They're taking DNA samples from 527 different men at the school. What do you think about this? Should this sort of search be allowed in the United States? http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/04/15/...
They're taking DNA samples from 527 different men at the school. What do you think about this? Should this sort of search be allowed in the United States? http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/04/15/...
3 answers · Law & Ethics · 4 years ago
• ### Does this complaint from a deaf-mute airline passenger have merit? Or is it political correctness run amok?

A deaf-mute couple complained because there was a note on their luggage saying, "Please text - deaf and dumb.": http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2014/03/27... Is this insensitive, or political correctness gone crazy?
A deaf-mute couple complained because there was a note on their luggage saying, "Please text - deaf and dumb.": http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2014/03/27... Is this insensitive, or political correctness gone crazy?
10 answers · Politics · 4 years ago
• ### Can you calculate this derivative?

d/da (d/da (d/da (d/da (t = ha^ts + a^11 = f(0)*lks)
d/da (d/da (d/da (d/da (t = ha^ts + a^11 = f(0)*lks)
1 answer · Mathematics · 4 years ago
• ### What's purple and commutes?

3 answers · Mathematics · 4 years ago
• ### Does this prove that the sum of the positive integers is -1/12?

S1 = 1 - 1 + 1 - 1 + 1 ..... -1+S1=-1+1- 1 + 1 - 1 + 1 .... (S1) + (-1 + S1) = 0+0+0+0... = 0 2S1 = 1 --> S1 = 1/2 S2 = 1 - 2 + 3 - 4 + 5 - 6 ..... 0+S2=0+1 - 2 + 3 - 4 + 5 .... 0 + 2S2 = 1 - 1 + 1 - 1 ... = S1 = 1/2 2S2 = 1/2 --> S2 = 1/4 S = 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 .... S2 = 1 - 2 + 3 - 4 + 5 - 6 .... S-S2 = 0+4 + 0 + 8 + - +... show more
S1 = 1 - 1 + 1 - 1 + 1 ..... -1+S1=-1+1- 1 + 1 - 1 + 1 .... (S1) + (-1 + S1) = 0+0+0+0... = 0 2S1 = 1 --> S1 = 1/2 S2 = 1 - 2 + 3 - 4 + 5 - 6 ..... 0+S2=0+1 - 2 + 3 - 4 + 5 .... 0 + 2S2 = 1 - 1 + 1 - 1 ... = S1 = 1/2 2S2 = 1/2 --> S2 = 1/4 S = 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 .... S2 = 1 - 2 + 3 - 4 + 5 - 6 .... S-S2 = 0+4 + 0 + 8 + - + 12... = 4S S - 1/4 = 4S 3S = -1/4 S = -1/12, QED. It seems that this is central to some theorems in string theory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-I6XTVZ...
2 answers · Mathematics · 4 years ago
• ### Ho Ho Ho! About how many Calories does Santa consume on Christmas eve?

Assume a world population of roughly 7.1 billion, and that everyone puts cookies and milk out for him. (DUH! Who doesn't?) Introduce whatever other assumptions you want.
Assume a world population of roughly 7.1 billion, and that everyone puts cookies and milk out for him. (DUH! Who doesn't?) Introduce whatever other assumptions you want.
5 answers · Mathematics · 5 years ago
• ### What would happen if I claimed this island as my soverign nation?

What would happen if I just claimed this island and somehow managed to set up a dwelling on it (in spite of the regular lava flows and lack of any vegetation or resources whatsoever)? http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/12/1... Dibs!
What would happen if I just claimed this island and somehow managed to set up a dwelling on it (in spite of the regular lava flows and lack of any vegetation or resources whatsoever)? http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/12/1... Dibs!
11 answers · Politics · 5 years ago
• ### What are the complex solutions to e^x = 2x?

I know that this is related to the Lambert W() function, which is only defined on the range x >= -1/e, and that x = -W(-1/2) here. http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=e%5Ex+%3D+2x%20 However it seems that there is a system of equations that provides a complex solution to this equation. Does this only have a couple of solutions, or... show more
I know that this is related to the Lambert W() function, which is only defined on the range x >= -1/e, and that x = -W(-1/2) here. http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=e%5... However it seems that there is a system of equations that provides a complex solution to this equation. Does this only have a couple of solutions, or infinitely many? What do they look like? http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=e%5...
2 answers · Mathematics · 5 years ago
• ### What's the safety stops and decompression times for this diving scenario?

What are the necessary safety stops and decompression times for spending 72 hours (4320 minutes) at 100 feet? I can't find this on my dive charts... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArWGILmKC... http://www.bigstory.ap.org/article/man-s... http://scubadiverlife.com/wp-content/upl...
What are the necessary safety stops and decompression times for spending 72 hours (4320 minutes) at 100 feet? I can't find this on my dive charts... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArWGILmKC... http://www.bigstory.ap.org/article/man-s... http://scubadiverlife.com/wp-content/upl...
1 answer · Swimming & Diving · 5 years ago
• ### Obama Changed Immigration Policy to Allow People with HIV to Immigrate to the US?

Did you know that Obama changed immigration policy to allow people with HIV to immigrate to the US? Do you agree with this policy change, especially considering that we now have no pre-existing condition requirements for health insurance?
Did you know that Obama changed immigration policy to allow people with HIV to immigrate to the US? Do you agree with this policy change, especially considering that we now have no pre-existing condition requirements for health insurance?
7 answers · Immigration · 5 years ago
• ### Why do people get trampled to death on Black Friday?

And can we *PLEASE* have this be the first year in a long time when someone doesn't get trampled to death by people trying to buy presents to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ?
And can we *PLEASE* have this be the first year in a long time when someone doesn't get trampled to death by people trying to buy presents to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ?
6 answers · Christmas · 5 years ago
• ### What's the worst "-nado" sci-fi movie you've seen?

2 answers · Movies · 5 years ago
• ### Should this child's parents be arrested?

A 5-year-old had a gun go off in his backpack at the school cafeteria: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/08/23/mem... Should the parents be arrested?
A 5-year-old had a gun go off in his backpack at the school cafeteria: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/08/23/mem... Should the parents be arrested?
8 answers · Law & Ethics · 5 years ago
• ### What does this Klingon question mean in English?

jIHvaD vIqoy'moH. poupon grey vay' DaHutlh'a'?
jIHvaD vIqoy'moH. poupon grey vay' DaHutlh'a'?
2 answers · Languages · 5 years ago
• ### Are there any rational numbers x such that ln(x) is algebraic (log base e)?

2 answers · Mathematics · 5 years ago
• ### Why do Muslims have to beat people to keep them from converting to Christianity?

Muslims are beaten, jailed, and even stoned to death for converting to Christianity. Why is this necessary? http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/05/13/...
Muslims are beaten, jailed, and even stoned to death for converting to Christianity. Why is this necessary? http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/05/13/...
6 answers · Politics · 5 years ago
• ### How should Jody Arias be punished?

Should she be executed? Life in prison? Should every woman who was REALLY abused in a relationship get to throw rocks at her? What do you think?
Should she be executed? Life in prison? Should every woman who was REALLY abused in a relationship get to throw rocks at her? What do you think?
5 answers · Law & Ethics · 5 years ago
• ### Did you think your government-mandated healthcare data was private?

Guess again ... here's one exception where it can be made public. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/...
Guess again ... here's one exception where it can be made public. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/...
1 answer · Government · 5 years ago