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Topic: OMG, the site is up!?
MajorKong

Replies: 0
Views: 9044

PostForum: News   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:09 pm   Subject: OMG, the site is up!?
Purely by chance and the near-wizardry of an unrelated Google-search, I found this site again. Shocked

Yup, still here in the basement at the power company after yet another merger. Doing system ...
Topic: Gonna be a hot one today...
MajorKong

Replies: 9
Views: 7487

PostForum: Everything else   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2007 6:19 am   Subject: Gonna be a hot one today...
Can you cook my lunch with that?

It has to be quick - halflife is only about 6 hours. Very Happy
Topic: The passing of one of my inspirations
MajorKong

Replies: 0
Views: 4780

PostForum: Media   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:52 am   Subject: The passing of one of my inspirations
http://www.mrwizardstudios.com/

Sad
Topic: Gonna be a hot one today...
MajorKong

Replies: 9
Views: 7487

PostForum: Everything else   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:34 am   Subject: Gonna be a hot one today...
You guys don't know hot - I am emitting 140keV gamma rays at around 70 mR/hr this afternoon.............

When you're hot, you're hot, as Jerry Reed would say.
Topic: Al Got A Better Job
MajorKong

Replies: 11
Views: 12178

PostForum: Employment   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2007 6:03 am   Subject: Al Got A Better Job
FYI, Comcast is leasing the building next to where I work in Newark as a new call center. It's supposed to be a 7x24 operation of around 1800 people. Yikes.

The building used to be occupied by a ...
Topic: Slashdot gems
MajorKong

Replies: 3
Views: 6751

PostForum: All Things Geek   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2007 1:34 pm   Subject: Slashdot gems
Hmm, SDS computers - we had a bevy of them at an Undisclosed Location where I used to work. Some of them even had a disk drive! Rolling Eyes

24-bit computing in FORTRAN II was interesting - especially ...
Topic: Aluminum + Gallium + H20 = Hydrogen power?
MajorKong

Replies: 3
Views: 4785

PostForum: Everything else   Posted: Thu May 24, 2007 2:53 pm   Subject: Aluminum + Gallium + H20 = Hydrogen power?
The good professor needs to take thermodynamics again...

"IF" I could recycle the aluminum oxide inexpensively - look at how much electricity it requires to do that.

I believe it is a ...
Topic: Serious case of 50's de javu
MajorKong

Replies: 0
Views: 4613

PostForum: Politics/Religion/Whatnot   Posted: Thu May 10, 2007 5:51 pm   Subject: Serious case of 50's de javu
http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2007/05/20070509-12.html

Looks like the Cold War is back (not that it ever really left in the minds of anyone other than the Clintonistas!).
Topic: QE II gives the Veep a Dirty Look?
MajorKong

Replies: 2
Views: 5826

PostForum: Media   Posted: Fri May 04, 2007 2:00 pm   Subject: QE II gives the Veep a Dirty Look?
http://www.foxnews.com/images/root_images/050407_QueenCheney1.jpg

Caption - "Thank God, he hasn't got a shotgun in hand!"
Topic: Free to a good home
MajorKong

Replies: 7
Views: 6402

PostForum: Everything else   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 7:16 pm   Subject: Free to a good home
Does someone cutting it up and burning it really count as "to a good home?" Sounds like a bad home to me. I mean, you wouldn't give a kitten to someone who was just going to chop it up and ...
Topic: We went too far...
MajorKong

Replies: 23
Views: 23757

PostForum: Media   Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 1:56 pm   Subject: We went too far...
http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/TV/04/09/imus.ap/index.html

I, for one, would love to see all of these self-important morons on morning radio put out on the street.

All I want is news, weather ...
Topic: Hate when this happens...
MajorKong

Replies: 1
Views: 6122

PostForum: Sports   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 11:36 am   Subject: Hate when this happens...
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b157/mickav8r/motivator96599.jpg

"Just cause your name is Jesus doesn't mean you can walk on water!" Cool
Topic: New ICBM - Successful test firing!
MajorKong

Replies: 2
Views: 5992

PostForum: All Things Geek   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 7:49 pm   Subject: New ICBM - Successful test firing!
Inter-Couch Beer Machine test firing

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/445498/robotic_beer_launching_refrigerator/
Topic: Tubes are back, Baby!
MajorKong

Replies: 0
Views: 4920

PostForum: All Things Geek   Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2007 2:22 pm   Subject: Tubes are back, Baby!
The Fatman iTube Amplifier -

http://regmedia.co.uk/2007/03/06/itube_front.jpg

http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2007/03/06/fatman_itube/

Yup, plug your iPod into a vacuum tube amp...

Problem is ...
Topic: Take THAT, Burger King
MajorKong

Replies: 0
Views: 3136

PostForum: Everything else   Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2007 12:05 pm   Subject: Take THAT, Burger King
We see your Stacker, and raise you an 80 lb burger on a 33 pound roll!

http://msnbcmedia2.msn.com/j/msnbc/Components/Video/070227/a_brown_burger_070227.300w.jpg

Yikes, I can see Angioplasty #3 o ...
 

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