Startup: This Came From Candy

This is the world’s first microwave oven, the Radarange. It’s huge, so small wonder it didn’t catch on right away. The important thing is how it came to be.

A small engineering firm (so small you’ve probably never heard of them) called Raytheon (what do you mean defense contractor?) made radar systems to spot […]

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User Input: Fun With A Magnetron

It's an animated GIF. I know. I deserve your hatred.

A while back I mentioned a video of a recycling project which included heinous experiments with a microwave. What you are seeing above is what happens when you microwave CD-R discs. As you can see, there’s not much difference in behavior between the […]