Cygwin is extremely useful when someone is forced to have a Windows machine but needs to work with Linux, BSD and Unix systems. Having the bash shell alone is reason enough to use it, let alone command line scriptable ssh, scp, sftp etc.
oh? I think winding two or more sets of insulated wires around an inductor might be a way to push power through the air while altering EMF level for devices that need it at a different level, in a very efficient manner. We could call such a device a pusherformer.
You know, what with this being a supposed tech forum and all, couldn't the slashdot summary say "HVAC repairman", rather than just being like a typical american shithead who makes no distinction between various professions who actually make things work?