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by katastrofa
Today, 2:10 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Animal storieS
Replies: 271
Views: 41478

Re: Animal storieS

Fish recorded singing dawn chorus on reefs just like birds
It sounds to me more like synchronised farting, which would be an even greater invention, imho.
by katastrofa
Today, 12:33 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Where is Paul?
Replies: 9
Views: 189628

Re: Where is Paul?

Speedy recovery! You still have something youthful about you! (Jugendtorheit.) ;-P
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 3:04 am
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: If you are bored with Deep Networks
Replies: 492
Views: 33384

Re: If you are bored with Deep Networks

OK, Love, but where do you see the constrains in the loss function optimisation?
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 2:59 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96952

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

I know, Helgefylla! Which makes me wonder why you are still here ;-) My father has a liquor cabinet (a standard equipment of every salon), bursting with unopened bottles - thank you presents. He opens them only for larger events. "I have it opened" is a standard excuse to treat a guest, who will cus...
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 1:16 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96952

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

AFAIK, that's what egalitarianism was centuries ago, before European democracy. Now it's just a worn-off buzzword used by liberals to sell their politics.
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 12:50 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96952

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

It's a more egalitarian country than the Netherlands, for example. Alcoholism: big problem in all Western/Nordic/US/EE/Russia and u know wha i mean Except for italians who don't drink but have a drink.;) The truth is Ukrainians drink very little. Having one beer or glass of wine per week is conside...
by katastrofa
December 14th, 2019, 10:04 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96952

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

It’s hard to tell how good they’ll be from a photograph. Other than it shows Finland’s famous lack of diversity, just like the EU. Miles ahead of UK in education, health care, freedom of press, technology, etc.And they have sisu.  And they can handle their national budget well. Boris will need to b...
by katastrofa
December 14th, 2019, 4:33 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2188
Views: 96952

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

It’s hard to tell how good they’ll be from a photograph. Other than it shows Finland’s famous lack of diversity, just like the EU.
They are four young women. I'd say it's a lot of diversity :-)
by katastrofa
December 14th, 2019, 4:32 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: General Election 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 10329

Re: General Election 2019

And that's not even counting what will come out of Scotland and NI.
Nothing imho. They've always been like that.
by katastrofa
December 14th, 2019, 2:08 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: General Election 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 10329

Re: General Election 2019

Campaigners held placards bearing the slogans "Defy Tory Rule" and chanting "Oh, Jeremy Corbyn” as anti-racist speakers address the crowds.
by katastrofa
December 14th, 2019, 1:07 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: General Election 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 10329

Re: General Election 2019

I'm just afraid of the divisions and mutual hatred inspired by Corbyn's rhetoric: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/12/14/arrests-anti-boris-johnson-protests-london-glasgow/?WT.mc_id=tmgoff_hootsuite&utm_source=tmgoff_socialteam&utm_medium=facebook&utm_content=797fc08b-7801-4387-9387-ddbb807...
by katastrofa
December 13th, 2019, 8:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: All about Cats
Replies: 906
Views: 72396

Re: All about Cats

A polecat?

And this?
Image
a weasel :-D
by katastrofa
December 13th, 2019, 8:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: All about Cats
Replies: 906
Views: 72396

Re: All about Cats

No eh furball, eh? She has both - a chagrin' Chester cat.
by katastrofa
December 13th, 2019, 6:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Physics question - why are we so sure g is constant?
Replies: 11
Views: 292

Re: Physics question - why are we so sure g is constant?

I still think the Great Unified Massive Gravity Cat explains everything.
GZIP: On