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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #1006 on: August 12, 2019, 12:37:19 PM »
Seems a useful metric. Now we know what we need to fill it!

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« Reply #1007 on: August 12, 2019, 01:26:07 PM »
Seems a useful metric. Now we know what we need to fill it!
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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #1008 on: August 12, 2019, 01:45:32 PM »
In the replies to the original, the news station's Twitter also estimates the volume in cash registers and toasters.
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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #1009 on: August 12, 2019, 08:15:58 PM »
In the replies to the original, the news station's Twitter also estimates the volume in cash registers and toasters.

3 toasters in a cash register; 5-1/2 cash registers in a washing machine. 
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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #1010 on: August 13, 2019, 02:59:02 AM »

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« Reply #1011 on: August 13, 2019, 06:34:48 AM »
Aurora Monroe?
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« Reply #1012 on: August 13, 2019, 01:26:58 PM »
Saturn Aura

common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #1013 on: August 13, 2019, 01:30:25 PM »


I wanna know why Saturn's aurora is upside down. I smell fake news.
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« Reply #1014 on: August 13, 2019, 01:51:30 PM »
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I wanna know why Saturn's aurora is upside down. I smell fake news.

The source claims they're "curious about the universe."

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« Reply #1015 on: August 13, 2019, 03:08:10 PM »
Alex_Jones.flv

If global warming is real then how come I just felt this chill down my spine?

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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #1016 on: August 14, 2019, 01:34:03 PM »
I don't know why it's titled as such, unless the background music is from one of the older games. (BTW, in the Deus Ex universe, the Illuminati is real)


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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #1017 on: August 18, 2019, 10:34:26 AM »


I am not a pacifist, I do get the need for military defense, as well as honoring military treaties with other countries around the world. But still, imagine if the annual science budgets amounted to at least 25% of the military budget (the societal resources obviously exist), or if the total NASA budgets between 1958 and 2011 were at least twice the military budgets of 2011. Apart from making progress on important issues and boosting the economy, lots of things could have been achieved.
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« Reply #1018 on: August 18, 2019, 11:21:35 AM »


I am not a pacifist, I do get the need for military defense, as well as honoring military treaties with other countries around the world. But still, imagine if the annual science budgets amounted to at least 25% of the military budget (the societal resources obviously exist), or if the total NASA budgets between 1958 and 2011 were at least twice the military budgets of 2011. Apart from making progress on important issues and boosting the economy, lots of things could have been achieved.
A good part of the military budget does go to research. But your point is valid.


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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #1019 on: August 18, 2019, 01:08:32 PM »
If global warming is real then how come I just felt this chill down my spine?

 

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