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I need some stuff...

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by imported_Tesseract, Mar 19, 2002.

  1. OK, here's the deal, i really need to buy some new books, not novels, not 'art' catalogues...just some good books with usefull information about things...from earthquake data to making soap..preety much everything that documents something in particular. Links on sites of that nature are welcome to.

    To saw you what i mean and propose something to you to here's some things i find very interesting:


    How to make soap

    Imaging Research

    A really cool book

    Another cool book

    this one to...

    Very nice...
  2. BTW, beardo's/ mental's/ browner's/ alkaline's/Mamerro's and Pilau's contribution to this thread is concidered obligatory :beat:
  3. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 11, 2001 Messages: 13,050 Likes Received: 8
    ....YES SIR.....(biggest salute i can muster)

    (im telling my boss as of right now im working on an extremely urgent and highly classified assignment from a contact overseas, and she will just have to copy and fax her own shit today...this is matter of life and death and dammit im putting my foot down)

    be back when i have more info, or have deciphered exactly what the hell it is youre looking for?! :idea:

    (PS-my mention of laptops was in passing, not written in blood)
  4. Yes son, Thats the spirit...

    hahahahahaha, dope....what am i looking for? hmmmm...anything you find interesting for no particular reason...mostly 'how to make' or 'how it works' type of stuff...'an illustrated guide on making pancakes" or The complete anthology of WWII jokes in japanese...whatever:eek:
  5. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 11, 2001 Messages: 13,050 Likes Received: 8
  6. HAHAHAHA...

    hahaha...dude you're sitting on your balls and you're to bored to move 2 inches on the left to avoid the pain that makes tears run from your eyes....hahaha, that was funny though...but i'm not even a father yet...
    Seriously...there must be something...concentrate...
  7. Re: I need some stuff

    ...Still do...
  8. alkaline

    alkaline Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2001 Messages: 3,097 Likes Received: 0
    Gimme a few minutes, and I'll see what I can do. I have to avoid my boss too, so it could take a while.
  9. Thanx, Take your time everyone...no need to get fired over this;) I'll continue bumping till all the obligated* members of this thread finally check in...:lol:
  10. alkaline

    alkaline Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2001 Messages: 3,097 Likes Received: 0
    Okay, I'm sure that in an eight-hour day at work, I could find you enough information to make your brain swell for the next 6 months, but I'll limit it this what's below so that I don't spend my whole day doing this instead of work.

    Heaps of cool science stuff. Check out the Science section and read about The Drake Equation.

    Side note: For a long time now, I’ve been looking for recordings of the “sounds that stars make.” If anybody has or knows where I can obtain a quality recording of these sounds, I would appreciate that information very much.

    Instruction manual for a Stellar 310 payphone (and others)

    A whole shit-load of radio schematics and manuals

    I did a search on E-bay for ”instructional books”
    There is also a category for this: Books: Non-fiction: Instructional

    [url=http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1524883256]Slide rule instruction books[/url] These look cool, and if you want them, you might have to out-bid me.

    [url=http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1525561605]Metals and How to Weld Them[/url]

    [url=http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1524810777]Instructional swimming books[/url]

    [url=http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1525278014]Instructional shorthand book[/url]

    [url=http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1814156880]Instructional sailing books[/url]

    [url=http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1524900213]Shabby Chic Instructional Books 50's 60's [/url]

    Also, go to thrift stores and buy out-dated used encyclopedias. There's loads of cool stuff to look at in those, and at thrift stores, they are real cheap.

    Incidentally, this is one of the things that I love the most about the internet. I can find information on any subject out there, and do some learning. I’m like Johnny5 in [b]Short Circuit[/b]. “In-puuut!”
  11. Thats what i'm talking about

    Alkaline, thanx dude...how much money do they pay you? Can i buy you one day just to do this???:)
    Seriously, thats great stuff you got there, thanx again, i know some people deep in to physics/asrtonomy i'll ask for the sound files...
  12. Are2

    Are2 Guest

    my reccomendation for best new book

    "The Theory of Everything"

    it is an ambitious book attempting to unite theories in physics (especially string theory), biological systems, culture, religion, philosophy, morality, all that good stuff..

    i forget the authors name right now, but so far the book is very impressive..

    it's by Shambala Publications..which puts out a ton of awesome books on eastern philosophy and religion, as well as other topics..like "The Tao of Physics" another good one..

    another good one is "The Discoverers"

    an awesome book about man's establishment and discovery of stuff, like the calendar, and time, etc etc....

    there is another one i saw but haven't read yet..i believe it is called "The Language of Math" ..i think

    an incredible book about totally abstract theory on the basis of mathematics
  13. Zack Morris

    Zack Morris Veteran Member

    Joined: Jun 23, 2001 Messages: 9,728 Likes Received: 4
    a breif history of time by stephen hawkin
  14. alkaline

    alkaline Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2001 Messages: 3,097 Likes Received: 0
    Hahaha ... I make $12.50 (US$) an hour to sit in front of a computer all day and input numbers into a retail database. Ususally I have plenty of time to goof around. If you need help finding something specific, just let me know, and I'll see what I can do. Too bad I'll be leaving this plush job soon (I'm moving to a new city).

    Thanks for checking on those sound files.

    Check out this book:
    [b]Computer Music: Synthesis, Composition, and Performance[/b]
    by Charles Dodge, Thomas A. Jerse

    I have a copy of it, and there is tons of interesting stuff in there. Loads of diagrams and charts and the like.
  15. alkaline

    alkaline Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2001 Messages: 3,097 Likes Received: 0
    Also, if you haven't seen it already, check out the website HowStuffWorks. There is TONS of stuff on this site. Loads and loads of in-puuuut.

    A couple of years ago, I stumbbled across a site that was an online WWII museum of sorts. They had an extremely vast array of American war propaganga posters. I'll see if I can find it again.