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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKNever mind outrunning a T. rex — you could probably outwalk it | Live Science
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by phxbillcee
Never mind outrunning a T. rex — you could probably outwalk it New simulations calculated T. rex walking speed from the motion of its swaying tail.
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News & Links
1 month ago1m

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKSimulation: Why You Need High Vaccination Rates To Stop A Pandemic : Shots - Health News : NPR
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Conservative Atheists
Mar 22Mar 22

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
This should be on the 'BabalonBee' site.. "Instead of traditional warfare techniques, the Chinese Military will now be trained to shout wrong pronouns at American troops: BEIJING—The Chinese military has announced that they will no longer be...
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General & Hellos
Feb 22Feb 22

Posted by Leelu
Vaccinate! The difference is astronomical. A simulation on how herd immunity works.
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Investing
Jan 14Jan 14

Posted by K9Kohle789
Well today since I downloaded from Ameritrade THINKORSWIM it's a simulated version of trading options on AT. Now it was very confusing. I had to watch and follow exactly a video. I liked doing it and made trades with stuff I could never afford. Make ...
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Investing
Jan 13Jan 13

Posted by K9Kohle789
Hi, couldn't find this site until I traced back one of my posts here. I was asked to give some insight into ATrade. If you want to learn option trading go to ATrade click EDUCATION then the very left you'll see tiny print& one says "options" click ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Dec 8, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by Marionville
HAPTIC. - Adjective...relating to the sense of touch, in particular relating to the perception and manipulation of objects using the senses of touch and proprioception “ haptic feedback devices create the illusion of substance and force within ...
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General & Hellos
Nov 12, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by wordywalt
THE GREAT TEACHER OR EDUCATOR,POST 2 Next, what are the elements of such an instructional system? Included are the following: • A clear definition of the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and/or behaviors the student is to learn. • The media we ...
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Memes R Us
Jun 3, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by scurry
Must be an atheist park. Although, I though we were pro puppers...??
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 22, 2020May 2020

Posted by altschmerz
I have a friend who's parents are atheists (I met them at a Unitarian church) but he converted to Islam, I think in part because he's subconsciously trying to piss off his father, who's an opinionated loudmouth (and they sort of have a similar ...
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Posts
May 17, 2020May 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Good News For Sassygirl3869 and all residents of the Capital Region. We can reopen this week. Thank you Governor Cuomo.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
May 15, 2020May 2020

Posted by shivasregal
The simulation hypothesis has always bothered me as it requires a belief in the unprovable hence making it seem like a religious dictum. In this video Dr. Tyson tries to get past that but I think he made a critically erroneous assumption that each ...
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Religion & Spirituality
May 1, 2020May 2020

Posted by Normanbites
I'm getting tired of seeing this "Are we living in a simulation?" bull roar!! It's just another spin on religion, only now God has a computer! YAWN!!!
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Scientists
Apr 27, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by SergeTafCam
LINKWorld's first 3-D simulations of superluminous supernovae
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Posts
Apr 21, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by ToolGuy
A visual simulation.
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General & Hellos
Apr 21, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by ToolGuy
An interesting visualization or simulation of the spread of the corona virus.
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Quotes
Apr 16, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by OnTheInside
“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.” - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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FreeThinkers
Apr 4, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by amyramoon
I spend a lot of time thinking about what the dream makers actually are and what they compose of and why they exist and what their motives are and what they are capable of doing. It's certain that there are entities within our mind which both ...
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Out Of The Illusion
Mar 28, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by William_Mary
Coronavirus: What Newsweek Failed to Mention About “Continuity of Government” Though often discussed in relation to nuclear war or a similarly chaotic scenario, “continuity of government” plans can be triggered even by popular, nonviolent ...
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Out Of The Illusion
Mar 21, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by William_Mary
Look Who Gets to Make Billions off the Coronavirus {These companies and agencies who are allowed to partner together prior to a national emergency being declared must be examined closely in their roles during the total lock-down...
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Out Of The Illusion
Mar 7, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by William_Mary
I have to work today, so my normal weekend binge and moderating the post is going to be late. SO hold that thought a while longer. But here's a thought for you. What if I told you that this virus was a biological warfare against us to create a ...
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Pro Gun Rights
Feb 22, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by bigpawbullets
Interesting hour at the local gun range. I used the auto-return feature on the targets to simulate a charging “perp”/”zombie”. This exercise was taught to me years ago as a partial simulation to improve moving target skills. I had this ...
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36 Questions
Jan 29, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by FlippantLlama
Woah! We've had an influx of new members this week! Welcome Everybody!
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Religion & Spirituality
Jan 22, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Lacucaracha
Why is it so easy to so many to accept The resurrection of Jesus with so little evidence to support it? Previous followers where most likely biased and there is no record of the alleged roman soldiers that guarded Jesus tomb. They would have been ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jan 19, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by soulless
I tried to take note of any religious activity I noticed during December. This does not include media -FB, TV, radio, etc- Here is my list. While playing Fortnite another user started ranting and generalized all muslims as suicide bombers. He even ...
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Hippie Land -
Jan 9, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by seattlepanda
still in hippyland...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jan 9, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by MattHardy
I quite enjoyed this little exercise in curating the news and influencing society Think there might be a message buried in there somewhere. I dunno. Have a play and let me know what you think.
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Memes R Us
Dec 30, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by scurry
One question stands out above all others...
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Dec 30, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by sassygirl3869
If you visit Federal Hill in Baltimore, MD you may see this graffiti van which leaves chalk on the running board inviting others to add to it. I think this is cool. What do you think?
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Dec 29, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by Remiforce
GESELLSHAFT--Societal relations based on interpersonal ties, as opposed to GEMEINSHAFT, Personal relations based on family ties. Much of our advertising is based on Pseudo-Gemeinshaft, a simulation of family ties
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Dec 4, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by Marionville
HAPTIC. - Adjective...relating to the sense of touch, in particular relating to the perception and manipulation of of objects using the senses of touch and proprioception. HAPTICS. - Plural Noun...1) the use of technology that stimulates the ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Nov 26, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by Auty89
Reality Being a Simulation
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Love & Relationships
Nov 26, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by LiterateHiker
"Distance doesn't matter in a relationship."
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Memes R Us
Nov 25, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by Kynlei
Inappropriate (aka hilarious) holiday decorations.
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Site & Customer Service
Nov 18, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by Larissa
How do you go up a level
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Nov 12, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by GarytheGondolier
Ray Kurzweil suggests that the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle and the limit to the speed of light could be hints that our universe is a computer simulation, with some programming errors. Does this suggest the possibility of an imperfect but ...
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Politics
Oct 6, 2019Oct 2019

Posted by Matias
Many people today are angry - whether they are politically left or right. They feel like the land tenants in Steinbeck's "Grapes of Wrath", whose land now belongs to the banks, which want to evict them. The tenants fetch their guns to defend their ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Sep 25, 2019Sep 2019

Posted by TomThinker
Sam Harris podcast discussing if we are living in an Ancestor simulation. Given my daughter’s interest in Sims I would doubt that any advanced version of us would lose interest in creating a highly sophisticated simulation.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Sep 13, 2019Sep 2019

Posted by gNappyHead
How inappropriate of me would it be to refer to simulation theory as Scientific Creationism? Lol
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Music Fans
Aug 25, 2019Aug 2019

Posted by Seeker3CO
Kool & the Gang - Give It Up
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Anthropology and Archaeology
Aug 7, 2019Aug 2019

Posted by Allamanda
Saving the treasures of Timbuktu from invaders:
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All Things Legal/Crime and Punishment
Aug 6, 2019Aug 2019

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKTeen to serve 30 days in death of homeless man
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Battling Obesity
Jul 2, 2019Jul 2019

Posted by DotLewis
1 July 2019 - Diet Diary - Just not much to talk about today. Pulled a dying rhubard stalk and found termites (YES, I know what they look like, definitely termites) in the base. Great! Spent the last 2 hours researching termite control. Yuck! ...
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Music Fans
Jul 1, 2019Jul 2019

Posted by Marionville
ABBA. - Eagle....less well known than some of their other songs...but still a good one.
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General & Hellos
Jun 21, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by Charliesey
E. Jean Carroll alleges in New York Magazine that Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the mid '90s. via @HuffPostPol
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Jun 17, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by Marionville
Little Richard. - Good Golly Miss Molly....performing live at Muhammad Ali’s 50th Birthday.
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Trump Pinata
Jun 15, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by sassygirl3869
Lies for Attention.
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jun 14, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by sassygirl3869
I hope you find love, but more importantly, I hope you're strong enough to walk away what love isn't. Agree/Disagree?
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Jun 14, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by sassygirl3869
Good Morning All from the village of Nassau, NY. Dan took some pics of our beautiful yard with a rabbit and geese as visitors yesterday. We have a creek Valatie (Valatia) Kil in our back yard with all kinds of wildlife. There is a forest that is ...
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General & Hellos
Jun 2, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by Mark013
Sol our star is located well out of the way of the center of the galaxy, a rural location so to speak. We are 26,000 light years from the galaxy center so communicating with any intelligent life located closer to the center is improbable. What would ...
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General & Hellos
May 31, 2019May 2019

Posted by snytiger6
LINKYoung Preacher Argues Government Should Start Executing Gays | Michael Stone
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Just for Laughs
May 29, 2019May 2019

Posted by MojoDave
This is redundant!
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Religion & Spirituality
May 26, 2019May 2019

Posted by contravalid
I'm curious about what people on this site feel about the simulation hypothesis. In all honesty, I find the argument somewhat valid. As far as belief systems go, it is the most logical and by far more believable then any religious/spiritual ...
35 comments
Academic (e.g., Science)
May 26, 2019May 2019

Posted by THHA
LINKAre We Living in an Ancestor Simulation? ft. Neil deGrasse Tyson | Space Time - YouTube
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Simple Thoughts
May 22, 2019May 2019

Posted by Boomtarat03
Life becomes easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got.
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Photography
Apr 26, 2019Apr 2019

Posted by Heidi68
Some spring beauties, I hope you enjoy.
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General & Hellos
Apr 22, 2019Apr 2019

Posted by Atlas89
I decided to take some time and dissect the definition of God: all powerful, all knowing, all good. First off I’m trying to prove this philosophical definition to be possible. Second, I find being all good misleading because if God is all powerful ...
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Traditional and Folkmusic
Apr 20, 2019Apr 2019

Posted by TCorCM
Mean Mary ----> Iron Horse. If you get near to the end of the song, it might just blow you away!
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Hippie Land -
Apr 12, 2019Apr 2019

Posted by Lutherzme
For this is all a dream we dreamed one afternoon long ago...
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General & Hellos
Apr 8, 2019Apr 2019

Posted by cava
"Researchers at the Max Planck Institute and the Santa Fe Institute have developed a new model to explain the evolutionary origins of empathy... When they modeled outcomes rooted in cognitive simulation, they found that actors engaged in as-actor ...
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All Things Astronomy
Mar 24, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by Smorie
If an object the same mass as the Earth was to whiz past the Earth but miss by less than 500km, what would be the effects? Would there be massive tsunamis? Would people get pulled off the ground? Would there be no effect at all? Mats ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Mar 19, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by zblaze
LINK151 - Will We Destroy the Future?
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Music of the Movies
Mar 16, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by enormouswings
One of my favorite bands...ever.
3 comments
Memes R Us
Mar 13, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by Captnron59
Geez mom!!!
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Health & Happiness
Mar 10, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by RobertMartin
I'll say the same thing for cancer treatments. As long as greed prevails in the pharmaceutical industry, diabetes, cancer , aids and other diseases will not be cured.
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CLASSICAL, OPERA and CROSSOVER
Mar 8, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by Marionville
Hauser. - Hungarian Rhapsody, opus 68 by David Popper. Hauser is performing with the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Mar 4, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by Naejidlopalev
An interesting read.
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Silly, Random & Fun
Feb 26, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by OpposingOpposum
LINKMystery surrounds humpback whale found dead in depths of Brazil’s Amazon jungle | The Independent
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Feb 17, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by johnprytz
The Simulation Hypothesis and the Big Bang. If you read any modern account of the Big Bang (origin of our Universe) event - and I've read dozens - you'll note, or should note, one very obvious oops that you'll NEVER read about or see discussed / ...
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Conservative Atheists
Feb 14, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by SpikeTalon
Those who believe in and fight for individual liberties have every reason to be concerned about socialist policies-
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jan 27, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by Jnei
I propose we start a new game on Agnostic.com, to be known as "Not That Question Again!" Bingo. It'll be very simple to play - we just compile a list of questions which appear again and again on this site, then each player is assigned five of ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jan 19, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by johnprytz
You Experience Virtual Reality Even If You’re Not Yourself Virtual Reality. You normally think of virtual reality as computer programmed and generated but your brain does just a good a job of it – maybe even better (as least to date). As a ...
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Jan 10, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by phxbillcee
Why Is Uranus on Its Side? Incredible Simulations Could Solve the Mystery.
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Music Fans
Jan 6, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by Rossy92
Tantalized by The Church
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The Best of Late Night & News
Jan 4, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by chalupacabre
TYT - Trump FREAKS OUT On James Mattis Remember when Trump said he had a plan to crush ISIS/ISIL in 30 days, but wouldn't say what they were for security reasons? Here he complains about Mattis keeping the states in Afghanistan. Also ...
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The Game Room
Dec 17, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by Mark013
Any Elite Dangerous players here? I played a couple of years ago, took a long break and just getting back into playing. Still an amazing simulation of the galaxy. Not much for playing the pvp pew pew aspect, did a little cargo hauling but play mostly...
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Memes R Us
Dec 16, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
Snappy comeback.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 4, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by Daking
LINKSimulation Theory?
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Philosophy & Meaning
Dec 1, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by Sheitelhau
It seems to me that there's ultimately no point to believing in a god. Even if one existed, it would be so far outside our realm of understanding. We couldn't say anything about the characteristics and motives of such a being, as we inherently would ...
4 comments
Coffee Drinkers Corner
Nov 30, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Sheannutt
Good morning, yay it's Friday ?
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Music Fans
Nov 30, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Simplysassy
December 1963 (oh what a night) Frankie Valli and the four seasons. Good song!
2 comments
Memes R Us
Nov 29, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by balou
Poor, poor Comet!
3 comments
Baby Boomers
Nov 29, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by creative51
Ok, Boomers, how many watched and or remember this thrilling adventure?
9 comments
CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Nov 29, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by AlasBabylon
The Beatles - Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (2018 mix)
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Politics
Nov 29, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by snytiger6
LINKTrump’s Broken Promise to General Motors | The Daily Show - YouTube
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Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll
Nov 29, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by chalupacabre
Angel City - Underground This was the last album of theirs I remember being able to buy in the states. After that, it seemed all their energy went underground.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Nov 28, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by MrControversy
Some say the universe is a simulation. Well what if it were the case that those simulating us were themselves a simulation? And what if it went on forever like this in an infinite regress of simulations, one within the other like a Russian doll? If ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Nov 26, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by kgoodyear
I did a search on Google of Adam and Eve. I went to the images and noticed that outside of those where the navel is obscured by a well place piece of foliage, every other painting included a navel on both Adam and Eve. Wasn't Adam was created and ...
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General & Hellos
Nov 22, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Knightrain07
Happy Thanksgiving to all.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Nov 18, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by doubtingtommy
Do people believe the Nick Bostrom idea that we are in a simulation as any advanced civilisation would have eventually created one so the chances are we are in one of theirs?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Nov 17, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by TheAstroChuck
The anatomy of a spiral galaxy like our Milky Way
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Music Fans
Nov 11, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Anniemae
The Cars: Just What I Needed
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Singles/Mingle/Chat
Nov 8, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Hathacat
When relationships are pretty good, but need a little help.
2 comments
Memes R Us
Nov 6, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by psycheworks
Evening class anyone?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Nov 1, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by johnprytz
Against The Grain: Explaining Radioactive Decay In previous essays, I noted the anomaly that is radioactive decay which is how something that is totally random and happens for no reason at all exhibits a precise mathematical relationship. I'd now ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Oct 31, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by johnprytz
Radioactive Decay Revisited Now back to radioactive decay, a phenomena which appears to dance to the beat of a different drummer. None of any possible "interpretations" explain anything, especially that half-life relationship which I noted above. ...
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