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|21 hours 22 min ago||Pluto||
Thats the cool thing about science, it can correct itself.
Pluto is really an American thing. A kid from Illinois found it. Disney named a dog after it.
I was kinda bummed when he (correctly) didnt include it in the planet listing but happy when he called it out by name.
|21 hours 39 min ago||McFarlane||
He was also the voice of Giordano Bruno.
|22 hours 20 min ago||Trust?||
I suppose this comes down to trust and whether the sources are trusted. We blindly accept things every moment of our lives. E.g., I blindly accept that nobody is going to speed through a red light and kill me. E.g. I blindly accept that the steel I use in design has a minimum yield stress and meets certain criteria. Sometimes we get burned because a trusted source whether it be a green light or a specification doesnt hold true.
Now the sources, the sources can gain or lose trust. If you get hit alot in intersections you are going to to verify those sources by looking both ways. Bad steel, you are going to request testing before using it.
(I was going to put in a paragraph about scientific method vs the Bible but ommitted to stay on topic)
Now we cant always do this. The world would not function. Imagine stopping for each green light you see. Engineers on this board might imagine performing extensive testing on steel prior to its use.
I think there is a difference. I would much rather go around blindly accepting things than blindly rejecting them because if I didnt, I wouldnt drive anywhere and no buildings would be built.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||2014 >>2013||
Our offense will E-Nuss-erate our competitors. The Nuss-man. Nusserino. Nussmeister.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Let me be the first to say||
FIRE NUSS! /s
|14 weeks 1 day ago||It was on Spike TV all||
It was on Spike TV all weekend. I watched IV V and IV each at least once over the long weekend.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||Dare we say||
Shoez? I dont think it works as well.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||As a Michigan engineer, I||
As a Michigan engineer, I love data. I cannot really quantify anything until there is a number assigned to it. I really love and need UFR's to put a bit of closure on this last week. Long live UFR.
|20 weeks 4 days ago||I believe the flag is||
I believe the flag is actually a limitation on number of people in the backfield. So you can only have 4 in the backfield. Normally the adjunct is true in that 6 people on the line means 5 in the backfield, but not if you only have 10 dudes out there.
As an aside, I remember this play specifically as I was reduced to listening to the game on the radio for the most part. The guys calling the game were going nuts about this and I am surprised to hear that whoever did the game for ESPN didnt mention it.
|20 weeks 5 days ago||New formation||
Hint, it will be called tackle and guard over
|21 weeks 2 hours ago||Purdue football||
This makes me so sad
|21 weeks 23 hours ago||Purdue||
Thanks for adding in that bit with return yards. I makes this Boilermaker happy to see a small glimmer of not crap from this giant crap pile of a team we have. Thank god I went to grad school.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||43-19 Michigan||
|24 weeks 1 hour ago||Now thats a bit harsh. While||
Now thats a bit harsh. While campuses such as University of Minnesota have done some terrible things with cast concrete and EIFS over the years, University of Michigan has doled out some dough to keep it real (e.g. the facade-ectomy for North Quad on Huron and State as well as the exterior of the press-box at Michigan Stadium).
|26 weeks 2 days ago||I am a boilermaker||
I graduated in 2006 from Purdue, Masters from Michigan hence my presence on this site. This Purdue team is the worst in the Big Ten, and the worst Purdue team in at least 20 years, probably 30 years.
Next worst is probably either iowa or IU.
Minnesota, Illinois, MSU in the next group.
NW, Wisco, Neb, PSU. They c
Ohio and Michigan on top.
|26 weeks 2 days ago||I feel as though they have||
I feel as though they have the families of assistants which they have been traveling around with. Sure there are other things but its not like Saban will be the least popular person in town when he arrives.
|26 weeks 2 days ago||This is why you dont put||
This is why you dont put statues of active coaches/players outside your stadium, (e.g. Pujols at St. Louis) money!
|26 weeks 5 days ago||Michigan 28-10||
|27 weeks 5 days ago||38-16 Blue||
|34 weeks 4 days ago||I invited a client of mine to||
I invited a client of mine to a regular saturday morning basketball game in which I participate. He hurt himself on the second play of the first game. He hasnt hired me for another job since that happened. Granted it was last weekend but still, that was the only way that I could finish the story. Go Blue!
|48 weeks 23 hours ago||Is there anything else to say really?|
|48 weeks 2 days ago||Good luck on the PE. I am||
Good luck on the PE. I am MSCE '08 and I passed it 2 years ago. Dont overthink it. It will be easier than you think. Have a beer between the morning and afternoon sessions.
|48 weeks 2 days ago||SUBZZZZZZZZZZZ||
|48 weeks 2 days ago||I thoughts bug was on my||
I thoughts bug was on my screen. Cheers to you bug avatar man.
|48 weeks 2 days ago||It might be that we awe||
It might be that we awe feeling worried for them. They certainly haven't been behind this late in ad game since the Big East tourney. They did wind up winning that game against Syracuse though.
|48 weeks 2 days ago||I think Kerr made a good||
I think Kerr made a good observation that UL hasn't been able to press as much because of the absence of Ware. This press defense has barely shown its head.
|48 weeks 2 days ago||Refs are calling this game||
Refs are calling this game relatively close. Are they the same refs for our game? Good or bad for Blue if they are hanging around?
|48 weeks 2 days ago||My favorite stout out there.||
My favorite stout out there. My wife made a double chocolate cake with some of that in there. It was awesome. I am drinking Licid Foto, a local IPA which is quite well balanced at 6.5%
|48 weeks 2 days ago||I will go see what arrow||
I will go see what arrow electronics is and report back. Talk amongst yourselves.
|48 weeks 2 days ago||Shut up Clark Kellogg, this||
Shut up Clark Kellogg, this is still a surprise.