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How come i can not play south park episodes?

Hi there im here in New Zealand and i wanted to whatch sout park online at http:///southparkstudios.com it says can not play this episode so i tryed a hole heap of episodes, all coming out with the same answer? Then i downloaded flash player as i was told this may be the problem. So i downloaded flash player and this problem still ocurs. This problem even happens on http:///comedycentral.com  why might this be?

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Is it possible to make a one pole magnetic sphere? Answered

I know that naturally this doesn't exist. However what if i was to take two identical domed magnets and attach them to each other (not sure how I would do this) shouldn't this create a magnetic sphere with north on the outside and south on the inside. As shown in the picture. Thanks

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Help me find this?

Hi im from Johannesburg South Africa im looking for one of those barrels in this ible https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Your-Own-BBQ-Barrel/

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Who likes my avatar?

Who knew who is this child?

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South By Southwest (SXSW) 2009 Interactive Review - It's a Party Masquerading as a Conference

It's no secret that SXSW is more about the parties than the conference, but when you have so many smart people who run interesting businesses together, it's a pretty significant lost opportunity that the conference isn't better. Christy and I attended the 2008 SXSW Interactive conference, and decided it wasn't worth coming back. However, Instructables was a finalist in the Web Awards "Classic" category at the 2009 SXSW Interactive conference, which netted us two free passes. So, we attended again this year. This is my review of the interactive portion of the conference.High level - I'm glad we didn't pay. If you go, admit that you're going for entertainment, not to learn something about the interactive industry. The keynotes were excellent -- even if I didn't come away from them with anything actionable to do --, while the rest of the panels and talks were terrible. Having the resources to get to Austin doesn't mean that most conference attendees will have done their homework -- otherwise interesting panels with smart people were nearly always hijacked by stupid questions, and unfortunately it was rare that a moderator would shut down the stupid questions and get back to anything engaging. For example, at How Safe is Your Domain Name? someone actually asked "What does ICANN stand for?" If you're the type of person who reads reviews, and tries to determine if a conference has value for your business, SXSW does not. It's a party masquerading as a conference. If you go, think of it as a vacation, enjoy the evening events and keynotes, and when you learn one or two interesting things by accident, you won't be disappointed. Longer Review:Plan B: Can an Ad Guy Bring Bike Sharing to America?The story of how an advertising agency exec. was able to start up a bicycle sharing venture. Worth checking out just to understand how Crispin Porter+Bogusky works, and to see how they keep their thinking fresh about advertising.Spying 2.0: Can America Compete With Web-Savvy Enemies?Quickly devolved into an I-use-Twitter-so-should-you panel. Yawn. Is Privacy Dead or Just Very Confused?Academics talking about websites they use, and privacy issues they think might apply. A discussion of "experiences"; nobody on the panel is actually doing anything real, nor do they have any insight into major players' privacy policies or how those policies affect users. How did they get a panel?Change v2Lawrence Lessig's non-keynote-scheduled keynote on how money reduces our faith in politics. Excellent. Find a video of this and watch it.Opening Remarks: Tony HsiehTony Hsieh has given this identical talk at other conferences, but the message is so good, it's worth seeing twice. Slides available here.Feed Me: Bite Size Info for a Hungry InternetThis had an interesting set of people on the panel, but it nonetheless turned into a why-Facebook's-new-homepage-sucks-because-it-copied-friendfeed fest. Then, the panelists started openly wondering why they hadn't invited anyone from Twitter to be on the panel.Collaborative Filters: The Evolution of Recommendation EnginesThis was one of the biggest disappointments. Anton Kast of Digg is clearly top notch, and has spent deep hours thinking about recommendations and the math behind them; and, the people making up the rest of the panel were no slouches either. Unfortunately, they spent more than half of the time describing in layman's terms how each of their websites work, and we never got to anything juicy. "On Digg, users rate up a story they find interesting by clicking the Digg button..."! Edupunk: Open Source EducationThe description of this panel really got me pumping: DIY teachers around the world are using open source course management systems, open access textbooks, and other open source tools to buck the chains and limitations of corporate education software. What the panel really turned out to be was a bunch of ineffectual academics having a cat fight over who was more ineffectual. They all tried to outdo one another with stories of how management at their university prevented them from having any impact, and the winner seemed to be the panelist who accomplished the least. Seriously.This was only topped by the first question from the audience, which opened with: "I've learned a new word at this conference, and I'm going to use it here: monetize..." Seriously? I now have a new rule for conferences: Stay away from all education topics. The ratio of people with opinions to people who can/are having impact is way too high. How to Create a Great Company CultureThis is a tough topic, and one in which there's no right answer or overarching theory. The only way to get data is to listen to anecdotes, and this session gave me a few more. Although to be fair, I probably could have spent the same hour reading blogs written by company founders and gotten more out of it. Sunday Keynote: Stephen Baker / Nate Silver InterviewInterviews with really passionate people are always a treat. Nate Silver fits the bill.From Flickr and Beyond: Lessons in Community ManagementI was baffled why Metafilter was invited to be on this panel. In a discussion of privacy policies, the director of operations from Metafilter said "We don't have one. We're not there yet." Despite obviously having the most to contribute, the representative from Youtube didn't share anything; his lawyer must have told him to keep his mouth shut. Overall this was let down.New Think for Old PublishersThis panel was deceptively described, and the audience was annoyed to find a group of publishers simply looking to scribble down suggestions rather than having a conversation about the industry. Fortunately, Clay Shirky was animated enough to heat things back up.Presenting Straight to the BrainRunning a panel on better ways to use slides and graphics where each panelist presents slides might seem a bit hubristic, not they pulled it off. Take home: Use your slides to tell a story.How to Protect Your Brand Without Being a Jerk!This powerhouse panel was interrupted a mere 15 minutes in by a self-described-artist-from-Europe who raised (and shook) his hand for 5 minutes until the moderator eventually gave in. His question: "Do I need to copyright my songs? No really, do I need to copyright each one?" This softball opened a pandora's box of stupid questions from audience members clearly unable to format their questions into that tricky search engine text box. Monday Keynote: Virginia Heffernan / James Powderly InterviewJames Powderly is a friend and deeply fascinating individual. I wish this interview had been longer so they could have gotten deeper into his motivations and experiences. Advertising is Entertaining - Who's Selling Out?I came out of this session thinking it was pretty good. However, on further reflection, since it was more conversation than lecture, and lots of people had the opportunity to speak their mind, I was just happy no one said anything particularly stupid. This should give you a sense of my expectations at this stage at SXSW.New Threats to New Media: Fair Use On TrialThis was an excellent panel, particularly because Jason Schultz ran a very tight ship, kept things moving, and prevented questions from derailing the session. In my opinion, all three videos shown were clear examples of fair use, and I would have appreciated one that was a little closer to the line, but the session overall was still both enjoyable and useful. Building Strong Online CommunitiesWhile too general to have any actionable items, this was still pretty good. It's also fun to hear Drew Curtis's irreverent opinion on community. Tuesday Keynote: Chris Anderson / Guy Kawasaki ConversationThis made me really look forward to Chris Anderson's coming book Free. Guy Kawasaki did a fantastic job moderating, especially with respect to mocking people who ask questions just to insert a pitch for themselves, and limiting meaningless follow-up "questions."Nom Nom Nom: The Secrets of Successful FoodbloggingGet a DSLR, all other rules of successful blogging apply.The parties and evening events were good. I enjoyed Dorkbot Austin and Plutopia, and still think often of the food at The Salt Lick. The Web Awards were surprisingly fun. We were up against some much bigger names, and Flickr won (which in my opinion, was the expected value; I use Flickr at least weekly, if not more). Baratunde Thurston emceed, and he kept it spirited and fast-paced. His interludes were funny, and when no one from Flickr showed up to claim their award, he claimed it for them. "I remember really wanting to share some photos online..." I've been to other conferences where the parties are fun, the talks are engaging, and you come away with a laundry list of actionable items that will make measurable improvements in your business (or life). The SXSW interactive conference has all the ingredients to make that happen, which is why it's so disappointing when it doesn't come together.

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favorite episodes

Hey there I just wanted to see what episodes are deemed the most awesome,funniest, or stupidest.

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Do any of the Contests ever Include South Africans as eligible for entry ?

Just would like to know if the contests ever include South africans as Eligible to enter ?

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Extending Competions to SA???

Are there any plans of extending these competitions to South Africa?

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Can I take part in Instructables' contests although I live in South Africa? Answered

I'm a legal citizen of South Africa. Can I take part in contests?

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Howdy! (No I don't live down south)

Anyone got something that goes boom! Post it. Got something that burns limbs off? Post it. Do not post if it is illegal. Do not post it if you died tring it(how that works I don't know).

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Free Volunteering

Volunteer south america for free- Participate in a GIC Volunteering in Argentina program and make your time in South America an unforgettable experience! Free Volunteering

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hi all looking at the moss graffiti for a project but the wall is south facing and not shady will this work

Moss graffiti on a south facing wall is this possible thanks

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Can you enter a contest if you live in South Africa?

If you win, can they send the prize to SA? I really want to enter competitions, but I'm not sure...

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Getting Teenage Cash

I am 14 and currently living in South Africa. The problem with South Africa is it's major security issues. I could only do the "traditional" (Mowing lawns, babysitting) with family friends, but the problem is in South Africa all families earning above a certain amount are required to hire a maid and a gardener, so that removes all of the "traditional" methods of earning money.

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how to make dhosha?

The south indian food dhosha

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Maker Faire 2009: South Bay Polymer Clay Guild

The Expo Hall at the Maker Faire was stuffed with 400+ booths! The polymer clay work from the South Bay Polymer Clay Guild was pretty incredible. Unfortunately I don't have close-ups! Check out their blog and class schedule if you're local and want to learn more.

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hi people please help me

Ok heres what i have to say.well i read on the net that americans just throw their phones away when it breaks but in south africa we fix the phones.sn please im asLl are making south africa a safer place for your own good.i will fix the cellphone's and sell it for the price it cost me to fix it so more south africans will be able to afford to own a phone

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Locations

Where is everybody from? I'm from the Deep South... Mississippi. :)

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How to identify mushroom / fungus growing in watermelon pot.?

  The medium used is coco peat from south India. The fertilizer used is organic seaweed imported from South Africa. I want to know whether its an infestation or beneficial for my plant growth? THE PIC:http://www.freeimagehosting.net/uploads/f6196f211f.jpg

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how to make a bow?

It is for a boy 7 years old. We live in South India and would like to use indigenous materials.

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JameCo/Instructables Build Night at Open Brain House (South Korea)

Greetings all! If any of you just happen to be in South East Asia next week, stop by! http://openbrainhouse.com/2013/08/17/free-electronics-build-event/ Here is the album of all the Loot we got! https://picasaweb.google.com/113255349370589149345/MyInstructablesJamecoLoot?authuser=0&feat;=directlink

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Is it legal to camp one the beach for a night in Florida, Georgia, And South Carolina?

I am planning a sailing trip to the keys and wanted to know if it was legal to bring my canoe outrigger ashore and then pitch a tent while I heat a tasty can of beans up  :)

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Recycled Regatta

Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia SC is hosting its First Annual Recycled Regatta! Its a build your own boat contest. All you have to do is collect recyclables, trash or anything that would normally wind up in a landfill. Build a boat with the items and bring it to the Park May 10th! You must register no later than May 1 2008. Boats will be judged on creativity, best use of materials, best sinker and speed/agility! There will be some really sweet prizes - so start making your boat today! Boats must hold at least one person! Boats also must be human powered! No motors or trained dolphins! This is a new activity for the 2008 Earth Fair event (5th year running) We will continue to have all the normal environmental educational booths, canoe and kayak demos, mountain bike demos, fly fishing classes, bird walks and more! This is an awesome event! We hope to see you there! Email me for more info!

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Has anyone made a gadget or machine to seal drinking straws in bulk.

Hi. my names ziyaad and i am from south africa.i recently started making a pixie stick, honey stix type candy in south africa.but i am having one problem which is sealing the straws in bulk.have no time to seal few at a time.need to seal like 2000 an hour.any ideas or help in this would be highly appreciated?

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FIFA Day 1 Group A results

Day 1 of the FIFA South Africa world cup 2010 is over. Every team in the group has a chance to enter the finals as both games ended in a draw. Game 1 South Africa 1- Mexico 1 Tshabalala       Marquez Minute 55        Minute 79 Game 2 France 0- Uruguay 0 Personal thoughts on Game 1: South Africa has really surprised me with their skill. I really expected Mexico to win but the South Africans have proven me wrong. South Africa had a slow start but close to half time they started to play really well. Mexico had a very hard time penetrating their defense. Mexico had a higher percentage of ball possession and showed to be a tough competitor. In the second half things started to warm up with the first goal made by Tshabalala in the 55th minute. Mexico countered with a goal by Marquez in the 79th minute to even things out. Overall a great game. Good luck to both teams. Personal thoughts on Game 2: This game was very interesting although I thought the coaches of both sides made some mistakes. IT was pretty even the whole way through but Uruguay was being pretty tough on the opponent giving them several yellow cards and a red card. Personally I think the french coach should have put Thiery Henry in the game much sooner. A great game from both sides. Good luck to you aswell. Feel free to leave comments regarding these games and teams. 

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Hi people please help me

My names salesh i live in south africa.i recently read on the internet that most people in america dont fix cellphone because for your'll the phones are cheap so your'll just throw it away.so please instead of throwing it away.please send it to me in south africa.my mail address is P.O. BOX 141 shakaskraal 4430.im not begging but instead of throwing it away your'll could just give it to somebody who needs it.thnx in advanced

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Neodymium Magnets? Answered

I have a motor out of an waxer/buffer and I was wondering what improvements neodymium magnets would be.  I have a couple plans for this motor, the first being for a temporary ball mill, and the second for a generator.  I am pretty sure the neodymium would be good for a generator, but what about a motor.  I am also wondering what magnets to get.  Should the north pole be the outside, south pole be the outside, should it be magnetized thru circumference, magnetized through thickness, or south on one side and north on the other.

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Rat/Rodent extermination?

Hi  I live in South Africa, and checking Lifehacker and Instructables I get no joy on searches with either of these terms, I am wondering if you States siders have them?

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where is the best place to buy paracord not on the internert? Answered

I live in the usa in South Dakota i am trying to find a good place to buy paracord not on the internet any good suggestions

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International entries

Good day.  Unfortunately South Africa is not on  your "allowed to participate countries" list. Can We still enter a contest - and use our family in Canada to receive a prize  ( if any  :-)  for us? 

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Internship in India

Would love to intern or volunteer in a DIY/makers group/company, etc. Preferably in south-India but elsewhere in India wouldn't be a problem. Any suggestions ? Thanks in advance :)

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Guns on planes? Answered

Aight so im ganna buy a pistol in South Dakota. Then im going to move to Las Vegas. Can i take this pistol and put it in my check in bag without there being a problem?

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Idea to Store Solar, or Wind Energy in Tanks in Central, South American, Africa

 I go to Togo, West Africa, and they already use, or need the black water tanks. they can have the water pumped using solar, windmills, or rope pumps, then allow it to fall, and light their houses with LED lights, and charge their cell phones. So what do you think, anyone have experience using these cheap hydro generators? Do they work? Do they last? Is there enough water pressure? Thanks, Andy Lee Graham https://www.hobotraveler.com/blogger.html

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How to make a portable copy stand?

I will be traveling in South America and need to bring a portable copy stand setup to photograph a book. Has anyone made a portable copy stand?

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"ask Me anything" results.

Here's me answering the questions you guys asked me in the AMA.  Sorry about the sleeveless shirt, it was rather hot today.  I live in the south so yeah...

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Look what I found in my junkmail (of interest to South UK iblers)

(I don't actually visit the dorkbot site, but they have a fitful newsletter)DORKBOT DORKBOT DORKBOT dorkbotlondon will be at area10, Peckham, SE15 5JTthis wednesday 18th June from 7pm map: http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=SE15+5JT Area10 is the white warehouse type building behind Peckham Library. Join us and enjoy the Julie Freeman talking more about her perversionfor dog's ears (now realised as the ICA commissioned http://www.dogsears.net), The People Speak presenting Peckham TV( http://www.peckhamspace.com/projects/peckhamtv ) a live envisioning ofPeckham's future, Moritz Waldemeyer talking about a recent project( http://www.waldemeyer.com/ ) and Mike Blow talking about his musical park benches ( http://www.evolutionaryart.co.uk/ ). Plus! News about the burningdork dorkbot camp, and opendorks (if youhave a ~ 7 minute presentation about something dorky, let us know on thenight). See you there! So

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Is it possible to reflect northern light from the front of your property into a south facing backyard??

The backyard is dark and damp and the front of the house facing the street is bright and sunny. Can you reflect the front sun into the back yard

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Need Free Used Woodworking Tools

I need free used woodworking tools that anybody has laying around and they want to get rid of.  Mail to 308 South Bryant Street , Booneville Mississippi 38829

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Copper Crystal Metal

Hi, Please assist. I am looking for ways to create copper crystals from copper sulfate liquid by using chemicals only. I found a company in South Africa that's doing exactly that.

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All things to do with Contests

I noticed that the contests are only available in some countries and I was wondering if they could be extended to other countries like Malaysia, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand and others.

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How do I build house foundations?

I want to add a room to my house but I don't know the South African (Eastern Cape) requirements for the foundations. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks, Richard

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Would you rather?

Would you rather fight 150 RC cars or the cast of south park once you choose you tell why. After that you make one your self note: you put things to think of..

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Identify a New Zealand insect ? Answered

On my recent holiday in New Zealand we stayed in Marlborough, South Island. I noticed a large number of these insect shells on the trees. Obviously a cast outer body as the insect grows but i wondered what insect it was.

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Antarctica-Bound Hybrid-Electric Hummers Visit Pier 9

Drive Around the World, a nonprofit founded in the Bay Area, revealed its latest innovation, a pair of hybrid­-electric Polar Traverse Vehicles, also known as the Zero South PTVs. These two unique vehicles are bound for a history­-making expedition across Antarctica and they came to Pier 9 today to talk about it.  These revolutionary vehicles, designed using Autodesk tools, have undergone an extensive transformation from gas guzzling Hummers to open source, environmentally conscious biofuel hybrid­-electric vehicles outfitted with ice tracks and capable of standing up to the Earth’s harshest environments. Vehicle designers and leading NASA scientists discussed the expedition's logistics and the latest in climate discoveries. From the Zero South team: There is intentional irony in repurposing the Hummer H1, which many view as a contemporary symbol of gross consumer waste and inefficiency. Others view it as a remarkable multipurpose machine capable of extreme on­ and off­-road performance. But no matter which way the audience is ³polarized² by the vehicle, this adventure will appeal to everyone. Zero South Electrical Engineer Brock Winberg

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Movable Solar Panel:- Sizing limits.

Hi folks looking to build a tracking solar panel for North and South directions. I have a few drawings made up but im stuck for the maths side of things as I have a size limit I need to stick to in. I need the panel to move by 15° towards north and towards south. So a 30° movement in total. What I have in mind if an arch where the panel will sit on which can be moved with a single piston placed on the South end of the panel. This is to contract and expand to move 15° up and 15° down. My size limit is the panel must not exceed 200mm or 20cm in real money when at its maximum positions. I have assumed a 2 meter long panel (or array of panels in a frame) So because of this im a bit unsure about how to tackle the maths side of things to work out the arch's profile to meet this criteria. Anyone got any words of wisdom? The 200mm limit is the max UK law allows me to play around with the panels maximum position.

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Heat conduction containment between windows and curtains

How do I contain the heat rising between curtains and windows in east and south facing windows? (on the cheap, please) It will spread across the ceiling and blast into the room...ugh...? I just installed new thermal draperies that go from floor to above window but there is that gap at the top...and no room for a valance type box... The east windows span 124" x 69"--5 Anderson type windows. The left and right ends of the windows (5 panes) are the ones that open. The south wall is 124" by 56"--two panes, both crank open. Any good easy practical suggestions?

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