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by Ecce
Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: solar bottle lights
Replies: 11
Views: 4151

Re: solar bottle lights

I like the idea. It has something mcgiver-ish to it.
by Ecce
Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Worst job ever
Replies: 21
Views: 4841

Re: Worst job ever

I was working at a call centre for a big internet provider once. Now you would think they had their customer support working pretty neat, but on the contrary. They were using a completly messed up system where you had to ask some other department every two or so hours because some of the customer da...
by Ecce
Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Bitter plums
Replies: 7
Views: 8473

Re: Bitter plums

Actually I like a little bitter note with the sweet taste as long as it is not too dominant. Like in orange jam.
by Ecce
Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: The Price of Sugar
Replies: 20
Views: 4579

Re: The Price of Sugar

Sugar beets were actually Europe's source of sugar before the sugar cane. I wonder if Europe is trying to return to that? And will Potatoes and corn over there soon get replaced by carrots and wheat again?
by Ecce
Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:33 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Iran
Replies: 25
Views: 4408

Re: Iran

As tense as the situation is, I would not worry about the nuclear scenario too much. Atom bombs are used as a means to scare your enemies off, and that generally works better if people think you are really nuts enough to employ it. But most aren't. Or why was no Atom bomb used since the bombing of H...