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by 3.14chan
Wed Jun 24, 2009 7:30 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Science of Obama’s Fly-Swatting
Replies: 6
Views: 992

The Science of Obama’s Fly-Swatting

Funny :mrgreen:
http://discovermagazine.com/2009/jun/18 ... y-swatting

by the way, Mr. Green is a really big smile or something else?
by 3.14chan
Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Elderly may be immune to Swine Flu
Replies: 3
Views: 850

Re: Elderly may be immune to Swine Flu

I think that being exposed to many different version of flu would increase the chance of cross immunity (I think tha this is the word in english) and since elderly people have less close contact with many people they would be less exposed to the virus too. I don't see anything strange...
by 3.14chan
Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: PETA likes bugs.
Replies: 68
Views: 4007

Re: PETA likes bugs.

Woofsie wrote:Oh I agree. It's just that 3.14chan said radical groups never make sense, so I provided counter examples.

Yeah, I try to stop to use never and use other expressions like "usually don't"... but it is hard to never say never :mrgreen:
by 3.14chan
Sat Jun 20, 2009 2:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Something on Youtube
Replies: 2022
Views: 566604

Re: Something on Youtube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMUrWwnF34k

Those things always hypnotize me
by 3.14chan
Sat Jun 20, 2009 2:00 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: PETA likes bugs.
Replies: 68
Views: 4007

Re: PETA likes bugs.

I still think that in scandalous groups like Greenpeace and Peta there is someone making money from all that or are just political tools. You make sensacionalist propaganda, spread half truths and tells to a huge number of people what is good and what is bad. Have you ever been in the Greenpeace for...
by 3.14chan
Fri Jun 19, 2009 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Re: Fight infections with virus

No no. I just said that today people think that this is weird but in future they will not. Think about eat food full of bacteria sounds bad but prebiotics are food full of bacteria and people see them as something good. The same will be with virus. Today it is weird/scary but them someone give it a ...
by 3.14chan
Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Re: Fight infections with virus

Do you know something bad about this? Human stupidity. I can totally see screams of "BUT THEY ARE VIRUSES" Today we have probiotic yogurt, probiotic ice cream, probiotic this and probiotic that... Maybe in future we will have virus in probiotic bubblegum to reduce acid-producing bacteria ...
by 3.14chan
Fri Jun 19, 2009 11:56 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: PETA likes bugs.
Replies: 68
Views: 4007

Re: PETA likes bugs.

PETA does not care about bacteria, which do not feel pain or have consciousness According to who? I could say that a fly doesn't fell pain or have consciousness (at least not the way that we do), another person could say that even vegetals can fell pain. Also, PETA does not care about mites (we kil...
by 3.14chan
Fri Jun 19, 2009 4:57 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Re: Fight infections with virus

I meant getting shot, and actually dying because the lightening was attracted to the bullet, but I see my hyperbolic metaphor failed in clarity. maybe because english is not my mother language? (I'm not from a english speaking country) Anyway, phages are so especific that they only infect one speci...
by 3.14chan
Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes
Replies: 25
Views: 1807

Re: Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes

This is the obvious answer! I was making fun of the "Science: Testing the obvious because sometimes the obvious is wrong." In truth tho, sometimes the obvious is wrong, that just happens to be a bad example. Yeah, it is true, that's why I like it! I just think that there is a limit to wha...
by 3.14chan
Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Re: Fight infections with virus

I mean, there's about as much danger of a bacteriophase infecting us as there is shooting victim dying from lightening strike. MRSA is a good example of a very resistant bacteria, that this treatment would be perfect for (just keep a culture of staph killing viruses handy). The chances of a bacteri...
by 3.14chan
Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes
Replies: 25
Views: 1807

Re: Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes

This is the obvious answer! I was making fun of the "Science: Testing the obvious because sometimes the obvious is wrong." To tell the truth I like this quote, but it has its limitis. Of course poor sleeping habits leads to sleepines, you don't need a research to find this! This is the fun...
by 3.14chan
Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Autonomous (Medical) robot detects shrapnel
Replies: 3
Views: 480

Re: Autonomous (Medical) robot detects shrapnel

I said to a doctor that someday everthing work that humans do will be possible to be done better by machines, even doctors. Of course he disagrees since today machines can't think like us, but there is nothing that makes it impossible :roll:
by 3.14chan
Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes
Replies: 25
Views: 1807

Re: Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes

no liquid water, all food must be dehidrated, no juice, no beer, no liquid, just dry dehidrated food
by 3.14chan
Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes
Replies: 25
Views: 1807

Re: Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes

Science: Testing the obvious because sometimes the obvious is wrong. I loved your quote and will use it! But now I will be sarcastic: Let's study about mortality rate in a 100% water free diet in laboratory rats! the obvious conclusion is that it would be 100% of mortality, but sometimes the obviou...
by 3.14chan
Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Re: Fight infections with virus

I think that people should see the video first. I know that it is long (50 min WTF) but today there is some multi resistant bacteria, and we are always behind bacteria in developing new antibiotics. There are bacterias resistant to our most advanced antibiotics out there.
by 3.14chan
Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: PETA likes bugs.
Replies: 68
Views: 4007

Re: PETA likes bugs.

I wonder how thay plan to avoid bugs from eating crops.

Use a natural predator is the same as to release a pack of wolves in a school in their standarts.
by 3.14chan
Thu Jun 18, 2009 4:14 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Re: Fight infections with virus

Also I said:
"there is no bacteria immune to EVERY virus"

Of course all bacterias are immune to a bunch of virus but no bacteria is immune to every virus but there is bacteria immune to every antibiotic
by 3.14chan
Thu Jun 18, 2009 4:06 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Re: Fight infections with virus

Yeah, but virus evolve too creating new species to invade those "immune" bacterias
antibiotics can't evolve, they don't reproduce. But we can try to make new ones.
by 3.14chan
Thu Jun 18, 2009 1:57 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Re: Fight infections with virus

They do mutate, but this is good! Each virus species evolved to attack one bacteria species. It will not attack another species of bacteria so it will never attack a animal/vegetal cell. It's like to be afraid of geting infected with a soy virus. Antibiotics do destroy good bacteria from our body, v...
by 3.14chan
Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Passing cars to generate energy
Replies: 18
Views: 1260

Re: Passing cars to generate energy

See the problem with that is that you can't create energy from nothing. There has to be some sort of equivilent energy or resistance from the car even if it means the car has to drive up 1 or 2 inches vertically. Just because its spread over 100 cars and not obviously visible for any one car doesn'...
by 3.14chan
Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes
Replies: 25
Views: 1807

Re: Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes

I'm still hung up on the term "sleep hygiene" >_>; I have to wonder who the hell funds this useless research? Isn't it common sense that sleep deprivation out of playing games extensively will take a toll on stamina? Hygiene, refers to the set of practices associated with the preservation...
by 3.14chan
Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes
Replies: 25
Views: 1807

Too much gaming and poor sleep hygiene can increase sleepnes

Computer/console gamers who play for more than seven hours a week and who identify their gaming as an addiction sleep less during the weekdays and experience greater sleepiness than casual or non-gamers, according to a research abstract that will be presented on Monday, June 8 at SLEEP 2009, the 23r...
by 3.14chan
Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Re: Fight infections with virus

They use it on wounds so put it in the right place is not a problem.
Lised bacteria toxin will be released if you kill them anyway...

The good thing is that it kills bacteria that no antibiotic can kill.
by 3.14chan
Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Re: Fight infections with virus

Pseudomonas is sick, soon it will pass away :( :roll: :mrgreen:
by 3.14chan
Wed Jun 17, 2009 6:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 10 politically incorrect truthes about human nature
Replies: 82
Views: 6044

Re: 10 politically incorrect truthes about human nature

Because males really pinch another male's ass in the workforce to piss them off. I already have seem that. Also have seen kancho and other forms of prank in some workplaces between males. I haven't said that it is the only cause, just said that SOMETIMES this happens (maybe due to lack of common se...
by 3.14chan
Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:19 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Re: Fight infections with virus

by 3.14chan
Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:15 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 10 politically incorrect truthes about human nature
Replies: 82
Views: 6044

Re: 10 politically incorrect truthes about human nature

In "Men sexually harass women because they are not sexist" I think that the idea was that men harass women in work just like they harass men.

I don't think that this explains all but I can't deny that this is true sometimes too...
by 3.14chan
Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:05 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fight infections with virus
Replies: 24
Views: 1438

Fight infections with virus

How to heal an infection caused by a bacteria resistant to all antibiotics? Infect them with virus. Doctors in Eastern Europe have used lab-grown viruses to safely cure millions of wounds using bacteria's natural enemy. Here is a 50min video (long but interesting) http://www.ib4f.com/board/science/s...
by 3.14chan
Mon Jun 15, 2009 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: One step closer to battle field lasers.
Replies: 61
Views: 3333

Re: One step closer to battle field lasers.

http://dvice.com/assets_c/2009/06/navy-laser-430-0609-thumb-430x256-19386.jpg Raytheon has just been granted a one-year contract from the Navy for the preliminary design of a 100-kiloWatt FEL (Fee Electron Laser) for warships. The laser beams could be used against missiles, airplanes, or even boats...
by 3.14chan
Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Octosquid
Replies: 12
Views: 2303

Re: Octosquid

Tree of Life web project is a weird site?
http://tolweb.org/
by 3.14chan
Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Octosquid
Replies: 12
Views: 2303

Re: Octosquid

As a compensation for my failure I will post a real weird cephalopod. http://www.bogleech.com/nature/ceph-arg2.jpg Argonauta Argonauts are muscular, pelagic octopods. Females secrete a thin calcareous "shell" in which they reside. Shells may reach a length of 30 cm (Nesis, 1982). The dorsa...
by 3.14chan
Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:28 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Octosquid
Replies: 12
Views: 2303

Re: Octosquid

http://www.kitv.com/news/13674091/detail.html Actual news story says it's just an uncommon, unnamed species of squid that happened to be missing some arms. You are right this is really a squid. In July 5 it was octosquid http://archives.starbulletin.com/2007/07/05/news/story03.html http://www.kpua....
by 3.14chan
Tue Jun 09, 2009 4:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Octosquid
Replies: 12
Views: 2303

Octosquid

It's a squid, it's an octopus, it's a octosquid! http://www.ib4f.com/uploads/data/122372.jpg http://www.ib4f.com/uploads/data/127521.jpg Octosquid is the name given to what appears to be a new species of the genus Mastigoteuthis which was discovered at a depth of 3,000 feet (910 m) off the Hawaiian ...
by 3.14chan
Tue Jun 09, 2009 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science Websites
Replies: 69
Views: 191984

Re: Science Websites

http://www.scholarpedia.org/

There is the site in my signature too :D
by 3.14chan
Sun Jun 07, 2009 2:30 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Esoteric programming language
Replies: 7
Views: 2045

Re: Esoteric programming language

sje46
Yeah, just realized that too...

Sorry

Berengal

I was going to post whitespace but changed my mind and forgot to change it!
by 3.14chan
Sun Jun 07, 2009 1:42 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Esoteric programming language
Replies: 7
Views: 2045

Re: Esoteric programming language

Ok, I will give some examples. Hello World in LOLCODE HAI CAN HAS STDIO? VISIBLE "HAI WORLD!" KTHXBYE And in Cheff Hello World Souffle. Ingredients. 72 g haricot beans 101 eggs 108 g lard 111 cups oil 32 zucchinis 119 ml water 114 g red salmon 100 g dijon mustard 33 potatoes Method. Put po...
by 3.14chan
Sat Jun 06, 2009 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Esoteric programming language
Replies: 7
Views: 2045

Esoteric programming language

How about one xkcd comic about esoteric programming languages (like Lolcode, Piet and Whitespace)?

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