Monthly Archives: November 2017

What If? Rejects #10.3: Turkey Day

Previous post in this series: Stunt Bike Next post in this series: Moving an Island Q: What if every day, every human had a 1 percent chance of being turned into a turkey, and every turkey had a 1 percent … Continue reading

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Predicting More Earthquakes Next Year? It’s Not Crazy.

No, this isn’t an End Times conspiracy theory. It’s an actual prediction from two practicing geologists: Rebecca Bendick of the University of Montana and Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado. They have published a paper in Geophysical Research Letters … Continue reading

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What If? Rejects #10.2: Stunt Bike

So it turns out some people are actually crazy enough to try this.Previous post in this series: Knife Wounds Next post in this series: Turkey Day Q: If I were on a motorbike and do a jump off a quarter … Continue reading

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What If? Rejects #10.1: Knife Wounds

Previous post in this series: Everyone Knows It’s Slinky Next post in this series: Stunt Bike Q: What is the probability that if I am stabbed by a knife in my torso that it won’t hit anything vital and I’ll … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Thor: Ragnarok

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has had its ups and down, but lately, it’s hit its stride, turning out one hit after another, and Thor: Ragnarok is no exception. Indeed, even though the franchise hasn’t had a true flop since Avengers … Continue reading

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What If? Rejects #9.2: Everyone Knows It’s Slinky

Previous post in this series: Tidal Waves Next post in this series: Knife Wounds Q: If you are in free fall and your parachute fails, but you have a Slinky with extremely convenient mass, tension, etc., would it be possible … Continue reading

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