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Old 2008-10-13, 06:20   #496
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Old 2008-10-13, 08:27   #497
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Reminds me of the celebration of Euclid's birthday that we had in Geo.
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Old 2008-10-22, 23:00   #498
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Funny FAQ:

http://www.utilikilts.com/index.php?page_id=37

(We're getting our first Utilikilt in a few days! Oh the horror!)
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Old 2008-10-23, 00:02   #499
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Old 2008-10-23, 01:38   #500
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Worthy of a thread in our Science & Technology section, I think.

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... the process might be harnessed for making inexpensive X-ray machines for paramedics or for places where electricity is expensive or hard to get. After all, you could peel tape or do something similar in such machines with just human power, like cranking.

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Old 2008-10-23, 15:16   #501
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Funny FAQ:

http://www.utilikilts.com/index.php?page_id=37

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Awesome (& hilarious FAQ)! Please report back (w/ pics if possible). We think we want one, too.
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Old 2008-10-24, 11:38   #502
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Worthy of a thread in our Science & Technology section, I think.

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I would say the principle is the same as a van de Graaf generator.

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Old 2008-10-24, 16:58   #503
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Please report back (w/ pics if possible). We think we want one, too.
TMI
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Old 2008-10-25, 18:22   #505
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I would say the principle is the same as a van de Graaf generator.
Fine! So it's a Scotch de Tape generator!
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Old 2008-10-27, 18:56   #506
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