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Nail Polish Resistor Value Mnemonic

Redditor Quilbert painted her fingernails from left to right, zero to nine, black to white, to remind her of the resistor value color codes before a test (and, probably, forever afterward). No, she assures the predictable hecklers, it wasn’t cheating, as she was allowed a color code chart to refer to during the test, anyway. [via adafruit]

Free Downloadable Resistor Value Computer


I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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