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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby Dusk » Fri Jun 26, 2009 9:00 am

Binkatron5000 wrote:Steam bubble and shockwaves, oooh!

This is really interesting and I am surprised I hadn't heard of it before... a 16 year old infant, basically. I wonder how long she will live for, and what are the extent of her cognitive abilities? The article does not delve into it much, other than mentioning that she cannot talk and she is essentially a perma-infant... it is hard to gauge what is going on in a person's mind without the ability to communicate with them.

Wow that's quite incredible.
It's extremely rare for children with similar kinds of abnormalities to live that long. Must be heart-breaking for her parents.
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby sum yun gai » Thu Jul 02, 2009 10:52 pm

ntw3001 wrote:Sass has to come from the heart, not from the shirt.


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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby chrismachine » Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:59 pm

my favourite line: "...more than offset by the benefits of not being eaten"
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby PonderThis » Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:54 pm

Studies show cats cleverly manipulate us to get what they need.



Someone had to conduct studies to figure this out? :|
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby Portals » Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:05 pm

I still prefer cats to dogs. At any rate, my cat has never demanded pettings or woken me up for food. The only annoying thing my cat does is stampede down the hallway at 10 PM occasionally.
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby chrismachine » Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:14 pm

I go from wanting the punch the cats to wanting to pet the cats all the time. Only 2 more weeks until I'm back to just one cat. Sad thing is the one I want to keep is one of the ones leaving with my sister. It's a troublemaker, but it lets you pick it up and do whatever, and loves it. That's the only thing that can save a cat in my eyes... otherwise they serve little purpose. If my cat ever tried knocking stuff off tables or the like to get food, that card would get thrown somewhere, a door slammed in its face and no food until the next scheduled meal. Nobody had better tell me they wouldn't understand that either, cause you can't have it both ways. They either know what they're doing or don't, and if they do then they'll be able to recognize wen something has adverse effects.
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby kzager » Sat Aug 01, 2009 1:33 am

I wanna do it so baaaaadly.

Gotta get an intern job next break for doin' this type of stuff.
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby PonderThis » Sat Aug 01, 2009 8:05 am

kzager wrote:I wanna do it so baaaaadly.

Gotta get an intern job next break for doin' this type of stuff.

Dooo eeeet! It'd be so great. And remember, the bigger the better. Everyone knows that mega-fauna are mega-cool. 8)
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby chrismachine » Sat Aug 01, 2009 12:40 pm

I totally would have watched the rest of that video if it weren't impossibly choppy with no way of pausing it and letting it load.
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby Binkatron5000 » Wed Aug 19, 2009 4:11 am

Sorry if this has been posted elsewhere and I missed it. A research group in Ontario has conducted a study using mathematical modeling to determine possible outcomes of a zombie outbreak. They determined that we must retaliate hard and fast or else we cannot win. Here is a link to the article (warning: math intensive!). Also of interest is that the professor on this team, Robert J. Smith?, actually spells his name with a question mark at the end.
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby EvilJekyll » Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:17 pm

That math lost me so hard. :(
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby PonderThis » Thu Oct 01, 2009 12:17 pm

Alien world really rocks!
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby sum yun gai » Sat Oct 17, 2009 1:17 pm

ntw3001 wrote:Sass has to come from the heart, not from the shirt.


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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby Binkatron5000 » Mon Oct 19, 2009 1:12 am

Higgs Boson: Destroying the Large Hadron Collider.... THROUGH TIME!

I originally had a link to a different article that described it a lot more thoroughly, but I can't seem to find it again. In any case, this article gets the point across and gives other links too.
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby sum yun gai » Thu Apr 01, 2010 2:07 am

ntw3001 wrote:Sass has to come from the heart, not from the shirt.


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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby Skimba » Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:10 am


I love those things.
Are those pictures taken at an amusement park?
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby jvcc » Fri May 07, 2010 1:53 pm

ntw3001 wrote:you can't get raped if you always say yes
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Re: SCIENCE!

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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby sum yun gai » Sat Jun 26, 2010 6:08 pm

ntw3001 wrote:Sass has to come from the heart, not from the shirt.


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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby EvilJekyll » Sun Sep 26, 2010 2:03 pm

I've forgetten if this site was posted already, but this one is rather awesome: http://insideinsides.blogspot.com/2010/09/grapes.html
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby sum yun gai » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:15 pm

ntw3001 wrote:Sass has to come from the heart, not from the shirt.


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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby PonderThis » Mon Oct 25, 2010 6:20 pm

Some observations on ... SCIENCE!
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Re: SCIENCE!

Postby chrismachine » Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:19 pm

Hahaha, that was well written and drawn!
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