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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby Roland Deschain on Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:03 pm


That's really cool. I'm either going to make self-replicating spiders made out of lego-like blocks and call them "Replicators", or make some sort of cyborg and call it "Skynet". But seriously, that's really cool.

^^ I was referring to management there, although come to think of it, they wouldn't know what you're talking about. That could be a good thing.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby gronank on Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:13 am

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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby Roland Deschain on Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:52 pm

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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby daftbeaker on Sun Apr 22, 2012 3:52 pm

Ok, ADD/ADHD are real problems and do benefit in some cases from Ritalin. With that said, I definitely prefer this treatment methodology for most of the 'difficult' children I know that have never been taught to sit down and shut up before :evilgrin:

Edit - This was meant to go in 'Funny stuff...', whoops :blush:
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby gronank on Sun Apr 22, 2012 7:42 pm


A carbon atom doesn't look like that, the bohr model doesn't represent very well what kind of an object an atom really is. I suppose people in general just doesn't care enough about spherical harmonical solutions of the schrödinger equation to care.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby Alan Dente on Sun Apr 22, 2012 9:10 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:This is intended as a counterpoint to funny stuff found on the interwebs: stuff that is not funny, but is undeniably cool. So here we go...

The last ever launch of Space Shuttle Discovery as viewed from a commercial airliner.

Not funny. But cool.


That was an awesome viewing perspective of the launch... THANKS!!!
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby PKMKII on Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:08 pm

"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Tue May 01, 2012 1:22 pm

Apologies if this has already been posted, but that reminds me of a... similar video. Gets going at about :30, though the best part is undoubtedly at 4:42.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby black bart on Wed May 02, 2012 7:52 am

I really like Alan Dente's avatar.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby pieces o'nine on Wed May 02, 2012 12:10 pm

Ashes and Snow

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The flash version is quite nice.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby PKMKII on Thu May 03, 2012 9:22 pm

Courtney Love Loses Rights to Kurt Cobain's Image. Said rights will pass to his daughter, Frances Bean Cobain.

I've never been a huge Nirvana or Cobain fan, but I'm glad that trollop can't keep leeching off his legacy, or screwing with it for her own, personal gain.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby black bart on Fri May 04, 2012 7:41 am

pieces o'nine wrote:Ashes and Snow

Since 1992 [Canadian] photographer and filmmaker Gregory Colbert has collaborated with more than 40 species around the world to create a 21st-century bestiary. These images attempt to express the world not only through human eyes, but also through the eyes of a whale, an elephant, a manatee, a meerkat, a cheetah, or an orangutan.


The flash version is quite nice.


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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby Roland Deschain on Sat May 05, 2012 10:39 pm

gronank wrote:A carbon atom doesn't look like that, the bohr model doesn't represent very well what kind of an object an atom really is. I suppose people in general just doesn't care enough about spherical harmonical solutions of the schrödinger equation to care.

I know, but I suppose it's the most easily recognisable "shape" of an atom to most people, and it keeps the graphic simple, too.

Parenting win indeed, PK. I had flashbacks to Wayne's World, and doing that with school friends in cars.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby black bart on Thu May 10, 2012 7:57 am

Get your Queen masks ready...yes you Scottish persons as well:

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Re: Cool stuff found on the Interwebs

Postby PKMKII on Sat May 12, 2012 12:17 am

"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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