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Forum: Lounge 2020-10-17, 06:58
Replies: 4,087
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Posted By MooMoo2
He tried to dunk a basketball before: ...

He tried to dunk a basketball before:
https://www.si.com/longform/2015/dunking/index.html

I wonder which task he found harder to accomplish
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-17, 06:55
Replies: 1,304
Views: 70,910
Posted By MooMoo2
More wacky, WTF stuff: ...

More wacky, WTF stuff:
https://www.exoticmeatmarkets.com/Lion-Meat-Buy-Lion-Meat-Lion-Meat-for-sale-p/lionmeat16oz.htm

$50K for a pound of lion meat :shock:
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 05:34
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! Is this...

Thanks! Is this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windsurfing
what you're looking for? :smile:


Interesting. I tried a few runs without the wax, and it took an incredibly steep slope (more than 45...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-15, 05:25
Replies: 1,304
Views: 70,910
Posted By MooMoo2
I've had whale meat in Iceland. It had the...

I've had whale meat in Iceland. It had the texture of beef, the color of beet, and the taste of tuna.


I've had kangaroo but not gator. It didn't taste like chicken at all. It was quite tough to...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-14, 05:53
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By MooMoo2
October 13, 2018: Went up the Oregon dunes and...

October 13, 2018: Went up the Oregon dunes and tried sandboarding. It's a bit similar to snowboarding, but with some notable differences:

- going down a steep sand slope will give you the same...
Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2020-10-13, 05:51
Replies: 60
Views: 9,260
Posted By MooMoo2
No problem! I looked under the "history"...

No problem!

I looked under the "history" section on your Wiki and noticed the following:

"2013-10-05: Checked to n = 2000000, Larry Soule"

Therefore, k=39 is doublechecked to n=2M, and not...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-12, 05:32
Replies: 1,338
Views: 57,341
Posted By MooMoo2
That reminds me of my trip to Uluru last July....

That reminds me of my trip to Uluru last July. There are websites which promote the climb (i.e., https://uluruclimb.wordpress.com/blog/ ) or other outdoor activities that can be done there, but what...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-12, 05:02
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By MooMoo2
October 11, 2019: First time signing a summit...

October 11, 2019: First time signing a summit register and seeing a mountain shadow - https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=527873&postcount=32
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-10, 22:28
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By MooMoo2
Perhaps that range can be taken from 11 to 18...

Perhaps that range can be taken from 11 to 18 instead of from -0.75 to 18? For the sprints, the age group records for 10 year old boys is virtually identical to that of 10 year old girls:...
Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2020-10-10, 22:12
Replies: 60
Views: 9,260
Posted By MooMoo2
k=39 was double checked to at least n=1.263M....

k=39 was double checked to at least n=1.263M. Other searchers originally tested that k for n <= 1.263M (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=124815&postcount=157), and when I took it over, I...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-10, 21:40
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By MooMoo2
I looked up the world records for various...

I looked up the world records for various distances and tried to find out whether there was any type of trend toward a decreasing male-female gap as the distances grew longer:

200m: 19.19 men,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-10, 20:02
Replies: 70
Views: 1,620
Posted By MooMoo2
You can get to North Korea from Norway by going...

You can get to North Korea from Norway by going through Russia (and not going through any other country besides Russia). Pakistan and Russia don't share a border today, but what you mentioned might...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-09, 23:44
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By MooMoo2
I think the people carrying small packs were...

I think the people carrying small packs were those who tried to do the whole thing in a day, while those carrying giant packs were the overnight campers. I got passed by women and men from both...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-09, 23:25
Replies: 70
Views: 1,620
Posted By MooMoo2
Interesting faxes thread

This is your chance to post any interesting facts you know of. Here are some of mine:

- Maine is the closest U.S. state to Africa.
- The T. Rex lived closer to the modern broiler chicken than to...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-09, 22:12
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By MooMoo2
I came across an interesting article which raises...

I came across an interesting article which raises the possibility that women are better ultra-endurance athletes than men: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-49284389

Some anecdotal evidence - my time...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-07, 18:15
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By MooMoo2
October 7, 2017: Found the world's oldest known...

October 7, 2017: Found the world's oldest known living tree: https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=22632
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-01, 05:11
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By MooMoo2
Those coordinates seem to be a bit off. The...

Those coordinates seem to be a bit off. The correct location is at 31°12'44.8"N, 81°13'33.5"E (31.212446, 81.225979).
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-19, 17:15
Replies: 968
Views: 51,505
Posted By MooMoo2
Every Mama & Papa - California Burnin' All...

Every Mama & Papa - California Burnin'

All the grass is brown (all the grass is brown)
Skies are red and grey (skies are red and grey)
Too much smoke and smog (too much smoke and smog)
On this...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-01, 07:08
Replies: 11
Views: 2,385
Posted By MooMoo2
It's useful for comparing like vs. like. As a...

It's useful for comparing like vs. like. As a rough estimate, one month's worth of work in 2010 is approximately the same as one day's worth of work in 2020, which I find to be quite interesting (and...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-01, 04:36
Replies: 11
Views: 2,385
Posted By MooMoo2
I thought that this would be interesting to...

I thought that this would be interesting to revisit exactly 10 years later. As of today -

Primegrid:
https://www.boincstats.com/stats/11/project/detail/
1,900.227 TeraFLOPS
Teams - 3,199 (416...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-01, 03:43
Replies: 47
Views: 2,242
Posted By MooMoo2
Howdy! Aftermath = Joy + sore muscles

Howdy!

Aftermath = Joy + sore muscles
Forum: Astronomy 2020-07-24, 04:38
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By MooMoo2
I went up to a place called "Minaret Vista" in...

I went up to a place called "Minaret Vista" in eastern California last Saturday, July 18. I figured I could kill two birds with one stone - see the comet and get in some acclimatization for my...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-23, 00:47
Replies: 91
Views: 7,065
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! After a few more failed attempts,...

Thanks!


After a few more failed attempts, I finally got to the top of Whitney two days ago, at around 9:30 AM on July 20, 2020. It took me around 20 hours of hiking for less than 15 minutes on...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-09, 02:33
Replies: 91
Views: 7,065
Posted By MooMoo2
Hike to San Joaquin Mountain, July 2020

Hike to San Joaquin Mountain, July 2020
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-03, 16:32
Replies: 47
Views: 2,242
Posted By MooMoo2
Bump.

Bump.
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