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Forum: Image of the Day 07-12-2003, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,788
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Talking Their heads do look unlike any animal I've seen...

Their heads do look unlike any animal I've seen before [...]

They look like camels' heads to me, which isn't surprising, because vicunas, alpacas, llamas, and camels are all related.

No, wait,...
Forum: Image of the Day 05-18-2003, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,472
Posted By Slithy_Tove
My god, that is such a sad picture. ...

My god, that is such a sad picture.

Apparently a lot of the bodies have identifying tags. There has been a conflict between human rights groups, who are complaining that the deaths aren't being...
Forum: Image of the Day 05-09-2003, 12:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,735
Posted By Slithy_Tove
As to how to be safe in a 1-story house built on...

As to how to be safe in a 1-story house built on a slab: the advice I've heard is to get in the bathtub and pull a mattress over your head. The idea is that the sides of the bathtub will stop any...
Forum: Image of the Day 04-18-2003, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,607
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Not the same pig as last year. This is not a pig,...

Not the same pig as last year. This is not a pig, but a piglet, only a couple of months old. Look at the size of the ears, eyes, and feet relative to body size. A full grown pig is huge, hundreds of...
Forum: Image of the Day 04-12-2003, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,958
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Brown Crush! Mud surfing. Ewwww. And...

Brown Crush!

Mud surfing. Ewwww.

And after being munched by piranhas: blood surfing.
Forum: Image of the Day 04-07-2003, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,593
Posted By Slithy_Tove
You don't need a HEPA filter. Hong Kong has...

You don't need a HEPA filter. Hong Kong has discovered that N95 masks work perfectly well. Just Google 'N95' for lots of suppliers. About US$1 each in quantity. MAKE SURE THEY FIT PROPERLY!

For a...
Forum: Image of the Day 02-12-2003, 12:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,324
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Okay, seriously, folks. The escarpment on...

Okay, seriously, folks.

The escarpment on the left, with the rivulents leading away from it looks like a lot of the features in the 'basin and range' area of Colorado, Nevada and Utah. When I...
Forum: Image of the Day 01-27-2003, 03:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,377
Posted By Slithy_Tove
This is apparently the equivalent of a spud gun,...

This is apparently the equivalent of a spud gun, which can propel a vegetable at amazing speeds. Orange Smoothie Productions (http://www.orangesmoothie.org/), a FPS mod group, made some spud guns in...
Forum: Image of the Day 01-21-2003, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,624
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Nope, that's the smallpox vaccination scar, from...

Nope, that's the smallpox vaccination scar, from the process that the images above illustrate. The polio vaccination doesn't leave a scar. I'm *cough*fiftyish*cough* and I've got the smallpox scar on...
Forum: Image of the Day 01-21-2003, 04:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,423
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Exclamation Advice: nothing makes a discussion worthless...

Advice: nothing makes a discussion worthless faster than questioning others' motives and ad hominem attacks.

Once someone starts attacking me, rather than my ideas, I stop paying attention. I...
Forum: Image of the Day 12-23-2002, 12:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,408
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Hm. Didn't the Spartans live the same way? They...

Hm. Didn't the Spartans live the same way? They thought it built character or something. Who knows, maybe they were right. Maybe the Ukrainians are building the Master Race.

I, for one, welcome...
Forum: Image of the Day 09-10-2002, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,496
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Damn. That's fascinating. I would have thought...

Damn. That's fascinating. I would have thought the Martian atmosphere was too thin to support whirlwinds.

It also must mean that there must be considerable non-circular wind on Mars, because if...
Forum: Image of the Day 09-04-2002, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,372
Posted By Slithy_Tove
The Jargon File's discussion of the origins of...

The Jargon File's discussion of the origins of the term 'bug'. (http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/jargon/html/entry/bug.html)
Forum: Image of the Day 08-22-2002, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,436
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Cyanoacrylate glue is currently used by...

Cyanoacrylate glue is currently used by physicians for closing wounds. It's available in my ER.

The problem with it is that it's inappropriate for most wounds. Hairy areas, for example, like the...
Forum: Image of the Day 07-23-2002, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,700
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Tell me how you drive and I'll tell you what kind...

Tell me how you drive and I'll tell you what kind of an idiot you are. (http://hellsgate.online.ee/~mait/fahrschule.swf) [Flash required]
Forum: Image of the Day 07-05-2002, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,252
Posted By Slithy_Tove
'Coining', usually used as a folk remedy for...

'Coining', usually used as a folk remedy for fever, isn't just practiced in Cambodia, but all around the world, wherever there are SE Asian people. It may be most prevalent among the Vietnamese. It's...
Forum: Image of the Day 06-23-2002, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,347
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Well, <i>that</i> got slashdotted quickly....

Well, <i>that</i> got slashdotted quickly. >.<
Forum: Image of the Day 06-15-2002, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 313,401
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Re: Re: Re: 6/14/2002: Biggest goldfish ever

No, they were definitely surgeons. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/medicine/nonint/renaiss/ht/rehtcs1.shtml) What information do you have that they were coroners?
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 06-06-2002, 04:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,674
Posted By Slithy_Tove
What friends are for

This one's been making the email humor rounds. For anyone who hasn't seen it yet:
Forum: Image of the Day 06-06-2002, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,907
Posted By Slithy_Tove
There's a reason that foods with fat are tastier:...

There's a reason that foods with fat are tastier: many 'tastes' are esters, which non-polar or only mildly polar molecules, and as a result dissolve in fat much better than in aqueous media. Fatty...
Forum: Image of the Day 06-06-2002, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,760
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Hey, I used to work for that guy!

Hey, I used to work for that guy!
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 05-13-2002, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,847
Posted By Slithy_Tove
Bear in mind that both pictures of Chelsea are...

Bear in mind that both pictures of Chelsea are unposed, using random available light. The other photo, of Pamela Anderson, is a studio shot, by a professional fashion photographer, under perfectly...
Forum: Image of the Day 05-12-2002, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,041
Posted By Slithy_Tove
The Armageddon Bra....

The Armageddon Bra. (http://www.antipas.org/news/world/japan_bra.html)
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 05-03-2002, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,014
Posted By Slithy_Tove
[EXTRA] Tornado damage

Satellite image of the swath left by the tornado that hit the US Northeast on April 28. From Metafilter (http://www.metafilter.com/mefi/16890#271062). Larger image available here....
Forum: Image of the Day 04-08-2002, 02:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,111
Posted By Slithy_Tove
I've been to one, back in the Quake days (before...

I've been to one, back in the Quake days (before Quake II). It was fun. I was a modem player at that time, and I was disconcerted to find that I played worse on the lan than I did on a modem: all my...
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