Saturday, June 07, 2008

Yesterday

I found half a cell phone yesterday while riding home, along with three cans (for the day).

I'm SURE you want to see what is inside a cell phone, so here you go!

Two little screws removed, and some judicious prying, separate the two halves.

2008June07phone 007

2008June07phone 002

Looks like three batteries in there. Adds up to 4.5 volts, eh? For memory retention when one changes the main battery?

2008June07phone 008

It's fun taking things apart, along as you don't have to worry about putting them back together (and working!).

Speaking of cell phones, what is with those videos going around showing popcorn popping when four (or more) cell phones are aimed? I think it's staged, because:
  • Why aim the cell phones, wouldn't the radiation pattern be fairly omni at six inches?
  • The video is all over the place, get a tripod, dude!
  • The popcorn just magically appears, put it under a bowel!
On another note, the many-patched tube is still holding air!

Later!

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