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Optimal Bowling

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If you want to bowl a strike, the optimal place is almost certainly inside a bowling alley, although with a little luck any establishment uphill from one could also work.
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Covarr
45 days ago
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I need to be pedantic (because what other way is there to be): You can launch the ball from anywhere behind the line. As such, aim isn't just a matter of release direction, but also of starting position. Throwing from just to the side of center along with a slight angle is often better than perfectly centered and perfectly straight.
East Helena, MT
gordol
45 days ago
I once launched the ball from the snack bar. I'm not allowed in that alley anymore.
TehCorwiz
43 days ago
The alt text addresses this.
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45 days ago
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If you want to bowl a strike, the optimal place is almost certainly inside a bowling alley, although with a little luck any establishment uphill from one could also work.

Superintelligent AIs

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Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they should, they didn't stop to think if they could.
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Covarr
222 days ago
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"Only a philosopher deals in useless binary hypotheticals." ~Obi-Wan "Michael from The Good Place" Kenobi
East Helena, MT
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Exact Scientific Definition of Cool

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Covarr
223 days ago
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It's much simpler in adulthood: One must simply not care about whether or not they are perceived as cool. You should care about other stuff exactly as much as you feel like.
East Helena, MT
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Lightsabers

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A lot of Jedi romances start with this turning into a Lady and the Tramp spaghetti situation.
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Covarr
277 days ago
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Egon warned them never to cross the streams, and they didn't listen.
East Helena, MT
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gordol
277 days ago
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Reminds me of... https://youtu.be/pPkWZdluoUg?t=89
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Assigning Numbers

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Gödel should do an article on which branches of math have the lowest average theorem number.
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Covarr
280 days ago
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If I assign numbers to letters of the alphabet...
East Helena, MT
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apurpleofficial
270 days ago
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cool
MN, USA
digimemberss
273 days ago
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nice
turkey
ReadLots
281 days ago
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Social science.

Childhood Toys

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The rope keeps breaking, I'm covered in bruises and scrapes, and I've barely reached the end of my driveway, but I don't care--I'm determined to become the first person to commute to work by tetherball.
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Covarr
297 days ago
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One RC car might not be enough to carry a full-grown man, but what about 40 RC cars tied together?
East Helena, MT
jtgrimes
296 days ago
What If? - book 3
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deebee
291 days ago
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Something something, Electric wagon
America City, America
Groxx
296 days ago
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A rare case where I think he has miscategorized: electric unicycles make a LOT of sense. The giant wheel rolls over common minor things that kill scooters, and you don't need both hands on it at all times to steer.
Silicon Valley, CA
bootsofdoom
296 days ago
The category is "practicality", not sense-making - unicycles are harder to learn, control and master, and are much less common and more expensive; in all those senses they are less practical
WebWrangler
293 days ago
EUC for the win!! Coffee in one hand. One hand free to wave at the “practical people”.
bootsofdoom
292 days ago
Hipster Segways.
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