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by lemonickous
Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1145: "Sky Color"
Replies: 211
Views: 71171

Re: 1145: "Sky Color"

Obviously the answer to the Feynman conundrum is gravity. It works downwards, so up and down is special. Whereas horizontal is an equipotential plane so anything can happen.
by lemonickous
Fri Jan 28, 2011 9:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0853: "Consecutive Vowels"
Replies: 159
Views: 44169

Re: 0852: "Consecutive Vowels"

Well, now I know where to go for honeymoon, Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu
by lemonickous
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:24 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: suggestions for jazz/blues bands?
Replies: 52
Views: 9565

Re: suggestions for jazz/blues bands?

Try Morphine. You might like it. If you like the piano as well, try Hiromi Uehara. Are you interested in any jazz / blues fusions with other genres as well?
by lemonickous
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:12 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: N sided regular solids
Replies: 21
Views: 1883

Re: N sided regular solids

Forget the d10 shapes. Just take 2 pyramids whose bases are regular n-gons, and stick their bases together. Choose the pyramid height correctly, and you have a sequence of convex solids whose faces are identical and whose vertices lie on a sphere, but their limit is a double-cone shape. Will it not...
by lemonickous
Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0849: "Complex Conjugate"
Replies: 96
Views: 24864

Re: 0849: "Complex Conjugate"

I think from my point of view, most people got the complex conjugate part but I had to explain them the "Shit is about to get real" expression for them to understand.
I guess this was more nerdy from a Hollywood exposure point of view for me.
by lemonickous
Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0850: "World According To Americans"
Replies: 712
Views: 176114

Re: 0850: "World According To Americans"

I was wondering if there was any subliminal messaging behind the coloring pattern. I'd guessed not, but it seemed curious to me because USA and Russia are the same color, shared by India, the Koreas and Sri Lanka; and from among the remaining five colors, Colombia, Venezuela and China, Australia and...

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