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How to properly calculate RPM and horsepower


James Watt was the Scottish engineer who first introduced the term horsepower. This is used to measure how fast a force can do a certain amount of work. RPM on the other hand, means Revolutions Per Minute and is used to calculate how fast a certain circular object can turn around a certain axis. There is a force which causes that object to turn and it is called torque. Revolutions Per Minute is an extremely ...

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Last updated 1 month ago.
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he did say 40 years


So I was listening to an interview with Peter Thiel. For anyone who doesn't know who Peter Thiel is you can see here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Thiel
In case you do not wish to follow the link.. Peter Thiel was one of the cofounders of paypal. He now works as a venture capitalist and was a lot of the money behind Facebook.
Peter just recently published a book called "Zero to one"
He was on ...

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Last updated 5 months ago.
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Last comment by shannalat 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Help catching spammers


Greeting, Courier readers and bloggers. We have had some luck with our new spam filter catching spammers. However, I'm worried it may be a little overzealous and we may be banning legitimate users from the site. So, I'm going to ask any new users to please do me a favor.

When you sign up as a user on the site, please try to post a blog immediately. I'll likely be able to ...

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Last updated 3 years, 3 months ago.
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Last comment by lholmes 3 years, 2 months ago
Why I dislike technology


I don't like technology. I keep my use of it minimal. I have a cell phone that calls people. It also can be used for texting, but it has no Internet capabilities. And I have a laptop.

I do not have a smart phone, an iPad, a GPS, a tablet or any other "nifty" gadget. I prefer it that way.

Earlier this year, however, I couldn't deny my overwhelming ...

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Last updated 3 years, 3 months ago.
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Last comment by Iknowyou 3 years, 3 months ago
Weekend digital disconnect (Staff Blog)


Last weekend, I went without data on my smartphone for three solid days. Mind you, I’ve only had my all-knowing smartphone since last May, so you’d think that I would have easily remembered life before I had the world – quite literally – in my pocket. During that time, I could only check my email when I was using a public WiFi network, and I had to look up weather the old fashioned way. And ...

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Last updated 3 years, 3 months ago.
Posted in Science/Technology.
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Last comment by Iknowyou 3 years, 3 months ago

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