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by Collector
November 1st, 2020, 10:08 pm
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Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
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Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

" I haven't left the house in a long time. Too busy on models." "models", so you are not in Belgium! Maximum one visitor allowed there now!   in Norway still max visitors is 5 (private). I was in a cafe in oslo other day, 3 people when i entered the cafe, then  suddenly  about 60...
by Collector
October 31st, 2020, 8:52 pm
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Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
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Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

will we see a baby boom from the corona period?  All authors know that giving birth to a book is similar in pain and stress to giving birth to a baby. So yes I am thinking of book boom due to many "forced" being more home...  if this is good or bad I dont know...
by Collector
October 29th, 2020, 8:24 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: What is the easiest hill to walk up in the world?
Replies: 11
Views: 1245

Re: What is the easiest hill to walk up in the world?

Had to google for this one: Discover Britton Hill: Florida’s Highest Natural Point No, have not visited it. part of or close to spook hill ? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spook_Hill so many gravity hills, all these gravity anomalies sign of gravity soon flipping? fla.png i drove from tampa to Dayto...
by Collector
October 29th, 2020, 7:46 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: What is the easiest hill to walk up in the world?
Replies: 11
Views: 1245

Re: What is the easiest hill to walk up in the world?

Had to google for this one:
Discover Britton Hill: Florida’s Highest Natural Point
No, have not visited it.
part of or close to spook hill ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spook_Hill

so many gravity hills, all these gravity anomalies sign of gravity soon flipping?
by Collector
October 29th, 2020, 6:09 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: What is the easiest hill to walk up in the world?
Replies: 11
Views: 1245

Re: What is the easiest hill to walk up in the world?

good try, but to my knowledge there are no hill in the Netherlands that qualify! Also Norway have no known hills qualifying for this, so in the same club!
by Collector
October 29th, 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: What is the easiest hill to walk up in the world?
Replies: 11
Views: 1245

What is the easiest hill to walk up in the world?

What is the easiest hill to walk up (on Earth) in terms of calories per meter used?

has anyone here walked this hill?  (or are u just sitting inside on your arse due to corona and thinking the earth is flat?) walk up to wake up!
by Collector
October 28th, 2020, 8:10 pm
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2539
Views: 199082

Re: Stupid question of the day

Maxwell only used the word "nabla" one in his published writing and that was in a poem. "Nabla was the name suggested to Tait by Robertson Smith because of the similarity of the symbol to an Assyrian harp."  Crowe in his book History of Vector Calculus why did u guys not tell me ...
by Collector
October 28th, 2020, 6:28 pm
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Topic: Bad things that come out of this pandemic
Replies: 211
Views: 19252

Re: Bad things that come out of this pandemic

5 visitors private in Norway is probably a big crowd!
2 is big, 3 is Big, 4 is very Big, 5 is Very Big! Feel like a local Rock Star!
by Collector
October 28th, 2020, 3:52 pm
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Topic: Bad things that come out of this pandemic
Replies: 211
Views: 19252

Re: Bad things that come out of this pandemic

We got new rules this week, can max have 5 visitors private in Norway now. I was planning a party with ten, 5 women and 5 men. I unfortunately had to send out cancelations to the men now! Australia was loosening on their corona restrictions now, spring there I guess! here in the northern hemisphere...
by Collector
October 25th, 2020, 12:07 pm
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Topic: archaeology
Replies: 488
Views: 143941

Re: archaeology

the pyramids of Norway, man made or not? I am going into the hidden cave to find out (the alternative is to sit inside scared at home and watch Indiana Jones on TV, eat potato chips and wait for the mandatory vaccine). 
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by Collector
October 24th, 2020, 11:34 pm
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Topic: Bad things that come out of this pandemic
Replies: 211
Views: 19252

Re: Bad things that come out of this pandemic

that politicians potential let many die that potentially potentially could have been saved by D for about $4.95 per person  ? "t he severity of clinical outcomes from COVID-19 and mortality were reduced in patients who were vitamin D sufficient." https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?i...
by Collector
October 24th, 2020, 11:09 pm
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2539
Views: 199082

Re: Stupid question of the day

Is there a good list of all standard well known operators ? I found a list on wiki, but even many well known operators where not in the list, and I am wondering about operator symbols for some operators that I not are aware of is standardized or not We have the well known d'Alembert operator. \(\Bo...
by Collector
October 24th, 2020, 10:52 am
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2539
Views: 199082

Re: Stupid question of the day

"Is [$]\Box[$] not a bit silly?" at least it makes it harder for fresh young students (like me) to understand connections between different papers. One read one paper with  \(\frac{\partial^2 }{\partial t^2}-\frac{\partial^2}{\partial x^2}-\frac{\partial^2}{\partial y^2}-\frac{\partial^2}{...