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How do?

So this will hopefully become a surprisingly low High Brow topic. And it’s all about celebrating all sorts of obscure knowledge. Of course the usual rules apply.

First up? A quite interesting video clip. Please do note that you’re contribution doesn’t need to be a YouTube clip. But do be prepared to give your citations.

Ladies, Gentlemen, and those who are yet to decide of Dakka......off you go!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCx2XJCXwr0

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Could you at least give an idea what the video is about when you post? I didn't see it because yotube tried to ram 2 ads down my throat back to back and i don't care how short they are or what the video is, i will not watch two ads in a row, period. Sure they're 5 seconds today, then a while later they're bot 9 seconds, then 15 seconds, ad infinitum.

Now here's a video about a proven effect that seems to show some sort of time travel is possible at least on a quantum level.

https://youtu.be/0ui9ovrQuKE

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 Matt Swain wrote:
Could you at least give an idea what the video is about when you post? I didn't see it because yotube tried to ram 2 ads down my throat back to back and i don't care how short they are or what the video is, i will not watch two ads in a row, period. Sure they're 5 seconds today, then a while later they're bot 9 seconds, then 15 seconds, ad infinitum.https://youtu.be/0ui9ovrQuKE

Thank you for your service. It's because of people like you (and me) that most ads are even as short as 5 seconds now, they used to all be longer.
That first vid was a clip about words that rhyme with orange, from Brit panel show Q.I., or Quite Interesting. On the surface it's a comedy show, but also a goldmine of interesting and surprising info, so I highly recommend it.

Now here's a video about a proven effect that seems to show some sort of time travel is possible at least on a quantum level.

Ok, that was fascinating. A few times I had questions, only to have them answered within about 30 seconds.
"Wait, surely that means that - oh. ...but how do we know which - oh. ...but wait, that doesn't prove - oh you sonnuva..."

I'm a big fan of todayifoundout.com - they take questions submitted by people and research the answers into full-form articles, with interesting results - and it's also, quite frequently, eye-opening. For instance, here's one on why it sucks to be rich.

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Here's a very simple explanation of the russian revolution, a subject not too well taught in america:

https://youtu.be/Cqbleas1mmo

This guy, oversimplified, did videos like this about the french revolution and hitler's rise to power. In each case it seems that when the powers that be either will not or cannot respond to suffering and desperation among the masses, something bad happens. Guess humanity as a whole has a hard time learning that lesson...

To expand a little on this video, Rasputin got into high circles thru luck. One of the Tsar's sons had hemophilia, and at the time aspirin was the literal miracle medicine of the age. Yes, at that time aspirin was relatively new and was being used for everything.

Anyone with even basic medical knowledge today knows aspirin in damn near the worst thing you can give a hemophiliac, of course.

The Tsar's doctor's didn't know this and gave the little tsarling aspirin and more aspirin. Needless to say it didn't improve his condition.

Rasputin had a reputation as a holy man who worked miracles, who was called in to treat the boy with prayer and home remedies, which were about as helpful as farting at him would have been, but they got him off the aspirin so his condition 'improved' to what it would have been untreated. For his miraculous treatment of the boy rasputin was made a member of the court and given access to high circles where his mix of charisma and fanaticism gave him possibly more influence than he should have had.

Fun fact about rasputin: Him and what we call personal hygiene today weren't really a thing. He reportedly saw bathing as possibly sinful, a trait among many religious people for a long time given the roman bathhouses were synonymous with all sorts of sexual activity. In fact there was an old joke about rasputin. If you had stubborn goats in a place you didn't want them and and they wouldn't move, just have rasputin show up and the goats would leave on their own.

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Matt Swain wrote:

Rasputin had a reputation as a holy man who worked miracles, who was called in to treat the boy with prayer and home remedies, which were about as helpful as farting at him would have been, but they got him off the aspirin so his condition 'improved' to what it would have been untreated. For his miraculous treatment of the boy rasputin was made a member of the court and given access to high circles where his mix of charisma and fanaticism gave him possibly more influence than he should have had.


Interestingly, homeopathy gained a reputation much the same way. It literally cannot work, as homeopathic "medicine" is diluted so much you need several swimming pools full of pills to have on average one molecule of the actual medicine.
But because actual medicine in the time homeopathy was invented was often more harmful than helpful, having no effect was often an improvement over actual doctors. So now we have multi-billion dollar industry that sells sugar pills and water as medicines.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WFjEcYWCSWw

The entire lecture series about alternative "medicine" is well worth a watch, even if she's extremely robotic and kind of boring to listen to.

Edit: huh, weird.

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Bran Dawri wrote:
Matt Swain wrote:

Rasputin had a reputation as a holy man who worked miracles, who was called in to treat the boy with prayer and home remedies, which were about as helpful as farting at him would have been, but they got him off the aspirin so his condition 'improved' to what it would have been untreated. For his miraculous treatment of the boy rasputin was made a member of the court and given access to high circles where his mix of charisma and fanaticism gave him possibly more influence than he should have had.


Interestingly, homeopathy gained a reputation much the same way. It literally cannot work, as homeopathic "medicine" is diluted so much you need several swimming pools full of pills to have on average one molecule of the actual medicine.
But because actual medicine in the time homeopathy was invented was often more harmful than helpful, having no effect was often an improvement over actual doctors. So now we have multi-billion dollar industry that sells sugar pills and water as medicines.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WFjEcYWCSWw

The entire lecture series about alternative "medicine" is well worth a watch, even if she's extremely robotic and kind of boring to listen to.

Edit: huh, weird.


I saw some videos about homeopathy and reached the same conclusions you did pretty much exactly.

Here's an article on it: https://onlineacademiccommunity.uvic.ca/myuviclife/2016/06/07/homeopathy-put-into-perspective/

Basically to reach the dilutions some homeopathy products claim, you would need to take a sample of the active ingredient the size of a grain of rice, dissolve it in a sphere of water the size of the solar system, then take a grain of rice sized sample of that water and dilute in in another solar system sized sphere of water, and repeat 7 times.

Yes, those are what you get if you use the actual numbers homeopathy talks about. If your head isn't spinning by now you're not paying attention.

I'm not sure anyone here would fall for homeopathy, but if there were any i hope this put them straight.

As to your other point yet homeopathy began in the days when official medicine was often more dangerous then doing nothing. It wasn't until agbout the 1920's that official medical treatments could usually be counted on to be more good than harm. That was about 100 years ago, guys.

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After the fifth factor 100 dilution you can use the same water to dilute over and over again. You're past the number of Avogadro - there won't be any original medicine left.
   
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Well, I've always had a suspicion that the general IQ of most war and rpg gamers is at least a l'il higher than average, and it looks like that's still a possibility. While a large enough segment of he genpop falls for the homeopathic line to keep that stuff going, it looks like the people here wouldn't fall for it.

I mean, 'water memory" ? I feel like gene hackman in superman asking "Otisburg"?

If water retained data (memories) some computer genius would have found it by now and we'd all have little jars of water in our computers with wires running into them instead of hard drives and ram sticks!

Back to increasing knowledge, would you believe you can make a functional nuclear power source at home cheap?

You will after seeing this: https://youtu.be/8fOG5IZLECk




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Could and should are two very different things!

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There is no such thing as muscle memory in regards to skills, when people state they have mastered a physical skill due to muscle memory, e.g. they can perform a physical skill unconsciously, the movement is automatic etc...

This doesn't actually happen, but just like a computer and processor speeds and ram etc etc you can upgrade your own information processing and action capability over time with practice and variations of practice. You are effectively reading and processing the variables and acting on them so quickly you do not consciously acknowledge this process.

This specifically allows elite athletes to focus on other variables when in play to achieve a high level of performance if they have the confidence to match. If they are are confident in their own abilities then their body will work as desired as it is now programmed to run the specific motor movement without taking up much cognitive processing, meaning the athlete can focus on other factors such as the opponent and what they are doing etc.

https://us.humankinetics.com/blogs/excerpt/understanding-motor-learning-stages-improves-skill-instruction

However, there is a point of contention on whether a form of muscle memory does actually exist, and this is not in the realm of cognitive information processing and motor skills such as the above, it is in relation to strength training. It seems your muscle fibres actually remember their historical maximum size and strength, meaning that if for any reason you have a significant loss in muscles mass, when you restart training those muscles, they regain their size exponentially quicker than the initial process to allow them to achieve that size in the first place. It then explains how athletes can regain fitness/size so quickly after fairly devastating injuries that can leave them performing no proper training for 12 months or so where muscular atrophy will occur.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNMssiTT2B0


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is it ok to post knowledge about evolution here or would someone say that violated the no religion rule?


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Evolution is not a religion. If someone wants to link the two and get upset by it, that sounds like a them problem, not an us problem.

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On "through the wormhole" a breakthrough concerning evolution was documented that was a major blow to the 'irreducible complexity' argument against abortion, showing how a new trait can come into existence through evolution. It involved a 30 year experiment in evolution with e.coli bacteria.

Here's the excerpt on it.

https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/through-the-wormhole/videos/evolution-is-like-poker

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 Matt Swain wrote:
Well, I've always had a suspicion that the general IQ of most war and rpg gamers is at least a l'il higher than average, and it looks like that's still a possibility. While a large enough segment of he genpop falls for the homeopathic line to keep that stuff going, it looks like the people here wouldn't fall for it.

I mean, 'water memory" ? I feel like gene hackman in superman asking "Otisburg"?

If water retained data (memories) some computer genius would have found it by now and we'd all have little jars of water in our computers with wires running into them instead of hard drives and ram sticks!

Back to increasing knowledge, would you believe you can make a functional nuclear power source at home cheap?

You will after seeing this: https://youtu.be/8fOG5IZLECk





The "Water remembers" malarkey ...

Water remembers all of the "good natural substances" (not "chemicals" because "chemi KILLZ" iz bad) dissolved into it, but somehow forgets ALL of the bad gak it has also had dissolved into it over the aeons. Like poop.

I had a friend whose family recommended he go to see a naturopath when he was diagnosed with inoperable stage IV bowel cancer.
It didn't go well.

We cut off contact with that family. They can believe whatever witchcraft they like, but if they seriously want me to help them spread that manure, I'm going to need a bigger rake.

I'm OVER 50 (and so far over everyone's BS, too).
Old enough to know better, young enough to not give a ****.

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Wow, that homeopathy stuff is horrifying! I was all set to defend it, but what I thought was homeopathy appears to actually be called naturopathy. I stand embiggened.

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 Gitzbitah wrote:
Wow, that homeopathy stuff is horrifying! I was all set to defend it, but what I thought was homeopathy appears to actually be called naturopathy. I stand embiggened.


I noticed that a few years back when TV and other big names started to push back against homeopathy because "watermemory" and insane dilutions just don't work at all beyond the Placebo Effect, there was a shift by homeopathic treatment centres to basically branch out and include a lot of natural remedies into the treatment. Thing is properly done natural remedies do work, they form the foundation of modern medication. So its managed to claw back some respect for itself as a name/brand which has allowed the treatment centres to remain functional.

Heck the UK even has a homeopathic treatment centre. I recall watching a short documentary on it and the reason it "works" is basically because the average consultancy time was up to an hour; whilst for national health its far less. Basically the patients liked it because they are not just getting a swift diagnosis and out; they are being mentally cared for and supported alongside. Plus because its bolted into regular medication its more used as a support, basically placebo effect bolted onto regular medication.

It's how such concepts have managed to remain valid because they can often feel less scary than regular medication (even something as benign as Calpol or Banana Medicine for kids has a rafter of scary "side effects" on the information sheet) and it helps a persons emotional state. Even if a person is well educated they can often need support in times of extreme fear and stress.

There's also the fact that the body is good at getting healthy on its own. A lot of colds, coughs and other sickness we will recover from without medication. We take medication to take the "edge off" and to speed recovery and allow us to remain functional (eg for work). So sometimes bad herbal or homeopathic and other medications can slip in at that level. People take their homeopathic anti-cold medication and get better and have no side effects. They don't realise that its just their body doing it itself and instead think the medicine did it for them.
Of course hit it with something like cancer or any one of a rafter or other diseases/ailments and such and it won't have any impact at all. Though like faith healing, sometimes there's a short period of apparent recovery or muting of symptoms as the persons mental state adjusts; but its short term and not a real "cure", just masking some of the suffering.











And onto something else a little less scary.
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Here you can see the shape of the scales which make up the wing




This is a Hebrew Character, Orthosia gothica. It's common name is derived from the distinctive black saddle shaped mark on the forewing which resembles the Hebrew letter nun. This mark is distinctive to this species of moth, though it can vary considerably in shape even having the centre of the saddle cut into by the kidney mark on the forewing. Flight season varies a bit between the north and the south, with the south seeing them between March and mid May in the south; April to mid June in the north. However they can also appear in autumn and into early winter if its a particularly mild year.

The wingspan ranges from 30-50mm in width.

They will come to both sugar solutions and also light, so are often seen in moth traps. Being a common species in the UK this makes them a fairly regular appearance during their flight season when one is trapping moths.

Their food plants for caterpillars include oak (Quercus), birch (Betula) and aspen (Populus). Meanwhile adults feed on sallow catkins

   
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 Overread wrote:
Being a common species in the UK this makes them a fairly regular appearance during their flight season when one is trapping moths.

I'll say - even without traps, the buggers keep invading my room and jumping on my monitor at night.
Fascinating to see one so close up, though!

On muscle memory - I kind of always knew it was a mental thing and not literally memory IN the muscle. I guess I assumed most other people had figured this out too and were just using it as the common phrase, same as me, but... well... recent times have somewhat shaken my faith in average intelligence.
What would we suggest as an alternate term? "Practiced reflex response"?

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An autonomous response, which probably still isn't the greatest of terms that can lead to confusion in itself.

However no, I cannot tell you how many people believe that your muscle actually knows the movement.... Muscle memory is banned term in all my lecturers on movement, from students and staff, unless someone is saying it is BS.

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Thanks - flawed as it may be, it's good enough that I'm gonna start using that.

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 Overread wrote:
 Gitzbitah wrote:
Wow, that homeopathy stuff is horrifying! I was all set to defend it, but what I thought was homeopathy appears to actually be called naturopathy. I stand embiggened.


I noticed that a few years back when TV and other big names started to push back against homeopathy because "watermemory" and insane dilutions just don't work at all beyond the Placebo Effect, there was a shift by homeopathic treatment centres to basically branch out and include a lot of natural remedies into the treatment. Thing is properly done natural remedies do work, they form the foundation of modern medication. So its managed to claw back some respect for itself as a name/brand which has allowed the treatment centres to remain functional.

Heck the UK even has a homeopathic treatment centre. I recall watching a short documentary on it and the reason it "works" is basically because the average consultancy time was up to an hour; whilst for national health its far less. Basically the patients liked it because they are not just getting a swift diagnosis and out; they are being mentally cared for and supported alongside. Plus because its bolted into regular medication its more used as a support, basically placebo effect bolted onto regular medication.

It's how such concepts have managed to remain valid because they can often feel less scary than regular medication (even something as benign as Calpol or Banana Medicine for kids has a rafter of scary "side effects" on the information sheet) and it helps a persons emotional state. Even if a person is well educated they can often need support in times of extreme fear and stress.

There's also the fact that the body is good at getting healthy on its own. A lot of colds, coughs and other sickness we will recover from without medication. We take medication to take the "edge off" and to speed recovery and allow us to remain functional (eg for work). So sometimes bad herbal or homeopathic and other medications can slip in at that level. People take their homeopathic anti-cold medication and get better and have no side effects. They don't realise that its just their body doing it itself and instead think the medicine did it for them.


This is true of all alternative medicine. They "work" in as far as they do because of more personal attention - which I understand actual doctors would like to do but don't have time to because of how healthcare is structured.
The lecture series I linked to above actually decribes most of this in fairly good depth.
To be honest though, the biggest problem with these alternative medicines is that their practitioners often (not always, but often enough) also discourage visits to actual doctors or perform their trade on people who really do need medical attention without recognizing this (because they're not actual, you know, medical professionals). There's reports of chiropractors actually killing patients.

Anyway, on to less gruesome things before I hijack the thread as this is kind of a pet peeve of mine.

Evolution is driven by random mutations as most people know. What most people don't realise is that the environmental pressures that determine whether any given mutation is harmful, neutral, or beneficial aren't random and that therefore the resulting evolutionary result also isn't random.
   
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Bran Dawri wrote:
Evolution is driven by random mutations as most people know. What most people don't realise is that the environmental pressures that determine whether any given mutation is harmful, neutral, or beneficial aren't random and that therefore the resulting evolutionary result also isn't random.


A very good point, and one people often seem to forget. The main example that springs to mind is in the middle ages in the West - class divide was of course a thing, and so rich people were often... let's say "chunkier" than poor people, simply because they could actually afford to eat. This led to weight gain becoming attractive, as a sign of a mate that could support you and your offspring.
Now, it's the opposite - partly because we know about the health risks, partly because that in turn has led to wealthier people having healthier diets and exercise routines because of that knowledge, and partly (sadly) because cheap food that many working-class and poor people depend on is really bad for you.

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However, there is a point of contention on whether a form of muscle memory does actually exist, and this is not in the realm of cognitive information processing and motor skills such as the above, it is in relation to strength training. It seems your muscle fibres actually remember their historical maximum size and strength, meaning that if for any reason you have a significant loss in muscles mass, when you restart training those muscles, they regain their size exponentially quicker than the initial process to allow them to achieve that size in the first place. It then explains how athletes can regain fitness/size so quickly after fairly devastating injuries that can leave them performing no proper training for 12 months or so where muscular atrophy will occur.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNMssiTT2B0



This is definitely the case. When I got back in the gym a few weeks back, my deadlift was woefully lacking compared to pre shutdown. It's only taken me 3 weeks to regain that 20-30kg, which originally took me a year plus to gain.

 Super Ready wrote:
Bran Dawri wrote:
Evolution is driven by random mutations as most people know. What most people don't realise is that the environmental pressures that determine whether any given mutation is harmful, neutral, or beneficial aren't random and that therefore the resulting evolutionary result also isn't random.


A very good point, and one people often seem to forget. The main example that springs to mind is in the middle ages in the West - class divide was of course a thing, and so rich people were often... let's say "chunkier" than poor people, simply because they could actually afford to eat. This led to weight gain becoming attractive, as a sign of a mate that could support you and your offspring.
Now, it's the opposite - partly because we know about the health risks, partly because that in turn has led to wealthier people having healthier diets and exercise routines because of that knowledge, and partly (sadly) because cheap food that many working-class and poor people depend on is really bad for you.


That's not evolution, that's social behaviour changing due to economic and scientific factors of a given period. Evolution is something that occurs over millions of years and results in genetic physiological changes in a species.

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It's my understanding that socio-economic factors can contribute and even be the driving cause of specific evolutionary traits - but ok, that's a poor example because its effects obviously didn't last.

I'd also like to add the incredible distances that paper airplanes can now reach with the aid of some precise mathematics, materials used and a champion thrower on hand.
The current Guinness world record, set in 2012, is over 226 feet (by 10", if you must know)!

Links for the attempt, and how to make some effective planes from the guy that folded them.

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If you want o embiggen some of your knowledge:

Watch "Through the wormhole" with morgan freeman.

Read "the science of battlestar galactica", a book that goes into the hard science possibilities of the nBSG series.



Edit: Atomic radiation is indelibly associated with a green glow in American culture. Actual atomic radiation is invisible, but there is an eerie and beautifull blue glow associated with actual nuclear reactors called cherenkov radiation.



Cherenkov radiation is not direct nuclear radiation but the effects of high energy radioactive particles passing thru water and speeds greater than light can.






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Copied from a facebook article. It's possible all protons in the universe are interconnected.

The zero-point field is a sea of energy pixelated by the smallest electromagnetic waveforms possible - so called «Planck Spherical Units» - which makes up the structure of space in much the same way as H2O molecules make up water. This Planck fluid is so dense and so highly energetic that it fractionates into multiply connected geometries at the quantum scale, conjoining the space-time manifold in a deeply interconnected matrix of non-local information exchange.
By calculating the number of Planck Spherical Units (vacuum density) within the volume of a proton we find that it contains a holographic mass/energy value of 10^55 grams – which is equal to the exact mass of the universe. This concurrence of two very large numbers is a strong indication that all protons in our universe are entangled through the internal Planck wormhole matrix. All the information of the universe is holographically present within each and every proton, thus every proton is sharing information non-locally and are continuously up to date on the state of the entire system. We live in a fractal-holographic universe where everything is elegantly and seamlessly interconnected...

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Colour me curious - but also MASSIVELY skeptical. Text copied alone from a Facebook article doesn't do anything to satisfy the burden of proof.
Can we have a link please? I'm especially keen to check out that claim that we somehow know what the exact mass of the universe is.

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 Super Ready wrote:
Colour me curious - but also MASSIVELY skeptical. Text copied alone from a Facebook article doesn't do anything to satisfy the burden of proof.
Can we have a link please? I'm especially keen to check out that claim that we somehow know what the exact mass of the universe is.



It's from a FB page called 'physics of everything".

https://www.facebook.com/groups/PhysicsThing

Given the lack of progress in reconciling the four forces in a unified field theory under current models many are exploring new lines of thought to do so. New generations of physicists are having an easier time embracing new ideas, such as non locality, and are less troubled by Einstein's "Spooky action at a distance" problem with quantum entanglement now that they've grown up with it.

https://www.technologyreview.com/2012/03/08/20152/einsteins-spooky-action-at-a-distance-paradox-older-than-thought/#:~:text=Einstein%20and%20co%20pointed%20out,spooky%20action%20at%20a%20distance.

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