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Forum: Lounge 2021-01-17, 18:12
Replies: 85
Views: 3,826
Posted By The Carnivore
I find it more surprising that people can also...

I find it more surprising that people can also survive whole-body exposures to temps exceeding 151 C for a few minutes, without suffering significant injuries:...
Forum: Computer Games 2021-01-17, 17:49
Replies: 30
Views: 7,235
Posted By The Carnivore
Anyone in 2015 would be completely baffled by...

Anyone in 2015 would be completely baffled by this headline and article:
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-55648546
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-13, 21:40
Replies: 64
Views: 8,394
Posted By The Carnivore
As mentioned in another thread, don't forget the...

As mentioned in another thread, don't forget the chicken bones:
https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?p=504694#post504694


The jury is still out on whether parallel universes exist, or...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-13, 21:14
Replies: 64
Views: 8,394
Posted By The Carnivore
That reminds me of this: ...

That reminds me of this:
https://medium.com/swlh/the-silurian-hypothesis-3f8828a61266

It's a somewhat long but interesting read.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-07, 06:08
Replies: 1,475
Views: 81,325
Posted By The Carnivore
As of right now, Biden only has 244 votes counted...

As of right now, Biden only has 244 votes counted by Congress, which is short of the 270 to win.

Since it's currently over an hour past midnight on the U.S. east coast, I wonder whether this is...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-01-03, 23:56
Replies: 12
Views: 4,895
Posted By The Carnivore
The "To test the hardware" section should be...

The "To test the hardware" section should be updated to include the Intel Skylake bug:
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/01/intel-skylake-bug-causes-pcs-to-freeze-during-complex-workloads/
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-30, 18:43
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By The Carnivore
I think I have a good handle on most common...

I think I have a good handle on most common fears. Among other things, I've gone skydiving and bungee jumping, driven over 120 mph, done solo night hikes in bear and mountain lion territory, and, of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-26, 00:17
Replies: 85
Views: 3,826
Posted By The Carnivore
- This year, Trump had over 100,000 more popular...

- This year, Trump had over 100,000 more popular votes in California than he had in Texas. Biden had over 250,000 more popular votes in Ohio than he had in Massachusetts.

- Reno, NV is over 200...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-12-23, 17:06
Replies: 49
Views: 1,647
Posted By The Carnivore
A friend who's working in local government in the...

A friend who's working in local government in the U.S. got this memo earlier in the week:

"Public employees, especially essential workers on the front lines of exposure, will receive higher...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-17, 22:27
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By The Carnivore
Apologies for the incorrect wording, but what I...

Apologies for the incorrect wording, but what I meant to say was that those percentages were for the entire electorate. ~0.1% of the electorate are extremely rich folks who vote Republican, ~1-2% of...
Forum: ONeil 2020-12-17, 22:06
Replies: 84
Views: 1,616
Posted By The Carnivore
I have no objections to established vaccines like...

I have no objections to established vaccines like the polio vaccine, but would not take a newly developed mRNA vaccine in the near future because it's too soon to determine whether there will be any...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-17, 19:28
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By The Carnivore
Should Democrats just drop the identity politics and focus solely on economic issues?

IMO, Democrats would win every election by a landslide if they focus solely on economic issues and put everything else at a much lower priority. Right now, Republican voters are roughly divided into...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2020-12-17, 18:31
Replies: 232
Views: 60,307
Posted By The Carnivore
We're at k=798.5K, so could you load k=800K-840K?...

We're at k=798.5K, so could you load k=800K-840K?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-09, 00:03
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By The Carnivore
You'll retain everything you know now. If you...

You'll retain everything you know now. If you knew some properties of Fourier Transforms in your 20s but have since forgotten them, you won't be able to bring that knowledge back.

You might run...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-07, 20:35
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By The Carnivore
Would you disguise your knowledge? A 10 year old...

Would you disguise your knowledge? A 10 year old who can solve differential equations would raise some eyebrows, but a 15 year old who can do the same thing would not stand out as much.
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-07, 20:23
Replies: 32
Views: 1,003
Posted By The Carnivore
If I were restricted to the past ~14 billion...

If I were restricted to the past ~14 billion years, I'd pick the creation of the universe. If a more recent time is required, my choices would be:

Earth-Theia impact:...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-30, 17:57
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By The Carnivore
If you could, would you choose to be a teen again?

I watched the movies "Big", "17 again", and "13 going on 30" over the past few weeks and thought about this.

Suppose you're given the option of going back to your teen years while maintaining your...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-07, 18:27
Replies: 667
Views: 42,998
Posted By The Carnivore
Trump is making liberals cry again: ...

Trump is making liberals cry again:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/video/2020/nov/07/cnn-van-jones-tears-joe-biden-us-election
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-07, 18:25
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By The Carnivore
Maybe Trump will pull a Grover Cleveland, run...

Maybe Trump will pull a Grover Cleveland, run again in 2024, and win:...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-04, 18:05
Replies: 39
Views: 2,043
Posted By The Carnivore
FWIW, 90% of Americans use the Internet and 73%...

FWIW, 90% of Americans use the Internet and 73% of Americans have high speed broadband at home, so the American Internet population isn't that much different than the general American population:
...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-04, 07:16
Replies: 39
Views: 2,043
Posted By The Carnivore
The results so far are 18 Biden - 4 Trump? Holy...

The results so far are 18 Biden - 4 Trump? Holy cow.

I was expecting Biden to be more popular than Trump on here by a 2-1 margin and not a 4-1 margin, but I guess there are more liberals on here...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-03, 05:18
Replies: 39
Views: 2,043
Posted By The Carnivore
Election day poll

If your vote determined who would be the U.S. president in February 2021, who would you pick if you had to choose between Trump and Biden? There is a related discussion thread at:...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-28, 23:38
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By The Carnivore
I guess it depends on what school you go to. At...

I guess it depends on what school you go to. At my co-worker's high school, the air conditioner only worked in winter, the heater only worked in summer, and there were more ants than students in the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-28, 20:02
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By The Carnivore
Online learning or in person learning?

Most of us haven't been in a classroom in years. But if you were a student or teacher, which would you prefer, online learning or the in-person version?

For me, the main benefit of online learning...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-26, 02:58
Replies: 53
Views: 2,445
Posted By The Carnivore
Welcome! Some people count sheep if they...

Welcome!

Some people count sheep if they can't sleep. But sheep = lamb chops = hunger, not sleep. So in high school, I decided to count pi instead. When I couldn't sleep, I'd go 3,1,4,1,5,9, etc.,...
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