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Spaghetti Cat (I Weep For You) - Parry Gripp by Sisyphus on June 14th, 2010, 12:45 am
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Letter 3 by The Joshua Letters on January 19th, 2012, 9:52 am
I’ve said before, that despite the fact that for the first time in history all of the information necessary to answer life’s great questions is available, I can’t find anyone that has put it all together and published it. I don’t know exactly why this is, but I speculate that it is not because the answers are overly complex but rather because they are all together unbelievable. This brings me to the last topic on truth itself that I will discuss prior to proceeding - belief. If you go through the trouble to discover and comprehend the truth, yet then for one reason or another chose not to believe it, what good is it? However, this is exactly what I find amongst the groups that have attempted to tackle these questions, and it is true for both sides of the isle. Both Religion and Science appear to be so caught up in age-old arguments (which began long before there was enough information to intelligently have the arguments in the first place) that they can’t or won’t see the truth when it fin...

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Textual 1.0.4 IRC Client by toucana on August 17th, 2010, 1:44 pm
Apple have recently begun listing a new IRC client called Textual 1.0.4 from Codeux Software on their email/chat applications download page

At 5.4MB it is described as a "lightweight IRC client designed specifically for Mac OS X" with Growl notifications, scripting support, and 'Powerful Tools for IRC Network Operators".

When I downloaded and opened it, there was something oddly familiar about the multi-pane user interface and Lucida Grande font. A quick check of the license and release notes confirmed that Textual 1.0.4 is in fact a rewrite of Limechat, an open source IRC client originally created for OS X in Ruby Cocoa by a Japanese programmer Satoshi Nakagawa about two years ago. I had previously tested Limechat in some detail last year and was keen to see what had been added or taken...

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Interference, double slit and Newton Rings by Odal on October 18th, 2017, 10:39 am
The question of interference patters is central to light theory. I would like to share some pictures that show the same patterns in very unusual situations.
The first picture has been taken with the open body of a digital camera, and a laser beam a pen) shining into the body. As you can see, the same patterns appear that are usually associated with constructive and destructive interference see in the double slit experiment, or in the use of two thin plates showing so-called Newton rings.

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Knives vs Cops vs Keyboard Cat by Sisyphus on February 2nd, 2010, 11:59 am
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