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Off Topic - Anything Goes
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This is a place to bring up just about any topic you want to discuss.

The only thing off limits is politics. See below for why. Everything else is good, as long as it doesn't violate the SI Terms of Use.

If you want to get completely non-linear and nonsensical, so much the better. I'm hoping we can have fun here.

I do ask that people be civil with one another. This means that if you disagree with something, you will respond by saying what you disagreed with, but refrain from insulting the person who said it.

Basically, I don't care what people talk about, but this isn't the place for a brawl.

People who can't act like grownups will be banned, either temporarily or permanently, depending on my mood and possibly quite arbitrarily. I'm fair, but I'm human.

The restriction on political topics has more to do with trying to keep this thread interesting than any kind of squeamishness. There are a lot of places on SI for people to rant about politics. Most of those places are nasty and boring. This will not be one of them.
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6255The Statue of Liberty - Paris, France - 1886 (colorized) [graphic] reddit.comTimF2Sunday
6254LOL! I sure could have used Sparky before some of my exams ;)Sun Tzu-last Tuesday
6253reddit.comTimF-last Tuesday
6252Clearly some squirrels are getting electrocuted.A memorial for the squirrel thatTimF2last Tuesday
6251[graphic] [graphic] or larger version at acs-TimF3November 8
6250Why Boyfriends Lose Arguments | Akaash Singh | Stand Up Comedy [youtube video] yTimF-November 8
6249A leopard snuck in and took a rest atop a captured Pak Army Patton tank at the STimF3November 6
6248Fountain frozen solid, Detroit, 1917 [graphic] reddit.comTimF1November 4
6247Here’s What Happens When You Leave Weed Up Your Nose for 18 Years A man thoughtJ.F. Sebastian-November 4
6246It's interesting that the US timezones roughly map to how long it would takeSun Tzu-November 3
6245Historical travel times from New York City to the rest of the U.S. (from the 19TimF-November 3
6244The Material Science of Metal 3D Printing [youtube video] youtube.comTimF1October 30
6243The repair units at one 5th Air Force base during the Pacific War managed to buTimF-October 30
6242The FedEx Gamble - How Blackjack Saved a Worldwide Delivery Giant [youtube videoTimF-October 28
62412 Airplanes Almost Collided at 37,000 Feet. [youtube video] youtube.comTimF2October 25
6240Confusing trick-or-treaters with a posable skeleton arm for the last 2 years [grTimF3October 18
6239What really happens when you mix medications? ted.comSun Tzu1October 14
6238When Walt Disney won an honorary Oscar for Snow White in 1939, they presented hTimF3October 14
6237Kids who fail at hide and seek sadanduseless.comTimF-October 11
6236The Surprising Easternmost Point in the US [youtube video] youtube.comTimF1October 10
6235100-Drone Stock Show | Firefly Drone Shows [youtube video] found ouTimF-October 4
6234The Billion Ant Mega Colony and the Biggest War on Earth [youtube video] youtubeTimF1October 2
6233Flamethrower vs Aerogel [youtube video] youtube.comTimF-September 28
6232Sauron's Blog lalaithmesp.blogspTimF-September 28
6231Nuclear powered Planes, Trains and Automobiles [youtube video] youtube.comTimF-September 26
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