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How Long Does One Single Google Query Take?

Here’s some interesting news on how long it takes for a single Google query.

Well, the answer is that it takes about 200ms, using the power of 1000 machines.  Now, those 1000 machines could probably handle a whole bunch more queries in the same times frame so don’t get surprised.

Google Fellow Jeff Dean, in a keynote talk at WSDM 2009, shared some numbers about Google’s impressive growth run from 1999 to 2009. According to Dean, while both search queries and processing power have g

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DIY – How to Make Inexpensive Solar Cell Panels!

Well, it took me all day to get all my sites running today, there’s was a massive DoS attack by some hackers I had to take care of.

With that cleared away, here’s how to make some inexpensive solar cell panels.

Mike Davis is an astronomer. To practice his hobby away from the light-pollution of cities, he bought some land in a remote part of Arizona. But there was a problem: No electricity…. But he’s a resourceful fellow. He built some home-made solar panels using inexpensive blemish

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Butt Station Desk Organizer!

Butt Station Desk Organizer!

For organizing your unorganized desk, you might want to give this “Butt Station” a try as it can hold some pens, Post Its, a roll of 3M tape, and of course, anything metal would stick on the butt.

It’s a desktop organizer that looks like a fellow sitting on the john. Besides the spaces to hold pens and Post-it Notes, the figure holds adhesive tape in his hands as if it were a roll of toilet paper.

via neatorama,

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