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[#] Sun Oct 16 2011 21:22:16 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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Cue the monkey named Caeser.

[#] Sun Oct 16 2011 22:27:17 EDT from Ladyhawke @ Uncensored

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Or Project X.  On the other hand, they could use it to control Jurassic Park....



[#] Fri Oct 21 2011 09:32:13 EDT from Spell Binder @ Uncensored

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Speed of FTL neutrinos is all relative.

http://dvice.com/archives/2011/10/speedy-neutrino.php#more

[#] Fri Oct 21 2011 11:55:24 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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It seems simple, once you look at it.

[#] Mon Oct 31 2011 17:25:49 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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Ok, so the neutrinos were not actually traveling faster than light because their measurements were not accurate.

So why don't they just use the same equipment in the same locations to measure the traveling time of *light* as a reference? It seems that this would have been the very first thing to do -- calibrate the equipment and "tare" it to C.

[#] Mon Oct 31 2011 17:51:31 EDT from LoanShark @ Uncensored

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Their measurements were accurate but they forgot to take into account the effects of special relativity when deriving the actual distance traveled. If they had measured the speed of light (via measurements of a radio wave from lab A to lab B, say), using the same clock as a reference (the same GPS satellite they used), and make the same calculation error, they would have seen that light was travelling faster than light, which would have clued them into their mistake much sooner.

[#] Wed Nov 02 2011 05:26:56 EDT from dothebart @ Uncensored

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well, at first their message read, help, we're searching for the error but don't find it. if, we've found something to travel faster than light...



[#] Tue Nov 22 2011 22:28:53 EST from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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So it's "this is faster than light ... for moderately low values of c"

[#] Wed Nov 23 2011 15:40:40 EST from Spell Binder @ Uncensored

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Through a mountain or any other relatively opaque object, the value is c is definitely lower. :P

[#] Wed Jul 10 2013 20:15:34 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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Sorry, they only do "franchises" now.

[#] Fri Jul 12 2013 15:56:45 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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OMG. I just found out about "Sharknado" today, and it was already played last night.

When is it going to be on again?

[#] Fri Jul 12 2013 21:54:54 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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I've been seeing a lot of references to Sharknado, but I know little to nothing about it. Although the little I've seen of it seems... silly.

[#] Fri Jul 12 2013 22:43:41 EDT from LoanShark @ Uncensored

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Anything involving flying sharks is OK by me.

[#] Sat Jul 13 2013 01:52:03 EDT from ax25 @ Uncensored

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Just heard a bit of Sharknado on the wireless (CBC from Winnipeg), but switched it off as the premise sounded a bit silly, so I am in the dark as well.



[#] Sat Jul 13 2013 05:29:54 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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Finally saw a trailer for it.

The only thing it seems to be missing are the full-screen graphics of 'bamm', 'ouchie', 'biff' like the old live-action Batman television series.

There is no way SiFi could play this in a serious fashion. It's completely absurd.

[#] Sat Jul 13 2013 11:29:57 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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It's a direct-to-tv low budget movie commissioned by SyFy to fill airtime on their channel (I really shouldn't have posted it here, because SyFy doesn't really have anything to do with Science Fiction anymore).  Both the premise and the film itself are so outlandishly ridiculous, that it turned into an instant cult classic.  The twitterverse went crazy for it.

The basic idea is this: an unprecedented hurricane sweeps the coast due to global warming (this is fiction, remember) and the storm captures thousands of very large, very aggressive, man-eating sharks.  When the storm makes landfall in Santa Monica, it spins off a bunch of very large tornadoes, which are now full of these sharks.  The rest of the film involves the story of our fearless protagonist defending everyone against these tornadoes which are constantly flinging sharks at everyone.  The sharks are flung, of course, directly at people, fully alive and well, with their mouths wide open and ready to eat someone.

It's full of completely plausible scenes, such as this lovely one where our hero grabs a chainsaw just prior to being eaten by a shark, and then cuts himself out.

Like I said ... completely plausible.  :)   Instant cult classic.  It will air again on Thursday.  Don't miss it!



[#] Sat Jul 13 2013 21:39:06 EDT from zooer @ Uncensored

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fleep, Batman had Bat shark repellent.

[#] Mon Jul 15 2013 07:35:03 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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Oh, that's right! Even more fitting!

[#] Sun Oct 20 2013 15:28:28 EDT from Vladimir Chernyshev @ Uncensored

Subject: Локаль как?

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Локаль как?

 



[#] Sun Oct 20 2013 15:28:58 EDT from Vladimir Chernyshev @ Uncensored

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Вроде работает...

А перевод?



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