is a freely available homebrewing recipe generator, which allows you to easily create, save and share your own beer recipe(s). The calculator includes hundreds of malt, hop and yeast varieties, adjuncts and other ingredients, different mash processes, and fermentation and storage variables, and can toggle between US and metric units. Also, if you associate your recipe with a BJCP
-recognized style, the calculator will give you guidance regarding your recipe's adherence to the style's guidelines
. Homebrewers, have at it!
posted by cog_nate
on Dec 4, 2009 -
, a rather useful tool for those learning the guitar or experimenting with alternate tunings. You can even bookmark a certain tuning
posted by signal
on Apr 18, 2007 -
Death By Caffeine
I just learned that it would take 155.11 cans of Mountain Dew to kill me, according to this odd little service.
posted by jragon
on Aug 17, 2005 -
"Time: elusive and immediate...limited yet infinite. Because time is important to you, Hewlett-Packard introduces the HP-01
, a new dimension in time management and personal computation." Truly, such an important model number could only be bestowed upon the king of all early calculator watches. No less than three batteries were required (two for the LED display alone), and even HP's impressive engineering
was unable to save the HP-01 from the curse of bulkiness
; it did not sell well at the $650 price point. The HP-01 was discontinued in 1980, as inexpensive LCD calculator watches
began flooding the market (don't lie, you know you had one
posted by Galvatron
on Mar 27, 2005 -
The Graphing Calculator Story.
Amazing and very amusing article about the conception of a piece of software included with every Macintosh. Made at Apple... by volunteers.
Q: Do you work here? A: No.
Q: You mean you're a contractor? A: Actually, no..
Q: But then who's paying you?
A: No one..
Q: How do you live?
A: I live simply..
Q: (Incredulously) What are you doing here?!
posted by kika
on Dec 22, 2004 -
How long til you buy the farm?
• "The Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator
© was designed to translate what we have learned from studies of centenarians and other longevity research into a practical and empowering tool for individuals to estimate their longevity potential." Wasn't this on a Futurama episode?
posted by dhoyt
on Sep 8, 2004 -
Anita Mk VII
the "A New Inspiration To Accounting" OR "A New Inspiration To Arithmetic" was the world's first electronic desktop calculator. Launched in 1961, the Mk VII and Mk VIII were the only commercial calculators available for a period of two years.
posted by riffola
on Apr 21, 2003 -
Budget Orgy Calculator
- tis the season for festivities, but all those galas can be a bit hard on the wallet. This handy party planner helps you to calculate your costs in advance and keeps you from forgetting important details.
posted by madamjujujive
on Dec 9, 2002 -
Find the distance between two American telephone exchanges with the Interoffice Mileage Calculator
. Find the distance between any two cities in the world with How Far Is It?
. The latter also has a full database of American and Canadian towns, so I know that my hometown is 4864 miles from Athens, Greece, and 768 miles from Athens, Georgia.
posted by tdecius
on Oct 11, 1999 -