What's the coolest thing you've learned today?

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Poll: What's the coolest thing you've learned today? (24 member(s) have cast votes)

How often do you learn cool things?

  1. Hourly (11 votes [45.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 45.83%

  2. Daily (4 votes [16.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.67%

  3. several times a week (6 votes [25.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

  4. once a week or less (2 votes [8.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.33%

  5. more than once a month (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  6. once a month or less (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  7. once a year or less (1 votes [4.17%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.17%

What kind of cool things do you pay attention to and learn from?

  1. Biology/evolution/medcine (13 votes [9.22%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.22%

  2. Physics/materials science (14 votes [9.93%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.93%

  3. Astronomy/Cosmology (10 votes [7.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.09%

  4. Sociology/society/culture (10 votes [7.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.09%

  5. Economics/motivation/ecology/capitalism (6 votes [4.26%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.26%

  6. natural history/geology (7 votes [4.96%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.96%

  7. human history (please specify area/culture/time period) (8 votes [5.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.67%

  8. computer science (low level/circuit design/embedded systems) (12 votes [8.51%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.51%

  9. computer science (high level languages/web design) (19 votes [13.48%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.48%

  10. linguistics, art, music, poetry, performance or composition (12 votes [8.51%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.51%

  11. Chemistry (8 votes [5.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.67%

  12. neurology/psychology/study of the mind (12 votes [8.51%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.51%

  13. other (10 votes [7.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.09%

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#46 jon.kiparsky  Icon User is online

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Re: What's the coolest thing you've learned today?

Posted 24 March 2012 - 09:10 AM

View PostBenignDesign, on 24 March 2012 - 09:07 AM, said:

I've learned what "Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle" means.



Shoulda asked Bob Dylan. He seems to have a pretty good idea
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Re: What's the coolest thing you've learned today?

Posted 24 March 2012 - 09:55 AM

I meant this:



Note: The wiggles start around 2:10.

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Re: What's the coolest thing you've learned today?

Posted 24 March 2012 - 11:00 AM

I learned that the pope is visting Latin America and it will probably be the last time since he will be 85 years old this year and is in failing health...did not know that before, and it interested me.
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Re: What's the coolest thing you've learned today?

Posted 24 March 2012 - 11:08 AM

:taz: Hahahahaha! that's what my hair looks like when I wake up in the morning.
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