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Offline damocles

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I am interested to know if any of you have come across and been amused by such things.

As an example, one of my favourites has been an article in a new age, green, do-it-yourself magazine entitled

"Build Your Own Solar System".

(I think they were talking about hot water or electricity generation).


 

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"Build Your Own Solar System".
That must be a module as part of a training program for young deities.

 

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Not quite what I was originally asking for, but I just found

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Here, we look back at the many failures and successes (there are some!) of towing icebergs from the early 19th century to today.

in an article at http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/08/the-many-failures-and-few-successes-of-zany-iceberg-towing-schemes/243364/

A totally new slant on time travel!
(I actually had towing them from the Antarctic to the Caribbean in mind when I checked out the article)
 

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