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by scheme
Fri Jan 28, 2011 5:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0853: "Consecutive Vowels"
Replies: 159
Views: 44309

Re: 0852: "Consecutive Vowels"

What concerns me is that the graph implies the existence of either fractional vowels, or words with 30 or 40 consecutive vowels. I didn't bother to count the data points. All I know is that my freshman English class didn't prepare me for words of that length or sexiness.
by scheme
Fri Oct 22, 2010 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0809: "Los Alamos"
Replies: 181
Views: 48840

Re: 0809: Los Alamos

The left background drawing looks like a schematic of the symmetric implosion mechanism, but does the right background drawing have an obvious connection to the work?
by scheme
Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:10 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: College Tips
Replies: 34
Views: 6098

Re: College Tips

1. My number one tip is to know what you want to take away college before you go in. I recommend a high GPA in a marketable major and friends. a. The single most valuable thing you can do is talk to people. Classmates, professors, the janitors that clean the building you work in late at night. You w...
by scheme
Sun Sep 12, 2010 2:56 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Blender + Soup
Replies: 32
Views: 4009

Re: Blender + Soup

I have a wild guess as to what happens, and I'd like your input. It seems to me that we know a few things: When a sealed blender containing a hot, chunky soup is turned on, there will be an increase of the pressure of the air in the blender. When a sealed blender containing close-to-boiling water is...

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