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Postby PKMKII on Fri May 31, 2013 7:30 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: Random Video Thread

Postby gronank on Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:41 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHEXOPSpy8U
This is the presentation of our robotics project, we had a competition between two robots in collecting cylinders in an arena and returning them to a safe zone. It turned out that just roaming around and occasionally return to the safe zone worked better than actually searching for the cylinders.
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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby PKMKII on Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:01 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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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby pieces o'nine on Fri Jun 07, 2013 11:08 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDy-A91JZu8

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby PKMKII on Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:51 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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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby pieces o'nine on Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:05 pm

Thankee, PKMKII -- now we knows how *knot* ter throw NefYoo...

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Tue Jun 25, 2013 3:35 pm

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby PKMKII on Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:03 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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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby PKMKII on Fri Jun 28, 2013 1:31 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: Random Video Thread

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:30 pm

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:57 pm

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:39 am

Roy Hunter wrote:http://www.wimp.com/thatvoice/

Wow.
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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:36 am

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:
Roy Hunter wrote:http://www.wimp.com/thatvoice/

Wow.
That's what I thought.
"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:14 pm

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby PKMKII on Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:36 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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