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What If Everybody In Canada Flushed At Once?

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toilet flush hockey game

Edmonton water usage during Olympic hockey final

Here is a wonderful graph of water usage versus the progress of a gold medal hockey game.  The correlation of period breaks to usage peaks is positively elegant.  The privacy implication (here, on all the bladders in Edmonton) was flagged in RISKS 25:96 (13 March 2010), also mentioning a related squib concerning mining information from smart electric meters. Anyway, you can see why they say all beer is recycled.

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Written by Andrew Wells Douglass

22 March 2010 at 10:45

Posted in Idleness, Other

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large hadron collider

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And check out these great pictures of what man hath wrought.

Written by Andrew Wells Douglass

16 February 2010 at 19:22

Posted in Idleness, Physics