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Someone please kill Nikolaj edition

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Can you scientifically explain this?
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/b/ tier thread
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>>12166496
Dude I need to know. I thought vehicles exploding was only in movies.
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>>12166504
turns out you thought something stupid. fuel line was probably broken

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Sci-Fi "Growth Vats/Chambers/Pods"

What is Sci-Fi's fascination with these (often) "magical" healing tanks full of super-healing goo? Is there any realism to it?

What liquid do you think is in these pods?
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>>12163378
>What is Sci-Fi's fascination with these (often) "magical" healing tanks full of super-healing goo?
It allows their low quality writers to invoke an emotional reaction from the audience from a character getting killed and then gives them a free "Get out of the corner you painted yourself into" card.
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>>12163378
>What is Sci-Fi's fascination with these (often) "magical" healing tanks full of super-healing goo?
It is an alibi to show actors semi nude. It sells.

>>12164637
We also have pressure chambers which accelerates healing.

>>12163933
>If you hung out in a inflated suit all the time it would probably do you good.
Good news for people wearing latex catsuits.

>>12163862 >>12163876 >>12163882
Plug suits in latex: pic. related.
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>>12163726
Disappointed it's not an original.

You bring shame to the Discord server from whence you came.
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>>12163852
Based fetish anon, sincerely
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>>12163378
>What liquid do you think is in these pods?
Cum

Gallons and gallons of purest quality cum

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In the given rectangle ABCD, the Point P lays on AB, Q on BC, R on CD and S on AD. For which location of the points P, Q, R and S does the figure PQRS have the lowest circumference? You should be able to solve this, if your IQ is above 130.
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>>12166086
this
rest of thread is room temperature iq
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>>12164010
Choose them parallel to the diagonals.
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>>12164172
Is this differential geometry?
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>>12164010
Trick question, its a pentagon
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Put them at the limits of opposite corners.

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Most people you meet in real life say that IQ doesn't matter: question why? I'm sure most people are greatly affected by IQ.
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>>12165970
Just because our entire society and race is based around technique, literature, science, and intelligence you are not a worthless subhuman because you failed at an intelligence test.
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>>12165970
IQ matters, but most people with high IQ are socially retarded or full blown autistic, so much less useful than a slightly smarter normal person. genuinely intelligent people without social retardation are incredibly rare to the point they need to be excluded from the average.
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>>12166055
Assuming that it wasn't the abusive retardation, of people like you who made me that toxic.
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>>12166060
haha, you think I'm not a high IQ social retard, that's cute.
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>>12166033
I hate to break it to you anon but low IQ tends to mean you have violent tendencies. If we didn't have an army, there would be more rapists and gangbangers roaming the streets. To be fair though, you have to have a high IQ to get away with a crime. It's human nature. Not even America is free from nationalism which is really just a form of racial pride.

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You know it's true. I know it's true. Why deny it,autists?
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>>12160289
Why do girls sit like that. Do they think it makes them look cute and playful? It just looks stupid
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>>12165280
Women have a greater anterior pelvic tilt and different hips. Part of it is because it's surprsingly comfortable, part of it is anxiety based. They don't know what to do with their body and it's better than sitting overtly rigid. One should be aware of if they tend to subtly rock when they aren't sitting that way.
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>>12165280
Also, I doubt they think it looks cute. If anything it looks masculine and dominant, somewhat aggressive. A suppose It could be hot with a certain type of woman.
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Ayyy where my MDs at?
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>>12165280
People without lenghtened bones sit and stand in ways that most westerners find uncomfortable, because the deformity means their muscles are too short for their bones, which makes it uncomfortable to stand straight, much less to sit like that.

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How much of the buzzword is real? Should I, currently studying physics, work towards a career in a field to be one of the pioneers in quantum computing in industry?
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>>12164416

This. There isn't even a FUCKING BLUEPRINT for an actual, working machine that could be described as a quantum computer.

Just a whole branch of meme physics and buzzwords and fraudulent research grants with nothing to show for it.
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>>12165142
Probably using them, but generally just being qualified for working with them
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>the sheer amount of misinformation in this thread, both intentional and not
I don't think I can take it anymore
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>>12166244
it's hard to cool things down to very low temperatures (newton's law of cooling wants the temperature to raise really fast when there's a big difference in temperatures).
many different tricks are employed to have successive drops in temperature as you go down, so that the cooling is achieved in separate steps. the ultimate cooling is achieved by employing mixing properties of 3He and 4He. the actual explanation is very technical as you may imagine
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>>12166251
>blueprint
shocking, maybe because everyone developing these things wants to own the rights to them?

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is it true that parents in fact dont have influence on personality, iq and behaviors of their children via upbringing?
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>>12159994
who knows for IQ, but personality and behaviors is heavily environmental
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>>12165318
professional engineer is a thing
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>>12161868
it's a good thing your mom loves me then
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>>12164037

Agreed. I have several degrees and have been published but now work in IT
and forgot >90 percent.
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>>12159994
development is an intense interplay between genetics and environment, it does not make sense to say that something is genetic or environmental, it is ALWAYS a combination of both

There are lots of posts on internet forums of people asking if they could study the material that is taught in an undergrad program of subject xyz within 4-6 months on their own.

Has any of you actually done that? Even though these questions are not as common on /sci/ than on other sites, I'm still curious whether people asking these kinds of questions actually then went ahead and put in the hard work that is required.
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>>12163656
>There are lots of posts on internet forums of people asking if they could study the material that is taught in an undergrad program of subject xyz within 4-6 months on their own.
It's been done, but most people won't have the willpower to stick with it. School sucks, but it forced me to actually get shit done.
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>>12165201
I've already graduated college in engineering, so I don't have this problem, but your original advice about GitHub is irrelevant for anyone but aspiring programmers, which is but a sliver of general STEM fields
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Not a meme if you actually have thr discipline/obsession to learn. Most people don't but of you really want to learn something you will.
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>>12163656
All studying is self studying. College is a scam.
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>>12163656
Op u are retarded. I wonder how studying looks in your head. You are probably the type of person who complains about teacher "not teaching anything" even though you are the one supposed to teach yourself using resources given to you. Study is always self study. Most people are retards who don't get it and blame everything but themselves and you are one of them OP YOU ARE RETARD !

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When will humans become extinct?
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>>12161305
Lookup "Doomsday Argument", pretty sure this is the end, very soon we'll all die, perhaps from something like climate as in >>12165327
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>>12165156
race and species are social constructs.

riddle me this, friend: if the 14,000 years we've been breeding dogs is enough to develop significant, ingrained psychological traits in dogs that make them compatible with living in society compared to the much more dangerous wild wolves, why is the 100,000 years since eurasian ethnic groups split off from africa not long enough to cause meaningful differences in the two genetic populations? keep in mind that sub-saharan africa has been genetically isolated from the rest of humanity for the vast (vast) majority of that time.
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>>12165327
talk about death cult; this is why people aren't taking it seriously.
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>>12165577
stupid people
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>>12162478
>once we create an A.I that is smarter then all humans combined its over
Stop reading popsci and shitty scifi

Just like how philosophy eventually gave rise to the degrees of political science, economics, psychology, sociology,etc. will the same thing happen to CS?
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>>12165632
as soon as the different subfields lead to different career paths
it doesn't matter now because everyone still ends up becoming a code monkey
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Carnegie Mellon University recently created an undergraduate program in Artificial intelligence.
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Computer engineering is the alternate degree path. Which focusses more heavily on getting computers to work with hardware than computer science does.
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>>12165632
It already has, as exemplified in your picture
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>>12165632
The only major career-orientated distinction currently is CS (applied or theoretical) and software engineering but yeah, it will and has expanded outwards to sub-disciplines just like every other scientific field.

>that anon who got into STEM because he wanted a Kurisu gf
I really hope you guys don't do this
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>>12165253
No, why would I?
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>>12165195
same, if you can't get a gf it's bc you're fucking autistic and should kill yourself, that's exactly why >>12165253 is projecting his own wish to off themselves on you
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>>12165253
Found the bitter virgin
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>>12159982
I unironically went into neuroscience because of Kurisu. Almost fell for the PhD meme but I realized how stupid it was and dropped that shit and went for medical school instead. Probably the only decision in my life that I don't regret.
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>>12165736

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What are the evolutionary benefits of depression?
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>>12153982
Depressive realism is the idea that depressed individuals have a more realistic view of themselves, their abilities, and the world around them. So maybe depressed individuals are more likely to safely navigate dangerous situations and extreme environments
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>>12153982
>its another "evolutionary benefits" thread
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>>12153982
Evolution doesn't work in terms of benefits. It works in terms of non-detriments. Scientifically speaking, humans aren't the product of billions of years of selection of beneficial traits and random mutations; we are the culmination of trimming out things that would result in our organistic demise.
That being said, depression could never proliferate enough to threaten our species.
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Some cool ass fucking books.
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>>12153982
>implying there is a benefit
>implying that it isn't just a side-effect of our serotonergic systems
anyway, if you're socially low-ranking then you get depressed and don't want to do stuff, and then your low-ranking genes can fuck off

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I hate applied maths AMA
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>>12165506
T-thanks
>>12165513
Because it's for normalfags
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>>12163895
Is this what BASEDâ„¢ looks like?
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How do I get a gf?
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>>12166410
Do a mass shooting.
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>>12163847
Timmy has 4 apples. You take 1. How many apples does Timmy have left?

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Is he right, bros?
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>>12166435
Not with that hairline.
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>>12166436
look at his card though, pure kino
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>>12166435
Yes
>>12166436
Shut the fuck up <130 IQ normalfag.


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