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by Internetmeme
Sat Dec 10, 2016 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3262
Views: 575124

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Zohar wrote:
Internetmeme wrote:Sometimes I dream about cheese

But do you wear the cheese, or does the cheese wear you?


Neither; the cheese stands alone.
by Internetmeme
Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3262
Views: 575124

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Sometimes I dream about cheese
by Internetmeme
Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:11 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science Websites
Replies: 69
Views: 193782

Re: Science Websites

Aint no web book like the NIST web book: http://webbook.nist.gov/chemistry/ You want the heat capacity of some obscure compounds that literally nobody cares about? They got that shit. You want an IR spectrum of some bullshit so angry that it explodes at some stupidly low oxygen concentration? They g...
by Internetmeme
Fri Dec 09, 2016 2:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13198
Views: 1248298

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned that it is possible to accidentally hit the toilet roll dispenser hard enough to: a) bend it b) open it and c) bleed. I managed to break a toe once, when I failed to step safely over an empty plastic 1.5 liter bottle that was standing on the floor. This one while capping an NMR tube...
by Internetmeme
Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:28 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Can you build a better thermos than empty space?
Replies: 4
Views: 2115

Re: Can you build a better thermos than empty space?

Let's first deal with the equations that will govern our thermos's heat transfer. Heat can be transfered by conduction, convection, and radiation. q_tot = q_cond + q_conv + q_rad Immediately, the conductive term goes away, because that only applies to solids. To give ourselves the absolute best, mos...
by Internetmeme
Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How can I get rid of numbness after a filling?
Replies: 14
Views: 271655

Re: How can I get rid of numbness after a filling?

SecondTalon wrote:If internetmeme is still feeling numbness from 2009, I don't think excercise will fix the problem.


It was actually a pretty big shot of lidocaine
by Internetmeme
Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: EU wants to ban e-cigs - part 2
Replies: 54
Views: 13666

Re: EU wants to ban/restrict e-cigarettes

IIRC it helps the nicotine to pass the blood-brain barrier. That's... surprising. My impression was that nicotine itself had no problem getting through the blood-brain barrier quickly. Edit: The powers that be suggest it's freebasing; it's easier for the compound to evapourate when it's not in an i...
by Internetmeme
Wed Sep 18, 2013 2:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1265: "Juicer"
Replies: 35
Views: 11643

Re: 1265: "Juicer"

bmonk wrote:Instead of juicer box contained bobcat. Would order again.


FTFY
by Internetmeme
Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1265: "Juicer"
Replies: 35
Views: 11643

Re: 1265: "Juicer"

I really only had one thought when I read this comic.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnAYgNnA5A0
by Internetmeme
Sun Jun 02, 2013 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Hate Speech vs Freedom of Speech on Facebook
Replies: 75
Views: 20303

Re: Hate Speech vs Freedom of Speech on Facebook

This is wrong, and I hope Facebook stands up to this group. Instead of wasting time attacking a website for little to no benefit (other than an annoyed userbase), they should put their resources to something better, and try to fix actual problems. They could be helping to fix the pay or workforce di...
by Internetmeme
Sat Jun 01, 2013 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: US Fast Food Strikes
Replies: 327
Views: 77424

Re: US Fast Food Strikes

Minimum wage is intended for unksilled, non-career jobs. Everyone should have an equal opportunity. Nobody should have guaranteed success. Everyone has to start somewhere, and everyone has the opportunity to advance. Whether or not someone puts in the effort to advance is up to them. This is feel g...
by Internetmeme
Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:50 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: US Fast Food Strikes
Replies: 327
Views: 77424

Re: US Fast Food Strikes

When did food service become an unskilled, non-career job? What makes a job non-career? How is the deserved wage of any job determined? Food service can be a skilled job, and a lot of people make it their career. Fast food, however, is not a skilled job. It's sort of like how society puts weight on...
by Internetmeme
Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:34 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: US Fast Food Strikes
Replies: 327
Views: 77424

Re: US Fast Food Strikes

I really don't have sympathy. What Derek said. The dollar menu becomes the 2 dollar menu when they pull this crap and if the fast food workers where I live tried to strike I would picket them for inconveniencing me. Not everyone gets to be a Hollywood movie American success, some people have to mop...
by Internetmeme
Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:20 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In the US, criminals will be intentionally starved to death
Replies: 39
Views: 11475

Re: In the US, criminals will be intentionally starved to de

I hate these clusterfucks of bills. If you want to be opposed to food stamps than oppose food stamps. Don't try to introduce new complexities to try to reduce food stamps for certain people under certain circumstances for a reason that's not really related to food stamps in the first place. Well, y...
by Internetmeme
Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:06 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Dear Universities,
Replies: 59
Views: 25794

Re: Dear Universities,

The shit he wanted universities to get together was the shit of sorting students according to some value system he had in mind. Some ideas about students. I am unpacking some of his attitudes. And then to help me feel extra confident in my unpacking, we have lovely references to the horrors that ar...
by Internetmeme
Fri Sep 21, 2012 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Screening of Documentary on Islam Shut Down.
Replies: 230
Views: 21295

Re: Screening of Documentary on Islam Shut Down.

It's more like, "religion is not a valid cause for human behavior." Suggesting that religion causes certain behavior is to suggest that humans have no responsibility for their own actions -..... I may be late coming to this discussion but let me ask, "Why does that matter?" Peop...
by Internetmeme
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:37 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims
Replies: 47
Views: 7344

Re: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims

. By your logic, no one injured by any state ever should receive any compensation for anything, because people that weren't directly involved would have to pay. So by your logic, the state should never pay compensation for police beatings, or abuse by schools, or anything else. Unless the state its...
by Internetmeme
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:22 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims
Replies: 47
Views: 7344

Re: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims

1) There's a world of difference between demanding compensation for something that happened to relatives you never even met (Amerindians, Reparations for Slavery, Africa in general), and asking for compensation for what happened to you personally . Many of the victims are still alive; NC is just wa...
by Internetmeme
Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:46 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims
Replies: 47
Views: 7344

Re: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims

No, we should not punish future generations for something that happened in the past. So all a company has to do to avoid paying compensation is to sell the shares to a new person? Then the new person can say to the courts 'well I didn't commit the crime so it'd be unjust for me to suffer reduced di...
by Internetmeme
Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:32 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims
Replies: 47
Views: 7344

Re: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims

Well, I agree: What should have happened is the compensation should have been paid 40 years ago. So we are left with choosing the least worst option. Personally I believe the least worst option to be the Federal government stepping in and offering compensation, but, if they wont, then the NC govern...
by Internetmeme
Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:18 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims
Replies: 47
Views: 7344

Re: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims

Germany paid war reparations for about 90 years after WW2, so there is plenty of precedent for people suffering financially for the acts of their ancestors. Erm, those reparations (I can only assume you meant World War One) were a major factor in the fall of the Weimar Republic and the rise of Hitl...
by Internetmeme
Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:14 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims
Replies: 47
Views: 7344

Re: NC: Pittance too much for Eugenics victims

So basically, this is going to end up like California's doing: ignore the problem until they're all dead, and then we won't have to compensate them (and they won't have families because they're already sterilized). Or am I missing something? Actually, we might be. Has anyone in this thread actually ...
by Internetmeme
Sun Mar 11, 2012 4:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Rules for supervillainy
Replies: 23
Views: 3680

Re: Rules for supervillainy

Dr. Diaphanous wrote:In Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, which you could read, Quirrel makes this list of rules. But he decides that being constrained by the list kind of spoils the fun in being a supervillain.

I really wanted to try reading this, but the centered text is too distracting.
by Internetmeme
Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Dallas school district spends $57k sending *boys* to a movie
Replies: 49
Views: 6528

Re: Dallas school district spends $57k sending *boys* to a m

I'd be more willing to attribute this to a SNAFU during the planning process. I highly doubt anyone went into this with the thought "this is a male movie, and so we should only send the boys there." Yes, it's Texas, but it isn't the 1960's anymore. I live in the deep south, and even I don'...
by Internetmeme
Thu Jan 12, 2012 4:20 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Outoing Mississippi Governor Pardons 199 Convicted Criminals
Replies: 14
Views: 3182

Outoing Mississippi Governor Pardons 199 Convicted Criminals

Source: http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/10/justice/mississippi-pardons/index.html Outgoing Mississippi governor issues nearly 200 pardons In his last days in office, outgoing Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour approved full pardons for 199 people, including 14 convicted murderers, according to documents rele...
by Internetmeme
Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:34 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2562
Views: 411080

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

I have been meaning to get Rome: Total War for a bit now (especially after watching this guy's videos ), and I noticed it was $2.50, marked down from $10. I was about to buy it when I noticed that all of the total war games, their DLC, and expansions was $13 total. So, I managed to pick up Rome, Med...
by Internetmeme
Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: The 2^2^2^2^2^2 Problem
Replies: 13
Views: 4039

Re: The 2^2^2^2^2^2 Problem

If 8GB is too much, maybe you should ask the science wing of your university. Back on the 5th of November, I toured the one I'm going to in August, and they pointed out a cluster they had salvaged from some old computers*. They use it to do protein-related work. I forget how much exactly, but they d...
by Internetmeme
Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:04 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: My school fails at computer security...
Replies: 314
Views: 108705

Re: My school fails at computer security...

And, ladies and gents, here it comes! They've finally decided it's worthwhile to upgrade to Windows 7, plus we're getting new hardware. The upgrade to 7 is a colossal fucking waste of money. I can see getting new hardware, but everything that can be done on 7 can be done on XP (within reason of a pu...
by Internetmeme
Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:57 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What is the deal with medical schools and community college?
Replies: 13
Views: 4293

Re: What is the deal with medical schools and community coll

I'd recommend making an appointment and talking to the dean of the med school you want to go to. Last summer, I talked with the dean of the local college of pharmacy (a branch of the state's medical university). He told me that admissions honestly does not care if you go to a four year or a two year...
by Internetmeme
Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Another case of "fired over Facebook post"
Replies: 117
Views: 12018

Re: Another case of "fired over Facebook post"

I feel that most of the argument in this thread could be solved by learning to see a sarcastic remark for what it is - a non-serious side comment made to keep herself sane The teacher obviously made this comment as a sarcastic joke with her friends. If you honestly believe that she thought every one...
by Internetmeme
Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:31 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Health Care Law
Replies: 34
Views: 5451

Re: US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Health Care Law

This law is unconstitutional. Nowhere in the constitution does the government have the power to force citizens to buy into private services. I can choose to not drive, therefore I can choose not to buy auto insurance. I can't choose not to live (for sake of argument, let's disregard suicide as a mea...
by Internetmeme
Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:43 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 323140

Re: Team Fortress 2

I got a paper hat, and mine crashed, rejoined the server and it worked though.

Is anyone else having issues with about half the servers in your favorites list being unavailable?
by Internetmeme
Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientists Create Reptile-Snouted Chicken
Replies: 55
Views: 5804

Re: Scientists Create Reptile-Snouted Chicken

podbaydoor wrote:Ours had deep fried cheese. (onna stick.)

Same here. Everything is onna stick.
by Internetmeme
Sun Sep 11, 2011 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: My school fails at computer security...
Replies: 314
Views: 108705

Re: My school fails at computer security...

Here I am, in the middle of my senior year. I'll post some things in my district this year: -There are at least two networks: the general school network and computer labs (possibly are split for a third) and the library network. Both have differing settings. The teacher in a computer class has limit...
by Internetmeme
Sun Sep 11, 2011 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientists Create Reptile-Snouted Chicken
Replies: 55
Views: 5804

Re: Scientists Create Reptile-Snouted Chicken

EDIT: Also, this raises the important question of whether or not dinosaurs were delicious. Probably similar to alligator meat I'm not sure why that would be true. Dinosaurs are more closely related to birds than to alligators, and more to the point, meat from different birds can taste vastly differ...
by Internetmeme
Sat Aug 27, 2011 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Diamond Planet Discovered
Replies: 45
Views: 4559

Re: Diamond Planet Discovered

The real question is if the sheer size of this diamond would be enough to justify an expedition to harvest it, if FTL travel ever is invented.
by Internetmeme
Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Video Card Issues
Replies: 4
Views: 865

Re: Video Card Issues

Make sure that if your video card needs additional power cables plugged in, to plug them in. I have seen issues like this on card like that, they take another power plug and you get strange problems if its not their. There aren't any ports for more cables. Also, I'm starting to think that it's a Wi...
by Internetmeme
Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Video Card Issues
Replies: 4
Views: 865

Re: Video Card Issues

I'd say it's possibly the motherboard (the port where the video card is plugged in). Either that, or possibly bad ram, which is easy for the OS to misdiagnose. Run memtest86+ on each stick of ram, one at a time, for at least a few hours each (a day each is better). Alright, will do so as soon as I ...
by Internetmeme
Sat Aug 06, 2011 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Video Card Issues
Replies: 4
Views: 865

Video Card Issues

Alright guys, I've got one for you: About two weeks ago, our video card went out while I was watching a video on Youtube. At the time, we had a GeForce 8300. The display glitched out with random lines and whatnot, and then bluescreened. The BSOD referenced "nv4_disp" as the cause of the pr...
by Internetmeme
Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:48 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Six cops beat schizophrenic homeless man to death
Replies: 44
Views: 6750

Re: Six cops beat schizophrenic homeless man to death

All I can think of is this: Those motherfuckers. This is an obvious case of brute force, and they should all be fired. What could possibly warrent tasing him six times and brutally beating him? Nothing. This is a clear-cut case of police brutality.
In all likelyhood, this will, sadly, go unpunished.

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