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>> No. 4822 Anonymous
20th August 2020
Thursday 11:01 pm
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In my early 20s I had to go on a course of antibiotics which seemed to coincide with IBS starting up. I've held the suspicion that the two might've been related in the sense that the antibiotics will have effected my gut biome. I got fluffy as well but that's more to do with being a greedy bastard.

Anyway, last week I had to start on a course of antibiotics again but this time the pharmacist managed to up-sell me some gut-bacteria pills to take with it. Do you think it was a silly purchase or do these things actually work? The science part of this thread is I will be able to tell you soon if they've worked.
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>> No. 4823 Anonymous
20th August 2020
Thursday 11:08 pm
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I wouldn't think over the counter capsules would be very effective, no, or at least no more so than drinking a Yakult every day. Seems like snake oil to me.

That said. Have you ever heard of a faecal transplant?
>> No. 4824 Anonymous
20th August 2020
Thursday 11:25 pm
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>faecal transplant

Not the OP, but I have - the whole thing is fascinating to me. I think it might actually validate some of the ideas/hypothesis around the gut biome - not saying "probiotics" are anything other than snake oil, but there is clearly something in the science we have yet to discover. Also, some of the work that people are doing behind gut biome and depression/mood - very interesting. But still a bit gross. Maybe there is something in that ice docking business?
>> No. 4825 Anonymous
20th August 2020
Thursday 11:53 pm
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The science is pretty well known, to be fair, just only to scientists. It's not yet at a stage where much practical can be done with it, or simple enough explanations trickled down to Joe public.
>> No. 4826 Anonymous
21st August 2020
Friday 12:42 am
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>That said. Have you ever heard of a faecal transplant?

A few months back we had a thread discussing the weaponization of faecal matter. The ultimate evolution in the martial arts.

On the contrary, in America you can now get paid $40 per donation at the local stool bank:

We've literally been flushing our money away!
>> No. 4827 Anonymous
13th September 2020
Sunday 12:30 am
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As I'm sure you've all been gripped with suspense regarding my bowel movements: I can report that things are running much better. That's nothing scientific but I've even been shagging my guts out this week by going back on huel with coffee with the side effects being much milder (just a bit of bloat).

I'd recommend it. Maybe I'll get some different types so there's an ongoing cycle of different bacteria and I'll see how it changes things.

>> No. 4809 Anonymous
16th April 2020
Thursday 11:22 pm
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Anybody watching this series?
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>> No. 4810 Anonymous
17th April 2020
Friday 4:59 pm
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>> No. 4811 Anonymous
17th April 2020
Friday 6:00 pm
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I have vaguely positive feelings about Mr Caroll, but that's about the extent of my opinion.
>> No. 4812 Anonymous
17th April 2020
Friday 6:01 pm
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II'm interested to see how this'll get twisted into admiring girls that are too young.
>> No. 4820 Anonymous
7th May 2020
Thursday 9:50 pm
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I have asked the science man a question that he will answer in his next video.

>> No. 4821 Anonymous
11th May 2020
Monday 8:15 am
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He tries to answer my question starting about 30:50 and ends up blabbing about Wittgenstein. Very unsatisfactory.

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>> No. 4814 Anonymous
21st April 2020
Tuesday 7:24 pm
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Scientifically speaking, what's the best form of poo?
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>> No. 4815 Anonymous
21st April 2020
Tuesday 7:26 pm
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Define "best"
>> No. 4816 Anonymous
21st April 2020
Tuesday 7:48 pm
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There is some kind of chart of the seven types?
>> No. 4817 Anonymous
21st April 2020
Tuesday 7:49 pm
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Bristol stool chart.
>> No. 4818 Anonymous
21st April 2020
Tuesday 8:20 pm
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I just googled it and it looks like these "scientists" have got it completely backward. The sloppy poos should be in the top positions.
>> No. 4819 Anonymous
21st April 2020
Tuesday 8:23 pm
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As an IBS sufferer, I find this offensive and triggering. All poos matter.

>> No. 4804 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 1:50 am
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mkdir "01 Classical Mechanics" cd "01 Classical Mechanics" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL47F408D36D4CF129 cd .. mkdir "02 Quantum Mechanics" cd "02 Quantum Mechanics" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL701CD168D02FF56F cd .. mkdir "03 Special Relativity and Electrodynamics" cd "03 Special Relativity and Electrodynamics" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD9DDFBDC338226CA cd .. mkdir "04 General Relativity" cd "04 General Relativity" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpGHT1n4-mAvcXwzOIz3dHnGZaQP1LEib cd .. mkdir "05 Cosmology" cd "05 Cosmology" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpGHT1n4-mAuVGJ2E1uF9GSwLsx7p1xtm cd .. mkdir "06 Statistical Mechanics" cd "06 Statistical Mechanics" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpi18tMShZSAQFNTb8Ji7EgCFP9lXbkOe cd .. mkdir "07 Advanced Quantum Mechanics" cd "07 Advanced Quantum Mechanics" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpGHT1n4-mAsmMxmSX0LCaXIXT2PmU85m cd .. mkdir "08 Higgs Boson" cd "08 Higgs Boson" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" JqNg819PiZY cd .. mkdir "09 Quantum Entanglement" cd "09 Quantum Entanglement" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" http://youtube.com/view_play_list?p=A27CEA1B8B27EB67 cd .. mkdir "10 Relativity" cd "10 Relativity" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" http://youtube.com/view_play_list?p=5F9D6DB4231291BE cd .. mkdir "11 Particle Physics 1 Basic Concepts" cd "11 Particle Physics 1 Basic Concepts" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=768E1383EA79C603 cd .. mkdir "12 Particle Physics 2 Standard Model" cd "12 Particle Physics 2 Standard Model" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=8BCB4981DD1A0108 cd .. mkdir "13 Particle Physics 3 Supersymmetry and Grand Unification" cd "13 Particle Physics 3 Supersymmetry and Grand Unification" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpi18tMShZSBKLugjxRsN8U5MmILu1nBo cd .. mkdir "14 String Theory" cd "14 String Theory" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=A2FDCCBC7956448F cd .. mkdir "15 Cosmology and Black Holes" cd "15 Cosmology and Black Holes" youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3E633552E58EB230 cd ..

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>> No. 4805 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 10:17 am
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Assuming this is bash(-style) scripting:
function mkcd(){mkdir $1; cd $1} (mkcd "01 Classical Mechanics" && youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL47F408D36D4CF129) (mkcd "02 Quantum Mechanics" && youtube-dl -f "best[height<=480]" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL701CD168D02FF56F) ... etc

There's probably an even better way to do it but this is much better already.
>> No. 4806 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 10:21 am
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rm -rf youtube.com # go outside, nerd
>> No. 4807 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 11:04 am
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rm -rf youtube.com rm: cannot remove 'youtube.com': Operation not permitted

>> No. 4808 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 11:07 am
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>go outside
u wot m7

>> No. 4793 Anonymous
15th March 2020
Sunday 4:52 pm
4793 Have you seen this, lads? It's fucking nuts.
Will they beable to upload human consciousness - and copy them? Jesus christ, the human race will actually find a way.


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>> No. 4798 Anonymous
15th March 2020
Sunday 6:29 pm
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Fuck; google confirms it's a hoax. Just seems so real and conceptually possible.
>> No. 4799 Anonymous
16th March 2020
Monday 1:31 pm
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It's not a hoax. It's a science fiction film. It says as much in the video description.
>> No. 4800 Anonymous
16th March 2020
Monday 4:24 pm
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This thread's videos have been the "Big Vagina" scenes from Curb for a whole day.
>> No. 4801 Anonymous
16th March 2020
Monday 4:44 pm
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I haven't seen that today - what browser are you using?
>> No. 4802 Anonymous
16th March 2020
Monday 4:56 pm
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Firefox. The refresh after posting that though it fixed itself, so, whatever.

>> No. 4629 Anonymous
19th January 2020
Sunday 12:45 pm
4629 GS guide to fighting climate change
The problem of climate change can sometimes seem insurmountable. However, there are little things you can do which can have a big impact.

Easy mode
-If you have a workplace pension, consider changing your fund preferences into one that looks after the environment
-Use public transport over the car
-Have meat free Mondays, become a 'flexitarian'
-Switch to a renewable energy tariff. This way your energy only comes from renewable sources. There's one I've found called Octopus Energy which is quite competitive price wise.
-Grow your own veg/fruit
-Reduce, refuse, reuse and recycle (on waste/plastic)

-Cycle or walk to work
-Become vegetarian
-Insulate your house or upgrade to an environmentally friendly boiler
-Limit air travel to only a few holidays per year and don't fly long haul
Message too long. Click here to view the full text.
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>> No. 4780 Anonymous
11th February 2020
Tuesday 4:40 pm
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Can you recommended any oat milk brands?
>> No. 4781 Anonymous
11th February 2020
Tuesday 5:10 pm
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It's piss-easy to make - one cup of rolled oats, three cups of water, blend for 30-40 seconds and strain through a coffee filter or a fine sieve. Add salt and/or sugar to taste. If it has a claggy porridge texture, you've blended for too long.
>> No. 4782 Anonymous
11th February 2020
Tuesday 6:29 pm
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I like Partly the best, and it seems most people do because it keeps selling out at the local Sainsbury's. There's a 'full fat' version that's the best imo. I suppose the benefit to buying it is they add minerals to make it an actual milk substitute, if your diet would otherwise be lacking (as it probably would be if you're vegan).
>> No. 4788 Anonymous
21st February 2020
Friday 9:02 pm
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How important is vermiculite?

Saw it on here https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/grow-your-own/vegetables/chilli-pepper
>> No. 4789 Anonymous
21st February 2020
Friday 10:38 pm
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It acts as a water reservoir, so it'll help prevent the soil from getting either too wet or too dry. It's not necessary, but it'll improve your chances of success.

>> No. 4624 Anonymous
28th December 2019
Saturday 12:18 am
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>> No. 4625 Anonymous
28th December 2019
Saturday 12:42 am
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This is not about climate change is it?

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>> No. 4620 Anonymous
24th December 2019
Tuesday 12:03 am
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f = f(x, y)

df = f(x + dx, y + dy) - f(x, y)
= f(x + dx, y + dy) - f(x, y + dy) + f(x, y + dy)- f(x, y)
= f_x.dx + f_y.dy

because evaluating the partial derivative at y+dy instead of y doesn't make any difference, right?
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>> No. 4621 Anonymous
24th December 2019
Tuesday 12:41 am
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Starting to think we need a LaTeX mode.
>> No. 4622 Anonymous
24th December 2019
Tuesday 12:58 am
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f = f(x, y) df = f(x + dx, y + dy) - f(x, y) = f(x + dx, y + dy) - f(x, y + dy) + f(x, y + dy)- f(x, y) = (∂f/∂x)dx + (∂f/∂y)dy

>> No. 4623 Anonymous
24th December 2019
Tuesday 10:30 am
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dy goes to zero so it makes no difference, yes.

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>> No. 4603 Anonymous
21st November 2019
Thursday 7:33 pm
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As I understand it Aspect's experiment doesn't completely rule out hidden variables it just means that if they exist they must be non-local.

What's so bad about that? Maybe the hidden variables simply exist outside of spacetime. That's a lot more reasonable than observation "creating reality" or bazillions of parallel universes.
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>> No. 4615 Anonymous
15th December 2019
Sunday 10:46 am
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Why, because in one timeline you were able to discover a way to live forever? Death is always certain.
>> No. 4616 Anonymous
15th December 2019
Sunday 10:58 am
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Not him but yeah, that's how infinity works. There's a universe where you'll still be alive in 60000 years.
>> No. 4617 Anonymous
15th December 2019
Sunday 11:32 am
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I don't get this "decision" thing -why do we as humans think we are so important that the creation of infinite universes hinges on the decisions that we make?
>> No. 4618 Anonymous
15th December 2019
Sunday 1:23 pm
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Based on half remembered popular science I read when I was 13, I think it's more that any time an outcome is undetermined, when the result is observed, all outcomes happen in different universes, and this includes our thought processes and decision making.
>> No. 4619 Anonymous
15th December 2019
Sunday 6:54 pm
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That's not how infinity works. There are infinite numbers between the integrals 3 and 4, but none of them are 5.

With infinite probability you're assuming that you can reduce the problem to something akin to "if you play the lottery infinite times, you'll win the lottery infinite times". However, without a guaranteed source of entropy we can't assume that infinite universes would be in any way different to our own.

>> No. 4597 Anonymous
21st November 2019
Thursday 12:59 am
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Not really sure where else to post this, so going to have a punt there.

My mother wants to do one of those home DNA testing kits (23 and me etc). Beyond pricing (which I don't really give too much of a shit about) are there any real distinctions between the companies offering these services?

While my 70-odd year old mum doesn't really need to worry about getting profiled for online advertising or whatever I'd prefer to not hand her genetic material over to a company who openly sells it for profit, and I'd rather a company that does honest comparisons rather than "we'll just choose a random genetic group for that 3% we can't recognise from our database" type shenanigans.

Thanks in advance for any advice lads.
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>> No. 4608 Anonymous
22nd November 2019
Friday 4:43 pm
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After getting one of the analysis done, could you immediately ask for your data to be deleted by GDPR?
>> No. 4609 Anonymous
22nd November 2019
Friday 4:55 pm
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How would you ever verify how successful that was? They may well say "yes, we've deleted it" but they could have already shared it.
>> No. 4610 Anonymous
22nd November 2019
Friday 4:58 pm
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Legally yes, but there's no guarantee that they won't just illegally transfer the data offshore. The GDPR gives you strong protections against companies with something to lose, but a lot of the DNA testing startups are offering tests at below cost; their business model wholly depends on being able to sell user data.
>> No. 4611 Anonymous
22nd November 2019
Friday 7:33 pm
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Couldn't a customer avert these potential dangers by giving an alternate name? Is that legal?

>you'd probably also have called me a mentalist.
Aren't you still carrying that phone?

So the more expensive companies might be more trustworthy, from an economic perspective.
Do businesses have to publish data on their affiliations and transaction history?
>> No. 4612 Anonymous
22nd November 2019
Friday 7:40 pm
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>Aren't you still carrying that phone?

Yes, but I don't use facebook.

I'm sure in 20 years I'll have my genome sequenced but hopefully it'll be on a little encrypted card and cyberjackers will try and torture me for the keys.

>> No. 4593 Anonymous
2nd November 2019
Saturday 7:27 pm
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>> No. 4594 Anonymous
5th November 2019
Tuesday 6:57 pm
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>> No. 4595 Anonymous
5th November 2019
Tuesday 8:41 pm
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I can't believe she didn't take the chance to auto-tune her vocals. Also forgot to side chain that kick or add the mandatory minimalist breakdown where you go like, off-beat for 16 bars before a reprise.

7/10 promising but needs work. Good hook, had me solidly nodding my head at the first.
>> No. 4596 Anonymous
9th November 2019
Saturday 10:51 am
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>> No. 4714 Anonymous
6th February 2020
Thursday 7:13 pm
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>> No. 4715 Anonymous
6th February 2020
Thursday 7:40 pm
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>> No. 4589 Anonymous
3rd October 2019
Thursday 10:37 am
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wget -r slom.1121.org

Thanks me later.
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>> No. 4590 Anonymous
3rd October 2019
Thursday 2:34 pm
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I am not wgetting a mystery URL.
>> No. 4591 Anonymous
3rd October 2019
Thursday 2:50 pm
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I was going to search for the URL to see if it's mentioned elsewhere online but opened it by accident. Anyway it's seasons 1-3 of The Secret Life of Machines, avi.
>> No. 4592 Anonymous
3rd October 2019
Thursday 5:08 pm
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I just noticed that 90% of the threads on the first page here were made by me

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>> No. 4565 Anonymous
28th February 2019
Thursday 3:16 pm
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General relativity = quantum mechanics. Mind blown.
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>> No. 4566 Anonymous
5th March 2019
Tuesday 6:26 pm
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So spacetime is made out of a tapestry of quantum entanglements?
>> No. 4567 Anonymous
19th March 2019
Tuesday 6:11 pm
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>> No. 4588 Anonymous
28th August 2019
Wednesday 11:10 am
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Spacetime and matter aren't separate things, spacetime is an extension of matter.

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>> No. 4587 Anonymous
26th August 2019
Monday 1:36 pm
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how to disengage my atom's from the higgs feild?

(A good day to you Sir!)

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