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Post by dhex » 23 Mar 2011, 12:59

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/broo ... KHF0g9CWxO

the whole thing is an offs, but my particular offs point is that people still think that digital systems have no way of tracking things like "when something is edited".
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Post by J sub D » 25 Mar 2011, 08:49

JasonL wrote:I've seen a machine that cures cancer by tuning into the resonance frequency of cancer cells, ...
Holy shit, why didn't I see this before I started the radiation and chemo routines? All I need to do is develop a homeopathic malignant tumor resonant frequency generator and I'll be running the marathon in the 2012 Olympics.
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Post by JasonL » 25 Mar 2011, 09:24

J sub D wrote:
JasonL wrote:I've seen a machine that cures cancer by tuning into the resonance frequency of cancer cells, ...
Holy shit, why didn't I see this before I started the radiation and chemo routines? All I need to do is develop a homeopathic malignant tumor resonant frequency generator and I'll be running the marathon in the 2012 Olympics.
I may or may not be related by marriage to someone who ordered the plans online and built such a device in their basement to treat their cat.

Because I would not keep valuable Real Science from fellow grylliaders. I think the "rife machine" is the thing in question. http://www.cancertutor.com/ Cancer03/FreqGenerators.html

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Post by Pham Nuwen » 25 Mar 2011, 10:04

J sub D wrote:
JasonL wrote:I've seen a machine that cures cancer by tuning into the resonance frequency of cancer cells, ...
Holy shit, why didn't I see this before I started the radiation and chemo routines? All I need to do is develop a homeopathic malignant tumor resonant frequency generator and I'll be running the marathon in the 2012 Olympics.
Careful with those resonant frequency generators.

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Post by peejaybee » 25 Mar 2011, 13:00

Pham Nuwen wrote:
J sub D wrote:
JasonL wrote:I've seen a machine that cures cancer by tuning into the resonance frequency of cancer cells, ...
Holy shit, why didn't I see this before I started the radiation and chemo routines? All I need to do is develop a homeopathic malignant tumor resonant frequency generator and I'll be running the marathon in the 2012 Olympics.
Careful with those resonant frequency generators.
I'm more worried about causing a resonance cascade.
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Post by Jennifer » 25 Mar 2011, 13:36

Semi-off-topic: I've had one regular experience with what I guess really is "Resonance frequency." There is/was a Scandinavian death metal band called Opeth, and a few years ago they put out an album called "Damnation" which is apparently quite different from their usual fare; really cool mellow music, and when I'm alone in my car it's one of my favorite "sing-along albums."

(Side note: I've been told by many people that I have a nice singing voice; however, I have an extremely limited range, maybe half an octave if that. However, most of the vocals in "Damnation" fall into that range, which is one reason I like the album so much.)

Anyway, there's one song on the album called "In My Time of Need," which is here on YouTube:


And when I get to the chorus -- "Won't someone watch over me, in my time of NEEEEEE-EEEEEED," I guess my voice perfectly harmonizes (or something) with his on the word "need" (at least the vowel sound in it) because when I sing along -- whether in my car, or just now in my living room -- I can hear/feel this odd vibration in my ears and skull when I get to that word. I only get the vibrations when I sign with him, though; when I sing by myself it doesn't happen.

This hasn't resulted in any spectacular insights on my part, but if I make any discoveries I'll be sure to let you know. I don't know exactly what my octave or pitch is, or what musical note the song is, but I think the extended vowel when he sings "neee-eeed" is about the lowest my voice can go without straining, which might be why I get that weird resonation.
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Post by pistoffnick » 25 Mar 2011, 14:38


resonance Mythbusters style

My second car had a imbalanced driveshaft. At certain speeds the whole car would vibrate uncomfortably. The solution was to either speed up or slow down.
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Post by J sub D » 27 Mar 2011, 20:47

Robocop Statue News Update:
The local bird cage liner wrote:"RoboCop" springs eternal, if you look at what's happening lately.

The Web drive for the controversial statue has raised more than $60,000 -- and prompted an online RoboCharity effort that's funneled thousands of dollars more toward Forgotten Harvest and helping feed hungry people.
...
Detroit City Council member Kenneth Cockrel Jr. summed up the argument against the statue with this tweet: "Though the first movie is great and I'm a sci-fi geek I must say: RoboCop statue + Detroit = DUMBASS IDEA OF THE YEAR."

And then there is this: MGM is developing a "RoboCop" remake that Brazilian filmmaker José Padilha is expected to direct. Where will the revamp be set? According to the Spout blog, Padilha said recently, "It has to be in Detroit or they'd kill me."
Screw Councilman Cockrel. I am now completely onboard (to the tune of $20) the privately funded Robocop statue movement.
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Post by Aresen » 27 Mar 2011, 20:52

J sub D wrote:Robocop Statue News Update:
The local bird cage liner wrote:"RoboCop" springs eternal, if you look at what's happening lately.

The Web drive for the controversial statue has raised more than $60,000 -- and prompted an online RoboCharity effort that's funneled thousands of dollars more toward Forgotten Harvest and helping feed hungry people.
...
Detroit City Council member Kenneth Cockrel Jr. summed up the argument against the statue with this tweet: "Though the first movie is great and I'm a sci-fi geek I must say: RoboCop statue + Detroit = DUMBASS IDEA OF THE YEAR."

And then there is this: MGM is developing a "RoboCop" remake that Brazilian filmmaker José Padilha is expected to direct. Where will the revamp be set? According to the Spout blog, Padilha said recently, "It has to be in Detroit or they'd kill me."
Screw Councilman Cockrel. I am now completely onboard (to the tune of $20) the privately funded Robocop statue movement.
I suppose if the only thing your city has going for it is a fictional self-righteous sociopathic cyborg, you gotta make the most of it.
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Post by Shem » 27 Mar 2011, 20:57

Aresen wrote:I suppose if the only thing your city has going for it is a fictional self-righteous sociopathic cyborg, you gotta make the most of it.
But what about Emine-ah, I see what you did there.
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Post by Hugh Akston » 27 Mar 2011, 20:58

@CouncillorCockerel You forgot to mention that the second movie was also great, asshole.

But I think every great city deserves a statue commemorating its contributions to American culture. If they ever made a movie set in Los Angeles, I would fight tooth and claw to get a statue sculpted in its honor.

EDIT: to make this post a little less great.
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Post by dhex » 28 Mar 2011, 14:36

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/met ... 93563.html

double offs: offs you monsters and offs if this had been a white girl we'd not have heard the end of it yet. it certainly wouldn't mostly be covered in local rags.
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Post by JD » 28 Mar 2011, 14:39

Religious tolerance at the TSA: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41959553/ns ... _business/

Short version: if you're a member of a minority religion, like Wicca, don't bother working at the TSA, because if your coworkers make cockamamie accusations (like "she put a hex on my car") you will be expected to address them seriously.
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Post by Kolohe » 28 Mar 2011, 14:53

JD wrote:Religious tolerance at the TSA: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41959553/ns ... _business/

Short version: if you're a member of a minority religion, like Wicca, don't bother working at the TSA, because if your coworkers make cockamamie accusations (like "she put a hex on my car") you will be expected to address them seriously.
Well, I will say that tbe first & second level managers did all the ass-covering things one is taught to do in these situations. And fwiw, the first admin judge ruled against her (despite having problems with managements testimony), so there is at least something to the 'other side' of this story.
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Post by fyodor » 28 Mar 2011, 16:32

Kolohe wrote:
JD wrote:Religious tolerance at the TSA: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41959553/ns ... _business/

Short version: if you're a member of a minority religion, like Wicca, don't bother working at the TSA, because if your coworkers make cockamamie accusations (like "she put a hex on my car") you will be expected to address them seriously.
Well, I will say that tbe first & second level managers did all the ass-covering things one is taught to do in these situations. And fwiw, the first admin judge ruled against her (despite having problems with managements testimony), so there is at least something to the 'other side' of this story.
Yeah, I started thinking along the lines of a hex on both their houses after:
the witchy lady wrote:“It's not up to me to teach her my religion. I mean, would I have to go down and sit with her if I was Jewish?”
Granted, one has every reason to be pessimistic about reasoning with someone who thinks you put a hex on their car heater to make it not work (though come to think of it that might explain certain things in my life...). Still the idea that if you call your unusual belief system a religion then it automatically falls into some box that negates anyone's right to be ignorant or stupid about it is also a tad ridicuous. And seems that while the witchy lady excelled in some ways, she was lax in others (heh, typical "cultural creative"!).

All that said, I'd rather a slightly loopy lady with maybe some entitlement issues be responsible for airport security than someone who believes in supernatural forces under the control of mortals.
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Post by Hugh Akston » 28 Mar 2011, 16:41

fyodor wrote:All that said, I'd rather a slightly loopy lady with maybe some entitlement issues be responsible for airport security than someone who believes in supernatural forces under the control of mortals.
Which one does Janet Napolitano qualify as?
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Post by Aresen » 28 Mar 2011, 16:48

fyodor wrote:Granted, one has every reason to be pessimistic about reasoning with someone who thinks you put a hex on their car heater to make it not work (though come to think of it that might explain certain things in my life...). Still the idea that if you call your unusual belief system a religion then it automatically falls into some box that negates anyone's right to be ignorant or stupid about it is also a tad ridicuous. And seems that while the witchy lady excelled in some ways, she was lax in others (heh, typical "cultural creative"!).

All that said, I'd rather a slightly loopy lady with maybe some entitlement issues be responsible for airport security than someone who believes in supernatural forces under the control of mortals.
That prompts an image of Mike Huckabee as TSA airport scanner operator abruptly beginning to 'speak in tongues' while one's carryon is going through the machine.
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Post by Kolohe » 28 Mar 2011, 16:51

fyodor wrote:Yeah, I started thinking along the lines of a hex on both their houses after:
the witchy lady wrote:“It's not up to me to teach her my religion. I mean, would I have to go down and sit with her if I was Jewish?”
Actually, per the article, this same hypothetical was also brought up by the admin judge presiding over the EEO complaint hearing, and the judge (correctly imo) called the management out on that and implied ICMS mediation was not kosher* for that aspect of the case.

*rimshot
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Post by Mo » 28 Mar 2011, 17:08

fyodor wrote:Yeah, I started thinking along the lines of a hex on both their houses after:
the witchy lady wrote:“It's not up to me to teach her my religion. I mean, would I have to go down and sit with her if I was Jewish?”
Granted, one has every reason to be pessimistic about reasoning with someone who thinks you put a hex on their car heater to make it not work (though come to think of it that might explain certain things in my life...). Still the idea that if you call your unusual belief system a religion then it automatically falls into some box that negates anyone's right to be ignorant or stupid about it is also a tad ridicuous. And seems that while the witchy lady excelled in some ways, she was lax in others (heh, typical "cultural creative"!).

All that said, I'd rather a slightly loopy lady with maybe some entitlement issues be responsible for airport security than someone who believes in supernatural forces under the control of mortals.
I would have just said, find me a scale. If I weigh more than a duck, then I can cast hexes. Otherweise, you should be good to go.
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Post by Aresen » 28 Mar 2011, 17:49

Mo wrote:I would have just said, find me a scale. If I weigh more than a duck, then I can cast hexes. Otherweise, you should be good to go.
Is that a European duck or a African duck?
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Post by thoreau » 28 Mar 2011, 19:16

Aresen wrote:
Mo wrote:I would have just said, find me a scale. If I weigh more than a duck, then I can cast hexes. Otherweise, you should be good to go.
Is that a European duck or a African duck?
I...I don't know that...

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Post by peejaybee » 28 Mar 2011, 23:39

thoreau wrote:
Aresen wrote:
Mo wrote:I would have just said, find me a scale. If I weigh more than a duck, then I can cast hexes. Otherweise, you should be good to go.
Is that a European duck or a African duck?
I...I don't know that...

AARRGGHH!!!!!
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Post by dhex » 31 Mar 2011, 22:10

http://www.lgbabyt.com/flirting.html

oh for fuck's sake, really? is it worse to pretend a baby is flirting or to dress your child up like a sanctimonious shithead?

(i like the harvey milk one though)
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Post by dbcooper » 01 Apr 2011, 09:20

http://www.businesswire.
com/news/home/20110331006826/en/Comic-Sans-Pro-Typeface-Family-Debut

Comic Sans gets some cred?
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