Sunday, January 15, 2017

Weather and Science. No, Not at the Same Time.

Last Saturday
This Saturday
Something I used to hear when I was a kid was, "Don't like the weather in New England? Wait a minute, it will change."

Well there ya go, photographic evidence.

Though I should have held a newspaper up in the photo with that day's date on it. Though I suppose that could easily be faked with today's technology. For instance, here's a photo of my driveway in 1857...


Nah, I just pasted that newspaper in there.

Or did I?

Hhmm...

Oh, one last thing. ColoComment left a link to a Tube O' You video in yesterday's Lego post. As I am a fan of both ColoComment and the guy who did the video, I reproduce that for you here. It's relevant, educational, and humorous. All things I am in favor of.

Without further ado, why does it hurt so much when you step on a Lego?



Science. I love it so.






14 comments:

  1. 1857 huh? You were just learning to drive a buggy at that time... amiright?

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  2. 32 MPa is about 4600 psi.

    I didn't like SI units in college. I didn't have any frame of reference. My head is still calibrated in Imperial units. Amazing video. Thanks for the info!

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    1. My head will always go with Imperial units. I thought the video was pretty cool. You will see Simon around here again methinks.

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  3. Really!
    Is it necessary to know why they hurt?
    That makes it no less painful and only fills the had with information that must then be purged at some future time.

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  4. It's really nice to see that the coneheads remain so completely assimilated in modern society. I know, I'm a turble person...

    I wonder what people complained about stepping on before legos were invented?

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  5. PrairieAdventure, I remember stepping on my sister's jacks. Caltrops for the modern age, and just as painful.

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    1. I entered my response then came here.

      Seems I could have saved myself some typing.

      :)

      Jacks, as I recall, were far more painful than Legos. Then again, it was all such a long time ago.

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  6. I get the flak about being so old, I was on the Ark!

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  7. Thank you. High praise indeed.

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