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big waste of time, but fun with physics

Through a forward or two, someone passed along a link to this physics based game.  I got hooked and didn't stop for a few hours.  Play the demo round then get hooked yourself.  Of course, can always take a look at my contraptions as well!  Have fun. The site itself... Fantastic Contraption All my gadgets... […]

guaranteed unique facebook image

Tired of people mocking your profile photos?  Don't have photographic evidence that you were a child?  If so, just crop out a bunch of your faces and then mathematically combine them for others' viewing [dis]pleasure. Start with any photos you want, cut out your face (roughly) and paste to a new file.  Tiff is the […]

monitor your A/C and toaster from linux

Sorry to fool you, there's no great new linux script available, but instead it's a sad side-effect of the poor electrical wiring of my apartment that allows me to tell when the air-conditioner or toaster oven turns on in my apartment.  With a simple serial connection from a standard APC UPS, I get broadcast messages […]