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by sparkster
Sat Aug 23, 2008 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0466: "Moving"
Replies: 165
Views: 32551

Re: Moving

Crazy idea: I'm hoping your familiar with the concept of a "Solar Death Ray", if not, I suggest you Google it, Anyway, my idea was a WIFI Deathray; instead of using mirrors to reflect the suns rays, you could use hundreds of tiny squares of metal to focus the wireless onto your focal point...
by sparkster
Wed Apr 23, 2008 12:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "New Pet"
Replies: 251
Views: 61580

Re: "New Pet" Discussion

A big problem is, you really do not want so much angular momentum in one place separated from the environment by only a hard polystyrene ball. If it fell down the stairs, it could explode in a cloud of hard plastic and silicon shrapnel. I dont think thats a problem for two reasons: 1. Hamster balls...
by sparkster
Wed Apr 23, 2008 11:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "New Pet"
Replies: 251
Views: 61580

Re: "New Pet" Discussion

The post about the cooling fan possibly having an effect on the steering gave me an idea,

Instead of wheels, couldn't a heavy gyroscope be used? and you simply tilt it to produce a force?
You might have to have two though, spinning in opposite directions to counter the spin force
by sparkster
Wed Apr 23, 2008 10:37 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Teacher Quotes
Replies: 1764
Views: 403947

Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

My english teacher:
When asked about what we have to do for an assignment
"All you have to do is die"
by sparkster
Tue Apr 22, 2008 3:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "New Pet"
Replies: 251
Views: 61580

Re: "New Pet" Discussion

Actually Ive built Omni wheeled robots before, and you use a 120 Degree system, so that there are only three, instead of four,
Theres less parts and the same manueverableity
Though you could just use ackerman steering
by sparkster
Wed Mar 05, 2008 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0377: "Journal 2"
Replies: 346
Views: 55556

Re: "Journal 2" Discussion

Blackhat thoughts:
"I just got pwned"

Lol,

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