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Grid Time (or “Why are clocks in Europe lagging behind by 5 minutes?”)

Yesterday I heard on the news that clocks in Europe have started to lag behind on the official time. The culprit is a fluctuation in Europe’s electricity grid. Clocks, like the ones in your microwave, that are reliant on Grid … Continue reading

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248 days

Mattias, connecting the dots: For those of us that own a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, don't forget to reboot it every 248 days! https://t.co/N19S953XHQ — ma.ttias.be (@mattiasgeniar) May 2, 2015 Geekfun! 🙂 248 days →

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The Sound So Loud That It Circled the Earth Four Times

Think, for a moment, just how crazy this is. If you’re in Boston and someone tells you that they heard a sound coming from New York City, you’re probably going to give them a funny look. But Boston is a … Continue reading

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Anagramatron

Anagramatron hunts twitter for pairs of tweets that are anagrams of one another. Puts a smile on my geek-face. Anagramatron → (via Jeremy)

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When CCIEs get bored

$ traceroute 216.81.59.173 🙂

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Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived

The only thing Edison truly pioneered was douchebaggery. Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived → (via frank)

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Where’s Waldo/Wally?

The Geek Solution (TM): First, I’m filtering out all colours that aren’t red Next, I’m calculating the correlation of this image with a simple black and white pattern to find the red and white transitions in the shirt. I use … Continue reading

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