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by Doofulus Prime
Wed Feb 06, 2008 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Buying local goods
Replies: 20
Views: 3273

Buying local goods

Who does it? Where do you live? Who's tried it? Who hasn't? Where do you live? Who thinks it's crazy? Where do you live? Wouldn't buying something that takes less energy to reach your grocery store be cheaper? (as costs of transporting it there are lower? this is not to say that it will be able to c...
by Doofulus Prime
Fri Jun 29, 2007 2:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0283: "Projection"
Replies: 118
Views: 34838

What do you do if your girlfriend is hydrophobic though?
by Doofulus Prime
Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0222: "Small Talk"
Replies: 131
Views: 32371

Does anyone else not acknowledge that type of conversation? I don't really understand the value of small talk since the only use I have seen for it is in order to pass someone without looking at them..
by Doofulus Prime
Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Peak oil, biofuels, hydrogen and all that jazz
Replies: 82
Views: 14590

The United States power grid is still overtaxed, and demanding it to transmit the power necessary for a majority of people to commute using electric cars places further stress on a system designed over 40 years ago. In order to improve delivery, whether through adding more lines, more plants or fanc...
by Doofulus Prime
Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 3971
Views: 445344

ban
by Doofulus Prime
Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Global Warming
Replies: 124
Views: 21889

A fairly trusted source of that crazy 'Stop ruining our planet with your wasteful consumer culture that uses far too many resource far too irresponsibly' propaganda.

http://www.ipcc.ch/
by Doofulus Prime
Thu Jan 18, 2007 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Peak oil, biofuels, hydrogen and all that jazz
Replies: 82
Views: 14590

But what makes it impractical? The fact that the industry isn't built for it already? Bypassing the steps we use right now seems to be the most elegant option. Do you disagree? Also, for distribution of energy, what about Wardenclyffe? Tesla for the win? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wardenclyffe_To...
by Doofulus Prime
Thu Jan 18, 2007 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Peak oil, biofuels, hydrogen and all that jazz
Replies: 82
Views: 14590

This discussion brings up something I've been pondering, and I'm curious if anyone has any resources they could point me to so I can find an answer. In one of my biology classes, it was mentioned that as you progress up through the trophic levels (from producers to primary, secondary, tertiary and n...

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