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Primary Perception: Mind-boggling or bogus?

Seen on Mythbusters this evening: a test of the theory of world-renowned polygrapher Cleve Backster‘s of primary perception. Tests were done by connecting plants to a polygraph’s galvanometer, and then employing actual and imagined harm upon the plants or upon others in the plant’s vicinity. The galvanometer showed some spurious readings (showing some kind of …

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RMA’s…

As probably just about everyone has experienced: things break down. I’ve had various computer accessories break down on me in the last month, among which 2 hard drives. Instead of returning them to the retailer I decided to go straight to their respective manufacturers, Maxtor (now owned by Seagate) & Western Digital. First I did …

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Organizing my ‘library’: Librarything or Gurulib?

I’ve decided to spend some time on organizing my books a bit. After doing some searching I ended up with 2 interesting sites: Librarything & Gurulib. Both looks quite promising. Librarything is semi-commercial (the first 200 books are free, if your collection is larger you have to pay a low fee). Gurulib was started as …

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