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Kilogram

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I'm glad to hear they're finally redefining the meter to be exactly three feet.
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Covarr
16 hours ago
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I won't be satisfied until we get a standard definition of a pixel relative to inches.
Moses Lake, WA
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alt_text_bot
23 hours ago
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I'm glad to hear they're finally redefining the meter to be exactly three feet.
crazyscottie
23 hours ago
A very reliable source also tells me the liter will be redefined as exactly .5 gallons. Trust me, everything you read on the internet is true.
alt_text_at_your_service
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I'm glad to hear they're finally redefining the meter to be exactly three feet.

Indirect Detection

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I'm like a prisoner in Plato's Cave, seeing only the shade you throw on the wall.
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Covarr
4 days ago
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I had a friend a couple months ago ranting about how awful the pro-pedophilia movement was, and all I could think was "what pro-pedophilia movement?"
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chrisamico
4 days ago
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This is pretty much the social web in 2018.
Boston, MA
rraszews
5 days ago
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Fred Clark, the Slacktivist, has written a bunch of times before about the "Anti-Kitten-Burning Coalition". Long story short, probably no one is burning kittens or hunting shelter animals for sport; claiming such (and in many cases, convincing yourself you believe it too) is a way to make yourself feel like a hero for opposing something evil (Without having to do much work, since you can't actually go out there and fight the kitten-burners as said burners do not exist), and get other people to sign on to support your side because otherwise they're siding with the kitten-burners.
corjen
5 days ago
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Sharing for the alt text.
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ireuben
5 days ago
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I totally thought this was going to be a “my hobby is...” post (or maybe that’s just what the friend is doing!).
alt_text_at_your_service
5 days ago
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I'm like a prisoner in Plato's Cave, seeing only the shade you throw on the wall.
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I'm like a prisoner in Plato's Cave, seeing only the shade you throw on the wall.

Wishlist

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Disappointed that they caved to fan pressure and went with Ruth Bader Ginsburg over Elena Kagan.
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Covarr
9 days ago
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I've been pushing for them to add The Poopsmith as a playable character, but so far no dice.
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alt_text_at_your_service
10 days ago
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Disappointed that they caved to fan pressure and went with Ruth Bader Ginsburg over Elena Kagan.
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10 days ago
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Disappointed that they caved to fan pressure and went with Ruth Bader Ginsburg over Elena Kagan.

Horror Movies

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"Isn't the original Jurassic Park your favorite movie of all time?" "Yes, but that's because I like dinosaurs and I WANT there to be an island full of them. If John Hammond's lab had been breeding serial killers in creepy masks, I wouldn't have watched!" "Wait, are you sure? That could actually be good." "Ok, I WOULD watch the scenes where Jeff Goldblum tries to convince a bunch of executives that the park is a bad idea."
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Covarr
39 days ago
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I can absolutely see the appeal of horror movies. Like some movies aim to make you sad, some aim to make you laugh, some aim to inspire... it's about getting more deeply in touch with your emotions and feelings.

Which is all largely moot, because the overwhelming majority of horror movies aren't actually scary. Jurassic Park worked despite that, due to good characters and interesting science and philosophy, but the genre largely fails at its primary goal.
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Covarr
39 days ago
(If you want true, proper horror, step away from the movies for a while and go read The Enigma of Amigara Fault.)
GreenChange
38 days ago
I don't see the appeal of horror movies, but I really enjoyed Cabin In The Woods - it turns the genre on its head!
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mburch42
39 days ago
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same
istoner
39 days ago
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Cosmopolitanism about horror movies. Right on.

I know everyone's into what they're into, but I have never understood romantic tragedies.
sirwired
39 days ago
Best summary of Nicholas Sparks movies: "White People Nearly Kissing" (was a caption to a photo of all his books) With that in mind, you can spot a Sparks movie without even being able to read the title.
MaryEllenCG
38 days ago
I feel the same way about Emotional Manipulation shows like This Is Us. I just don't get the appeal at all!
rclatterbuck
39 days ago
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This follows right along with the Jurassic Park sequel: 4 million AD, dinosaur scientists clone extinct humans. The human they clone is Jeff Goldblum. They mix mosquito DNA to fill in the gaps. Boom! This is really a sequel to The Fly.
alt_text_at_your_service
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"Isn't the original Jurassic Park your favorite movie of all time?" "Yes, but that's because I like dinosaurs and I WANT there to be an island full of them. If John Hammond's lab had been breeding serial killers in creepy masks, I wouldn't have watched!" "Wait, are you sure? That could actually be good." "Ok, I WOULD watch the scenes where Jeff Goldblum tries to convince a bunch of executives that the park is a bad idea."
vfxGer
39 days ago
I want to buy the rights to the serial killer park film
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39 days ago
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"Isn't the original Jurassic Park your favorite movie of all time?" "Yes, but that's because I like dinosaurs and I WANT there to be an island full of them. If John Hammond's lab had been breeding serial killers in creepy masks, I wouldn't have watched!" "Wait, are you sure? That could actually be good." "Ok, I WOULD watch the scenes where Jeff Goldblum tries to convince a bunch of executives that the park is a bad idea."

Bad Opinions

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I thought of another bad opinion! I couldn't find anyone who expressed it specifically, but still, the fact that I can so easily imagine it is infuriating! I'm gonna tell everyone about it!
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Covarr
51 days ago
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Ugh, people who support mandatory adult euthanization for sexual assault victims are the worst. What do you mean nobody actually thinks that's okay? Listen, I'm going to share my meme on Facebook and Twitter anyway and garner lots of support against this just in case it ever becomes a thing.
Moses Lake, WA
dukeofwulf
51 days ago
Lately it seems like you could find lots of "people who support mandatory adult euthanization for sexual assault victims of Supreme Court nominees."
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vfxGer
51 days ago
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Clamp homeless people!
alt_text_at_your_service
52 days ago
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I thought of another bad opinion! I couldn't find anyone who expressed it specifically, but still, the fact that I can so easily imagine it is infuriating! I'm gonna tell everyone about it!
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52 days ago
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I thought of another bad opinion! I couldn't find anyone who expressed it specifically, but still, the fact that I can so easily imagine it is infuriating! I'm gonna tell everyone about it!

6/6 Time

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You know how einstein figured out that the speed of light was constant, and everything else had to change for consistency? My theory is like his, except not smart or good.
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Covarr
53 days ago
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I don't think this is what the song "Sunrise, Sunset" from Fiddler on the Roof meant.
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zwol
53 days ago
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I earnestly want this.
Pittsburgh, PA
HarlandCorbin
53 days ago
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Sounds like the time system that was used in the Arabian peninsula. Midnight was when the sun set, you adjusted your clocks to midnight when you saw the sun go down.
asaz989
53 days ago
I think the 6-6 convention was from medieval Europe.
bluegecko
53 days ago
Yep. They're called "variable hours" in Jewish law, and I'm hardly surprised Arabia as a whole used that system. I honestly think Rome did, too, but I forget.
alt_text_at_your_service
53 days ago
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You know how einstein figured out that the speed of light was constant, and everything else had to change for consistency? My theory is like his, except not smart or good.
alt_text_bot
53 days ago
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You know how einstein figured out that the speed of light was constant, and everything else had to change for consistency? My theory is like his, except not smart or good.
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