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Animated gif…?

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Tectonically speaking

A Redittor posted an image of divers swimming between chasms separating tectonic plates. A geologist responds seriously, the next with a pun, the string continues a steady slide into groan territory…

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Feynman for a Saturday

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Don’t read this…

… it could be detrimental to your health. One of Pythagoras’s students crossed the master (who maintained that ALL square roots are rational) with his life by drowning by proving the opposite. As he pushed the student’s head under water, … Continue reading

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So, the question is basically

  From Jason Kottke’s kottke.org Yesterday I was pairing the socks from the clean laundry, and figured out the way I was doing it is not very efficient. I was doing a naive search — picking one sock and “iterating” the … Continue reading

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I think I’ll wait with filling up then…..

This is the Forward Curve oil price for West Texas Intermediate. I’m not quite sure that I believe it….   Here’s the current source (NY Mercantile Exchange)

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So THAT’S how it works…

HT futilitycloset.com

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A 1939 map of physics

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Logic

LOGIC, n. The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding. The basic of logic is the syllogism, consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion–thus: Major Premise: … Continue reading

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Solar storm expected to hit Earth on Saturday

HT NASA That figures. A bit blowy today….

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