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by hbarsquared
Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0147: "Niagara Straw"
Replies: 26
Views: 15897

Re: What-If 0147: "Niagara Straw"

I would like to point out that a "coffee straw" (as described in the original Amazon review article) is distinctly smaller than a normal straw. A coffee straw is NOT 7mm in diameter, closer to 2-3.

How does this effect the end results? I demand a rewrite.
by hbarsquared
Thu Sep 17, 2015 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1536: "The Martian"
Replies: 128
Views: 39241

Re: 1536: "The Martian"

Interrupting this riveting back-and-forth on the proper cultivation of potatoes... The hydrazine-to-water chapter in the book. I'm fine with the thermal output being missed. Also with the possible "9% oxygen" typo. Even the lack of squeaky voice (he had a mask on, anyway) My question: If h...
by hbarsquared
Fri Jun 07, 2013 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107011
Views: 47426646


Long time lurker, first time poster, everyone. I've read ever comic, starting from Barrel - Part 1. The first one I discovered was sometime in... 2009? Holy crap, this "quote-unquote" Time thing is still going on... Every other day I take a look at (the site that updates with every new ima...

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