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by xxnnss
Mon Jun 09, 2014 7:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1379: "4.5 Degrees"
Replies: 879
Views: 154944

Re: 1379: "4.5 Degrees"

*An article claiming Germany 74% renewable in 2014 https://plus.google.com/+Earththeoperatorsmanual/posts/Zn2og7oQJFf * An article claiming the switch to solar will happen because it will be cheaper, not because people care about global warming. http://pando.com/2014/04/11/now-can-we-stop-subsidisin...
by xxnnss
Fri Jun 06, 2014 4:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1378: "Turbine"
Replies: 43
Views: 11045

1378: "Turbine"

http://xkcd.com/1378/ http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/turbine.png "Ok, plan B: Fly a kite into the blades, with a rock in a sling dangling below it, and create the world's largest trebuchet." Patently a quixotic David and Goliath. Added link and formatted title - Angua
by xxnnss
Fri May 30, 2014 4:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1375: "Astronaut Vandalism"
Replies: 76
Views: 19392

1375: "Astronaut Vandalism"

Image

Title text: "That night, retired USAF pilots covertly replaced the '62' with '50'."

SpaceX Dragon V2 Unveil https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZJLAo6VRtA starts at 35.08
by xxnnss
Wed May 14, 2014 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1368: "One Of The"
Replies: 91
Views: 22168

Re: 1368: "One Of The"

Mmm. One half of the most recognizable arches in St. Louis.
by xxnnss
Fri May 09, 2014 7:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1366 - "Train"
Replies: 64
Views: 16758

Re: 1366 - "Train"

I think this refers to the new tldr wikipedia tumblr that was in the news.

Also an object that rotates along various axes is a tumbler.
by xxnnss
Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1298: "It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood!"
Replies: 71
Views: 18284

Re: 1298: "It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood!"

"Earth-sized" means within the range 1-2 Earth radii, hence the confusion in this thread. The dark ones are the ones in this range. Earth is at the lower end of this range. This range is the range used in the recent news release saying 1 in 5 sun-like stars have an earth-sized planet in th...

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