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  1. As an update to this, the device was able to...

    As an update to this, the device was able to light a small LED after running about a mile. He charged a capacitor, disconnected it and connected to an LED. The LED lit for about 150ms which isn't...
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    Unfortunately it sounds a lot like you might have...

    Unfortunately it sounds a lot like you might have diabetes. You should definitely have your glucose and blood sugar levels checked. Dry mouth and peeing a lot are both very typical symptoms of Type...
  3. As I am not familiar with what's available in New...

    As I am not familiar with what's available in New England (I'm in California) I can only suggest some ideas for how to stay conditioned and improve your performance. Adidas has a mi-coach system...
  4. Thanks for the reply - the bottom floor is not a...

    Thanks for the reply - the bottom floor is not a basement - it's our kitchen, dining room and entrance area. As you mentioned, we were told not to close the downstairs' vents because of the coil...
  5. How to evenly distribute cold air in our split-level house?

    We have a tri-level house where the middle (which is our living room) is the in-between level. When we turn on our A/C we find the downstairs to get pretty cold but the upstairs not so much. So,...
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    Maybe you could be more specific about your...

    Maybe you could be more specific about your question. Are you conducting an experiment and you found certain subjects where unable to turn their eyes in a certain angle? Is this is a class homework...
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    Anitha: Two years of experience should be fine...

    Anitha:
    Two years of experience should be fine and requirements gathering and business process development is very much part of project management so you are fine there. If you can get involved in...
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    Arcsine - you got me there! I stand corrected.

    Arcsine - you got me there! I stand corrected.
  9. Star wars fans: check this great video out.

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  10. Here is more information about neurotransmitters...

    Here is more information about neurotransmitters which are chemicals that are used to communicate between neuronal cells. 1. Synthesis and Storage of Neurotransmitters


    Here is more information...
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    First how about you get rid of the square root...

    First how about you get rid of the square root which also helps you get rid of the absolute sign on the right side.

    a^2 + a + 1 = (2-|a|)^2 = 4 - 4a + a^2

    This should simplify matters...
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    Renae: Clearly the stress of school is impacting...

    Renae:
    Clearly the stress of school is impacting your health. Stress can cause headaches in anyone. If you have continuous stomach problems you might want to get checked for stomach ulcers (which...
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    Not sure if you are suggesting that meme theory...

    Not sure if you are suggesting that meme theory is akin to infinite monkey theory - because it is not in any way. And I don't believe the IMT is relevant in this context.

    Meme theory attempts...
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    There is much discussion about the concept of...

    There is much discussion about the concept of memes and the notion that ideas have a way of transferring between people similar to viruses. For example, the original discussion of differential...
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    While CAPM - certified associate in project...

    While CAPM - certified associate in project management - is a good start I would recommend you try for the PMP (Project Management Professional, also offered by the PMI) instead. It has a lot more...
  16. Ballenger: Thanks for the advice. Now do I have...

    Ballenger: Thanks for the advice. Now do I have to turn off the main switch in order to do this or is it all about making sure I don't fuse the wires? What's safer given my lack of experience?
  17. Why would a pull-down light switch intermittently work?

    We have a light-switch on the ceiling in our closet and sometimes when I pull on the rope that turns it on or off it does not turn on? It always seems to be able to turn off but sometimes (quite...
  18. Would you choose Pitzer College over UC Davis?

    My niece has been accepted to both Pitzer and UC Davis and I was wondering if there are any particular reasons (besides the cost factor which I know is a big deal) that you would choose one over the...
  19. Look at the board where each "block" on the board...

    Look at the board where each "block" on the board represents a chance for something to happen - the beanbag will hit this part of the board or not. However, you have only so many blocks that have a...
  20. For dot product of two vectors the following...

    For dot product of two vectors the following relationships are true:

    x . y = (x_{1}, x_{2},...) . (y_{1}, y_{2},...) = \sum {x_{1}y_{1} + x_{2}y_{2}+... = ||x|| ||y|| \cos{\theta}

    where...
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    It will be an expression as you do not have any...

    It will be an expression as you do not have any number for c, k and b .
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    I think the identity you are trying to solve for...

    I think the identity you are trying to solve for is:

    \cos^2(x) = \frac{1}{2} + \frac{1}{2} \cos(2x)

    Remember the identities:
    \cos^2(x) + \sin^2(x) = 1
    and
    \cos (2x) = \cos^2(x) - \sin^2(x)
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    Would be glad to help and if you tell us where...

    Would be glad to help and if you tell us where you are stuck, we're more than happy to help.

    Basically, you have to use your standard quadratic formula
    ...
  24. Jcaron: I wanted to follow up and let you know...

    Jcaron: I wanted to follow up and let you know that my son entered the science fair (LA County) and won 3rd place in his division. I'm a proud dad but more importantly, I'm excited because people...
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    Change the while loop to this: while...

    Change the while loop to this:



    while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($query))
    {
    $dbusername = $row['username'];
    $dbpassword =...
  26. Doula - Congrats on the wonderful news. BTW...

    Doula - Congrats on the wonderful news.

    BTW - was my answer on the Turkey question helpful... I didn't get any feedback and you know how that feels ;-)
  27. Dani - seems like a rough week viz. job and...

    Dani - seems like a rough week viz. job and Karot!

    On the bright side - we'll see you on AMHD more, maybe? There's always a silver lining... ;-)

    Seriously though - just hang in there and get...
  28. J_9 - Sorry to hear that you had to go through...

    J_9 - Sorry to hear that you had to go through all the HIPAA/patient confidentiality madness - seems pretty innocuous what went on. I wish there was a way to insulate people from undue/unfair...
  29. SurreyUnited - So I tried running with this kid...

    SurreyUnited - So I tried running with this kid (which was hard for me ;-) But he was just exhausted after going at a Very slow pace (12 minute mile). Do you think it's because he just doesn't have...
  30. I think it should work based on my understanding...

    I think it should work based on my understanding of regex and htaccess rules. My only question is if you have the list of the bots correct - maybe look at your access logs to make sure you got the...
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    Our family travelled in 2009 to Istanbul and...

    Our family travelled in 2009 to Istanbul and simply fell if love with the place. I love the old and new mixing together and you really get that sense when you cross the Bosphoros. The older part of...
  32. Alty & Alkali: It's the same in vGO - you go...

    Alty & Alkali:

    It's the same in vGO - you go into Advanced and click on the Attachment link.

    VGO has tried to be closer to Light V2 as much as possible with some of a coolness of GO. Its what...
  33. WITHOUT YOU Lyrics - MOTLEY CRUE...

    WITHOUT YOU Lyrics - MOTLEY CRUE

    Yes, it is a Motley Crue song called "Without You"
  34. I encourage you to fill out your profile if you...

    I encourage you to fill out your profile if you haven't already, add links to your favorite blogs, sites, etc. This is your space to let people know who you are. Of course, some of you are a little...
  35. That's a good story!

    That's a good story!
  36. Thanks Alty for starting this thread - because...

    Thanks Alty for starting this thread - because its nice to relax around a campfire sometimes and share the stars together, but also because some of the members we've missed seem to have come back -...
  37. Madison: Thanks for your answer. What pace...

    Madison: Thanks for your answer. What pace worked for you? I mean were you doing a slow jog or where you running a good rate? I'm curious because I am a sprinter but when I have to run a long...
  38. Good exercises for soccer player running out of breath

    I coach a U14 Boys soccer team and one of my players says he runs out of breath very easily. I used to have this problem (still do when I play).

    He is asking for conditioning exercises he could...
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    Bruises, when they have healed can itch as the...

    Bruises, when they have healed can itch as the increased blood flow to the bruised area activate the nerve cells and cause you to itch.

    While, it is always safer to consult a medical...
  40. Just to follow-up on this. My son has completed...

    Just to follow-up on this. My son has completed the project (for now) but wasn't able to store the energy in a meaningful way.

    He did use a rectifier (as you suggested) and also used a...
  41. @jcaron2 - I have scoured the internet for good...

    @jcaron2 - I have scoured the internet for good information about the piezo-electric effect and they were either too technical (graduate engineering level) or too basic. Your description is really...
  42. @Aurora - thanks for the idea. I think you...

    @Aurora - thanks for the idea.

    I think you are right - a capacitor seems like a way to go. Although I'm trying to learn (maybe my kid can learn faster!) about these widgets and understand what...
  43. Is there a way to harness current from a piezo-electric plate?

    My son is trying to build a piezo-electric device using piezo-ceramics that generates enough electricity to recharge a small battery. I don't know enough about electricity nor about piezo-electrical...
  44. You might try Clockwork Orange (and other Kubrick...

    You might try Clockwork Orange (and other Kubrick movies), Apocalypse Now! Also, try Ridely Scott (1492 and Blade Runner).
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    @Wondergirl & @Ballanger1 - Definitely helpful -...

    @Wondergirl & @Ballanger1 - Definitely helpful - but I was wondering (which the links do not address) how this holiday created to commemorate "African values" but yet, I wonder, based on my...
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    @Chuck - I was looking for the meaning of Kwanzaa...

    @Chuck - I was looking for the meaning of Kwanzaa not Ron Everett's life story... I don't see the relevance of his violent behavior to what we today celebrate/recognize as Kwanzaa (and while he may...
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    What is the origin of Kwanzaa?

    I am interested to know how Kwanzaa was introduced as a holiday and what religious origins does it have? I guess I'm also curious as to why it coincides with the other major American festivals. Was...
  48. Question: Rat Movie

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    The Mouse Hunt...

    The Mouse Hunt (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119715/) - 1997. It's a hilarious movie and fun to watch with the kids - my boys thoroughly enjoyed it.
  49. Question: Elimination

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    Try to eliminate one variable by multiplying both...

    Try to eliminate one variable by multiplying both equations and the subtracting them form each other. This will likely get you one of the variable values. Once that's done, you simply substitute...
  50. Should one under-correct a child's prescription?

    Both my kids (ages 11 & 13) have pretty bad vision (in the low -4's) and it's gotten progressively worse. The optometrists have always recommended that we under-prescribe since it will hopefully...
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