[time-nuts] gravity controlled pendulumn clock?
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
As my daughter said... "Curse those Babylonians and their reliance on
(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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