## Search found 7 matches

Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:17 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0145: "Fire From Moonlight"
Replies: 157
Views: 79204

### Re: What-If 0145: "Fire From Moonlight"

As I said a while back, I call BS on the thermodynamics argument that it is impossible per se to concentrate the energy of moonlight to generate a temperature hotter than the surface of the moon as it is clearly possible to collect the energy of moonlight (using, e.g., photovoltaics) and concentrat...
Wed Jan 12, 2011 10:31 am UTC
Topic: 0846: "Dental Nerve"
Replies: 135
Views: 36784

### Re: 0846: "Dental Nerve"

The song may be bad, but so is the point of the comic.
Brushing your teeth with whiskey will get them pretty much as clean as brushing with toothpaste.
Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:06 am UTC
Replies: 97
Views: 26671

I think that all future results should be based on a search that includes "-xckd"
Wed Sep 22, 2010 10:45 pm UTC
Replies: 84
Views: 20789

YouTube - Two Forms of ID
Mon Sep 15, 2008 4:20 am UTC
Topic: 0476: "One-Sided"
Replies: 111
Views: 29664

### Re: "One-Sided" Discussion

pyroman wrote:i'd have to agree the "my second relationship" part definitely makes the comic. good show randall!

I wonder how that 'relationship' ended?
Tue Sep 09, 2008 2:18 am UTC
Topic: 0473: "Still Raw"
Replies: 238
Views: 41000

### Re: "Still Raw" Discussion

As I pointed out earlier, even ignoring friction (which is not really constant, but it's close enough for low speed approximations), there is the force imparted by the wheels rotational inertia. This force is proportional to the acceleration of the treadmill. The faster the treadmill accelerates, t...
Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:31 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Pancake Problem
Replies: 56
Views: 19709

### Re: Pancake Problem

Hi skegg, if you pull a pancake with one black side.... your options are limited to two pancakes... one has a black downside and the other has a white downside... Yes, your options are limited to two pancakes, but not with equal probability. Knowing that one side is black not only means eliminates t...