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Monthly Archives: June 2012

What *has* love got to do with it?

The amount that love has got to do with it is the same amount as what war is good for: ABSOLUTELY NOTHING.

Love, in fact, if you want to take the metaphysical view of things, doesn’t even exist.  It is a series of chemicals and electrical impulses delivered between your neurons which make you imagine you feel something rather akin to the delicious, juicy steak Cypher eats when he asks to be reinserted into the Matrix.  Ignorance is, truly, bliss.  And also rather easy to fake.

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Posted by on June 23, 2012 in What?

 

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Call Me Wheatley – ‘Call Me Maybe’ Carly Rae Jepsen Parody

Click me to follow along with the real song.

I woke you up with a thud,
Turned all the turrets to duds,
Trapped GLaDOS into a spud,
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Posted by on June 16, 2012 in Song Parody

 

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What would happen if you ate a cloud?

In case you missed it, I’ve already documented the makeup of clouds when describing how they harvest helium.  The TL;DR version is that helium rises from natural gas in the earth and forms clouds by supporting the water in the atmosphere, so clouds are mostly helium, water, and a little unbound hydrogen and oxygen.  We can work out what effect it would have to eat this. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2012 in Silly, What?

 

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What is the secret of time-travel?

There are things that we, as humans, find difficult to comprehend.  We live only finite lives, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.  As a result, it is extremely difficult for us to comprehend the full extent and meaning of infinity… The first question we come out with is, “But what came before the beginning?”  We have no experience or understanding of things that don’t have to start somewhere and struggle to come to terms with it (without the use of illegal narcotics or possibly decades of isolated meditation). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 2, 2012 in How?, What?, When?

 

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