Posts Tagged ‘water’

Slow Motion Hard Drive

Here’s a cool video of a hard drive in slow motion. Even better when they throw some water on it. Drives move really quickly, 7,200 RPM’s is faster than the engine of most vehicles. Think about that. Crank video up to 1080p and put it in full screen.

More On Cell Phones And Toilets

Last month I briefly touched upon the correlation between cell phones and toilets. My influence was coincidentally reading a story on third-world water sanitation a day or so before stumbling upon the cell phone statistics. Now the UN is reporting in India more people have access to cell phones than toilets. To briefly recap: I […]

Cell Phones And Toilets

There are an estimated 6.8 billion people on this planet at the time of this blog post. There will be 5 billion cell phone subscriptions by the end of this year. Granted some people have several, most have 1. To put this in perspective 884 million people in the world do not have access to […]

It Must Be Ice

Phoenix has found ice on Mars: June 19, 2008 — Dice-size crumbs of bright material have vanished from inside a trench where they were photographed by NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander four days ago, convincing scientists that the material was frozen water that vaporized after digging exposed it. “It must be ice,” said Phoenix Principal Investigator […]