A mystery fluid is placed in a container and all the air is removed. The substance begins to freeze and boil at the same time. So what's going on?
Sure, you could stand in your kitchen, glaring at your pasta water, waiting for it to boil. Boil. Boil you bastard. Or, you could relax, and let the floating Boil Buoy whistle from afar when your water's ready to go.
If your hard drive is seriously f*cked, and you have some big shiny balls (or you're dumb as hell), you might be interested in how a fellow from Mandible Games claims that he recovered data from his drive. According to the article, he noticed that his drive would spin, but it would not show up in BIOS and there was a…