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    The concentration of O2 in Mars' atmosphere...

    The concentration of O2 in Mars' atmosphere fluctuates seasonally and NASA has no idea why: https://phys.org/news/2019-11-mars-methane-mystery-unsolved-curiosity.html
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    Wife's employer pays all his employees as 1099...

    Wife's employer pays all his employees as 1099 ICs, when by any and all objective measures they should be W2 employees. All because he's a cheap fuck who doesn't want to pay his share of FICA. The...
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    Per my Mom who is a career waitress, those people...

    Per my Mom who is a career waitress, those people usually also tip like shit.
  4. There's a bit of chickenegg happening here. ...

    There's a bit of chicken<-->egg happening here. It's well documented that restaurant meals have a lot more calories than home-cooked meals, and people eat out far more than they used to. So, at...
  5. I doubt it. I was watching a show a few years...

    I doubt it. I was watching a show a few years ago (one of Andrew Zimmerman's shows, I think) where they were in a restaurant kitchen somewhere with a chef that was doing some badass wok cooking. He...
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    Made it to work alive. Felt OK and kept a close...

    Made it to work alive. Felt OK and kept a close eye on the spindle. The bolt took about a quarter turn at the office. Replacement crank arm has been ordered, but with frequent torque checks I think...
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    170, Shimano Acera10-4

    170, Shimano Acera10-4
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    Put it back on and it seems solid enough to ride...

    Put it back on and it seems solid enough to ride tomorrow. Just to be safe I'll see if I can get a replacement cheap somewhere. I replaced the cranks on this bike in February and I was lucky to get...
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    Brakeside crank somehow came loose and fell off...

    Brakeside crank somehow came loose and fell off while riding home from work today. How the hell does that even happen? The crank socket (or whatever the correct term is) deformed a bit in the...
  10. I love to bitch about my glass-top electric, but...

    I love to bitch about my glass-top electric, but I'm so spoiled by the stupid easy cleanup that going to a gas range with grates, burners and tons of little nooks and crannies that need to be cleaned...
  11. Thread: SLC Eats

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    P&aJJ has the best drip coffee of anywhere I've...

    P&aJJ has the best drip coffee of anywhere I've been in the valley. Not many places bother to put enough coffee in their coffee. Ham Hash and tres huevos scrambles are solid, as is the BBQ pork...
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    In other breaking news: Water is wet.

    In other breaking news: Water is wet.
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    Glad I didn't stay up to see the end of this one....

    Glad I didn't stay up to see the end of this one. Between the never ending league-wide officiating issues (most of which are understandable, it's effectively become an impossible job) and knowing...
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    Why I prefer to buy sub-$10k vehicles and not...

    Why I prefer to buy sub-$10k vehicles and not give one single fuck.
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    Does he still write? Wife and kid were out...

    Does he still write?


    Wife and kid were out of the house the other night so I decided to throw this on. Sadly, I couldn't find my copy. Good excuse to buy it on Bluray I guess.
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    Hah, I did exactly this once, though without the...

    Hah, I did exactly this once, though without the danger of freezing to death. In like Flynn in <30 seconds with zero prior experience or knowledge of how that trick is supposed to work. Haven't...
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    Cacao nibs are already roasted.

    Cacao nibs are already roasted.
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    Same thing for half the price: ...

    Same thing for half the price: https://www.amazon.com/Organic-Pounds-Anthonys-Verified-Gluten-Free/dp/B00LNXOTDW/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=cocoa+nibs+bulk&qid=1573507298&s=grocery&sr=1-4

    To brew it...
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    Strikes me as an overpriced hipster version of...

    Strikes me as an overpriced hipster version of non-dutch process cocoa powder, which is itself even healthier since you consume the whole plant rather than just the water soluble fraction. An analog...
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    He definitely does, and he's about as far from a...

    He definitely does, and he's about as far from a bratty entitled shithead as you can get. Like any kid he has his moments, but he's such a great kid. He helps out around the house a lot and his...
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    Hah! Anyone can do it in the summer, sticking...

    Hah! Anyone can do it in the summer, sticking with it through the winter is what separates the wheat from the chaff. No shame in doing half hot/half cold as-needed.
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    Nice.

    Nice.
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    I rationalized my way into an ACON Air HD 10x17....

    I rationalized my way into an ACON Air HD 10x17. YOLO!

    https://us.acon24.com/products/trampoline-package-acon-air-16-sport-hd
  24. Thread: SLC Eats

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    PSA: Sandy Costco has 3 packs of prime NY strips...

    PSA: Sandy Costco has 3 packs of prime NY strips $15 off through tomorrow. Effectively 40-50% off depending on the size of the steaks in each package.
  25. https://media.giphy.com/media/1qebBgcRuY3K0Pyd5q/g...

    https://media.giphy.com/media/1qebBgcRuY3K0Pyd5q/giphy.gif
  26. Announced today--5 years, $40 million. The mind...

    Announced today--5 years, $40 million. The mind bottles.
  27. Physical activity is good for the brain, as is...

    Physical activity is good for the brain, as is time in the woods.
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    Whatever you do, make those activities private. ...

    Whatever you do, make those activities private. No one wants to see your indoor rides in their feed.
  29. I'm banned from the bike for the rest of the...

    I'm banned from the bike for the rest of the year, so I saw this thread and for a minute I thought "Hey, lemons->lemonade, I'll go dig a bunch!" Then I remembered I also have a broken sternum--not...
  30. Staking out the liquor stores in Evanston and...

    Staking out the liquor stores in Evanston and busting people as they crossed back across the state line used to be a regular thing. They probably still do it, but you don't seem to hear about it as...
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    I'm all too familiar with this as well. I...

    I'm all too familiar with this as well. I wrecked on the bike 12 days ago and got a Grade III concussion. I'm going to do the prudent thing and follow up with a TBI specialist next week. I expect...
  32. Thread: Rare Steak

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    My experience at restaurants is that if you ask...

    My experience at restaurants is that if you ask for a burger med-rare it will arrive med-well. If you ask for it med/med-well you'll get a hockey puck. YMMV.
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    Pretty much nails it, but #5 isn't quite so...

    Pretty much nails it, but #5 isn't quite so simple. If traffic has become fucked to the point that you can pedal faster than everyone else is driving than it jumps to #3. Nothing puts a twisted...
  34. Meh. As a hopeless lightweight I'm going to miss...

    Meh. As a hopeless lightweight I'm going to miss the sport beer.

    Also, the 3.2 mockery was always BS since that was ABW. 3.2% ABW = 4% ABV, which while still low is not nearly as preposterous...
  35. Worked before: Non-WT DHFs on...

    Worked before: Non-WT DHFs on can't-remember-the-model 26" DT Swiss rims, Hans Dampfs on DB Blanchard rims.

    Hasn't worked: WT DHF/DHR on E13 TRS 30 rims, 24" DHFs on Sunringle Duroc 30 rims.
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    They seem gimmicky to me, and for what they cost...

    They seem gimmicky to me, and for what they cost you can buy a high-end rectangular.
  37. I bought a JoeBlow Booster last year. It seated...

    I bought a JoeBlow Booster last year. It seated the first couple of tires fine so I kept it. It hasn't successfully seated a single tire since in dozens of attempts. Bought that 3-gal HF pancake...
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    I too am now being strongarmed into buying a...

    I too am now being strongarmed into buying a trampoline. While the seemingly inevitable ER visits do give me pause (we engage in plenty of high-risk activities as it is, this is just piling on), my...
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    Yes and yes.

    Yes and yes.
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    i.e., building your aerobic base, which most...

    i.e., building your aerobic base, which most definitely benefits "anaerobic" activities (which usually aren't actually anaerobic, hence the quote marks).



    OTOH, if you are able to do a...
  41. https://www.amazon.com/Finish-Line-Stanchion-Fluor...

    https://www.amazon.com/Finish-Line-Stanchion-Fluoro-Squeeze/dp/B0015TT3V2

    The price/oz is outrageous, but a little goes a long, long way.
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    It'll pretty much work everything from the neck...

    It'll pretty much work everything from the neck down. Start by just trying to hold onto it zercher-style...
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    Seriously. Also, just say no to high-rep...

    Seriously. Also, just say no to high-rep deadlifting. Deadlifts are not for cardio, period. thefortrees routine is working for him, but I wouldn't recommend that to anyone ever. If he stops at...
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    There is so much WTF there. How did doctors not...

    There is so much WTF there. How did doctors not catch her fraud years ago?
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    RunDown season is fully on. Still loving...

    RunDown season is fully on.



    Still loving this thing.
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    It's a bit crazy to me that the cable snapped in...

    It's a bit crazy to me that the cable snapped in the first place. The load/tension required for dropper actuation is nothing compared to moving your RD up your cassette.
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    Hadn't seen this thread before. Is there any...

    Hadn't seen this thread before. Is there any reason to burn money trying any of this stuff when your knee looks like this?
    ...
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    Just standard Shimano, but I got those wheels in...

    Just standard Shimano, but I got those wheels in June before Shimano opened up the Microspline licensing. I have no idea if Sunringle have acquired or are attempting to acquire a Microspline...
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    Major gene editing advancement published today ...

    Major gene editing advancement published today

    https://www.wired.com/story/a-new-crispr-technique-could-fix-many-more-genetic-diseases/
    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1711-4
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    That's at the bottom of every single Daily Mail...

    That's at the bottom of every single Daily Mail article. If you click on the author byline at the top it links to a list of other articles he's written that largely looks legit at first glance; I...
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