Before introducing TimesSelect, access to the archive was limited to seven days back. Some ideas work, and some don’t so I figure it might be helpful to write a clear explanation of a couple of ways to do it that definitely work. If we ever decide to get seriously into tessellating paper (not likely) it would be worth the investment.
The first cut worked because the scrub bar added sufficient mechanical strength to allow the cut to proceed without snagging the sponge and bunching it up in the saw blade. The previous project (Moleskine-like notebook) involved the use of some beeswax that I had previously misplaced.
If you think you’ve got just the recipe for WWF’s Earth Hour, you need to be quick and let us know before our recipe competition deadline this Sunday, 19 February. Dias, who witnessed the impact of the Indian Ocean tsunami while visiting family in Sri Lanka in 2004, is also working on disaster relief, with the aim of developing robot-human rescue teams.
Figure 1. Notebook cover cut from an old grade book. Yet with all her projects and plans, Dias believes technology has a long way to go before it can really deliver to poor communities. I’ve seen several described projects for making various kinds of notebooks.
For Google, the quality of content on those small sites is no issue. In blogs you get to be quite a bit more creative in your writing style than you do when writing a book review to conform to site style. There’s a good explanation of how cetaceans are studied in the area, including one tool I didn’t know about: a laser that puts spots on a photographed animal 15 cm apart so size can be judged.