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Suppose you exerted yourself quite hard and ran for a while, then you were immediately deprived of oxygen. How long...
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Hey all, so I saw a new game and it works like this I havent found a...
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The age-old debate: cats or dogs. But which one does the PF community prefer? Let the fight begin :biggrin:
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Do you use some sort of system to reach a level of level of comprehension in a field you are fairly new to?
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I have an incredible distaste for the axiomatic approach ,it's a very bad method,I think ,for teaching or learning...
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I generally feel somewhat happy with my life,but sometimes reality just hits you in the face, and you realize that...
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Ha Ha! I had a colonoscopy today and you did not!!
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I always think back how great life was in during Elementary/High School. No responsibility and endless Summers. Needs...
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Hi everyone! I was curious as to the demographics of PF forums, so I posted this poll on where the respective members...
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I knew this guy from K-12 who was easily the fastest learner I've ever met in my life. This guy spent his entire...
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It seems there are only a few on PFs, so what happened to equality in science?
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This is my first posting, so forgive me for any errors I am making. A quick review of topics in the past shows that...
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Do you have a bad temper or are you all ways meek and mild?
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Are there universities which you get to from a third world country? ( especially those specialized in mathematics and...
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Greetings all. Yesterday I was introduced to Tab for a Cause through Nerdfighteria. Tab for a Cause is a browser...
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To those of you who may grade proofs in which the result is not stated (ie prove or disprove), which of the following...
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Hello all, I live in Malaysia (currently infamous for it's flight efficiency). It's a multiracial country (though the...
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Hello, I don't know how the figure on the image posted works. If a grade is averaged at a B, which does this figure...
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Since over 70% did not affiliate with any religion, it would be nice to see what kind of atheists we have here. Here...
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A bit of a sensitive topic, so rest assured: I will moderate this closely. So please no attacking of other people's...
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Guys can you tell me your favorite physics branches (even theories) i want to start reading one
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