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by ssbookyu123
Thu Mar 06, 2014 3:07 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Cheap spectrophotometer to estimate the iso alpha of hops?
Replies: 0
Views: 2223

Cheap spectrophotometer to estimate the iso alpha of hops?

I'm planning to grow some hops this year and was just going to use them for aroma and dry hopping my home brew but I got interested in being a bit more accurate with the iso-alpha levels and came across some DIY methods to make a spectrophotometer for cheap, either with a webcam or even a phone and ...
by ssbookyu123
Sat May 11, 2013 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The best place to be during climate change?
Replies: 17
Views: 7162

The best place to be during climate change?

I was talking to a friend about the recent 400 ppm CO2 equivalent and we got to talking about where would be the best place to be to ride out global temp rises, flooding and other effects of climate change. Being the coward he was, he suggested moving to Canada and becoming a farmer :roll: I said th...
by ssbookyu123
Sun May 06, 2012 12:22 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Worst thing you've seen in a lab
Replies: 256
Views: 231740

Re: Worst thing you've seen in a lab

In high school my class was doing a lab with bunsen burners and the hoses weren't secured right so a bit of gas leaked and the windows were open with a breeze coming in so the smell went out of the room and towards the hallways. An entire wing of the school was evacuated when some teachers smelled t...
by ssbookyu123
Sat May 05, 2012 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Bowties Vs. Ties
Replies: 22
Views: 12050

Re: Bowties Vs. Ties

I love bow ties in a way that is just short of sexual due to the fact I don't want to stain a bow tie :lol: They tend to be much more practical than a tie that just flops all over the place and they might be limited in print, but there are more styles of bow tie than skinny and normal. I also might ...
by ssbookyu123
Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:07 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Awesome way to make root beer floats
Replies: 28
Views: 9787

Re: Awesome way to make root beer floats

I've found out that optimal root beer float carbonation to ice cream could be made by pre-mixing the ice cream with a third of the root beer till there aren't any lumps and then pouring in the rest of the root beer. 'Course you could just mix in some whiskey with it and call it a day :roll:
by ssbookyu123
Thu Aug 12, 2010 12:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Imagining Dying
Replies: 79
Views: 8671

Re: Imagining Dying

I always thought that there would be blackness, nothing that is not even something it is that complete but like my mom always said ' you never know till you try it ' but hopefully that won't be for a bit.
by ssbookyu123
Fri Aug 06, 2010 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 187308

Re: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body

My left ear has a chip on the top of it and for some reason I have a series of scars that if you connect them looks kinda like a duck. Also I have found random white hairs on my head ever since I was 9 not enough to give me salt and pepper hair but only one or three a a time.
by ssbookyu123
Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: how would you make milk chocolate from bakers or semi sweet
Replies: 7
Views: 2530

how would you make milk chocolate from bakers or semi sweet

I was watching a documentary about how milk chocolate is made and I found that there isn't much to it then putting in X amount of powdered milk to Y amount of finely ground sugar to dark chocolate and fold like hell. I know that it would probably take forever to get a good result but I want to try a...
by ssbookyu123
Sat May 15, 2010 5:46 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Is constantly switching hard disks bad for your computer
Replies: 3
Views: 1024

Is constantly switching hard disks bad for your computer

I have a computer that is around 6 or seven years old and works great at the time there was a two for a discount so I got both; however one of them died on me :( so now I switch hard disks abut once or twice a day because I use one for gaming and such and the other for schoolwork it is a pretty nice...
by ssbookyu123
Sat Apr 17, 2010 1:25 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?
Replies: 28
Views: 3117

Re: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?

Shit what did I do :x :cry:!!! I Got the .iso and chose the get rid of everything option and rebooted like it told me now there's just a black screen with GRUB on it and after 20 minutes of pressing everything on my key board I tried to reinstall and the same thing happened but on the third try when...
by ssbookyu123
Mon Apr 12, 2010 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?
Replies: 28
Views: 3117

Re: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?

Would it be possible to burn the official Ubuntu .iso on to a cd erase everything using kill-disk and boot up from there? Beacause partioning is just not working for me :?.
by ssbookyu123
Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?
Replies: 28
Views: 3117

Re: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?

How do you wipe the hard drive and do you have to order the CD or can you download it on to a CD and then just boot the computer to it? Also I have about a billion cds from when they used to be important for storing files so a lack of CD's won't be a problem.
by ssbookyu123
Fri Apr 09, 2010 12:35 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?
Replies: 28
Views: 3117

Re: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?

Found out how to watch YouTube but now I want to get rid of Windows. How do I do this?
by ssbookyu123
Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:35 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?
Replies: 28
Views: 3117

Re: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?

I finally installed Linux but now I can't seem to watch YouTube or anything with Java or Flash.Could anyone tell me how to download these things step by step?
by ssbookyu123
Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?
Replies: 28
Views: 3117

Re: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?

I tried installing Wubi on my computer but it said that I have 566 MB of memory I tried deleteing some documents but it doesn't work so any suggestens would be good.
by ssbookyu123
Tue Apr 06, 2010 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?
Replies: 28
Views: 3117

Re: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?

I'm not sure GNU/Linux will solve your problem. It sounds like you are using "websites" that require Active X controls. They are sold (to PHBs) as only requiring a browser to run, but only one browser implements them: Internet Explorer. The truth is Active X controls are just signed Windo...
by ssbookyu123
Tue Apr 06, 2010 1:45 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?
Replies: 28
Views: 3117

Could anyone help an idiot figure out linux?

I am currently using Windows 2000 and am thinking of changing because I am about to smash my computer if I see another "This browser does not support this program" message; but I am aprehensive because from the looks of it linux is rather scary and complicated, also I have no computer skil...
by ssbookyu123
Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:56 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: How would a 100% faithful Nautilus and its tech be made?
Replies: 5
Views: 1057

How would a 100% faithful Nautilus and its tech be made?

I reacantly re- read Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and am wondering could the all tecnology like the exploding eletric bullets and airguns, the engine, the dive suits, the air pumps and the general self-sufficiency of the Nautilus be possible and if so feasable? Sorry if this a repeat topic.
by ssbookyu123
Tue Dec 29, 2009 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Is it possible to preserve a rhinovirus to infect yourself?
Replies: 4
Views: 944

Is it possible to preserve a rhinovirus to infect yourself?

I have this weird idea that I could take a sample of rhinovirus and grow the virus in an agar jelly and then getting that to grow and then putting it in the fridge until I need a convenient sick day. But I need to know if this is even possible and if so where can I get the agar? What type of sample ...
by ssbookyu123
Wed Dec 02, 2009 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: favorite lines/quotes from books
Replies: 286
Views: 107071

Re: favorite lines/quotes from books

Love getting old cookbooks theres notes all over them some of them technacal, some that look oke newspeak gibbersh and others that are very helpful. My favorite note was " Do not make again will explode" written on a sauce splattered page
by ssbookyu123
Wed Nov 25, 2009 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Anyboby know how to make homemade a coin die?
Replies: 5
Views: 2560

Anyboby know how to make homemade a coin die?

I was kind of bored one day so I melted some pennies (didn't sell them just melted and made cool shapes) and I wondered if I could go about making my own coins. I am not trying to make anything illegal at all just want to make a cool customized coins with a mixture of 94.5% Tin / 3% Zinc / 2.5% Anti...
by ssbookyu123
Wed Nov 04, 2009 1:56 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Eggsperiment
Replies: 34
Views: 4647

Re: Eggsperiment

I personaly like my eges very runney with sliced avacado salt and a peice of un toastd bread to sop it all p but your depiction is enogh to make me want to try my egs alittle firmer. Also did you mean somthing like this? http://www.crateandbarrel.com/family.aspx?c=762&f=910
by ssbookyu123
Wed Nov 04, 2009 1:51 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: 1984 (Or Nineteen Eighty-Four)
Replies: 130
Views: 29333

Re: 1984 (Or Nineteen Eighty-Four)

I loved the book and didn't find it boring in the least. I find it kind of funny that newspeak seems to resemble modern day text speak or what ever its called.
by ssbookyu123
Wed Nov 04, 2009 1:42 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Ripping Library Audiobooks
Replies: 28
Views: 5236

Re: Ripping Library Audiobooks

I don't see anything wrong with it personaly it shames me to say this but I on occasion scan whole books into my computer so as long as you return it I see no problem.
by ssbookyu123
Wed Nov 04, 2009 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Help with how to make a portable.
Replies: 17
Views: 2045

Re: Help with how to make a portable.

Let's say I want to splurg and spend 2000 dollers on this progect ( I never said I was rich) what would be the best parts to buy to get the most bang out of my buck and would liquid cooling good for this progect or is it overrated? P.S Go insane lets say that weight isn't an issue.
by ssbookyu123
Thu Oct 29, 2009 3:47 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Help with how to make a portable.
Replies: 17
Views: 2045

Help with how to make a portable.

I don't know much of computers and even less about making them but I am thinking of maybe making a portable. I am not looking for a retro portable that would make a nice and pretty paperweight, I am thinking more of a desktop with all the trimmings in one package screen, speakers, keyboard and most ...
by ssbookyu123
Sat Sep 05, 2009 1:24 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Longevity
Replies: 12
Views: 1280

Longevity

I recently read Red Mars a science fiction book about the colonization of mars and humans apparently extended life by hundreds of years by using a method that could repair and replace damaged DNA by reinforcing existing DNA and somehow making division with fewer mistakes and on top of it all the the...
by ssbookyu123
Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Awesome child-naming suggestions?
Replies: 33
Views: 4046

Re: Awesome child-naming suggestions?

I like Coeus, Crius, Cronus, Hyperion, Iapetus or Oceanus and Asclepius if it is a boy or Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Rhea, Theia, Themis, or Tethys if it is a girl. I like greek mythology but Zeus is also awsome but never make the mistake of nameing a baby Lucifer assuming it's a cute combonation of Lucy an...
by ssbookyu123
Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Why is it hard to stop cracking knuckles?
Replies: 35
Views: 7707

Why is it hard to stop cracking knuckles?

I am trying to get out o the habit of cracking my knuckes and I am suprised that it is a lot harder then I thought it would be. So I wonder why there is some kind of additction to it.
by ssbookyu123
Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: District 9
Replies: 185
Views: 23621

Re: District 9

Just watched the trailer and it seems awsome can't wait to see it.
by ssbookyu123
Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:40 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books you had to read for school that you could not stand
Replies: 778
Views: 208959

Re: Books you had to read for school that you could not stand

Definitly Catcher in the rye and to kill a mocking bird but after a second reading I relised that it's acually pretty good.
by ssbookyu123
Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: is Joining the peace corps to pay for collage a mistake?
Replies: 3
Views: 1076

is Joining the peace corps to pay for collage a mistake?

So I was at one of those govenment things with the stands at my local park and I saw a peace corps stand and the guy there got me interested because I like to help people and I am 100% broke. So I want to know if joining the peace corps will give me some cash for collage or am I better off just gett...
by ssbookyu123
Wed Aug 05, 2009 9:47 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Can Encephalitis lethargica ever come back again
Replies: 3
Views: 1243

Can Encephalitis lethargica ever come back again

I recently read a book Awakenings by Oliver Sacks (no I have not seen the movie yet) and it describes the disease Encephalitis lethargica and treatment with L- DOPA it is a great book that is a collection of biographies that tells of the patients reaction to the drug. However it left me with a quest...
by ssbookyu123
Wed Aug 05, 2009 9:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 384452

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

Do not by any means try to take apart a bullet with a drill. (had to say that one to myself.) Don't eat any thing that says super and laxitive in the same sentance. (to myself again.) To start scan press start scan. (to my brother.) A paper an bug sandwitch is not tasty (to my 5 year old sister.) Wh...
by ssbookyu123
Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:50 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Will chocolate ramen ever exist? With your help it might.
Replies: 1
Views: 944

Will chocolate ramen ever exist? With your help it might.

Ever have a chocolate bar and a ramen together? Well don't it tastes like crap but I do have an idea for something along the lines of that. What if you get chocolate noodles http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Pasta/?comments=all#CE8XUNCFX23V6HM dry it and packaged it with some kind powdered s...
by ssbookyu123
Tue Jul 21, 2009 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Think Before Naming Your Child
Replies: 1622
Views: 342920

Re: Think Before Naming Your Child

I know some one who named thier baby girl Lucifer Luci for short they apparently didn't see any thing wrong with it. :lol:
by ssbookyu123
Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Mushroom Farming help
Replies: 2
Views: 793

Mushroom Farming help

While eating a mushroom pizza I thought how hard could it be to grow mushrooms so thought howe I could grow them and i realized I have some problems. 1. I just want to grow a small plot. 2. I don't have thousands or even hundreds of dollars to sink into this and 3. I live in New Jersey so just growi...
by ssbookyu123
Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:44 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: What's the deal with airline food?
Replies: 15
Views: 5306

Re: What's the deal with airline food?

I fly Asiana and the food there isn't a bad at all the kimchi sucks but it's 1. nearly impossible to mess up rice. 2. the mackral is always crispy and good and 3. stay away from the sushi and you`re good. Also I noticed the air is kinda dry when I fly and maybe other airline food is just bad. :?
by ssbookyu123
Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:33 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland
Replies: 60
Views: 9244

Re: Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland

Seems good can't wait to see it. Didn't really ,ike Johnny Depp in Carlie and the Chocolate Factory though.
by ssbookyu123
Wed Jun 17, 2009 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Need help with aan outdoor homemade steam room
Replies: 3
Views: 1179

Need help with aan outdoor homemade steam room

After going to the sauna I realized there has to be something that doesn't require being naked with a bunch of strangers so I thought why not built one? But I am in a bind I already figured out how to make the outside of it and where to put it (in the backyard) but I am wondering 1. How should I go ...

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