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  1. What's the idea? Is it EVs in general or the...

    What's the idea? Is it EVs in general or the combination of people with money driving EVs? Dunfee has argued for mass transit in lieu of EVs but barring everyone traveling on trains, buses, and...
  2. According to a July 2019 article in Nature all...

    According to a July 2019 article in Nature all the folks here posting local proxy charts and then (falsely) claiming their cherry picked proxy means anthropogenic global warming is a hoax, are wrong....
  3. Agreed, EVs are problematic for long road trips...

    Agreed, EVs are problematic for long road trips but are otherwise awesome for the majority of trips people take. There are also plug-in hybrids with something like 30 miles of EV range capable of...
  4. You may not care about carbon emissions but...

    You may not care about carbon emissions but catalytic converters need to be hot in order to work and that's why an idling engine can produce up to twice as much pollution as an engine in motion. A...
  5. We have these different proxies that give us...

    We have these different proxies that give us information about past climate and ideally you don’t rely on just one. Instead you use a multi-proxy approach, multiple records to reconstruct the changes...
  6. Older vehicles typically have worse smog ratings...

    Older vehicles typically have worse smog ratings than newer vehicles even in the case of an older vehicle achieving better fuel economy.

    The broad thrust of your post is essentially correct but...
  7. Nope. Your phys.org article says that Greenland...

    Nope. Your phys.org article says that Greenland has been warmer in the past not that Greenland has been warmer for the past 10,000 years.

    From your article:


    During the Last Interglacial,...
  8. Yep, you keep making the same false assertions....

    Yep, you keep making the same false assertions. Your article doesn't support the idea that "Greenland has been warmer than today for the majority of the past 10,000 years." Instead, what the article...
  9. This is not true for central Greenland and it is...

    This is not true for central Greenland and it is not true for the global record. And assuming your chart is based on Easterbrook’s GISP2 Greenland ice sheet regional proxy then that has been debunked...
  10. Creating a viable market for EVs is a remarkable...

    Creating a viable market for EVs is a remarkable accomplishment.

    The weird thing about the Tesla hate here on this forum is how some of Tesla's most vocal detractors also live in the U.S.'s most...
  11. From your quoted phys.org article: There is...

    From your quoted phys.org article:


    There is one caveat. Well-known changes in Earth's orbit caused warming during the early Holocene and Last Interglacial periods. Today, warming stems from...
  12. This is not true for central Greenland and it is...

    This is not true for central Greenland and it is not true for the global record. And assuming you're referring to Easterbrook’s GISP2 Greenland ice sheet regional proxy then that has been debunked...
  13. 1 - There are multiple abrupt climate change...

    1 - There are multiple abrupt climate change events in the geologic record. For example, climate during the last glacial period was far from stable. There are at least 25 events involving an abrupt...
  14. 1 - You brought up Younger Dryas. The takeaway,...

    1 - You brought up Younger Dryas. The takeaway, regardless of cause whether comets or something else, is a pulse of fresh cold water into the North Atlantic resulted in thermohaline circulation...
  15. Right. All of that was addressed in the post...

    Right. All of that was addressed in the post above. Perhaps you responded while I was typing. In any event, maybe it was comet or maybe it was something else.


    Regardless, the Younger Dryas is a...
  16. Wait, what? k2skier112 mentioned "catastrophic...

    Wait, what? k2skier112 mentioned "catastrophic incident[s] like a meteor or volcano" and your response is to highlight a temperature spike "likely caused by comets." You are going to have to pick...
  17. Circa 2013 286705

    Circa 2013

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    FWIW, there's another video circulating of the...

    FWIW, there's another video circulating of the Raptors’ Masai Ujiri holding his credential in the tunnel just prior to the end of the game.



    Totally unrelated, the Jeremy Lin game 3 highlight...
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    Odds makers think it's likely AD is going the...

    Odds makers think it's likely AD is going the Lakers. The Pelicans say they want the trade to happen before the draft and if that's the case then we'll know soon. I don't think LeBron is washed so...
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    Probably Kawhi, but I'd give it to the walk on......

    Probably Kawhi, but I'd give it to the walk on... VanVleet!!!




    At the start of the playoffs I picked the Raptors as favorites out of the East and posed a scenario for a team from the East to...
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    The NBA is in on it too. David Stern once said...

    The NBA is in on it too. David Stern once said something along the lines of many fans don't actually watch the games, and that's ok. His reasoning, or marketing, or whatever, is the stars and the...
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    Before Durant’s return for the Finals Game 5...

    Before Durant’s return for the Finals Game 5 three reporters, Tim Kawakami, Marcus Thompson, Sam Amick each with close ties to Golden State all wrote/tweeted stories claiming behind-the-scenes...
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    To be fair Wanda Durant criticized all the...

    To be fair Wanda Durant criticized all the Warriors fans who said KD faked his recent injury, all the fans who questioned whether he wanted to get back to this team. She's not wrong, those Warriors...
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    I do think the Warriors downplayed his injury....

    I do think the Warriors downplayed his injury. That his Achilles was involved in addition to his calf. Either way, calf strains can lead to disruption of the Achilles tendon so in a medical sense...
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    Wait, are you saying KD was fully healed but...

    Wait, are you saying KD was fully healed but reflexively didn’t make “full use of his calf muscle” and that caused the injury? Or, are you saying that he was playing injured resulting in his apparent...
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    lol. A person doesn't need to be a doctor to know...

    lol. A person doesn't need to be a doctor to know that Durant's injury likely happened because he played before his calf/Achilles was fully healed. They are connected after all.

    Speaking of...
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    Back in May, Kevin Durant himself confirmed that...

    Back in May, Kevin Durant himself confirmed that his calf injury was worse than his previous two calf injuries. We saw repeatedly how the ice packs KD wore extended the length of KD's lower leg...
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    Either way, when Kerr said "the doctors told us...

    Either way, when Kerr said "the doctors told us he couldn't get more hurt by coming back" the team doctors were wrong.

    And GS misrepresented, to the public at least, Durant's original injury as a...
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    Some of those people are toxic Warriors fans who...

    Some of those people are toxic Warriors fans who believed KD was being overly dramatic, sitting out to remind fans that they need him, and not seriously injured.

    The Warriors wanted him to play....
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    "The people that questioned whether he wanted to...

    "The people that questioned whether he wanted to get back and play were wrong. He’s one of the most misunderstood people. He’s a good teammate and I’m lucky to know him." Bob Myers (president of...
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    4. Steph Curry, miniature golf MVP.

    4. Steph Curry, miniature golf MVP.
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    The presumptive regular season MVP did not look...

    The presumptive regular season MVP did not look the part tonight.
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    Dennis Rodman is a crazy statistical outlier....

    Dennis Rodman is a crazy statistical outlier. He's the all time most most versatile defender and probably the best rebounder too, maybe second to Wilt, but analytics suggest he's much better relative...
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    The best thing about the Steph/Seth/Dell/Sonya...

    The best thing about the Steph/Seth/Dell/Sonya story is how it distracts from last night's Cook/Livingston/Klay/Jerebko/Bell StrengthInNumbers stultifying reality. It was fun four years ago but now...
  35. Thread: Roundup

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    People used to weed fields by hand. An upside to...

    People used to weed fields by hand. An upside to Roundup lawsuits is more investment in alternative technologies like autonomous solar powered weed killers capable of cost effectively mimicking the...
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    I think it looked that way because Kyle Lowry...

    I think it looked that way because Kyle Lowry played hero ball, 7-of-9 from 3, while the rest of the team went 0-of-15 in the 4th. It's waaay too early to be having these type of thoughts... but at...
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    Brook Lopez, with 29 points, 11 rebounds, & 4...

    Brook Lopez, with 29 points, 11 rebounds, & 4 blocks, is yet another player playing great playoff basketball that the Lakers let go, for nothing. Bucks D was smothering tonight.
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    This may well have been Curry's best playoff...

    This may well have been Curry's best playoff game. Not necessarily in terms of stats but in terms of closing out and hitting one big shot after another in the fourth quarter.
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    Boston still has a chance at acquiring AD. In...

    Boston still has a chance at acquiring AD. In that scenario it makes sense to keep Kyrie and trade the players demanding more minutes, more shots, more money.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZilu4ApCI0

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZilu4ApCI0
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    Rockets went limp in the fourth. Looney carried...

    Rockets went limp in the fourth. Looney carried out a hit on Capela tonight and also grabbed a bunch of key rebounds. The story will be Steph and Klay but Looney stepped up in big way too.
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    Nope, not good. Hope Durant is ok.

    Nope, not good. Hope Durant is ok.
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    Setting aside any Celtic team chemistry issues I...

    Setting aside any Celtic team chemistry issues I think the problem is having a small player, by NBA standards, like Kyrie or AI as your teams number one option doesn't work in the playoffs. Isiah...
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    The issue with Embiid is he's not really built...

    The issue with Embiid is he's not really built like the Hulk, he just eats too many cookies. He's built more like Olajuwon:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQJkfFPiB-c&amp=&t=14s
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    Agreed w/ all three posts above. FWIW Steph has...

    Agreed w/ all three posts above. FWIW Steph has his own chippy moves. For example, shoving opposing players out of bounds and then pointing to the sideline.
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    Assuming the ratio of Free Throw Attempts (FTA)...

    Assuming the ratio of Free Throw Attempts (FTA) to Field Goal Attempts (FGA) is meaningful then the difference between Curry and Harden in favor of Harden is roughly the same as the difference...
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    For perspective here's a sampling of 2018-19...

    For perspective here's a sampling of 2018-19 playoff stats for FTA - Free Throws Attempted (column 1) and PFD - Personal Fouls Drawn (column 2)

    .........................FTA....PFD
    Kevin...
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    Great series so far. Steve Kerr says so too, "I...

    Great series so far. Steve Kerr says so too, "I love this." Through four games: Warriors 448 points, Rockets 447 points.

    Also, Draymond's potato flop lmao
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