Category Archives: Engineering

RIP Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)

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Fun with Microscopes

I recently picked up a rather excellent little USB microscope, the Veho VMS-004. For the bargain price of ¬£29 (short term¬†bargain at Tesco Direct) you get a 2 megapixel microscope, capable of 20x and 400x magnification. The large sensor size … Continue reading

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Astonishing Fuel Economy (Gas Mileage)

I’ve been running a Ford Mondeo TDCI for a few years now. In many ways it’s a fantastic car. They are cheap to purchase as there’s plenty of them around and they don’t have the image cachet of a BMW … Continue reading

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