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xongsmith
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Message 436 of 540 (546254)
02-09-2010 2:33 PM
Reply to: Message 432 by New Cat's Eye
02-09-2010 10:39 AM


Re: superheros and the abortion thread
CS writes:
Have you seen Mallrats?

No, I haven't. Thanks.

Looks like my idea got out before I put it out.

So to speak....


- xongsmith, 5.7d
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xongsmith
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Message 437 of 540 (546255)
02-09-2010 2:40 PM
Reply to: Message 434 by PaulK
02-09-2010 10:49 AM


Re: superheros and the abortion thread
PaulK writes:
Larry Niven got there first: Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex

LOL that was a much more thorough contemplation of the situation.

Figures a famous author in the field would have covered this subject. But he screwed up when he used Gold Kryptonite for one part of the process and then forgot about it during the gestation process, instead falling back to Green Kryptonite in a delicate balanced treading of life & death. Dude - Gold, go for the Gold!!!


- xongsmith, 5.7d
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xongsmith
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Message 438 of 540 (546257)
02-09-2010 2:46 PM
Reply to: Message 433 by dronestar
02-09-2010 10:48 AM


Re: superman inspired humor
dronester writes:
Cool that you gave xongsmith some suggestions, Oni....

Thank you dronester. Oni is a major resource here. The guy under my hat salutes him with a tip o' the hat.


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onifre
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Message 439 of 540 (546273)
02-09-2010 5:56 PM


In honor of the Abortion thread.....
This post is inspired by Hyro, and any other pro-lifer on this site.

I recommend the last minute of this video, if anyone wants to fast-forward.

This next video is specifically for the exchange that Hyro and I had:

Hyro writes:

Jamming a vacuum with blades in to someone's crotch with then intent of killing what's inside the womb, however, is a little easier to prevent.

Oni writes:

Why don't you just post a picture of a dead fetus for the full affect?

Hyro writes:

I could be extremely graphic and provide all sorts of imagery and I could say that God is going to kill all Pro-Choicers while regurgitating various scriptures. That would be akin to what you're talking about. Me describing a process is me describing a process that most people want to pretend doesn't really happen.

- Oni


  
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Message 440 of 540 (546757)
02-13-2010 12:57 PM


Intelligent Gravity
From the National Center for Science Education

--Percy


  
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Message 441 of 540 (546774)
02-13-2010 7:18 PM


Moral Relativity
FROM: http://xkcd.com/103/
FOR: Morality is a Logical Consequence of Evolution, not Creation

Happy Valentine's Day (which has nothing to do with morality?)

Enjoy.


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Message 442 of 540 (546816)
02-13-2010 11:53 PM


Binary Sudoku
Most Difficult:

   
1  

Enjoy


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Message 443 of 540 (546877)
02-14-2010 4:43 PM



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Message 444 of 540 (546878)
02-14-2010 4:53 PM


Hilarious
I was using stumbleupon on this lazy sunday afternoon and i found this blog post.

http://conventionalmusing.blogspot.com/...l-of-ignorant.html

I highly suggest it for anyone who wants to read an entertaining and informative post.


  
Granny Magda
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Message 445 of 540 (547371)
02-18-2010 7:35 PM


Dry, Boring Science
Here's a clip from Robin Ince's atheist Christmas extravaganza Nine Carols for Godless People. It starts with Mark Steel, who's pretty good (and a musical act that I strongly recommend skipping), but the bit that I thought would interest members here is Ince's monologue on the depiction of science as a dry, dull, boring subject. It starts about 7 minutes in.

Boo! Boring science!

The whole thing can be found on Youtube. The next section, featuring Simon Singh doing a humorous take-down of the Bible Code is pretty good as well.

Mutate and Survive


"A curious aspect of the theory of evolution is that everybody thinks he understands it." - Jacques Monod
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Message 446 of 540 (547373)
02-18-2010 7:43 PM
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02-18-2010 7:35 PM


Re: Dry, Boring Science
I can't watch the video (at work, sorry!), but your mention of "boring science" reminds me of watching Mr Wizard in science class. That most definitely could not be constituted as boring. That guy made learning about nerdy science-y shit fun as hell!

In doing so, i found out you can actually buy the entire series on DVD! here


Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people
-Carl Sagan

For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
-Carl Sagan


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Granny Magda
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Message 447 of 540 (547378)
02-18-2010 8:25 PM
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02-18-2010 7:43 PM


Re: Dry, Boring Science
Hi hooah,

Yeah, I've heard of Mr Wizard, he looks cool. In the UK we have a chap called Johnny Ball who used to do a similar show, Think of a Number. Much loved.

By eerie coincidence, Ball recently featured in one of the Nine Carols shows. He brought up the subject of climate change scepticism and was booed off the stage!

So much for heroes of science education.

Mutate and Survive


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hooah212002
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Message 448 of 540 (547383)
02-18-2010 9:09 PM
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02-18-2010 8:25 PM


Re: Dry, Boring Science
By eerie coincidence, Ball recently featured in one of the Nine Carols shows. He brought up the subject of climate change scepticism and was booed off the stage!

Bill Nye took a stab at deniers, called them "unpatriotic". If Bill Nye is dogging you, you MUST be wrong.


Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people
-Carl Sagan

For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
-Carl Sagan


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misha
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Message 449 of 540 (547442)
02-19-2010 1:11 PM
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02-18-2010 9:09 PM


Re: Dry, Boring Science
Mr. Wizard was on his way out when I was a child. I still really liked his show. It was slowly replaced by 3-2-1 Contact.

Bill Nye came in around the same time as Beakman's World. Bill crushed the hell out of Beakman and his rat. I was such a nerd during high school, I used to record Bill Nye on VHS so I could watch it again later.


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Apothecus
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Message 450 of 540 (547454)
02-19-2010 1:39 PM
Reply to: Message 449 by misha
02-19-2010 1:11 PM


Re: Dry, Boring Science
Hey Misha.

It was slowly replaced by 3-2-1 Contact.

I can still remember the words, music, and opening sequence for that show. Those were the days... These days my 7 year old can sing all the words to the Spongebob themesong.

*sob*

Have a good one.


"My own suspicion is that the Universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose. J.B.S Haldane 1892-1964
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