[time-nuts] gravity controlled pendulumn clock?

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Wed Dec 14 17:15:51 EST 2011


On 12/14/11 12:59 PM, Jim Palfreyman wrote:

> A cubic metre holds 1000 litres (exactly) and a 10x10x10 cm container holds
> a litre (exactly). A litre of water weighs 1kg, A ml of water weight 1
> gram. (Fantastic for cooking btw - use digital scales, put your bowl on
> them, zero it and add, say, 250g of milk/water/most liquids)
>
> And if you want a laugh go youtube "American Chopper metric system" and
> watch that short video. It is the final conclusive proof why metric is
> superior.
>

As my daughter said... "Curse those Babylonians and their reliance on 
fractions"

(this is why they make calculators that do fractions.. for kitchen and 
shop use....  Those recipes that call for 1 cup and 1 tablespoon of 
something, and you're making a 1/2 recipe or something.




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