For better or worse, I find the whole topic of traffic flow management strangely interesting. So, I was delighted to stumble upon William Beaty’s article describing Physics For Bored Commuters, which describes ways you can influence the stop-go nature of cars in heavy traffic, once you are aware of the underlying processes at work.
Looking forward to trying it next time I’m caught in a jam…
(And if you enjoyed that article, you’ll also enjoy this one.)
I bought a Tevion 32″ LCD TV from Aldi a few months back, and was intrigued by the 8-pin RJ45 connector marked ‘serial’ on the back panel.
I finally got around to investigating it this weekend … the results are here…
People continue to find new ways to explore Google Map’s public API. Today, I came across this site:
It lets you measure the walking (or cycling) distance between any two points in the city, simply by double-clicking all the significant direction changes along the router. Simple, but effective.