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GX Jupitter-Larsen's Sky-Snag Theory. Talk:Sea goat. Littlewood's Law and the Global Media · Gwern.net. I try to trace back “Littlewood’s Law of Miracles” to its supposed source in Littlewood’s A Mathematician’s Miscellany.

Littlewood's Law and the Global Media · Gwern.net

It does not appear in that book, and further investigation indicates that Littlewood did not come up with it but that Freeman Dyson coined it in 2004, probably based on the earlier “Law of Truly Large Numbers” coined by Diaconis & Mosteller 1989, in a case of Stigler’s law. and other sources on “Littlewood’s Law of Miracles” all attribute it to mathematician (best known for his collaborations with Hardy & Ramanujan). Curiously, no one ever quotes Littlewood’s original formulation but typically a paraphrase by : Littlewood’s law of miracles states that in the course of any normal person’s life, miracles happen at a rate of roughly one per month.

The Devils Hoofmarks Source Material on. Correlation, causation or curse? Strange, sudden & unexpected! True stories from the files of the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Short-lived Phenomena : Cornell, James, 1938- : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming. What's The Harm? Discarded science : Grant, John, 1949- : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming. From Purple Haze to Golden Days. 'Scanners Live in Vain' as realistic SF · Gwern.net. He was right, though NASA preferred the less flowery term “space euphoria.”

'Scanners Live in Vain' as realistic SF · Gwern.net

“Some NASA shrinks”, wrote astronaut in his memoir, “had warned that when I looked down and saw the Earth speeding past so far below, I might be swamped by space euphoria.” [see also the “overview effect”] Cernan would soon be undertaking a spacewalk—history’s third—during . The psychologists were nervous because the first two spacewalkers had expressed not only an odd euphoria but a worrisome disinclination to go back inside the capsule. "Quake Hairs" /x/ - Paranormal » Thread #26113178. >>26113244>Fox is hereA serious message allegedly put into reality by God himself.

/x/ - Paranormal » Thread #26113178

Contains anagrams for the true names of God and Satan, and also hints at the true nature of reality- an endless face hovering in a void. >>26113246>Native Americans created white peopleA Paleo-Indian tribe of the Southwest some 10,000 years ago selectively bred white people and empowered them with dark magic to conquer the world. /x/ - Paranormal » Thread #21534473. >>21539596Tier 4:>Isreali animal E was murderedIn the 90s a lot of people thought you had to be gay to get HIV, so when Eazy E, obviously a very masculine even homophobic rapper died of AIDs it was inevitable conspiracy theories would emerge.

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Sauropods, Elephants, Weightlifters. Ince the time of the Great Renaming, which changed net.origins to talk.origins, Ted Holden has been repeatedly posting the claim that sauropod dinosaurs were too large to have existed in 1g acceleration.

Sauropods, Elephants, Weightlifters

His argument is based on simple square-cube scaling of human weightlifter performance (in particular, the performance of Bill Kazmaier). Dealing with Creationism in Astronomy. Earthquake sensitivity. Although proponents suggest the possibility that the claimed effects might work through known physical phenomena, and thus be amenable to scientific study, these claims are pseudoscientific[4] in that no evidence of such effects, nor any theory of how such effects might be perceived, has been presented in the scientific literature.

Earthquake sensitivity

What the scientific literature does have is various reports showing that animals do not show disturbed or altered behavior attributable to earthquake precursors[5] (other than foreshocks).[6] Aside from whether such phenomena can be detected (by any means), the "consistent failure to find reliable earthquake precursors"[7] has led many scientists to question whether such precursor phenomena even exist.[8] Could "earthquake sensitives" be responding to some kind of "psychic impressions" or other paranormal phenomena as yet unknown to science?

Berkland ceased posting his predictions after June 2010. See also[edit] Earthquake prediction Notes[edit] Sources[edit] The People Who Believe Electricity Rules the Universe. They call themselves The Thunderbolts Project.

The People Who Believe Electricity Rules the Universe

They subscribe to an idea called "electric universe," and sometimes describe themselves as "getting EU eyes. " Like slipping on rose-colored glasses, the conversion changes their perception of the entire universe. The objects and events remain the same.

Astrology

Maple syrup event. The maple syrup event was the presence of a particular scent in New York City, and the response to this smell by the residents, various media outlets, and government agencies.

Maple syrup event

History[edit] Reports of the events are said to have begun in the fall of 2005, as first reported by Gothamist[1][2] and continued sporadically into early 2009.[3] New Yorkers feared the sweet smell was a form of chemical warfare. The scent was eventually traced to its source, a Frutarom Industries Ltd. factory in northern New Jersey, which was processing fenugreek seeds, commonly used in maple syrup substitutes.

This source was traced through a collaborative process between the citizens of New York City, the city's 311 system, the New York City Office of Emergency Management, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, and a working group which gathered and analyzed atmospheric data. References[edit] External links[edit]

Cryptids

/x/ - Paranormal » Thread #25115947. >>25116109>Dark Water (2002)Dark Water is a 2002 movie that eerily has scenes that are heavily similar to the mysterious death of Elisa Lam in 2013.

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/x/ - Paranormal » Thread #24465122. The Wood between Worlds: Effective Mandela Theory. There are at least hundreds of thousands (or even millions) of people around the world who were shocked to hear that Nelson Mandela died recently. Their shock wasn't that a world-famous civil rights advocate had passed away. They were shocked because they thought the man had died thirty years ago! According to an impressively large number of people, Nelson Mandela originally died back in the 80s when he was in prison. They remember seeing it on the news and hearing about riots that broke out all across South Africa. I'm the Grinch who stole p-shifting. Alexandria's Genesis. Rumors about the existence of a rare genetic mutation known as Alexandria’s Genesis have been circulating in Internet circles since at least as far back as 2005.

The most common form of this rumor states Alexandria’s Genesis is a mutation that turns people into “perfect human beings,” a condition apparently marked by purple eyes, extremely fair skin (that does not get sunburned), dark brown scalp hair (but no body hair), the lack of a menstrual cycle (which does not affect the ability to bear children), strong immune systems, well-proportioned bodies that never gain weight (but extrude “very little waste”), the uncanny ability to always look five to ten years younger than one’s true age, and a lifespan of about 150 years:

Conspiracies

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