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by The Reaper
Tue May 24, 2011 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: "Missing Mass" in filaments identified by undergrad
Replies: 19
Views: 3618

Re: "Missing Mass" in filaments identified by undergrad

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galaxy_filament
Why wouldn't the mass of the universe be in the areas where mass exists? I don't quite understand?

Also: published on arXiv. aka: awaiting peer review, yes?
by The Reaper
Thu May 12, 2011 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: TSA frisking babies?
Replies: 258
Views: 19620

Re: TSA frisking babies?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/68892317@N00/811193/
seemed relevant somehow. :3

That being said, I'm glad the TSA people did their jobs. Hiding explosives on babies seems a really easy way to get things done....
by The Reaper
Sun May 08, 2011 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1922
Views: 386856

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

Part of me wondered why they took the CD out of the 5.25" floppies instead of leaving it in the protective case... You do know they were not the same thing right? they had covers because they had floppy magnetic tape, just in a disk instead of a roll. I didn't understand the differences when I...
by The Reaper
Sat May 07, 2011 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1922
Views: 386856

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

Part of me wondered why they took the CD out of the 5.25" floppies instead of leaving it in the protective case...
by The Reaper
Fri Apr 29, 2011 1:17 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Statistics: Male vs Female Physicists
Replies: 16
Views: 3787

Re: Statistics: Male vs Female Physicists

male physicists in developed nations have better careers if they have children. You mean that if a man is emotionally capable and likable enough to convince someone to marry him, he is more likely to have a better career? Marriage =/= children. Married and/or children != emotionally capable OR lika...
by The Reaper
Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2011 Syrian Protests
Replies: 56
Views: 4955

Re: 2011 Syrian Protests

Where's my "Have the UN do it" option?
by The Reaper
Tue Apr 26, 2011 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The universe's dimensions may change with age, energy, scale
Replies: 29
Views: 4779

Re: The universe's dimensions may change with age, energy, s

Роберт wrote:It certainly appears to be English, but I'm not sure what this as to do with the current article.

I'm looking forward to 7 dimensions. Then we can actually look at different exotic spheres.

But how do I apply it? I'm barely up to quaternions :(
by The Reaper
Mon Apr 25, 2011 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The universe's dimensions may change with age, energy, scale
Replies: 29
Views: 4779

Re: The universe's dimensions may change with age, energy, s

I shall fight your changing dimension theory with non-time theory!
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-04-sci ... nsion.html
by The Reaper
Mon Apr 25, 2011 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The universe's dimensions may change with age, energy, scale
Replies: 29
Views: 4779

Re: The universe's dimensions may change with age, energy, s

The universe is a spheroid region, 705 meters in diameter. I laughed. I'll believe this hypothesis when they have loads of evidence to support it. Just being able to explain some peculiarities really isn't enough to take it seriously. Look at the bloated, nonsensical mess string theory has become. ...
by The Reaper
Sun Apr 24, 2011 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The universe's dimensions may change with age, energy, scale
Replies: 29
Views: 4779

Re: The universe's dimensions may change with age, energy, s

What I'm wondering, though, is (1) what would a human actually * perceive in a large fourth spatial dimension and (2) are there any significant practical implications for future technology if a large fourth spatial dimension already exists? *We have, at best, 3-dimensional projections of what primi...
by The Reaper
Sat Apr 23, 2011 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The universe's dimensions may change with age, energy, scale
Replies: 29
Views: 4779

Re: The universe's dimensions may change with age, energy, s

I've already convinced myself the universe is actually inside out and has a size of 1. o_O
by The Reaper
Sat Apr 23, 2011 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Syrian government resigns
Replies: 5
Views: 1238

Re: Syrian government resigns

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/6-syrian-human-rights-groups-says-security-forces-085649776.html A human rights group says the death toll from two days of violence in Syria has reached 120. Syrian security forces fired live bullets and tear gas Friday and Saturday as tens of thousands of people gathered ac...
by The Reaper
Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1922
Views: 386856

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

sourmìlk wrote:And there's the fact that now anybody nobody can make games, regardless of talent
FTFY :3
by The Reaper
Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1922
Views: 386856

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

PC gaming will never die, as consoles are just a shitty variant of PC. The death of game quality, now that is easily foreseeable, what with the sudden influx of shitty FPS games (as well as other types) that the consoles amounted to.
by The Reaper
Sun Apr 17, 2011 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Obama, harsh words about the GOP
Replies: 49
Views: 5633

Re: Obama, harsh words about the GOP

I wish he'd said it in a press conference. Exactly. It's nice that he stands up for his ideals in the backrooms and when the microphones are off. But he should stand up for them in public as well. He's way too timid in the face of republican hostility. Being a skilled negotiator is a very great tal...
by The Reaper
Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:22 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Riots in Tunisia
Replies: 27
Views: 4343

Re: Riots in Tunisia

http://english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2011/04/201141421645338302.html Tunisian authorities have prepared 18 legal cases against former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, including "voluntary manslaughter" and "drug trafficking", the state TAP news agency reported. The revelati...
by The Reaper
Tue Apr 12, 2011 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Baby white rhino born at Australia Zoo
Replies: 0
Views: 765

Baby white rhino born at Australia Zoo

http://www.news.com.au/travel/australia/australia-zoo-welcomes-baby-white-rhino/story-e6frfq8r-1226038219169 AUSTRALIA Zoo has a cute new addition to its family - a baby white rhino. The as-yet-unnamed calf was born at 3.15am yesterday, weighing around 60kg and is still a little wobbly. Zoo spokeswo...
by The Reaper
Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1922
Views: 386856

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

torgos wrote:Robots that vacuum and wash your floors for you.

Don't forget clean your pool. My brother has one of those.
by The Reaper
Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:03 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 8.8 Earthquake hits 250 miles from Tokyo
Replies: 471
Views: 72121

Re: 8.8 Earthquake hits 250 miles from Tokyo

Thats because reactor 4 on fire because it got hit by another 6.3 aftershock. http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011 ... 188819.htm
by The Reaper
Tue Apr 12, 2011 2:19 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Ivory Coast govt cuts power and water to opposition movement
Replies: 11
Views: 2262

Re: Ivory Coast govt cuts power and water to opposition move

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13039825 Ivory Coast politician Laurent Gbagbo has surrendered after a military assault on his residence in Abidjan and has been put under UN guard. Forces of his UN-recognised successor, Alassane Ouattara, and French tanks advanced on his residence where he ha...
by The Reaper
Mon Apr 11, 2011 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1922
Views: 386856

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

Medical use cameras have gotten a bit smaller....
http://www.izm.fraunhofer.de/EN/news_ev ... treuer.jsp
by The Reaper
Mon Apr 11, 2011 2:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1922
Views: 386856

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

For the past 15 years I have heard people saying a cloned mammoth is only x years off. I will believe it when I see it. You mean this? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/8257223/Mammoth-could-be-reborn-in-four-years.html It was put on hold for awhile because the cell sample was badly d...
by The Reaper
Sun Apr 10, 2011 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Justice Dept. to Congress: Don’t Saddle 4th Amendment on Us
Replies: 62
Views: 7522

Re: Justice Dept. to Congress: Don’t Saddle 4th Amendment on

Most dictatorships don't make it past the first or second heir...
by The Reaper
Fri Apr 08, 2011 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Justice Dept. to Congress: Don’t Saddle 4th Amendment on Us
Replies: 62
Views: 7522

Re: Justice Dept. to Congress: Don’t Saddle 4th Amendment on

Prefanity wrote:
zookap wrote:Sigh..... I bet some of you will STILL vote for him a second time.


Do we really have a better option?

Gary Johnson? :D
by The Reaper
Wed Apr 06, 2011 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Talks about megawatt class nuclear spacecraft
Replies: 13
Views: 3256

Talks about megawatt class nuclear spacecraft

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/04/05/russia_nasa_nuclear_spacecraft/ Russia, the US and other nations are to discuss cooperation on building a nuclear-powered spacecraft, according to the head of Roscosmos – the Russian space agency. Anatoly Perminov, Roscosmos chief, tells state-owned newswire R...
by The Reaper
Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Smart Camera tracking
Replies: 14
Views: 1747

Re: Smart Camera tracking

Levi wrote:The only problem with this is that it can be thwarted by the growing or the removal of a beard. Or so I heard last time I read about image recognition software.

this isn't really twarted by that, because it 'learns' off previous pictures that it's taken.
by The Reaper
Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Another plastic eating bacteria discovered in the ocean
Replies: 11
Views: 3619

Re: Another plastic eating bacteria discovered in the ocean

zmatt wrote:well concrete is little more than different rocks mixed and cured. Are there any rock eating bacteria?

Definitely. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemotroph
by The Reaper
Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Smart Camera tracking
Replies: 14
Views: 1747

Smart Camera tracking

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GhNXHCQGsM http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/04/predator-smart-camera-locks-on-tracks-anything-mercilessly/ Zdenek Kalal’s Predator object-tracking software is almost uncanny. Show anything to its all-seeing camera eye, and it will quickly learn to recognize it and ...
by The Reaper
Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cows with human milk!?
Replies: 48
Views: 6062

Re: Cows with human milk!?

Izawwlgood wrote:CorruptUser: My saliva contains cells; if I make out with someone, does that make us cannibals?
Saliva and half zygotes (re:sperm) are not flesh and thus should probably not make you a cannibal, but I'm sure that can be contested as well.
by The Reaper
Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Ivory Coast govt cuts power and water to opposition movement
Replies: 11
Views: 2262

Re: Ivory Coast govt cuts power and water to opposition move

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/8423651/Ivory-Coast-aid-workers-find-1000-bodies-in-Duekoue.html The single biggest atrocity in the long battle for control of Ivory Coast has emerged after aid workers discovered the bodies of up to 1,000 people in the town of Duekoue. Charity workers who reached Due...
by The Reaper
Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cows with human milk!?
Replies: 48
Views: 6062

Re: Cows with human milk!?

Why? I mean, if you consider human milk gross, cow milk isn't really all that much different (except targeted at a different specie). Honestly, drinking something that comes out of a cow's teat is even grosser, but for some reason it doesn't elicit the same primal reaction as human milk. Maybe it's...
by The Reaper
Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Florida GOP chastises democrat for saying "uterus"
Replies: 31
Views: 4746

Re: Florida GOP chastises democrat for saying "uterus"

Dauric wrote:
The Reaper wrote:the oven half-two makes buns in

Wouldn't that lead to yeast infections?

Thats why you have a tiny parasite in the middle of the bun. It eats the yeast, then continues to feast on the host for 9 months.
by The Reaper
Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Florida GOP chastises democrat for saying "uterus"
Replies: 31
Views: 4746

Re: Florida GOP chastises democrat for saying "uterus"

the oven one makes buns in
by The Reaper
Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Solar 'Artificial Leaf' Is Unveiled by Researchers
Replies: 18
Views: 3079

Re: Solar 'Artificial Leaf' Is Unveiled by Researchers

A Self-Healing Oxygen-Evolving Catalyst http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja900023k Metal−Halide Bond Photoactivation from a PtIII−AuII Complex http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja073908z Significant Effect of Salt Bridges on Electron Transfer http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja970176%2B Nick...
by The Reaper
Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Solar 'Artificial Leaf' Is Unveiled by Researchers
Replies: 18
Views: 3079

Re: Solar 'Artificial Leaf' Is Unveiled by Researchers

Nocera has been at this for awhile, congrats to him on getting another company behind him. I think it does classify as photosynthesis, in that photosynthesis is using energy and synthetic molecules to split water. The difference is, this stops at the hydrogen stage, while natural photosynthetic orga...
by The Reaper
Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Ivory Coast govt cuts power and water to opposition movement
Replies: 11
Views: 2262

Re: Ivory Coast govt cuts POWAH and water to opposition move

Opposition forces have taken the capital http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/31/world/africa/31ivory.html?_r=1 The rule of Ivory Coast’s strongman, Laurent Gbagbo, took another blow on Wednesday as the country’s administrative capital fell to forces loyal to his rival, Alassane Ouattara, with little resi...

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