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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Open Thread 62.25

This is the twice-weekly hidden open thread. Post about anything you want, ask random questions, whatever.

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Tuesday Shouldn’t Change The Narrative

538 predicts Hillary has a 65% chance of winning the election to Trump’s 35%. New York Times says it’s more like 84% Hillary and 16% Trump. Both sites agree both candidates will get somewhere between 40% and 50% of the … Continue reading

OT62: Five Thready Eight

This is the bi-weekly visible open thread. There are hidden threads every few days here. Post about anything you want, ask random questions, whatever. Also: 1. Comment of the week is Andy McKenzie on what eunuch studies tell us about … Continue reading

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The Pyramid And The Garden

I. A recent breakthrough in pseudoscience: the location of the Great Pyramid of Giza encodes the speed of light to seven decimal places. This is actually true. The speed of light in a vacuum is 299,792,458 meters per second. The … Continue reading

SSC San Jose Meetup 11/4

What: SSC meetup When: Friday 11/4, at 7 PM Where: 3806 Williams Road, San Jose, CA Why: Physicist/intelligence researcher Steve Hsu of Information Processing will be in the Bay Area and wants to get to meet some of you. How: … Continue reading

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Open Thread 61.75

This is the twice-weekly hidden open thread. Post about anything you want, ask random questions, whatever.

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Links 11/16: Site Unseen

Attn fans of Research Agreements: China has reconstructed the Porcelain Tower Redditor justdoittimes5 looks up some data relevant to my Against Tulip Subsidies and finds that medical students who studied science in undergrad gain no advantage over those who did … Continue reading

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