• Should I buy an internal or external hard drive?

    I'm looking at buying some more space. I currently have 6 hard drives ranging from 80GB - 500GB glued together in an LVM. I just use them for long term storage (ISOs of CDs I don't want to bother with, Movies, Photos, etc.). I'm looking at expanding. What should I buy? Will a "green" drive save me money in the long term?... show more
    I'm looking at buying some more space. I currently have 6 hard drives ranging from 80GB - 500GB glued together in an LVM. I just use them for long term storage (ISOs of CDs I don't want to bother with, Movies, Photos, etc.). I'm looking at expanding. What should I buy? Will a "green" drive save me money in the long term? Should I buy * An internal drive and connect over SATA * An external drive * An internal drive and an enclosure and connect over USB * Something else? I don't have any exact criteria, just drive speed is nice, as is longevity, as is price. I run them connected to a linux media PC / fileserver with 6 drives already in there. The best price / space seems to be 1.5TB, right? Just looking for recommendations. Thanks.
    8 answers · Add-ons · 8 years ago
  • What other sites out there grant achievements?

    So far I have: answers.yahoo.com stackoverflow.com wowarmory.com kongregate.com youtube.com live.xbox.com
    So far I have: answers.yahoo.com stackoverflow.com wowarmory.com kongregate.com youtube.com live.xbox.com
    1 answer · Other - Internet · 8 years ago
  • Does a steam engine piston have a 50-50 chance of which direction to turn the wheel?

    It seems that when a steam engine starts up it should just push (or pull) the wheel and it will spin in that direction. Does this happen? Does there have to be gearing after the fact to correct the direction? Does the same thing apply to electric motors that have 2 electromagnets separated by 180 degrees?
    It seems that when a steam engine starts up it should just push (or pull) the wheel and it will spin in that direction. Does this happen? Does there have to be gearing after the fact to correct the direction? Does the same thing apply to electric motors that have 2 electromagnets separated by 180 degrees?
    5 answers · Engineering · 8 years ago
  • CSS outline using border?

    Sadly, CSS outline isn't supported in IE7, so i'm stuck using border. But adding a border to any element on the page takes up room and possibly shifts the page. If i'm adding a 2px border, then I set a -2px margin, it sill isn't perfect, as list items move to the left, and "margin:auto" really screws with it. You can... show more
    Sadly, CSS outline isn't supported in IE7, so i'm stuck using border. But adding a border to any element on the page takes up room and possibly shifts the page. If i'm adding a 2px border, then I set a -2px margin, it sill isn't perfect, as list items move to the left, and "margin:auto" really screws with it. You can see examples here: http://paul.slowgeek.com/nodeSelector/te... http://paul.slowgeek.com/nodeSelector/te... Basically, how can you use a CSS border to get the effect of a CSS outline?
    2 answers · Programming & Design · 8 years ago