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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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5881...In Underbug, the award-winning journalist Lisa Margonelli introduces us to tTimF-14 minutes ago
5880Adopted son sets out to find his birth parents, who then reconnect and get marriTimF-yesterday
5879The man who cut out his own appendix By Sara Lentati BBC World Service 5 TimF1yesterday
5878Bad Behavioural Science: Failures, bias and fairy tales jasoncollins.blogTimF-Wednesday
5877Ignorance, over-confidence, delusions of invulnerability...TimF-Tuesday
5876Why do so many people think that they can drive pickup trucks around in floods?High Grader-Monday
5875and after all of that you get [graphic] [graphic] [graphic] [graphic] [grapTimF-Monday
5874I, too, saw these on Twitter and thought they were the best representations of fcatacombs-Monday
5873Five Countries Who Fired Missiles At SR 71 Blackbird [youtube video] youtube.comTimF1Monday
5872Weather Channel Hurricane Florence storm surge graphics (Erika Navarro) (augmentTimF-last Saturday
5871Maybe it is real, that one photo looked fake. The others look real.SI Ron (Soup Nazi)-last Friday
5870I'm not sure its fake. It appears to be a larger version of this picture [TimF-last Friday
5869The last one looks fake. Someone with Photoshop made that one I will bet.SI Ron (Soup Nazi)-last Friday
5868Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up [graphic] [graphic] 22 more at theatlanticTimF1last Friday
5867Photos: Preparing for Hurricane Florence theatlantic.comTimF-last Friday
5866Florence from space [graphic] [graphic] abcnews.go.comTimF4September 13
5865Super Typhoon takes aim at Phillipines, China msn.comTimF-September 13
5864The Blacksmith Duel ONE of the famous duelists of early New Orleans was BernTimF-September 11
5863Shadow of Mount Rainer on clouds [graphic] from boredpanda.comTimF6September 9
5862Wow! I did not know France was still lopping heads in 1977. ManyMoose-September 9
5861I did review. I told you this site was full of trouble anyhow. You have non paTechKim-September 7
5860From the rules: I do ask that people be civil with one another. This means thatclean86-September 7
5859You don't need any authority to ask. OTOH if you don't want to say, youTimF1September 5
5858After many years, an asshole showed up here...kumar rangan1September 5
5857Why is it your business to ask me either? Who gave you that authority? I alreadJ.F. Sebastian-September 5
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