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Post by UncleBob » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:26 am

"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

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Post by DepartedLight » Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:02 am

... and even octopuses
arg! It's octopi

*sigh*
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Post by Rainman498 » Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:42 am

DepartedLight wrote:
... and even octopuses
arg! It's octopi

*sigh*
You'd think a science article could get that one right, but I suppose that proper grammar really is too much to ask.
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Post by ChildOfGod » Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:55 am

Did anyone tell that fish to cut it out, since tool use differentiates humans from all other animals? :wink:

I don't know if you heard that when you were a kid, but it was the pervasive scientific/anthropologic thinking of my childhood days - now every time I turn around there's some newly found tool use among 'lower' species.
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Post by DepartedLight » Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:58 am

My ex-wife is a lower species and she's definitely a tool.
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Post by Thoth » Mon Jul 11, 2011 1:32 pm

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Post by Thunktank » Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:25 pm

One of these days people will figure out that eating what God made, closest to the way God made it, in moderation and with sufficient variety is the best we can do.

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Post by wosbald » Mon Jul 11, 2011 2:57 pm

+JMJ+
Bad news for the Just Discovered, Miracle, Tropical Super-Berry Industry.




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Post by Murf » Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:00 pm

DepartedLight wrote:My ex-wife is a lower species and she's definitely a tool.
:lol:
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Post by colton » Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:00 pm

wosbald wrote:+JMJ+
Bad news for the Just Discovered, Miracle, Tropical Super-Berry Industry.
:lol:

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Post by Onyx » Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:39 pm

colton wrote:
wosbald wrote:+JMJ+
Bad news for the Just Discovered, Miracle, Tropical Super-Berry Industry.
:lol:
Oh yeah. This stuff is fantastic. I recommend the book Bad Science if you want a good laugh at all the fashionable science fads.
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Post by SimeonTurner » Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:40 pm

DepartedLight wrote:My ex-wife is a lower species and she's definitely a tool.
+infinity

Well played, sir. :)

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Post by infidel » Thu Jul 14, 2011 12:44 pm

Tree of Life may have a fourth branch... or not

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Post by UncleBob » Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:29 pm

"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Many of the points here, taken to their logical conclusions, don't hold up to logic; they're simply Godded-up ways of saying "I don't like that." - Skip

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Post by UncleBob » Sat Jul 16, 2011 2:36 pm

"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Many of the points here, taken to their logical conclusions, don't hold up to logic; they're simply Godded-up ways of saying "I don't like that." - Skip

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Post by Rusty » Sun Jul 17, 2011 2:29 pm

An Anti-Hovannes Camera - Tiny!

No lens & fixed focus too.
It's 1/2 a mm long/wide and 1/100 of a mm thick.
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Post by UncleBob » Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:17 am

"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Many of the points here, taken to their logical conclusions, don't hold up to logic; they're simply Godded-up ways of saying "I don't like that." - Skip

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Post by gaining_age » Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:19 am

UncleBob wrote:TOAST
Bread expert Dr Dom Lane, a consultant food researcher, spent one week toasting and tasting a staggering 2,000 slices for his research, in his bid to assist the nation's toast eaters.
Rumors have it Jenny Craig will be contacting Dr Lane in the next few weeks.
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