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Logical Fallacies Logical Fallacies The following is an incomplete compilation of ways people can and have reasoned incorrectly. Fallacies of Distraction Ignoratio elenchi: Latin, meaning "ignorance of refutation". Appeals to Emotions instead of Fact or Logic Appeal to fear: Target is persuaded to agree by threats or force. Fallacy of Authority Authority: Argumentum ad verecundiam. Changing the Subject Attack the Person (ad hominem, "to the man"): (1) Attack the person's character. (2) Attack the person's circumstances. (3) Argue the person does not practise what he preaches. Inductive Fallacies Hasty generalization: The sample is too small to support an inductive generalization about a population. Fallacies Involving Statistical Arguments Accident: Apply generalization when circumstances suggest that there should be an exception. Causal Fallacies Post hoc ergo propter hoc: "After this, therefore because of this". Missing the Point Fallacies of Ambiguity Category Errors Non Sequitur Syllogistic (Deductive) Errors

Tyler Durden’s 8 Rules of Innovation We all want to do remarkable things, and lead remarkable lives. No one wants to spend the day engaged in mundane productivity in pursuit of a meaningless consumer existence. Certainly not you, right? So why do we find it so hard to break out of our rut and do truly innovative things? Because it’s hard. It’s almost like becoming another person. I Know This Because Tyler Knows This… If you haven’t seen the movie Fight Club (or read Chuck Palahniuk’s excellent novel), I won’t spoil the fantastic plot twist where we come to understand who Tyler Durden really is. At its core, Fight Club is about living the life you truly want to live, and the hard path to getting there. Luckily, Tyler says a lot of things that apply directly to innovative action. Tyler’s First Rule of Innovation: “No fear. This is the most important lesson, and it’s the one people struggle with and resist. But believe it or not, this is how I’ve been running my businesses for the last 10 years. Tyler’s Second Rule of Innovation:

while sitting in traffic... i figured out life (Xpost from r/trees) : Psychonaut 6 Awesome Pro-Marijuana Ads [pics] by Evilpig on June 14, 2010 | 125 Comments Continue reading for more! Created by Rigo14 You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. Polyamory Polyamory (from Greek πολύ poly, "many, several", and Latin amor, "love") is typically the practice of, or desire for, intimate relationships where individuals may have more than one partner, with the knowledge and consent of all partners.[1] [2]It has been described as "consensual, ethical, and responsible non-monogamy".[3][4][5] However, the meaning of polyamory is also an issue of ongoing debate.[4] For example, although polyamory is typically defined as a relationship practice or approach to relationships,[1][2][6] some believe that it should also be considered an orientation or identity (analogous to sexual orientation or gender identity).[7][8] Polyamory is sometimes used in a broader sense, as an umbrella term that covers various forms of consensual multi-partner relationships, or forms of consensual non-exclusive sexual and/or romantic relationships. Terminology[edit] No single definition of "polyamory" has universal acceptance. Forms[edit] Cultural diversity[edit] Religion[edit]

Why is a raven like a writing desk? A Straight Dope Classic from Cecil's Storehouse of Human Knowledge April 18, 1997 Dear Cecil: This is something that drives me crazy every time I hear it: "Why is a raven like a writing desk?" Is there really a hilarious answer to this seemingly impossible riddle? — Mary, via the Internet Dear Mary: This riddle is famous, although it's the rarefied kind of fame that entails most people never having heard of it. "Have you guessed the riddle yet?" At this point most of us are thinking: Ho-ho, that Lewis Carroll, is he hilarious or what? Oh, they say. Lewis Carroll himself got bugged about this so much that he was moved to write the following in the preface to the 1896 edition of his book: Did this discourage people? Because the notes for which they are noted are not noted for being musical notes. Not bad for amateurs. A comment concerning Lewis Carroll's infamous "Why is a raven like a writing desk?" — Connor Freff Cochran, via AOL — Raistlin Wakefield, via the Internet Cecil replies: So, Mary.

Non-monogamy The Purple Mobius symbol for Polyamory and non-monogamy. Anarchists-A in a heart is a symbol of relationship anarchy. The "love outside the box" symbol for Polyamory and non-monogamy. Non-monogamy is a blanket term which covers several types of interpersonal relationships in which an individual forms multiple and simultaneous sexual or romantic bonds.[1] This can be contrasted with its opposite, monogamy, and yet may arise from the same psychology.[2] The term has been criticized as it may evoke to imply that monogamy is the norm and that any other way of relating is somehow a deviation of that norm. Types of non-monogamy[edit] Many non-monogamous terms are flexible in definition, because they are based on criteria such as 'relationship' or 'love' that are themselves variably defined. Forms of non-monogamy include: See also[edit] References[edit]

Animated cartoon A horse animated by rotoscoping from Eadweard Muybridge's 19th century photos. The animation consists of 8 drawings, which are "looped", i.e. repeated over and over. An animated cartoon is a film for the cinema, television or computer screen, which is made using sequential drawings,[Note 1] as opposed to animations in general, which include films made using clay, puppet and other means. History[edit] Early years[edit] The phenakistoscope (1832), zoetrope (1834) and praxinoscope (1877), as well as the common flip book, were early animation devices to produce movement from sequential drawings using technological means, but animation did not develop further until the advent of motion picture film. Simulated mirror view of the discA modern replica of a Victorian zoetrope (1834) Silent era[edit] How Animated Cartoons Are Made (1919) The first animated projection (screening) was created in France, by Charles-Émile Reynaud, who was a French science teacher. "Golden Age"[edit] Feature films[edit]

TIL when a German hacker stole the source code for Half Life 2, Gabe Newell tricked him in to thinking Valve wanted to hire him as an "in-house security auditor". He was given plane tickets to the USA and was to be arrested on arrival by the FBI : todayil Traditional animation How Animated Cartoons Are Made (1919) Traditional animation, (or classical animation, cel animation, or hand-drawn animation) is an animation technique where each frame is drawn by hand. The technique was the dominant form of animation in cinema until the advent of computer animation. Process[edit] Storyboards[edit] Voice recording[edit] Before true animation begins, a preliminary soundtrack or "scratch track" is recorded, so that the animation may be more precisely synchronized to the soundtrack. In the case of most pre-1930 sound animated cartoons, the sound was post-synched; that is, the sound track was recorded after the film elements were finished by watching the film and performing the dialogue, music, and sound effects required. Animatic[edit] Often, an animatic or story reel is made after the soundtrack is created, but before full animation begins. Advertising agencies today employ the use of animatics to test their commercials before they are made into full up spots. Layout[edit]

TIL sprint training for 60 minutes a week burns the same amount of body fat in men as jogging for seven hours a week : todayilearned