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New Chip to Let iPods Hold 500,000 Songs

Apr 14th 2008 9:48AM Doesn't this sound a lot like the magnetic bubble memory used in the SSDs of the 1980s mainframes? That technology ultimately failed when a bubble was zapped by alpha/beta particles in the background radiation, altering data. What's to prevent a spontaneous spin reversal in racetrack with the same reslults?

Disinfecting your dishwashing sponge

Aug 26th 2007 2:14PM My wife fried our microwave, a Sharp Carousel, with this trick. She didn't think the sponge was hot enough after one minute, so she gave it a second. Near the end of that time, ZZAAPP!!! Thereafter it would arc about 20 seconds into the coocking of anything.


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