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by maztec
Thu Jul 24, 2014 6:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1398: "Snake facts"
Replies: 144
Views: 31865

Re: 1398: "Snake facts"

What if it's not a literal snake, but instead a metaphor referring to something that looks like a snake? For example the Pan-American highway or a portion thereof. Or a pipeline or power relay of some sort.
by maztec
Mon Jul 15, 2013 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1238: "Enlightenment"
Replies: 171
Views: 39438

Re: 1238: "Enlightenment"

Quicksilver wrote:Secondly, it's "your" not "you're." You do not want the grammar nazis after you.


That would be the point of the comic . . .

you're = your
idea's = ideas
their = they're
definately = definitely

Just to get you started.
by maztec
Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:40 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0028: "Steak Drop"
Replies: 82
Views: 60641

Re: What-If 28: Steak Drop

I would recommend a copy of Modernist Cuisine as well, but they're pretty pricy, $500 each. Having multiple sources is good, I should check on it too. Or Modernist Cuisine at Home (MC@H), which is $150 (a LOT cheaper) and is a good way to wet your appetite for the whole MC series if you are not sur...
by maztec
Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:16 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0028: "Steak Drop"
Replies: 82
Views: 60641

Re: What-If 28: Steak Drop

Sous vide is an inferior way of cooking a steak. It does make ridiculously tender steaks, but more importantly, it doesn't trigger the Maillard reaction, which browns the beef and produces the complex and delicious flavors one expects from a good steak. You can raise the pH to lower the temperature...

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