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Cytotoxic writes: What to do with all of those leftover Valentine's Day chocolates? — a common problem for the Slashdot crowd. The folks over at Wired magazine have an answer for you in a nice article showing how to measure the speed of light with a microwave and some chocolate. A simple yet surprisingly accurate method that can be used to introduce the scientific method to children and others in need of a scientific education.
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Measuring the Speed of Light with a Valentine

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Retirement means that when someone says "Have a nice day", you actually have a shot at it.