The site is already slow without even being slashdotted, so be gentle with it.
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation's (DSTO) Air Operations Simulation Centre in Melbourne creates virtual words that allow pilots to experience real-world combat situations without leaving the ground.
I should be paying all of you for my virtual words I'm typing now.
And when web searches fail to find what you need, Wikipedia often has you covered: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Search/58.44
I fail to see any results relating to a mole of sodium chloride, in grams.
Sure, but if you're stationed in Iraq, you're basically "on the job" 24/7, with long periods of complete boredom. Further, you're unlikely to have your own computer equipment to use, and are totally dependent on the military to provide it for you.
I have to disagree with you on a few points. My brother is USMC and finished 2 tours in Iraq before going to Afghanistan. His M.O.S. is MP, and he got assigned to do convoy security, probably the worst job out there because of all the IEDs. First off, in Iraq he was not 'on' 24/7 and definitely never had periods of long boredom. He would pull 20 - 48 hour shifts driving from 1 end of the desert to the other. Then he would sleep for approximately 6 hours a night and continue. He rarely had any downtime but when he did he would use his own computer to access the Internet off-base in somewhere in Rhamadi, apparently one of the few places you can get Internet access. Occasionally he would be given Internet access on-base, but this was rare. When he came back, before going to Afghanistan, he told me that talking with friends online was one of the only things that kept his sanity in such a crazy place. Also some of you reading this may not like the war or why we're there, but just remember that there are people over there pulling insane shifts doing unimaginable things for next to nothing. Semper Fi.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing. -- Wernher von Braun