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RC Submarine Lays Fiber Through Sewers In Italy

dcapel Umm... (122 comments)

That's going to give a really shitty connection.

more than 5 years ago

Best Way To Teach Oneself Math?

dcapel Re:well (609 comments)

Personally, I'd avoid wikipedia math articles. They start out basic, but quickly get much deeper than he wants. Attempting to actually /learn/ the basics from them is doomed. When a person who is relearning math looks for the distance formula, they want the 2d formula, not it generalized to n dimensions.

about 7 years ago



Highway 35W Collapses into Mississippi

dcapel dcapel writes  |  more than 7 years ago

dcapel writes "In what has been called the worst engineering disaster in decades, a bridge of highway 35W, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has collapsed into the Mississippi. The collapse took place during late rush-hour traffic, so an estimated 50 cars were on the bridge at the time. There is no evidence for terrorist involvement, but an engineering or safety flaw of immense proportions must have been involved. As someone who was working only blocks away at the time, this happened entirely too close to home."
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