First one was a dud out of the box. Just didn’t cool at all. EdgeStar support said it was missing coolant. Took them about 2 full weeks to turn around the replacement. They paid all replacement shipping via printed return label. It was a new serial number, not a repair of my old one, and […]
Adjective: austere 1. Severely simple 2. Of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect "an austere expression" 3. Practicing great self-denial "a desert nomad’s austere life"
Just kinda catching up with how “fun smart” this guy was… worked on the Manhattan project, all kinds of creative physics problem solving, “Original Prophet of Nanotechnology”, Nobel prize in Physics 1965, liked strip clubs, art and bongo drums… there are at least two semi-auto biographies out there in public circulation… I’m reading “Surely You’re […]
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=&search_query=james+burke&aq=f I’ve watched episodes 1-4 so far… 4 is a pretty good one Simply starting at the beginning seems good too Make sure you take advantage of the preconfigured playlists — look for “(play all)” — so they queue up and you can watch them straight through w/o having to continually find the next one […]
ok i know it’s been around for ages apparently… but man that’s awesome anybody do a hard drive cage in the "technic" rivit oriented pieces yet? 🙂 highlights: it actually "knows" when you put two technic "i-beams" together on a rivet pivot point… it’ll rotate them in 3D so you can line things up with […]
Adjective: meretricious `meri’treeshus 1. Tastelessly showy “a meretricious yet stylish book” 2. Based on pretense; deceptively pleasing “meretricious praise”; “a meretricious argument” 3. [archaic] Like or relating to a prostitute “meretricious relationships”