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  1. The Ongoing Search for Planet Nine

    The story that a hypothetical Planet Nine popped up on my radar recently, and I thought it'd be appropriate start a thread on this ongoing search. ...

    Started by Bolverk‎, 10-06-2017 04:48 PM
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  2. Cybercurrency Trading

    I mentioned this in a different thread but thought it was worth one of it's own. This 20something kid I work with is a cybertrader for lack of a...

    Started by RPM‎, 05-28-2017 09:54 AM
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  3. SXSW: Successful or Suxcess(pool)?

    Have never gotten around to attending SXSW, either for entertainment or technology. There's a chance I'm in town that week. Is there value to...

    Started by dbeasy‎, 02-16-2018 02:08 PM
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  4. Planet Nine

    http://www.cnn.com/videos/tech/2016/01/20/ninth-planet-replace-pluto-orig-mg.cnn Poor Pluto

    Started by TahoeHorn‎, 02-17-2018 06:19 PM
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  5. Intel Glasses

    I like that these don’t make you look like a cyborg (google glass)

    Started by neonmoon44‎, 02-17-2018 05:25 PM
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    02-18-2018, 09:22 AM Go to last post
  6. SpaceX to fly to Int'l Space Station in November

    >>HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) -- SpaceX's next mission is to the International Space Station. The Hawthorne, Calif.-based private rocket maker said Monday...

    Started by Dolemite‎, 08-15-2011 09:22 PM
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  7. Meta Thread: Increasing Participation & Content on Nerd Forum

    This is my favorite subforum on this site. I like the content and discussion here and the disposition of the posters is typically cordial and...

    Started by Axiom of Choice‎, 02-12-2018 12:17 PM
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  8. Crazy Weather Coming: Artic Vortex Splits

    Spring skiing should be great tho ...

    Started by Doc Reeves‎, 02-16-2018 01:15 PM
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    02-16-2018, 01:24 PM Go to last post
  9. Researchers Create New From of Light

    Pretty cools stuff. Could be a major advancement for quantum computing. https://newatlas.com/photons-interact-new-form-light/53436/

    Started by Doc Reeves‎, 02-16-2018 12:26 PM
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    02-16-2018, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  10. Seems like the right place for this

    Started by RPM‎, 09-12-2017 11:40 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    02-16-2018, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  11. Cybercurrency mining

    (Thought this deserved its own thread instead of the trading thread as it's not the same) As I've been getting more and more into trading ethereum...

    Started by BA93‎, 12-20-2017 11:30 AM
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    02-14-2018, 05:30 PM Go to last post
  12. Some Songbirds Have Brains Specially Designed to Find Mates for Life

    I believe there is an analog in human beings to this and it is reflected in how poorly people function that grow up without Fathers. ...

    Started by Dolemite‎, 02-14-2018 05:08 PM
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  13. What's in your "smart home"?

    I haven't really jumped into the whole "connected home" thing, but wondering if anyone has installed any cool tech that they love. Only thing I've...

    Started by LongIslandIceSIP‎, 11-30-2016 01:53 PM
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  14. Satellite Internet Access Rental

    Has anyone ever rented a satellite device for access to e-mails and internet in remote regions? I see phones available through Verizon, but all...

    Started by MirrOlure‎, 02-13-2018 09:27 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-13-2018, 12:42 PM Go to last post
  15. Anyone a product owner (agile)?

    Any resources/articles/talks/tips/etc? I've been with the sameish company for 9 years. ~30-35 person group for 3 of them, $#@! I guess it's been...

    Started by Celery Man‎, 01-06-2018 12:56 PM
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    02-12-2018, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  16. Arduino/Electronics

    I just got my first board last week and have been tinkering and doing some tutorials. I have a few ideas for things to do once I get the basics...

    Started by Major Toht‎, 02-12-2018 11:03 PM
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  17. Damn Space you scary!

    Scary that it can get this close and not be noticed until it's nearly already on top of us (cosmically speaking): ...

    Started by MillerEP‎, 01-26-2017 03:28 PM
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  18. Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa, scientists find

    Happy looking $#@!er, if you ask me. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/05/22/europe-birthplace-mankind-not-africa-scientists-find/

    Started by Dolemite‎, 05-22-2017 07:27 PM
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    02-08-2018, 05:18 AM Go to last post
  19. PSA: Super Blue Blood Moon coming soon

    Jan 31/Feb 1 https://www.space.com/39208-super-blue-blood-moon-guide.html

    Started by Fightin' Buck‎, 01-25-2018 03:53 PM
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    02-06-2018, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  20. Remembrance Week

    It's that time of year again ... January 27, 1967 - Apollo 1 January 28, 1986 - STS-51L February 1, 2003 - STS-107 I wrote down some thoughts...

    Started by RamjetFDO‎, 01-27-2018 12:26 PM
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    02-04-2018, 05:55 PM Go to last post
  21. Amazon. Google. Apple

    Music. TV. Shopping You can throw in Netflix or Facebook, but right now the three giants fighting for your e-commerce are Google, Amazon, and...

    Started by neonmoon44‎, 03-11-2017 05:48 PM
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  22. Microsoft 10 is starting to piss me off

    I finally got rid of my reliable but hopelessly outdated Dell computer last month. Microsoft vista. Constant reminders about it being unable to...

    Started by hlh‎, 01-07-2018 03:19 PM
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    01-25-2018, 09:09 PM Go to last post
  23. geohelp :: chatham islands, nz

    geeking out on point nemo.... http://www.geocuriosa.com/pointnemo/index.html ...

    Started by Hagbard Celine‎, 01-21-2018 01:08 PM
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  24. Google to announce ultra high speed Internet in Austin

    The city of Austin and Google Inc. are scheduled to make an announcement next week that sources say relates to installing high-speed Internet access...

    Started by Dirk Diggler‎, 04-05-2013 04:08 PM
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  25. Best ip camera software/app

    Any recommendations for ip camera software/apps? We use cameras at our job sites for both security and to see what's going on without having to...

    Started by Hellraiser97‎, 01-18-2018 01:57 PM
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  26. Boyajian's star is dimming again

    As I write this. Sorry, on my thumbs at the moment. Can't easily paste links.

    Started by Grammer Police‎, 05-19-2017 03:51 PM
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  27. Time Warner/Spectrum

    Had Time Warner for 8 years without an issue. Spectrum comes along and it has been absolute $#@! since day one. Paying for 100 megs and have been...

    Started by fluff‎, 04-30-2017 08:17 PM
    • Replies: 36
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    01-02-2018, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  28. Thinking about ditching cable

    Thinking about getting sling, PlayStation vue, YouTubeTV, or Hulu for live TV. Currently have directv, but the prices with the above are better than...

    Started by utexas8‎, 12-31-2017 05:19 PM
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  29. Dr. Steven Greer Interviews William Pawelec - Raw Video

    I have watched this several times. Its not so much what he says, it rather how he says and how he is able to put in it in context with body language...

    Started by Dolemite‎, 12-04-2016 08:29 PM
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    12-30-2017, 10:58 PM Go to last post
  30. Secret link uncovered between pure math and physics

    https://www.wired.com/story/secret-link-uncovered-between-pure-math-and-physics/amp

    Started by Dolemite‎, 12-17-2017 02:20 PM
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  31. The Farthest - Voyager in Space - PBS

    Spectacular. Original principals from the missions. Tons of footage i've never seen. Hoping for a re-air to record it. A must.

    Started by Hagbard Celine‎, 08-23-2017 10:36 PM
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  32. Database Choice for Toy Project

    For grins and educational value I'm planning to make a simple app that will track workouts. Mostly going to attempt to rip off Fitnotes. Since I'm...

    Started by branthebuilder‎, 12-05-2017 10:00 AM
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  33. Has Anyone Ever Had a Spiritual Experience

    I mean an experience that makes you doubt your sanity for a second. That if people were watching you, they thought you were on drugs or mentally ill?...

    Started by RubyMan‎, 11-14-2017 10:00 PM
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    12-10-2017, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  34. Math gifs

    Here are some math gifs that demonstrate concepts to get you ready for your Saturday night. Curve of constant width The Reuleaux triangle is a...

    Started by Axiom of Choice‎, 08-02-2014 11:12 PM
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  35. autonomous weapons

    ran across this just now looking for updates on falcon heavy. frightening.

    Started by Hagbard Celine‎, 11-20-2017 11:59 AM
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  36. WTF? The rotation of the Earth speeds & slows which might be the cause of earthquakes

    It's kind of unsettling to know that basic $#@! can seem so precarious. Scientists are about to test a devastating hypothesis: 2018 will suffer a...

    Started by Bolverk‎, 11-26-2017 04:28 PM
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  37. Starting a small business: residential VS. business internet service

    Long story short, my wife and her parents are starting a small business and will need access to interwebs at their office. I've been doing some...

    Started by Brock Sampson‎, 11-20-2017 01:48 PM
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  38. Firefox 57 - Booo!

    Total new version so older themes and add on's don;t work. Grrr.... It's minor but all the bookmarks folders in the drop down went from yellow to...

    Started by AUinAustin‎, 11-16-2017 08:01 AM
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  39. With the recent interstellar visitor we had, an idea came to me...

    It's incredibly difficult for humanity to build a propulsion system that is worth a $#@!. So sending a satellite out to the asteroid belt (much less...

    Started by HOOK'EMHOOAH‎, 11-01-2017 07:21 AM
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    11-18-2017, 08:23 PM Go to last post
  40. solving houston

    .... and on the 8th day, the dutch created themselves..... ...

    Started by Hagbard Celine‎, 09-06-2017 07:25 PM
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  41. Poll Poll: Mathematical Structures: Invented or Discovered?

    Here is a link to some interviews of mathematicians and physicists giving their views on this question:...

    Started by Axiom of Choice‎, 09-06-2017 06:33 PM
    • Replies: 45
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    11-17-2017, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  42. job choice

    so I got two job offers. A) - large, old company, would be a sales engineer/proof of concept builder for their partnership team. Should be good...

    Started by blacklab‎, 11-02-2017 04:38 PM
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  43. uptime

    anyone beat this?

    Started by blacklab‎, 11-13-2017 03:35 PM
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    11-15-2017, 02:43 PM Go to last post
  44. Watching 2 Neutron Stars Collide Answered A Bunch of Big Questions

    Neat stuff https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/two-stars-slammed-into-each-other-and-solved-half-of-astronomys-problems-what-comes-next/

    Started by Doc Reeves‎, 11-14-2017 12:09 PM
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    11-14-2017, 01:49 PM Go to last post
  45. Stephen Bassett Disclosure Advocate

    This is old material so in hindsight, his optimism was not warranted. I have seen enough, read enough, don't need convincing any longer. My...

    Started by Dolemite‎, 11-01-2017 05:49 PM
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    11-08-2017, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  46. recovering an i Photo file form a crashed hard drive

    As the title suggests, my I Macs hard drive crashed, and I need to retrieve the photos for my business. I've had a Ca. co.quote me $1,200 to...

    Started by OnBoard‎, 10-26-2017 02:14 PM
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    11-07-2017, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  47. Touchpad Gestures in Mint 18.2

    I recently stuck Linux on my couple year old Inspiron 7359 (one of those Microsoft store "signature editions" that had no Dell software on it) that...

    Started by MadBurgerMaker‎, 11-05-2017 12:27 AM
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    11-05-2017, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  48. Explain me something about Twitter

    So I've been tweeting as Traces of Texas for awhile. My usual Texas history photos etc... A couple of my readers told me that I need to create a...

    Started by Hornius Emeritus‎, 10-26-2017 11:59 PM
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    11-05-2017, 07:22 AM Go to last post
  49. Obscure, unknowable stuff you wish you could know more about

    I hit an amateur scholar's dead end recently when tracking down a reference to a concept from Zoroastrianism, a subject with which I have never had...

    Started by Walden Ponderer‎, 02-22-2017 05:48 PM
    • Replies: 33
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    11-02-2017, 10:38 AM Go to last post

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