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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby PKMKII » Sun Mar 31, 2013 1:14 am

"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:01 pm

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:59 pm

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Postby pieces o'nine » Sun Apr 07, 2013 11:59 am

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby pieces o'nine » Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:14 pm

Patton Oswalt's Star Wars Filibuster

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby PKMKII » Fri May 10, 2013 5:32 pm

"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby PKMKII » Fri May 17, 2013 1:16 am

"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard » Fri May 17, 2013 2:44 am

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard » Tue May 28, 2013 8:15 am

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Thu May 30, 2013 2:22 am

That's such a great video - thanks for posting it, Rev.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

What happens when all the renewable energy runs out?
-- Victoria Ayling

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby PKMKII » Fri May 31, 2013 7:30 pm

"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré

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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby gronank » Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:41 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHEXOPSpy8U
This is the presentation of our robotics project, we had a competition between two robots in collecting cylinders in an arena and returning them to a safe zone. It turned out that just roaming around and occasionally return to the safe zone worked better than actually searching for the cylinders.
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Re: Random Video Thread

Postby PKMKII » Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:01 am

"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré


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