Odd-Ball Picture of the Day

Discussion in 'General' started by bitchcakes, Sep 27, 2014.

  1. DmanSlam

    DmanSlam Well-Known Member

    Surely, I'm not the only one who used a conversion calculator...

  2. chobes

    chobes Well-Known Member

  3. YamahaRick

    YamahaRick Yamaha Two Stroke Czar

    Some of us nerds remember this from high school physics class. Absolute zero.
  4. DmanSlam

    DmanSlam Well-Known Member

    School me on math, @YamahaRick , I found some snippets on the web to learn some more about Zero Kelvins.

    "What would happen at absolute zero?"

    At absolute zero, atoms would occupy the lowest energy state. At an infinite temperature, atoms would occupy all energy states. Negative temperatures then are the opposite of positive temperatures — atoms more likely occupy high-energy states than low-energy states.

    There's even this picture to illustrate what (the hell) that means... :whoosh:

  5. Jed

    Jed mellifluous

    motion causes heat. Hot water gets energetic enough to boil off as steam when enough heat is added to the system. Take heat out of the system and water freezes because the molecules are moving slow enough to form crystals with each other. Take all the heat out of the system and nothing moves at the atomic level. That's absolute zero. Nothing natural can hit 0K. It's been done in labs though.
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  6. In Your Corner

    In Your Corner Dungeonesque Crab

    You'd definitely need to wear thermies.
  7. Robin172

    Robin172 Well-Known Member

    My wife would still complain that it's hot.
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  8. DmanSlam

    DmanSlam Well-Known Member

    Bonus: Envision all your neighbors outside, standing track-side, cheering you on!

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  9. Mongo

    Mongo Administrator

    Still a Prince no matter what, you can abdicate King but not Prince, he just said he ain't doing that silly shit :crackup:
  10. pickled egg

    pickled egg Jonathan Livingston Dump Duck

    If he wants to stop doing that silly shit, quickest way is to stop saying silly shit.
  11. OldSchlPunk

    OldSchlPunk Well-Known Member

    I thought grannie removed his title (and his allowance) once he said he wasn't doing that silly shit.
  12. HPPT

    HPPT !!!

    I just looked it up: it seems that there are no longer allowed to use the royal titles, but the Queen hasn't officially stripped them.
  13. Mongo

    Mongo Administrator

    I meant his official royal stuff. The only way to stop doing that is to do as he did and effectively quit or die. Doesn't change his title unless Grandma totally nukes him out of the family. What he says is a whole different thing :D
  14. Robin172

    Robin172 Well-Known Member

    His official name is Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, so still a prince.
  15. YamahaRick

    YamahaRick Yamaha Two Stroke Czar

    The ol' FYP treatment.
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  16. BHP41

    BHP41 Well-Known Member

    Still no one with a brain gives a fuck
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  17. 2blueYam

    2blueYam Track Day Addict

    What has been taken away is the suffix of his name “HRH”, which stands for His Royal Highness. It is kind of like DDS for dentists, MD for doctors, etc.
  18. ahrma_581

    ahrma_581 Well-Known Member

    And Prince Edmund Blackadder was Duke of Edinburgh*, having much the same effect...

    *Knowledge of 15th century English history makes this much funnier.
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  19. DmanSlam

    DmanSlam Well-Known Member

  20. auminer

    auminer Renaissance Redneck


    Wonder what shipping from DFW to 59068 runs. :D


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