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In another place, Heath Robinson's ghost is cheering.

In another place, Heath Robinson's ghost is cheering.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOMIBdM6N7Q

I made the front page of There I Fixed It.

I made the front page of There I Fixed It.

Is this a good thing or a bad thing?
http://thereifixedit.failblog.org/2012/01/18/white-trash-repairs-youve-been-served/

According to Gallivan's second equation, a sheet of 16gsm(.081mm thick) paper just on 65m square is needed to be...

According to Gallivan's second equation, a sheet of 16gsm(.081mm thick) paper just on 65m square is needed to be able to fold it in alternating directions 12 times, resulting in a wad 32cm thick.

Now, where to find 16gsm paper...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Britney_Gallivan

El Reg is reporting the ICANN are just about to open up a free-for-all on gTLDs.

El Reg is reporting the ICANN are just about to open up a free-for-all on gTLDs.

Some of the comments are particularly enlightening - consider, who gets ".smith"? And what about the scamming potential for ".trustme"...

And a few more I just thought of: ".bank" ".comm" ".corn" (hooray for kemming errors!) ".conn" ...
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/01/11/icann_gtld/

Sadly, this is my own work.

Sadly, this is my own work. My old webserver died, and, as I have a low-traffic site, I decided that an old netbook would do the job. Of course there was the problem of storage - but a USB drive caddy fixed that, and fiddling the bios ensured that it would boot off it unattended. Not that it would be likely to be needed, with the 3-4 hour built-in UPS!

The gaffa was an added bonus, and prompted suggestions that 'There I Fixed It' was an appropriate home for the tale. And so it is.
http://cheezburger.com/View/5659525376

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