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The "Man In the Moon" Was Created By Mega Volcano

OglinTatas man in the moon? (19 comments)

I thought it was a rabbit

1 hour ago
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Apple Faces Large Penalties In EU Tax Probe

OglinTatas Re:Finally (120 comments)

Even the one who rose from the dead said "give to Caesar what is Caesar's" so pretty much it's just taxes.

2 days ago
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New Watson-Style AI Called Viv Seeks To Be the First 'Global Brain'

OglinTatas Re:Wolfram Alpha... (161 comments)

Solved. So try asking it something a bit harder:
What was the dog's name in the movie "Turner and Hooch"

about a month and a half ago
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Fooling a Mercedes Into Autonomous Driving With a Soda Can

OglinTatas Re:Obvious (163 comments)

What's interesting is to learn what conditions it won't handle.

The post-mortems may shed some light on that.

about 2 months ago
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Nearly 25 Years Ago, IBM Helped Save Macintosh

OglinTatas much more elegant (236 comments)

I'd still rather have a good blaster at my side

about 2 months ago
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Brazil Nut Effect Explains Mystery of the Boulder-Strewn Surfaces of Asteroids

OglinTatas Re:That's how I clean my cat's litter box. (58 comments)

Easy enough to check. Send up a can of mixed nuts to the space station and put it in a slow centrifuge. Spin it for a few days then open it up and... shit, someone ate all the cashews and almonds, and reluctantly the peanuts, leaving only the brazil nuts. FAIL.

about 3 months ago
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Site of 1976 "Atomic Man" Accident To Be Cleaned

OglinTatas Re:But.. but... (299 comments)

Do not make him angry. You wouldn't like it if he's angry.

about 3 months ago
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"Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa

OglinTatas banananana monoculture (396 comments)

One of the problems with banananas is that food crop bananas are clones, and so as a monoculture the crops are prone to complete loss by disease.

Unrelated, but mentioned in the article, everything that is not dark green or orange that you add vitamin A to will take on an orange hue. That is not a surprise. Also not a problem.

about 3 months ago
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FWD.us: GOP Voters To Be Targeted By Data Scientists

OglinTatas Infer from sparse data (422 comments)

Just from the summary, I will infer that this entire discussion will be inferences made with sparse data.

about 4 months ago
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The Disappearing Universe

OglinTatas If we're ever in Denver... (358 comments)

Dude, if we're ever in Denver together I would like to smoke weed with you.

about 4 months ago
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US Secret Service Wants To Identify Snark

OglinTatas Sarcasm tag should be on by default (213 comments)

It should require explicit opt-out to turn it off each time. It would be easier for everyone that way.

about 4 months ago
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Optical Levitation, Space Travel, Quantum Mechanics and Gravity

OglinTatas Re:Hmmm. (82 comments)

mass of sail = mass of napkin on which the calculations were done

about 4 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Communication With Locked-in Syndrome Patient?

OglinTatas She should have a say (552 comments)

hence the question about communicating with her

about 4 months ago
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Swiss Space Systems Announces Plan To Offer World's Cheapest Zero-G Flights

OglinTatas Re:Pricing (64 comments)

how much for a private room where you can attempt to bone your partner? (apparently there are some difficulties maintaining position in zero g)

Or is that what the "party room" is for?

about 4 months ago
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Swiss Space Systems Announces Plan To Offer World's Cheapest Zero-G Flights

OglinTatas cheapest "weightless" experience (64 comments)

For 1 dollar I will push you off a cliff. You'll have to sign a waiver first though, because the safety record is atrocious.

about 4 months ago
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You've Got Male: Amazon's Growth Impacting Seattle Dating Scene

OglinTatas English usage tip (315 comments)

a lot of women = a number of human females greater than an arbitrary number larger than 2, depending on context

a lot of Woman = one human female with a big personality or big physical measurements of one sort or another, or both.

about 5 months ago
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Single Gene Can Boost IQ By Six Points

OglinTatas Single Gene needs to step up his game (199 comments)

Dial back the cologne a little.
Look women in the eye.
Learn to dance with confidence, even if it is only the white guy shuffle.

Sure some women dig a smart dude, but if that 6 points is a significant improvement for you maybe the women aren't into you for your brains.
Buy a pump.

about 5 months ago

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