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[Request] Is this really true?

[Request] Is this really true?

No one in the Trump family served. From what I can find, neither did Melania's parents. So their total is 0 years served. Queen Elizabeth did serve, so yes, this is true.

As far as I know, you could say exactly the same thing about the Obama family.

And just to be clear, I'm not defending Trump: I don't really give a shit about American politics and I'm mostly left-leaning anyway, but I hate it when "my side" makes bad arguments.

I think it's more a hypocrisy thing. The left doesn't have the tendency for military worship, and conservatives did often go after Democrats for not serving. I heard more than one conservative during the Obama administration say that military service should be a prerequisite for the presidency, an idea that seems to have vanished off the earth in 2016. It seems fair game to call out the right for not adhering to values they claim to hold dear.

I think from the right, criticism that many Democratic politicians (that go on about teachers, public schools and desegregation) send their children to nearly all white hoity-toity private schools would be in a similar vein.

I think it's more a hypocrisy thing. The left doesn't have the tendency for military worship, and conservatives did often go after Democrats for . I heard more than one conservative during the Obama administration say that military service should be a prerequisite for the presidency, an idea that seems to have vanished off the earth in 2016. It seems fair game to call out the right for not adhering to values they claim to hold dear.

I think from the right, criticism that many Democratic politicians (that go on about teachers, public schools and desegregation) send their children to nearly all white hoity-toity private schools would be in a similar vein.

I didn't know the Royal Family fought the Trump clan. Interesting.

[Off-Site] Instagram Math

[Off-Site] Instagram Math

Ill take the 1,000 bitches for $8 seems way more entertaining.

I don't think Lil Wayne has considered how much organs are worth.

this conflicts with Dr. Dre's theory that bitches ain't shit but hoes and tricks

Seems dangerous

[Request] Is this a fair representation of the sun to earth Ratio?

[Request] Is this a fair representation of the sun to earth Ratio?

The ratio for the radius is 100 to 1. Looks about right.

The Sun has 1 million times the volume of Earth, so you could fit several hundred thousand Earth-balls in.

Approximately 965000 earths fit into the sun.

Volume of the sun / Volume of the earth * sphere packing efficiency.

1.4 x 1027 / 6.37 x 106 * .74

Almost exactly right. I estimated we can see 45 earths along the visible circumference, which makes perfect sense

This is the most accurate number. Everyone else is calculating how much liquified earths can fit inside the sun.

[Request] How much pressure is this hot air creating?

Also in curious as to the temperature change in the wine, this is a lot handier than going to my shed, driving a screw in, then using pliers to pull the cork out Everytime I forget I still haven't bought a cork screw

It takes about 50 lbs to pull out a wine cork.

,75 inch diameter opening

Area .44 sq inch

50 / .44 = 115.9

155.9 psi

Sorry for using land a man on the moon units

I don't think it's creating any pressure. What it's doing is heating the glass which expands and let's the cork out as it's pushed upward by the lip of the cork which is already surfacing.

The ads are getting smarter

[Self] I decided to see what Hawking’s IQ would have been if this tweet was true

[Self] I decided to see what Hawking’s IQ would have been if this tweet was true

Obviously the values for population are massive approximations so this won’t be completely accurate

Just about high enough to understand Rick and Morty.

Technically your answer is accurate to two significant figures. Ie Hawking's IQ is 1.5E+11

Didn't he say people who boast about IQ are losers?

[Request] Is this actually true?

[Request] Is this actually true?

Population (billions) from either google or wikipedia

China 1.379

India 1.324

Indonesia -.004 for Western New Guinea .259

Pakistan .193

Bangladesh .142

Japan .127

Philippines .103

Vietnam .089

Thailand .064

Myanmar .054

South Korea .051

Malaysia .029

here we hit 3.812 billion, which puts us above the 3.8 halfway mark of 7.6 we needed to hit. And we still have the entirety of the below countries as well as some partials from central Asia and Eastern Russia.

It's a little difficulty to say with full confidence cause statistics aren't taken annually, like the 7.6 is a number we hit in 2017 but with .134 billion more people in the countries below and the hundreds of thousands if not millions in the partial countries, it's most likely the statement in this picture is accurate.

Nepal .028

North Korea .024

Taiwan .023

Sri Lanka .021

Cambodia .014

Hong Kong .007

Laos .006

Singapore .005

Mongolia .003

East Timor .001

Bhutan .001

Macao .001

Wow

It’s crazy but it kind of makes sense with massive countries like Russia and Australia being much less densely populated than a lot of the countries inside the circle.

It seems close, but I think it’s right.

Global population is 7.6 billion so we need 3.8 billion: (Keeping it in billions because I feel like it) China 1.4 billion India 1.3 billion Indonesia .25 billion Bangladesh .2 billion Japan .15 billion Philippines .1 billion Koreas combined .1 billion Vietnam .1 billion Thailand .07 billion

Add in Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, etc. and you’ll find that extra couple hundred million.

[Off-site] Hip replacement in USA VS in Spain

[Off-site] Hip replacement in USA VS in Spain
[Off-site] Hip replacement in USA VS in Spain

If you have insurance, then you won't pay the 40k...

Do most insurance companies cover $40000 hip replacements?

Every plan I've ever seen has an annual out-of-pocket maximum, meaning that you won't pay more than that, regardless of what the injury is. Something like a hip replacement is going to be covered by every plan, so that's not an issue.

My OOP max this year is $3,000, I think. So that means if I get two broken hips, lose an arm, have a baby, and get cancer all this year, I'm out $3,000.

Oy, this guy again...

[Off-site] Hip replacement in USA VS in Spain.

[Off-site] Hip replacement in USA VS in Spain.
[Off-site] Hip replacement in USA VS in Spain.

Similarly, there are those who, for the cost of a set of dentures in the US, fly themselves and their spouse to the Philippines for a week and receive a a full set of dentures (which normally takes weeks in the US).

If you're wondering, in my experience, the doctors, dentists, and nurses are considered very competent in The Philippines.

Why would anyone use this crappy image host? I see it pop up more and more.

Same with most other places in South-East Asia and Eastern Europe.

Go to the Ukraine for dental work, and still save a ton versus the European prices (dental is still usually partially subsidized).

[Off-site] Futurama does the math

[Off-site] Futurama does the math

There was a TIL not long ago illustrating how educated the writers of this show are. For anyone interested:

The writing staff held three Ph.D.s, seven master's degrees, and cumulatively had more than 50 years at Harvard University. Series writer Patric M. Verrone stated, "we were easily the most overeducated cartoon writers in history",

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Futurama#Writing

They still probably don’t understand Rick and Morty, though.

They also proved a thereom specifically for an episode of the show - http://theinfosphere.org/Futurama_theorem

I know this is a repost and people probably don't care, but those numbers weren't just chosen as arbitrarily large numbers whose difference was one; they could have made them much bigger if they wanted. This is special because it is exhibiting the prime factorization of 211 - 1, which is the smallest number that is one less than a prime power of two and not prime itself.

Primes of the form 2p - 1 are called Mersenne primes and they carry many nice properties. Said properties, for example, allow us to check for primality quicker than other numbers which is why the largest prime that we know of is always a Mersenne prime (and is expressed as above since writing it normally would require millions of digits).

Edit: haha this is basically the top comment on the other post, woops. I like math, so sue me.

[Request] Is this true?

[Request] Is this true?

Yes and no. The 91gbs speed number is based on their shadow network, which only connects a few select locations around the globe. It's not the 'internet' that we would normally think of, as it's primary purpose is only to move very large files from one NASA facility to another.

What if that file is the GTAV install?

sends file between coworkers

Drive read/write speeds would be the bottleneck

Try one of these subthreads