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Monthly Archives: May 2012

If power stations are there to generate heat, why do they have cooling towers?

We’ve all seen power stations… Big hulking beasts on the landscape spewing out fumes from the cooling towers.  But if the point of them is to produce energy, why waste it by cooling everything down? Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on May 19, 2012 in Silly, Why?

 

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Why does it always rain on me? When I’m at work the weather is glorious but on my day off it pours?

Is it because you lied when you were seventeen?

It seems like sod’s law that the weather is always beautiful when you have to be stuck inside, and downright miserable whenever you have an opportunity to get away.  But there is an explanation for why this is true. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 12, 2012 in When?, Why?

 

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Special Feature: Introducing celebrity guest, @horse_ebooks!

How do I test my batteries? What is specific gravity? Should I always keep my golf cart charged?

Well, the first two questions are fairly straightforward. You can buy a device to test your batteries here, and specific gravity is explained by Wikipedia.

As for the golf cart, though, this is a rather subjective question. There are pros and cons.

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Posted by on May 5, 2012 in Silly, Why?

 

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