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SPOTTING A GOOD RESTAURANT
A restaurant is never better than its bread.
Agustin R. Anitart, Metairie, Louisiana
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5589 Ages and Stages
A PINT'S A POUND, THE WORLD AROUND
A pint's a pound, the world around. For liquids, starting with water and beer. A Gallon weighs about 8 pounds.
Buck Trawicky, wright & scholar, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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5588 Ages and Stages
LIQUIDS
A pint's a pound, the world around
Buck Trawicky, wright & scholar, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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5587 Tools
WOODSCREW LENGTH RULE
Two thirds of the length of the screw should penetrate into the lower piece -- longer if screwing into end grain.
Scott Parker
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PLUMBERS' AND PRINTERS' RULE OF THUMB
Never eat the last inch of your sandwich.
Randal Bundy, General Contractor, Oakland, CA, Randal Bundy
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5585 Driving
TRAFFIC LANES & SATETY
According to a Kentucky Transportation Dept. traffic study in 1980, an increase in the number of traffic lanes, results in a 10-30 percent decrease in traffic accidents across varying traffic flow densities.
Dave Agresti, Prof Criminology (retired), Tampa, Florida, United States
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SCREW ATTACHMENTS
Righty Tighty Lefty Loosey Except for water hoses.
Brian Bickel, Endodontist, TX
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MPH TO FEET/SECOND
60 Miles per Hour is 88 Feet per Second
Thomas Coyle, Business Analyst, Mechanicscburg, PA, USA
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CHOOSING A PULL-UP RESISTOR
When selecting a pull-up resistor to prevent a floating state, the general rule is to use a pull-up resistor that is an order of magnitude (1/10th) less than the input impedance of the input pin. For example, if you use a 1MΩ resistor for the pull-up and the input pin’s impedance is on the order of 1MΩ, the voltage on the input pin is going to be around half of VCC, and the microcontroller might not register the pin being in a high state. Is it a high or a low? A resistance of 10k to 100kΩ for R1 should avoid most problems.
Joseph Bauer, Master Carpenter, Indian Hills, Ohio, USA
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