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by cs24
Fri Oct 08, 2010 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0803: "Airfoil"
Replies: 243
Views: 102068

Re: 0803: "Airfoil"

The explanation is wrong because the streamlines don't meet up after the trailing edge of the airfoil: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UlsArvbTeo&t=0m17s
by cs24
Tue Apr 27, 2010 6:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Are transition lenses any good?
Replies: 30
Views: 24203

Re: Are transition lenses any good?

One problem I had is that mine weren't polarized, so they didn't cut down glare at all.
by cs24
Tue Apr 27, 2010 6:18 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Iranian Cleric: Women Cause Earthquakes
Replies: 112
Views: 11104

Re: Iranian Cleric: Women Cause Earthquakes

ads wrote:http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/55000-sign-up-for-boobquake-20100427-tnkv.html

She has an excellent shirt.


The xkcd shirt was also visible when the story was shown on the Colbert Report.
by cs24
Sun Apr 11, 2010 1:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1358
Views: 345494

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

Yay drinking slowly in your dorm room while your ex-girlfriend is in the lounge down the hall with another guy :(
by cs24
Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Dropbox - free easy-to-use sync/backup program
Replies: 7
Views: 1409

Re: Dropbox - free easy-to-use sync/backup program

The main reason I use Dropbox is that you can view your files on a iPhone/iPod Touch using their app. I upload my class files to it.
by cs24
Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Favorite Engineering branch?
Replies: 68
Views: 9581

Re: Favorite Engineering branch?

Currently in Aerospace Engineering.
by cs24
Sat Jan 23, 2010 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What's Your Major?
Replies: 133
Views: 21190

Re: What's Your Major!?!?!

Working on a BS in Aerospace Engineering, maybe with a minor in Math.
by cs24
Tue Dec 29, 2009 7:35 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your Schedule
Replies: 655
Views: 164759

Re: Your Schedule

Spring Semester, Junior Year in Aerospace Engineering:

AERO ENG 251 - Aerospace Structures I
AERO ENG 261 - Flight Dynamics & Control
AERO ENG 271 - Aerodynamics II
AERO ENG 282 - Exp Methods in Aero Eng I
AERO ENG 314 - Spaceflight Mechanics
ENGLISH 160 - Technical Writing
by cs24
Tue Jul 28, 2009 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: ISS is cool....
Replies: 9
Views: 1403

Re: ISS is cool....

http://www.heavens-above.com/ is a good site for satellite sightings.
by cs24
Sat Jun 20, 2009 9:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3071157

Re: Postify your facerity

Zero-G!
Spoiler:
Image
by cs24
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:06 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your Schedule
Replies: 655
Views: 164759

Re: Your Schedule

Fourth Semester, Aerospace Engineering:

Math 208 - Linear Algebra I
IDE 110 - Mechanics of Materials
ME 219 - Thermodynamics
English 106 - American Lit: 1865 to Present
AE 160 - Dynamics
AE 180 - Intro to Aerospace Design
by cs24
Sun Oct 19, 2008 12:28 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "You can learn all that from a public library..."
Replies: 14
Views: 2056

Re: "You can learn all that from a public library..."

My university's library wrote:Other visitors can apply for guest patron access that will allow them to check out books and other materials.
by cs24
Sat Jul 05, 2008 6:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Penn and Teller: Bullshit! Re: NASA
Replies: 21
Views: 5026

Re: Penn and Teller: Bullshit! Re: NASA

wing wrote:Department of Health and Human Services: $64.2B (This says $642B in the literature, but I'm PRETTY FUCKING SURE that's a typo)

Nope: Medicare & Medicaid

http://www.hhs.gov/budget/09budget/2009 ... nBrief.pdf
by cs24
Fri Jul 04, 2008 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0445: "I Am Not Good with Boomerangs"
Replies: 132
Views: 41616

Re: "I Am Not Good with Boomerangs" discussion

1-16-4-7:
by cs24
Mon Jun 02, 2008 1:34 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Wrong writing for xkcd
Replies: 18
Views: 3341

Re: Wrong writing for xkcd

It's K west of the Mississipi, W if it's east. IIRC. That's how I think it works, too. Specifically, the location of the transmitter, which is why if you live near the Mississippi, you are familiar with stations starting with K and W. Since I live a few miles from the river, I hear both kinds on a ...
by cs24
Sun May 11, 2008 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NASA to Announce Success of Long Galactic Hunt
Replies: 74
Views: 9974

Re: NASA to Announce Success of Long Galactic Hunt

I snooped around a bit and think I found a relevant article on the nasa site. It's from May 7, same day the teleconference was announced, and says Chandra observed the brightest supernova ever, which was likely the death of an extremely massive star--and that there's a similar star in our galaxy th...
by cs24
Fri Apr 25, 2008 4:16 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: My UNI obviously rules
Replies: 11
Views: 2173

Re: My UNI obviously rules

The Missouri S&T student newspaper also prints XKCD.
by cs24
Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0376: "Bug"
Replies: 97
Views: 35999

Re: 'Bug' discussion

http://www.wired.com/science/discoverie ... 1/09/46651

I actually was reading this earlier today...
by cs24
Sun Jan 13, 2008 4:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Our unit of pride
Replies: 18
Views: 1892

Re: Our unit of pride

Alpha Omicron wrote:Obviously, pride should be measured in exapotatocycles over gallons squared.


If pride = perceived worth / real worth1, then there wouldn't be any units at all.
by cs24
Wed Dec 19, 2007 3:08 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Windows Shell
Replies: 9
Views: 3066

Re: Windows Shell

The Cairo Development Team is attempting a rather ambitious Windows shell alternative.
by cs24
Thu Dec 06, 2007 1:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Avatars! (Attn: Tegan)
Replies: 320
Views: 32844

Re: Avatars! (Attn: Tegan)

My avatar is a picture of two galaxies that I took while at an astronomy camp in seventh grade.
by cs24
Wed Nov 28, 2007 8:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0350: "Network"
Replies: 220
Views: 22905

Re: "Network" Discussion

Solt wrote:
piesquared88 wrote:a bunch of stuff


You're pretty smart, that's a great idea.

So great in fact, that it's already been done :).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolutionary_algorithm


A professor at my university was just talking about his research in evolutionary computation this evening. :)
by cs24
Tue Nov 13, 2007 9:16 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: wikipedia notability purges
Replies: 76
Views: 11897

Re: wikipedia notability purges

zenten wrote:If Matt Groening were to start up a web comic I'm sure it would warrant a page pretty quickly.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_in_Hell

Might become a web comic...
by cs24
Tue Nov 06, 2007 6:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 443052

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Killing 56K since January]

Remember, remember, the fifth of November...
by cs24
Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Get your Autumn on
Replies: 149
Views: 9349

Re: Get your Autumn on

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by cs24
Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm so nerdy that I ...
Replies: 1377
Views: 205632

Re: I'm so nerdy that I ...

I had a dream with a low framerate once. It was annoying...
by cs24
Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2411567

Re: POST HERE FIRST - INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi, I'm Chad, not a bot, have been lurking a while, and am a freshman at University of Missouri-Rolla.

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