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#32 - deadlyfoez (04/28/2014) [-]
This shape has been around and annoying for far too long.
#47 - guchs (04/28/2014) [-]
New...mineral?
User avatar #56 to #47 - roflstorm ONLINE (04/28/2014) [-]
It was in the Aether mod.

It's called Zanite
#2 - sinery (04/27/2014) [-]
>Playing with rubber bands
>Playing with rubber bands
User avatar #74 to #2 - tapeworms (04/28/2014) [-]
That .gif looks so familiar. Hm, is that from Rock it for Me?
#112 to #74 - rollfourexplain (04/28/2014) [-]
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It's from a longer animation. I think they are cheering over a robot design to fight back alien ships. It's really good but I don't know the source.
#133 to #112 - kariellien (04/28/2014) [-]
Caravan Palace - Rock it for Me
#154 to #133 - anon (04/29/2014) [-]
good animation
User avatar #15 - qauronexoforce (04/28/2014) [-]
>A study found that the genes in chromosome Y are vital to our survival.
O RLY?
User avatar #55 to #15 - anonymoose (04/28/2014) [-]
If I recall correctly, the second X chromosome is the essentially a Y chromosome with a bit more to the chromosome.
User avatar #109 to #55 - timmity (04/28/2014) [-]
no, it's not, it is much larger and does not have the sry gene
User avatar #22 to #15 - iced (04/28/2014) [-]
and I'm pretty sure every new mineral will have a unique comp. thats what makes it new.
#30 to #22 - anon (04/28/2014) [-]
graphite and diamonds, same composition different arrangements.
User avatar #31 to #30 - iced (04/28/2014) [-]
i learned today
User avatar #12 - majkee ONLINE (04/28/2014) [-]
I read the first one and thought this was all just a farce, read the rest and considered otherwise.

Still, I just like to imagine somewhere there's a man in a lab coat sitting at his desk playing with a rubber band, the boss comes in, anger in his eyes and red on his face, telling this man he is wasting not only his time, but company funds, saying they could hire someone to actually do work, instead of paying this man child. In a quick fit of desperation the man starts contorting the rubber band, telling his boss he is search of a brand new shape. As he is contorting his hands, his boss finally loses it, not his patience, but his sanity, relocating funding, equipment, and even other scientists into this field.

Before long there is a whole new wing set up for this thing, thousands of men and woman with goggles and lab coats sitting on bean bags playing with rubber bands of different sizes, strengths and colours.

That's how I imagine it went down atleast
User avatar #14 to #12 - yunoknow (04/28/2014) [-]
so basically a room full of highly educated cats in lab coats.
User avatar #155 to #14 - majkee ONLINE (04/29/2014) [-]
And goggles.
#84 - Nastycold (04/28/2014) [-]
Y chromosomes are vital for survival? THEN HOW COME WOMEN ARE STILL ALIVE?
#94 to #84 - anon (04/28/2014) [-]
And how come they usually live longer than males?
User avatar #95 to #94 - Nastycold (04/28/2014) [-]
Because they don't do stupid **** .
#124 to #95 - donfailed ONLINE (04/28/2014) [-]
I think it's also because we have to do the stupid **** for them.
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#107 to #103 - anon (04/28/2014) [-]
Average lifespan of male: 75 years.
Average lifespan of female: 85 years.
User avatar #123 to #107 - capslockrage (04/28/2014) [-]
and averages don't mean **** , men also have a lot more dangerous jobs and most people in the military are male, so that brings down the average

For a normal life women live the same amount of time as men
User avatar #122 to #107 - capslockrage (04/28/2014) [-]
actually the average lifespan of females isn't 85 years
#62 - zekeon ONLINE (04/28/2014) [-]
***** we gon' learn more shapes.

Men > women

Nature adapts! We knew that!

Space is cold

Chinese confirmed for freaky lizard bird people

Grandma could give you your groove back

Day 457: the trees have accepted me as one of their own

Mythril is real.
#148 to #62 - popnotes (04/28/2014) [-]
"Grandma could give you your groove back"
"Grandma could give you your groove back"
#90 - amusingusername ONLINE (04/28/2014) [-]
"Scientists discovered a new shape while playing with rubber bands."

Adam Savage has his **** together after all.
User avatar #102 to #90 - ihatem (04/28/2014) [-]
Some guys dicking around with some pencils and some scotch tape got nobel prizes for graphene research
#86 - funkmasterjunk (04/28/2014) [-]
Last week in science: Fossilized alien life forms possibly discovered on Mars. Biggest find of the century.

This week in science: Underfunded science department employees diddling around with rubber bands discover a whole new shape!

User avatar #110 to #86 - Logicaltightrope (04/28/2014) [-]
Wait are you trying to ******* tell me that discovering magnetic monopoles wasn't the biggest find of the century?

That's as fundamentally ************* as exceeding the speed of light. Yeah, the possibility of aliens is cool, but learn your priorities, man!
User avatar #126 to #86 - nativninja (04/28/2014) [-]
source?
User avatar #87 to #86 - trolljunkusa ONLINE (04/28/2014) [-]
Wait, seriously? Possible fossilized aliens?
#28 - jamesisnotreal ONLINE (04/28/2014) [-]
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User avatar #146 to #132 - subadanus ONLINE (04/28/2014) [-]
put wasp on stick give big kill to mammoth
#33 - tooanontoquit (04/28/2014) [-]
Every mineral has a unique composition. All you told me was that a new mineral was discovered.
#38 to #33 - anon (04/28/2014) [-]
It's more that it has elements in it that have never been found in a mineral before. I forget which ones specifically, but yeah. Putnisite, I think, is what it was called, if you want to look it up.
#64 to #33 - fuckyosixtyminutes (04/28/2014) [-]
He probably mistook "unique" for "interesting", a common error.
User avatar #83 to #33 - zezenzerg ONLINE (04/28/2014) [-]
“Most minerals belong to a family or small group of related minerals, or if they aren’t related to other minerals they often are to a synthetic compound- but putnisite is completely unique and unrelated to anything.”
User avatar #57 to #33 - sonicthefast (04/28/2014) [-]
Graphite and diamond. Same composition (pure carbon), different molecular arrangements.
#35 - thelizardlord ONLINE (04/28/2014) [-]
Birds FW
#21 - penetractor (04/28/2014) [-]
Proof that men are keeping the women alive. What u gotta say about that, feminist?
User avatar #67 to #21 - hoponthefeelstrain (04/28/2014) [-]
The Y chromosome is just like the X it just has a little less to it.
User avatar #25 to #21 - fables (04/28/2014) [-]
you are not a y chromosome
don't take credit for y chromosome's work
#88 to #21 - twilightdusk (04/28/2014) [-]
In the actual article, it basically states "There are around 17 genes on the Y Chromosome that have persisted despite our thinking that the chromosome is useless beyond determining sex. We think those genes must have been preserved for a reason." They don't even have so much as a guess as to what that reason is, but they were talking about it in terms of male survival, rather than the survival of humans on the whole.
User avatar #27 to #21 - internetexplain (04/28/2014) [-]
Prolly something like " the patriarchy made up thousands of fake scientific discoveries every year to opress women "
User avatar #29 to #27 - fables (04/28/2014) [-]
jesus it's ridiculous what men will take credit for
it's a chromosome, it determines gender but it also has other functions, as stated in the content.
that doesn't mean that men are keeping humanity alive. it means that this chromosome has more functions than originally thought.

so feminists will say nothing. because it's absolutely irrelevant.
#39 to #29 - penetractor (04/28/2014) [-]
whoa, calm your tits. Were joking here
whoa, calm your tits. Were joking here
User avatar #60 to #39 - fables (04/28/2014) [-]
you may be, but I highly doubt internetexplain was
#65 to #60 - anon (04/28/2014) [-]
Which only proves his point, really.
User avatar #66 to #65 - fables (04/28/2014) [-]
how so
#113 to #66 - rollfourexplain (04/28/2014) [-]
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internetexplain's point was that feminists would take the comment too seriously and overreact. You kind of did.
User avatar #114 to #113 - fables (04/28/2014) [-]
I kind of didn't. my first comment I was joking with penetractor
then internetexplain's comment pissed me off
he wasn't saying feminists would take the comment too seriously. he was saying that feminists would use that whole chromosome **** as a reason to call oppression.
when it has nothing to do with feminism, or men, or anything of that sort.
#116 to #114 - rollfourexplain (04/28/2014) [-]
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Because it has to do with gender it has to do with whatever gender drama is well known at the time. Right now it's overzealous feminists who are fighting not for equality but for more rights than men.

Also I took everything you said literally and didn't notice your other comment. I usually only read up the comment chain.
User avatar #46 to #29 - thenewgizmobox (04/28/2014) [-]
you see, the problem here is your whole argument is banking on the fact that feminist extremists are smart...
#96 - kivanctezoren (04/28/2014) [-]
**kivanctezoren rolled image** mfw science
#73 - anon (04/28/2014) [-]
No **** Y chromosomes are necessary for survival, you need dicks to reproduce.
#130 - teachworth (04/28/2014) [-]
**teachworth rolled image** <-- you forgot about this one, rmdx!
User avatar #121 - thebritishguy (04/28/2014) [-]
Please tell me that the Chernobyll birds developed super powers
User avatar #120 - ilikethisusername ONLINE (04/28/2014) [-]
scientists discovered a new shape while playing with rubber bands? seriously? they have nothing better to do now?
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