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Forum: Lounge 2020-10-21, 19:25
Replies: 1,311
Views: 71,230
Posted By The Carnivore
Giuliani "also agrees...to eat a bat with his...

Giuliani "also agrees...to eat a bat with his interviewer".

Finally something he and I can agree on!
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-19, 14:56
Replies: 1,311
Views: 71,230
Posted By The Carnivore
I totally agree! I'm reminded of that old...

I totally agree!

I'm reminded of that old joke that goes something like this: You're stuck in a room with a tiger, a lion, and a vegan. You have a gun with two bullets. What would you do?

Shoot...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 22:29
Replies: 1,311
Views: 71,230
Posted By The Carnivore
Native Americans have hunted and eaten passenger...

Native Americans have hunted and eaten passenger pigeon meat for thousands of years without adversely impacting the passenger pigeon population. So eating a species and protecting that species aren't...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 21:40
Replies: 4,087
Views: 252,771
Posted By The Carnivore
Can an average guy be trained to hit a home run?...

Can an average guy be trained to hit a home run? Find out and see!

https://www.si.com/longform/2017/home-run-quest-mlb/index.html
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 15:53
Replies: 1,311
Views: 71,230
Posted By The Carnivore
I'd also argue that humans developing a taste for...

I'd also argue that humans developing a taste for a certain species is more likely to increase the population of that species than to decrease it or to drive it down to zero. Excluding insects, some...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 15:15
Replies: 1,311
Views: 71,230
Posted By The Carnivore
Eating or using species to extinction is idiotic...

Eating or using species to extinction is idiotic because it deprives yourself and others of the taste of, the use of, and the domination of that animal. Deer hunters don't want to annihilate all deer...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 03:55
Replies: 1,311
Views: 71,230
Posted By The Carnivore
Sometimes, you get off relatively easy: ...

Sometimes, you get off relatively easy:
https://la.eater.com/2015/4/8/8368691/whale-sushi-the-hump-santa-monica-crimewire-illegal-endangered


Part of it is the curiosity, thrill, and allure of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-14, 17:04
Replies: 1,311
Views: 71,230
Posted By The Carnivore
I'm completely certain that the last two words of...

I'm completely certain that the last two words of the restaurant were "Top Foods", and that the initials of that place were "WTF". It's the first word that I'm not quite sure of, but I still think...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-13, 16:52
Replies: 1,311
Views: 71,230
Posted By The Carnivore
A guy I met told me of a rather unusual...

A guy I met told me of a rather unusual restaurant he once visited. I don't quite remember the exact name, but it was either "Wilson's Top Foods", "Willy's Top Foods", or something very close to...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-06, 19:02
Replies: 17
Views: 525
Posted By The Carnivore
"This day in your history" thread

Like the title says, this is for posting any events in your life that were notable to you. Some examples include a vacation you took, an event you witnessed, a promotion you got, a skill you...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-06, 17:39
Replies: 55
Views: 1,564
Posted By The Carnivore
Fixed! "Hey, don't be afraid of getting...

Fixed!

"Hey, don't be afraid of getting shot. It's just a 0.22 round, not a 0.50BMG " - guy wearing full body armor
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-06, 17:21
Replies: 13
Views: 303
Posted By The Carnivore
It is strange that race issues involving law...

It is strange that race issues involving law enforcement are confined to cops targeting blacks. Why isn't "Brown Lives Matter" a common slogan? There's a long history of police violence against...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-05, 18:07
Replies: 13
Views: 303
Posted By The Carnivore
Police in the US - or should it be "policing the US?!"

Questions for both sides of the political spectrum:

Democrats & Liberals - Why do you keep trying to turn this into a race issue when it's a police brutality issue? The slogan shouldn't be "Black...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-28, 20:34
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By The Carnivore
I don't know if this indicates anything, but the...

I don't know if this indicates anything, but the pixelated area doesn't appear to be visible from Kailash even though it's not too far away.

I do question the wisdom of obscuring aerial photos of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-28, 15:01
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By The Carnivore
Mystery spot on Google Maps?

While randomly browsing Google Maps, I came across an area in southwest China that has been pixelated out even though it appears to be in the middle of nowhere:
...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-21, 18:02
Replies: 968
Views: 51,633
Posted By The Carnivore
Early 21st century: California burnin Early...

Early 21st century: California burnin

Early 20th century: "The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco" - supposedly said by Mark Twain
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2020-09-08, 16:34
Replies: 122
Views: 28,736
Posted By The Carnivore
Nice! Let's see if we can reach 1,000 primes by...

Nice! Let's see if we can reach 1,000 primes by the end of the year.
Forum: No Prime Left Behind 2020-08-31, 17:16
Replies: 570
Views: 96,055
Posted By The Carnivore
http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net appears to be...

http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net appears to be down at the time of this post.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 20:25
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By The Carnivore
That's odd. It's 6.19 cents per ounce for a 16-oz...

That's odd. It's 6.19 cents per ounce for a 16-oz bottle, but 7.45 cents per ounce for a 20-oz bottle. Most things are much cheaper when bought in bulk.

It reminds me of a menu I saw at a local...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 18:44
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By The Carnivore
I play the lottery even though I'm well aware of...

I play the lottery even though I'm well aware of the odds. It's entertainment, just like a movie or a sports game. You can't win if you don't play, so I'll pay $1 or $2 for a non-zero chance of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 01:26
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By The Carnivore
It is when you're living in it! Yeah,...

It is when you're living in it!


Yeah, you're probably right. I did some research on this and can't believe how many people are bad at math:...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 00:53
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By The Carnivore
Hmmm, this may be a good idea for a GoFundMe...

Hmmm, this may be a good idea for a GoFundMe campaign...


I doubt that there are enough flat earth believers to meaningfully affect the results. Even if there are two million of them, that's...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 00:36
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By The Carnivore
I meant American adults. I did write...

I meant American adults.

I did write "general population" originally, but gave it some thought and changed it to "American adults" in the post. But I forgot to change the thread's title.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 00:03
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By The Carnivore
You can use any equations that you know of.

You can use any equations that you know of.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 19:41
Replies: 48
Views: 2,387
Posted By The Carnivore
Math knowledge of the general population?

Suppose you picked a whole bunch of American adults at random and asked them the following question:

You're on a beach and see a cruise ship sailing away from you. The top of the ship is 158.4...
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