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Forum: The Billiards Room 06-14-16, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,518
Posted By Xringer
Celsius Didn't Invent Celsius ???

https://youtu.be/rjht4oAByCI

"Published on Jun 14, 2016

Celsius never devised nor used the scale that now bears his name."

~~

Interesting video.. At least I found it enlightening.. :D
Forum: Conservation 07-29-15, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,506
Posted By Elcam84
Yup have used those. Door sweeps are a pain for...

Yup have used those. Door sweeps are a pain for me too. Usually they start ripping at the end and working toward the hinge side. They also tend to roll on the door even if you screw it on everywhere....
Forum: The Billiards Room 06-16-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,574
Posted By AC_Hacker
Twenty years ago, the percentage of people in the...

Twenty years ago, the percentage of people in the US who thought that the actions of man were having a detrimental effect on the environment, and that actions should be taken, was in the high 60's,...
Forum: The Billiards Room 06-16-15, 01:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,574
Posted By AC_Hacker
If you were someone who was born into wealth, I...

If you were someone who was born into wealth, I would completely understand why you would say what you have said, because that is exactly what they say.

For someone of modest means, I think you...
Forum: Lighting 03-20-15, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,743
Posted By pinballlooking
Yes some LED lights can dim. It will say on the...

Yes some LED lights can dim. It will say on the package if it is dimmable. Some LED light dim better than others.
The ones I have do a pretty good job dimming.
Some require certain dimer switche to...
Forum: The Billiards Room 07-16-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,291
Posted By Ryland
Most houses that don't have central air...

Most houses that don't have central air conditioning don't have the furnace fan run at all in the summer, if you are worried about humidity then get a dehumidifier that turns on at a set humidity and...
Forum: The Billiards Room 07-16-13, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,291
Posted By Daox
It shouldn't. You won't be adding moisture to...

It shouldn't. You won't be adding moisture to the house by living in it. The moisture comes from you living there, showering, cooking, breathing, etc.
Forum: The Billiards Room 01-27-13, 02:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 21,889
Posted By stevehull
one man's observations on climate

Here is just one person's personal observations on rapid climate change - all of it in the last 60 years.

As a kid, I grew up (50's 60's) in Westborough MA, just SW of Woburn (home of xringer). ...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-20-12, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,936
Posted By AC_Hacker
I am a musician and sound is quite important to...

I am a musician and sound is quite important to me...

The rain-sound is going to depend on the type of metal you use and the gauge of metal and whether any sound damping material is placed under...
Forum: Conservation 08-15-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,579
Posted By natethebrown
I was like you, in some ways. My roommate and I...

I was like you, in some ways. My roommate and I kept the house at 59-60 (yes, that is not a typo), during the winter. I often wore 2 pairs of socks and a beanie. When I got my own apartment, I was...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-10-12, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,460
Posted By basjoos
Give the asparagus lots of room. They can get 8...

Give the asparagus lots of room. They can get 8 feet high and tend to sprawl out from the bed into the paths unless you surround the bed with poles carrying several lines of twine to keep them...
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-17-12, 05:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,014
Posted By NeilBlanchard
When the sun explodes, the earth is all done. ...

When the sun explodes, the earth is all done. This is in about a BILLION years. For all intents and purposes, this is unlimited during the time the earth has life on it.

Underwater coal? Yeah,...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-13-11, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,531
Posted By strider3700
There are massive government grants right now. ...

There are massive government grants right now. First thing to do is read this page and start following it's steps. ecoACTION - ecoENERGY - ecoENERGY Retrofit*– Homes...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 03-29-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,894
Posted By NeilBlanchard
You may find this book / site helpful on this...

You may find this book / site helpful on this subject:

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle (http://www.animalvegetablemiracle.com/)
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-02-10, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,849
Posted By Ryland
You've lived in your house long enough that you...

You've lived in your house long enough that you should figure out if there are any windows that you never open and that no longer need to be a style that opens, replacing these with simple double or...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 08-18-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,107
Posted By basjoos
I apply seaweed emulsion by spraying it on the...

I apply seaweed emulsion by spraying it on the leaves in the evening when no rain is expected that night, but a dew is expected to form. The idea is to get the emulsion on the leaves where it can be...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-31-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,107
Posted By basjoos
There are two reasons behind this decline in...

There are two reasons behind this decline in vegetable nutrient levels. The first is the increase in yield.. A plant can only produce a limited amount of nutrients limited by sunlight and the uptake...
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