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by jbos
Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0969: "Delta-P"
Replies: 181
Views: 54505

Re: 0969: "Delta-P"

Decent comic, but the nerding here has glossed over the obvious point that the various portals in C.S. Lewis's Narnia books are not physical transporters but rather phenomenological translators between universes with significantly different physics. Some commentors have pointed out the issues of dif...
by jbos
Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0748: "Worst-Case Scenario"
Replies: 92
Views: 26166

Re: "Worst-Case Scenario" discussion

(Also: Deregulation + "Drill, baby, drill!" = profit, amirite?) Are you aware that by banning shallow water drilling the government forced the massive development of deep water drilling? And that, had this been a shallow water hole, it would've been plugged pretty damn quickly? Seriously....

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