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    Re: Newtown Elementary School Shooting

    https://dl.dropbox.com/u/38668/deaths-vs-guns.png
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    Re: Davis Cup: Is 1-2 really better than 0-2?

    The phrases were defining a law :) Imagine a team which, by the very nature of its players, ALWAYS got complacent when they were 1-1 at the end of 2 matches and ALWAYS got serious when they were 0-2...
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    Re: Davis Cup: Is 1-2 really better than 0-2?

    This isn't right, and that was exactly the point I was trying to make earlier in convoluted language :p You can't just multiply probabilities if the events are not independent. Imagine a scenario...
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    Re: Davis Cup: Is 1-2 really better than 0-2?

    This statement is non-trivial only if the probability of winning each match is not independent of the previous matches. So, we can't make the approximation that the probability of winning each match...
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    Re: Let's Discuss Science

    A closed-form formula isn't known, and it's believed that such a formula doesn't exist. But there are efficient ways to approximate the number of paths up to, say, 1% error. See:...
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    Re: conspiracy theories, I think this is the perfect response :p

    http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/jet_fuel.png
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    Re: Let's Discuss Science

    Cute video!

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    Re: World News Random, Random

    All these rioting incidents are so damn depressing. I want to fast-forward to the age when people will grow up.
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    Re: World News Random, Random

    This is probably the best article I've read about what Israeli soldiers go through when serving in the military. It's long but well worth the read. Here's an especially poignant passage:


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    Re: Fed Probe of Lance Armstrong Heating Up

    Very Hingis-esque defence...
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    Sticky: Re: Talk about Rankings (TAR :))

    What does Djokovic's win today mean for the #1 ranking?
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    Re: Olympic Tennis Day 8 OoP & Discussion

    A beautiful match to watch! Thank you, Serena! :)
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    Re: Great Tennis Journalism

    Mirka has Slovakian roots, but she played tennis for Switzerland...



    http://www.latimes.com/sports/olympics/la-sp-oly-dwyre-federer-20120804,0,6436433.column
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    Re: Olympic Tennis Day 1 OoP & Discussion

    I thought Lleyton wanted to play with her?
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    Re: 2012 London Olympics

    Sport Lemon to the rescue yet again! (Things which you never thought you'd type 10 years ago.)
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    Re: Techno-babble Random Random

    Just stick with it! What works for me is an unwavering belief that if I don't understand something, it's always the author's fault for not being clear enough....even if in reality, I'm the one being...
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    Re: 2012 London Olympics

    Amazing....
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    Re: Olympic Tennis 7/28-8/5/2012

    cruel but :hyst: :hyst: :hyst:
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    Re: Olympic Tennis 7/28-8/5/2012

    Really? Falla-Benneteau-Muller could be a pretty tricky sequence...
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    And it's the same thing with the scientist thing. As if all science researchers are gun-wielding crazies...
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    Re: Olympic Tennis 7/28-8/5/2012

    Still waiting for Kuznetsova/Kuznetsova to pop up in the mixed draw...
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    Re: WTA P Carlsbad 7/16-7/22/2012

    Anyone watch the final? Was Domi her occasional fireball self? Or was Bartoli just off? I was really wanting her to win today, with what she's had to go through for Olympics stuff...
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    Re: WTA P Carlsbad 7/16-7/22/2012

    Is anyone else watching this Bartoli-McHale match? I didn't realize Crampy McHale had this much quality....
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    Re: Olympic Tennis 7/28-8/5/2012

    Not in his current form :(
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    Re: Olympic Tennis 7/28-8/5/2012

    The real reason for Rafa's decision: Andrea Petokovic.



    https://twitter.com/andreapetkovic/status/225982364961083392
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