EMAIL FROM GROUPON - Threatening me with Bad yelps for not letting him bully me into a sales pitch!!!!! Talk about Abusive business practices (my response is below)" http://archive.is/lIFF5 (archive of facebook posting of orginial posting by Sauce)

If you'd like to watch Andrew Johnston show a lack of understanding how threating someone in print is a bad thing, demonstrate how sales is not handled, lose this job and put Sauce on the map do give it a read.

Comment Re:Water cooling not useful without better cases (Score 1) 79

Water cooling would be a lot more useful if there were some genuinely nice, well-designed cases out there to put these water-cooling systems into. Even the high-end cases aren't very good; they're much too large, they're plasticky and cheap, they don't have toolless drive bays, they have way too many drive bays, etc.

Ah your not looking hard enough I've had water cooling for over two years now in a very nice
cooler master haf 922 steal case, I can't find the heat transfer rate just the CPU temps which have never
gotten above 75 C with OTTC (i7-920 overclocked to 4.5Ghz).

I started with a H50 that looks a lot like this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181031
a radiator with tubes running to and from a copper block that sits on the CPU, water or some liquid being propelled by a small pump.
A lot less weight than other coolers.

I just got a Thermaltake Water 2.0 Extreme http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106190
which has twice the radiator surface area. This is water cooling in every respect, but only for the CPU, the new radiator took
some work to fit in my case but I managed, it sits sideways. My case is made for water cooling, all the fittings and tubing for CPU,
video cards and memory.

Running OTTC system stress tester the small radiator and fans blew a lot of heat away from the CPU and kept it at a very decent temperatures.

A very nice case is the Cooler master HAF 932, I bought it for my son, it's a bit larger than mine, the new radiator would of fit nicely in it
and it comes with rollers :} though we never installed them http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119213
Steel case with plastic front bezel, the top is made to pour liquid into a reservoir covered by rubber if not used for that, He runs a H50 himself.

These water coolers work very well in limited space, http://www.newegg.com/Water-Liquid-Cooling/SubCategory/ID-575?Tpk=water%20cooling I just like a large case cause I do use a lot of dives/CD/DVD's and plan on another video card soon, plus open space in a case really helps air flow.

Submission + - Fuel cell breakthrough

mcgrew writes: Surfing through Google news I ran across something I found interesting: a new type of fuel cell that is 90% less costly than current cells, one tenth the size (the size of a dishwasher) and far higher efficiency than current cells, and at only 149 degrees Celsius (300F) . It was jointly developed by Diverse Energy and the University of Maryland.

It produces enough power to run a large supermarket, or five homes. A smaller, home-sized unit is on the way. Is the municipal power plant on the way out?

Comment Re:Fuck Yahoo! (Score 1) 403

In the meantime, there is a mirror located here.

I do share your feelings.
I'm glad there's a mirror, but it's not the same - be it how long the mirror'er will host it and the links name.

I read it yesterday (the original) when it was linked on another website. I read of his two loves, his first had a Yellow Merlin (car)
that she crossed the l to read Martin. The second had a car that was parked with the emergency brake set
when it rolled into the water; young en's had been seen in the vicinity before the mishap.

All in all what I read was up beat.

Comment Re:Nuclear Waste Policy Act (Score 1) 258

Off topic, pedantic comment:

The US was to of had...

should be: "The US was to have had..."

...would liked to of had...

should be: "...would liked to have had...

Much too old to care or change, if it related it's meaning it got it's point across.
Not much time to write have to check on the Ghoti, had a problem with the water lately.

Submission + - Voyager 1 Has Left the Solar System (umd.edu)

Trax3001BBS writes: Last year on July 27, 2012.

  The delayed announcement? Voyager 1 observed no change in the direction of the magnetic field, as had been expected.
"According to conventional wisdom, we'll know we've passed through this mysterious boundary when we stop seeing solar particles and start seeing galactic particles, and we also detect a change in the prevailing direction of the local magnetic field. "

Comment Re:Embrace? check. Extend? Ah, there's the problem (Score 1) 629

Oh, but you're fine with blocking Google's ads and then playing the martyr when they ban your app just like you banned my xbox.

I looked at the EULA and yep: "Microsoft may block or otherwise prevent delivery of any type of email, instant message, or other communication to or from the Services as part of our effort to protect the Services or our customers, or otherwise enforce this Agreement." http://www.xbox.com/en-US/legal/livetou

Not that I didn't believe you, just want to add something antiMS, due an OS I have to prevent the "required" Internet Explorer from operating.

Comment $500, 112 page book on ship avoidance? (Score 1) 98

They could of linked to this page alone,reviews aware of the attempted rape of their bank accounts

"Capt. Trimmer's book were none too useful in my efforts to avoid huge ships, as I was recently struck by a very large ship indeed, a cruise vessel called the 'Costa Concordia'....Capt. Trimmer's advice would have been immensely beneficial to humans, fish, seabirds, and other animals, but I am none of those things. I'm a big rock."

Comment Re:Easy solution (Score 1) 209

Just shoot a high power laser on a very short duration wherever this quality is found, and you'll burn out the CCD of any nearby digital camera.

It's claimed LED's will obscure your face; LED's can be placed in a base ball cap

The Anonymous Guide to Hiding From Facial Recognition, or the Long Arm of the Law (shows the use of a laser pointer)

So I bought a LED cap at a gun shop of all places for $12.

I've had it for a month now and haven't tested it to see if it block out my web cam or if I'll need to replace the LED's with IR LED's (I'm sure I will)
but I have a base, all the hard work is done.

Comment Nuclear Waste Policy Act (Score 1) 258

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_Waste_Policy_Act [wikipedia.org] I'm pretty sure this is over. The US was to of had
a permanent storage area for nuclear waste long ago.

This area (East Washington State) would liked to of had the waste and was working on a repository (testing). West Washington State
and the political power didn't; work was stopped and Nevada's Yucca Mountain became the designated (and only)
high level nuclear waste burial site.

Something does need to be done with the nuclear waste, other than storage pools at each nuclear plant.

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