Cars: What makes them go?

Written by Holmes Charnley

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I nod. I nod in a way as to suggest that she will be telling me more. No. That would appear to be that. The battery has gone flat. I thought some words of wisdom would make it not be flat, but no, something will have to be done.

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Sweetheart passes me some thick pieces of cable, so we can be towed. As I walk over to a nearby car to ask for assistance, I hear her tell me that they are "jump leads." I've heard of these.

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Turns out my sweetheart was more impressed that I didn't know how to sort out a flat battery...

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Thumb Drives - Great New Technology!

Written by Mike Burstein

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