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by tastethesun
Fri Dec 03, 2010 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0829: "Arsenic-Based Life"
Replies: 100
Views: 20645

Re: 0829: "Arsenic-Based Life"

dp2 wrote:
superglucose wrote:Unsurprising news is unsurprising. It turns out this is the result of a theory and an experiment that were conducted years ago. Cool, but not revolutionary.

You do know that a hypothesis is not in itself proof of anything, right?

I think he might be stuck in Monday's comic.
by tastethesun
Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0721: "Flatland"
Replies: 125
Views: 50378

Re: "Flatland" Discussion

For those who don't get the alt text: circle = priest in Flatland and women = lines. You're not entirely right on that one. It's actually kind of an inside joke, in reference to ConBust, which we attended this past weekend at Smith College. Speaking along the lines of how he didn't want to point ou...
by tastethesun
Fri Mar 26, 2010 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0719: "Brain Worms"
Replies: 140
Views: 28466

Re: "Brain Worms" Discussion

Also related to driving: brakes not working. I know quite a few people who dream about that, myself included. Toyota drivers too, I suppose.
by tastethesun
Tue Mar 23, 2010 1:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0717: "Furtive"
Replies: 108
Views: 29962

Re: "Furtive" Discussion

This comic was so bad I had to complain about the author on a forum he never reads to a community that consists primarily of fans of his comic. The previous [insert number] comics were also terrible so I'm not entirely sure why I still read it. Seriously, you guys not only waste 5-10 seconds reading...
by tastethesun
Tue Dec 09, 2008 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Percentage Question
Replies: 2
Views: 647

Percentage Question

This question has been bugging the hell out of me. I have no idea why, but I feel like I'm doing something wrong. "How much petrolatum should be added to 25% sulfur ointment to make 180g of 12.5% sulfur ointment? The approach should use the least amount of petrolatum." The answer is 90g. Y...

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