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Vulcan Street Power Plant: A Power Plant In A Shed


Back in 1882, in those nascent years of the light bulb, getting electricity generated became kind of a big deal. In Appleton, WI, it would lead to the first Edison hydroelectric power plant producing a whopping 12.5 kW.

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User Input: Remedial Megalomania

The “Giant Effing Ship” technique of world domination.

I’ve been watching a ton of old Sci-Fi lately, and I can’t help but notice that it’s fairly common for some sort of alien force, or great otherworldly force, or mad genius, to try and take over the Earth and enslave the populace. The rationales […]

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Shutdown: The Power of Shatner Edition

Let’s face it, if William Shatner says it’s good, it’s gotta be good! I mean, he’s used the computer on the Enterprise, and it’s got flashing lights and everything!

[FYI: Shutdown will (usually) be our final post of the day; it’s your place to chat, to wander off-topic, to discuss anything that needs to […]