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Re: [WARNING: OPINION WITHIN] Black captain america, female

When it comes to crossovers it's hard to top this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superman_and_Batman_versus_Aliens_and_Predator I actually really enjoyed the Batman vs Predator comic. It had some really spot on characterization. You really FELT the predators ...
by Izawwlgood
Mon Jul 28, 2014 8:00 pm UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: [WARNING: OPINION WITHIN] Black captain america, female thor
Replies: 92
Views: 2554

Re: [WARNING: OPINION WITHIN] Black captain america, female

Mutex wrote:When it comes to crossovers it's hard to top this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superman_a ... d_Predator


Superman and Batman versus Aliens and Predator


Evidently Aliens are not present in the story.


:?
by Thesh
Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:00 pm UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: [WARNING: OPINION WITHIN] Black captain america, female thor
Replies: 92
Views: 2554

Re: MH17 Shot Down Over Ukraine-Russian Border

... in Ukrainian government, Ukrainian "Azov" battalion doesn't use SS symbolic, etc. etc. *For those unfamiliar with the story: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siberia_Airlines_Flight_1812 In 2001, Ukrainian military shot down a Russian airliner, killing 78 people. Ukrainians kept denying ...
by engr
Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:03 am UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: MH17 Shot Down Over Ukraine-Russian Border
Replies: 84
Views: 3575

Re: Today I Learned

... So this morning I learned: 'Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves.' What do we Really know about such things? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O-mikuji A long time ago, people decided to follow one set of advice and not a different set of advice? Where do we find good ...
by addams
Sat Jul 26, 2014 4:01 pm UTC
 
Forum: General
Topic: Today I Learned
Replies: 12283
Views: 561126

Re: [WARNING: OPINION WITHIN] Black captain america, female

KnightExemplar wrote:Can we discuss something that is similar to this subject? Transformers ain't even in the Marvel Universe.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Transf ... _Comics%29
by natraj
Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:59 pm UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: [WARNING: OPINION WITHIN] Black captain america, female thor
Replies: 92
Views: 2554

Re: Computational modelling of fields

I don't know much about it, but these articles have some references on quantum field theory simulations: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lattice_field_theory http://www.tau.ac.il/~quantum/Projects/QSim.html The simplest field theory to simulate might be classical electromagnetism, ...
by Hypnosifl
Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:11 pm UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: Computational modelling of fields
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Re: Best Writing System?

Кириллица isn't slower to write than Latin, and I don't see why it would seem to be. There's a good cursive of it that works very similarly to Latin cursive. No, it's not slower to write, but it is harder on the eyes. In print, there are only eight lowercase letters with features below the baseline...
by aoeu
Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:07 pm UTC
 
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Best Writing System?
Replies: 60
Views: 25782

Re: 1398: "Snake facts"

... predecessors, not because we have keener vision or greater height, but because we are lifted up and borne aloft on their gigantic stature. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standing_on_the_shoulders_of_giants Back to The Snake. How long do Snakes live? If it is Sixty, will it soon be Extinct? Those ...
by addams
Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:49 pm UTC
 
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1398: "Snake facts"
Replies: 98
Views: 5010

Re: What is the name of the (Australian?) bat in this pictur

Ah, now that you mention it, the foot on this guy looks awfully similar, even if it's not the same one.
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by Jorpho
Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:27 pm UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: What is the name of the (Australian?) bat in this picture?
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: Where In The World Is Vytron? patzer Vs faubiguy - patze

BTW, according to wikipedia, Hawaii is part of the Americas ( https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Americas_(orthographic_projection).svg ) They made a mistake in that SVG, the link I posted is from Wikipedia , and it's the one that says it's "the only U.S. state not located in the Americas&qu...
by Vytron
Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:21 am UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Where In The World Is Vytron? patzer Vs faubiguy - patzer
Replies: 20
Views: 281

Re: Where In The World Is Vytron? patzer Vs faubiguy - patze

ouch... Didn't know language clarification would count as a question but I suppose I should have been more specific earlier. BTW, according to wikipedia, Hawaii is part of the Americas ( https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Americas_(orthographic_projection).svg ) But now I know your definition. Are...
by patzer
Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:15 am UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Where In The World Is Vytron? patzer Vs faubiguy - patzer
Replies: 20
Views: 281

Re: What is the name of the (Australian?) bat in this pictur

Biggest bats I'm aware of:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megabat

Don't get too excited, its just about Fruit Bats.

Now I've thought the word "bat" too many times and it has lost all meaning.

Bat Bat Bat. BatBat.

Now you have too.
by p1t1o
Thu Jul 24, 2014 7:57 am UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: What is the name of the (Australian?) bat in this picture?
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: (what is) a multiplicative order of a finite field?

... = x^2+x = x-1 = x+2 Where En is the nth element of F9 E8 + E1 = 1 + x+2 = x+3 = x = E7 but according to the table on the wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finite_field#F9_2 E8 + E1 = E2 which is x+1 so what am i doing wrong.
by >-)
Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:27 am UTC
 
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: (what is) a multiplicative order of a finite field?
Replies: 7
Views: 350

Re: Double Post

... Vagas stays in Las Vagas. The Cloud is Everywhere You want to be. Like a Visa. Only Visas don't, really, work like that. I know Nothing. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vega The most important Star, after the Sun? There is a Random Thought. I like Venus. It is both the Evening and the Morning Star. ...
by addams
Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:23 am UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 3644
Views: 36001

Re: (what is) a multiplicative order of a finite field?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trigonometry_in_Galois_fields#Trigonometry_over_a_Galois_field According to this page, zeta is an element in the multiplicative order GI(q), the gaussian integers over a given galois field. It says ...
by Qaanol
Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:39 am UTC
 
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: (what is) a multiplicative order of a finite field?
Replies: 7
Views: 350

(what is) a multiplicative order of a finite field?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trigonometry_in_Galois_fields#Trigonometry_over_a_Galois_field According to this page, zeta is an element in the multiplicative order GI(q), the gaussian integers over a given galois field. However, ...
by >-)
Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:57 pm UTC
 
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: (what is) a multiplicative order of a finite field?
Replies: 7
Views: 350

Re: Compression and Degenerate Matter

... while it's still very much in the iron state, the equation of state is not so simple. I am not a condensed matter pro, but it looks like http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton-Schmidt_equation_of_state is pretty good. I'm sure it doesn't cover the entire range of density between initial and neutron ...
by doogly
Wed Jul 23, 2014 2:58 pm UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: Compression and Degenerate Matter
Replies: 9
Views: 530

Re: Israel/Palestine discussion

... like to use it. This is just on Iraq, you can examine just about any of the Arab nations involved in the conflict for a similar narrative. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_Iraq Before the United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine vote, Iraq’s prime minister Nuri al-Said told ...
by BattleMoose
Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:34 am UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Israel/Palestine discussion
Replies: 6262
Views: 246348

Re: Israel/Palestine discussion

Cheers, I was just relying on wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestinia ... _on_Israel

Still those numbers fit in with the narrative.
by BattleMoose
Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:24 am UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Israel/Palestine discussion
Replies: 6262
Views: 246348

Re: Israel/Palestine discussion

The long term prospects for the people trapped in Gaza are awful. Their ability to inflict violence on Israel [...] is continuing to diminish. The wikipedia page (probably more updated figures) lists 705 rocket attacks on Israel in 2014. Are you seriously suggesting that of those 705 rocket attacks...
by BattleMoose
Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:19 am UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Israel/Palestine discussion
Replies: 6262
Views: 246348

Re: Who won at 1953? Count to 3906: Double Post Edition

Who wrote:Eh? People pronounce it some other way than "twenty-number"?

Nowadays I don't hear other pronunciations much, but yes.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010s#M ... nunciation

2017.
by patzer
Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:59 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Who won at 1953? Count to 3906: Double Post Edition
Replies: 2271
Views: 19026

Re: 1190: "Time"

HES wrote:
Meg wrote:That stuff they put on my leg
AutoMome wrote:Panther Salve

Come on, that is not a coincidence!

As I said, it's conspiracy!

Ninja goat:
Spoiler:
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What did you expect?
by NoMouse
Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:28 pm UTC
 
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 81780
Views: 6091165

Re: Israel/Palestine discussion

... system. The fact that Palestinians require permits to live in certain areas and cannot travel on the best roads demonstrate that. 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moroccan_Jews 2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_Tunisia 3. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/164406#.U84iavldXTp ...
by BeerBottle
Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:49 am UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Israel/Palestine discussion
Replies: 6262
Views: 246348

Re: Double Post

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by SDK
Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:18 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 3644
Views: 36001

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

... ech. Psychology is bleeding into everything, today. I thank The Gods for both the Internet and for my Education. This stuff is Awesome. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Positive_psychology Transactional Analysis was Good Stuff, too. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transactional_analysis That stuff ...
by addams
Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:02 pm UTC
 
Forum: General
Topic: Awesome Thread: awesome
Replies: 4730
Views: 375706

Re: Israel/Palestine discussion

Cannot you google, rocket attacks into Israel? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestinian_rocket_attacks_on_Israel Check out the page history. I am helping write that page. And by the way, look at the bottom of my user page. I am trying to construct ...
by Paul in Saudi
Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:42 am UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Israel/Palestine discussion
Replies: 6262
Views: 246348

Re: Israel/Palestine discussion

... absolutely baffling. As I said, you might be right, but I would have to see the numbers. Cannot you google, rocket attacks into Israel? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestinian_rocket_attacks_on_Israel This war is not about rockets. How is this not about rockets? Israel, like every other country ...
by BattleMoose
Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:44 am UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Israel/Palestine discussion
Replies: 6262
Views: 246348

Re: Count to a Million

58561 Hmmm...totally unexpected topper. We were off by 1 again. And it was my fault. So I wasn't ready. But how about this vertical-axis water wheel? That seems unusual. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e3/Djulokvarn06260006.jpg/800px-Djulokvarn06260006.jpg From Wikimedia Common...
by Coyne
Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:24 am UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 58580
Views: 1173698

Re: Double Post

You got it Backwards. What is that called? Quatrain? This is called Double Post. Double Post. In the Spirit of the Double Post. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matrix_chain_multiplication I spelled it wrong. Way back in two centuries ago some guy said, "Order Matters." I can Not find ...
by addams
Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:30 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 3644
Views: 36001

Re: Quaternions

... rather than something like Euler angles is because of gimbal lock. Euler angles is like the pitch/yaw/roll that xanthir was talking about. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gimbal_lock This is very practical. If you are taking your final exam in classical mechanics in physics grad school, you probably ...
by Girl-With-A-Math-Fetish
Sun Jul 20, 2014 7:08 am UTC
 
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Quaternions
Replies: 28
Views: 1299

Re: Legal marijuana is here. Or there, I suppose.

... WalMart. Some people that use Canabis have Personal Shoppers. To gain a better understanding read the Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Botany_of_Desire The appeal? I have no idea. People will do the darnedest things. Drinking wine and using Canabis are no way ...
by addams
Sun Jul 20, 2014 6:06 am UTC
 
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Legal marijuana is here. Or there, I suppose.
Replies: 28
Views: 1138

Re: Quaternions

... rather than something like Euler angles is because of gimbal lock. Euler angles is like the pitch/yaw/roll that xanthir was talking about. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gimbal_lock This is very practical. If you are taking your final exam in classical mechanics in physics grad school, you probably ...
by doogly
Sat Jul 19, 2014 5:00 pm UTC
 
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Quaternions
Replies: 28
Views: 1299

Re: Quaternions

... smooth extension to higher dimensions enables easy extension to both the Homogeneous Projective model and the "Conformal" model http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conformal_geometric_algebra This report aims to show that using the mathematical framework of conformal geometric algebra – a ...
by f5r5e5d
Sat Jul 19, 2014 4:43 pm UTC
 
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Quaternions
Replies: 28
Views: 1299

Re: function application in lisp, confusing error messages

... church numerals and arithmetic. it worked up until i tried exponentials. i understand the concept behind the exponentiation function: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_encoding#Table_of_functions_on_Church_numerals which is n repeatedly applies m to f, and function applications multiply, ...
by >-)
Fri Jul 18, 2014 10:47 pm UTC
 
Forum: Coding
Topic: function application in lisp, confusing error messages
Replies: 6
Views: 291

Re: Longest time as the last post

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Can we talk about how you manage to hide? You're never in the online list, but you're always here!
by Earthling on Mars
Fri Jul 18, 2014 6:22 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Longest time as the last post
Replies: 3126
Views: 53019

Re: Question about antimatter

There's Muonium: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muonium Which is a pairing of an anti-Muon and an electron, which apparently won't annihilate each other. Muons decay after a couple of microseconds, but other than that, it acts sort of like ...
by Soralin
Fri Jul 18, 2014 10:07 am UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: Question about antimatter
Replies: 9
Views: 558

Re: What-if 0105: "Cannibalism"

I suppose that once the prions kick in on the final (well fed) survivor, he'll have the last laugh. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuru_(disease)
by NotAllThere
Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:03 am UTC
 
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-if 0105: "Cannibalism"
Replies: 41
Views: 2216

Re: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic

... student get extra credit? Spoiler Warning. The wikipedia page is like a book report. Don't read Wiki before you read the book. (right?) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptid_Hunters well? I wanted to know. Wikipedia told me. Do as I say; Not as I do? (shrug.) Off Topic Musing: The original author ...
by addams
Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:30 pm UTC
 
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 587
Views: 138517
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