Shopaholic’s Guide to US Measures: 10 Inches = 2 High Heels
Even though I had to memorize the conversion system when I ... I’m still struggling with is converting Fahrenheit into Celsius. After living in New England for about 2 years, I know what, for example, 25 degrees of Fahrenheit feels like.
Pique the Geek: 20090115: Temperature Scales
The two most common scales are the Fahrenheit ... Celsius scale, freezing is zero degrees C and boiling is 100 degrees C, so 180 F degrees represent 100 C degrees. Thus, a degree C is 1.8 times "bigger" than an F degree. There is a simple formula to ...
Metric is no way to measure
For those of you who have no idea how to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit, her temperature was actually 101.8 degrees. I assume most of you don't know how to convert, because, I mean, who cares about the metric system? I don't. I'm perfectly happy that ours ...
An Inconvenient Truth
Well, the "consensus" of climate scientists as represented in the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is that sea level is likely to rise between 4 inches to 35 inches with ... have increased by 3 degrees Celsius over the past 40 ...
Voyager instrument cooling after heater turned off
It was originally designed to operate at temperatures as low as minus 35 degrees Celsius (minus 31 degrees Fahrenheit), but it has continued to operate in ever chillier temperatures as heaters around it have been turned off over the last 17 years.