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    It was dumb fun. Lots of groan-worthy...

    It was dumb fun. Lots of groan-worthy technobabble (the Deepak Chopra platitude generator makes more sense talking about quantum mechanics), pretty good action sequences, the usual "let the villain...
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    Or... When you buy a gun, you register the serial...

    Or... When you buy a gun, you register the serial number. You are liable for anything done with that gun until it is sold and re-registered, so if a crime is committed you're liable. If it's stolen...
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    Not to mention that the Empire is depicted as a...

    Not to mention that the Empire is depicted as a miserable hellhole, largely due to the theocratic authoritarian government. "Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment." -some excessively...
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    That's pretty obviously been the goal all along...

    That's pretty obviously been the goal all along for the energy companies. Deny until it's too ate, then throw up their hands and say it's too late to bother changing. Keep those quarterly profits up!
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    Alternate alternate title: Marines driving...

    Alternate title: Marines diving competition

    Tapapapatalk[/QUOTE]

    Alternate alternate title: Marines driving competition.
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    They've been shutting the reactors down over the...

    They've been shutting the reactors down over the last few days. Response time makes a huge difference compared to Fukushima. A shut-down reactor doesn't need active cooling, so even if the pumps get...
  7. Yet another 2nd Law violation debunked. Who...

    Yet another 2nd Law violation debunked. Who woulda' thunk?
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    Nazis ⊊ Fascists ⊊ Authoritarians ⊊ Evil fuckers....

    Nazis ⊊ Fascists ⊊ Authoritarians ⊊ Evil fuckers.

    Note the order of the proper subset relations. There are plenty of evil fuckers who aren't authoritarians, and not all authoritarians are...
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    It's appropriate, actually. The US systematically...

    Alistair likes this[/QUOTE]

    It's appropriate, actually. The US systematically violates human rights, both in prisons and in the use of torture. We don't deserve to be on the HRC. Neither do some...
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    Not without a direction specified. 15 kts is just...

    Not without a direction specified. 15 kts is just a magnitude, and thus a speed.
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    It's an F-16. Giant smiley mouth intake out front...

    It's an F-16. Giant smiley mouth intake out front shoulda' told you.
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    Manafort just got his bail revoked....

    Manafort just got his bail revoked. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/crime-courts/paul-manafort-headed-jail-after-witness-tampering-allegation-n883596
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    I'm not an aeronautics engineer, and so this is a...

    I'm not an aeronautics engineer, and so this is a massive WAG. I suspect it's to provide a slightly greater range on the angle the thrust vectoring can get to for yaw. It could also be structural /...
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    Traveling wave tubes are still pretty awesome....

    Traveling wave tubes are still pretty awesome. Much higher power handling capability for a given amount of cooling than transistor amplifiers (at high frequency, of course). As are photomultiplier...
  15. No one ever accused Xeno of being smart.

    I like that you think it's about strength.[/QUOTE]

    No one ever accused Xeno of being smart.
  16. The Librarian would be very disappointed in you....

    The Librarian would be very disappointed in you. Also angry. Humans are great apes, not monkeys. There's a difference. Do not anger the orangutan, for he will twist your head off.
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    Action movies are pretty much all formulaic....

    Action movies are pretty much all formulaic. That's pretty much the point: have fun fight scenes with a "plot" to provide an excuse for why there's fighting. If you want intellectual stimulation you...
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    In the comics apparently the soul gem contains...

    In the comics apparently the soul gem contains the souls of everyone it kills. Adam Warlock undoes the kiling, and shows Thanos that he's always allowed himself to be defeated because he knows he's...
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    Is Duckslayer trying to get a job in the Trump...

    Is Duckslayer trying to get a job in the Trump administration? He's certainly a cabinet-level poster.
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    "Fewer" — Stannis Baratheon, King of the Andals...

    https://i.imgur.com/KR93TA2.gif

    also, this is us politics thread, not limey thread[/QUOTE]Didn't you get the memo? We achieved thread singularity. Every topic is about everything.

    This topic is...
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    What's with the hate on the poor retards,...

    What's with the hate on the poor retards, comparing them to Isyel?
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aap8787 Oh...

    http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aap8787

    Oh hey look battery research. Turns out we don't know everything. This isn't directly about capacity, but is about preventing capacity decreases and may...
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    Lithium isn't exactly rare. It's expensive to...

    Lithium isn't exactly rare. It's expensive to mine cleanly, but pretty common. It's more common than lead & tin.

    Also Don apparently hasn't heard of metamaterials or any of the other advances in...
  24. Thread: Bitcoin

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    Naw, that should be for homeopaths.

    Naw, that should be for homeopaths.
  25. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cfu0b1UxlI ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cfu0b1UxlI


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut5DXxK1dvk

    You're welcome.
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