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February 2015

The science behind the dress colour illusion

Why do some people see #TheDress as blue and black, and some as gold and white?

Toyota 4 Cylinder Engine 22RE (3D Print Template)

If you are one of the lucky ones to own a 3D Printer then this STL (STereoLithography) file template might be worth looking at as a toy model of a Toyota 4 Cylinder Engine.   Completely print a fully rotating model. Working crank, pistons, and valve train. The valves open and close!!!. It may not be the most exciting engine but its the only one I had in my garage. Great

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UPS Multiplug Hack

With all the power cuts recently thanks to Eskom and their “Load Shedding” I decided to re-use my old APC UPS to power something other than my computer and monitor. With the Multiplug plug hack I connected the conventional “Kettle” plug cable to an ordinary household 220v multiplug adapter. So far I was able to power my Telkom ADSL router, 8 port switch, PlayStation 3 and even a hair clipper.   !!!WARNING!!!

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