4WD Off-road Tyre Pressures.
Is down-pressuring when I go off-road all it's cracked
up to be? Updated 29 May 2009.
Why are the Pioneer 10 and 11 space probes not accelerating
as expected on their trip out from the Solar System? 11
Apple's G4s to Russia.
Why isn't Apple exporting its G4 supercomputers to Russia
when it is now allowed to? 28 September 1999.
Astrology. Why do
people bother with this stuff? 15 November 2005.
Balrogs have wings? 5 December 2005, last updated 3
Barometer, How to Use.
How do you use a barometer to measure the height of a tall
building? 27 September 1999.
type of battery should I use for [insert activity here]? How long
will my batteries really they last? Where can I buy new batteries? What was
wrong with the Consumer test? Updated 15 February 2018.
How long do caves take to form? 12 June
Caving Overalls Fabric. What's the best fabric for making caving overalls that doesn't cost ridiculous amounts? NEW 26 February 2018, updated 14 March 2018.
CD-R, Destroying a.
How do you destroy a CD-R? By Bob Starrett, 22 March
Dice. A look at the probability
distribution given by rolling numbers of six sided dice. 19
February 1999, last updated 3 December 2014.
DV Colour Space.
How come a DV stream is only 3.5MB/s when DV is fixed at
5:1 compression? 13 June 1999.
Famous Five ages. How
old were Julian, Dick, Anne, and George? How old was Timmy?
What years did the adventures take place? Updated 18 April 2018.
Famous Five Secret Passages.
Which Famous Five books featured secret passages? 3 March 2018.
and USB 2.0. Both FireWire and USB have advantages
and disadvantages for different uses, but where does
USB 2 fit into the picture? 11 April 1999.
Flash Memory Cards. What
types are there, what's best? Updated 18 March 2011.
Flash Memory Card
Online Shops. What are the nicest web sites
to buy flash memory cards from? Updated 18 March
Food Colouring Allergies.
What food additives are people most likely to be allergic
to? 12 February 2000.
Swoops. How do they create those amazing freeze-frame
swoop shots in music videos, movies, and TV ads? 14
Fuel Combustion Catalyst. Does the Fuelstar
tin pellet fuel catalyst really improve fuel economy
by 12-15% and engine power by 5%? Updated 1 April
Ginger - What is IT? What
is the revolutionary invention code-named IT and Ginger?
Includes a short bio on inventor Dean Kamen. 12 January
Greyscale & Gamma.
How do I know if my monitor is adjusted properly? 1
LED Driver List. Why
do I need (or want) a driver for my white power LED? What
types of LED drivers are there? Updated
17 February 2018.
Lighting Efficiency How
much light can I get from a halogen lightbulb compared
with a high power LED for the same input power? Updated
31 May 2007.
Mayan Chronology. When
did the Mayan dating system start? 20 November 1999.
Moon, Unstable. How come
the moon stays up when man-made satellites regularly fall
down? 12 September 1999.
O-ring, Tailcap, Cable Grommet & Silicone Grease List. A searchable list of commonly available silicone o-rings, tailcaps and grease. Updated 18 January 2016.
Who invented peanut butter? 7 December 1999.
Risk Attack Rolls.
What are my chances when making an attack in Risk? 3
SCSI connectors. A brief
explanation of the various SCSI connectors available, including
diagrams of what they look like. 9 April 1999.
An explanation of the codes found on school exercise books. 30
Supercomputing Retina. Does
the eye really do as much processing as a supercomputer? 1
You Are My Sunshine.
Now, what were those lyrics again? 9 April 1999.