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What The Heck Did I Just Read?

Kevin L 08/13/2018 at 13:28. 2 answers, 1.300 views story
It was the first of April when I received a letter from my good friend Richard. He never sent me one so I was surprised. I opened it and what came next left me speechless kevin, please Help me out!...

Strange Refrigerator Problem

Chowzen 08/13/2018 at 13:06. 3 answers, 343 views lateral-thinking visual
I found this old mini fridge at the dump. It still had old sticky-notes attached to most of the oddly-shaped drawers. Any idea what was kept in the bottom drawer?

tl;dr Bruce believes that the world is, at its core, a very nice, nonjudgmental place where people get along and don't criticize, and when this belief is contradicted he either refuses the evidence or withdraws into himself. I'm worried for...

Why is there a towel on my toilet seat?

Sinstein 08/13/2018 at 12:51. 2 answers, 6.448 views singapore toilets
I checked in to my hotel in Singapore and the toilet has a towel on its lid. What is the objective of this towel? Is it supposed to be used a foot rug for when I am using the toilet?

When checking in online today for an Air Canada flight, I was informed that my boarding pass had to be printed rather than shown on the screen, as AC doesn't support "mobile" boarding passes for that airport. However in theory...

I live in Belgium and I'm working for a government institution as a contractor. About two months ago I've had to reinstall my (own - but professionally used) laptop that is connected to the corporate "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD)...

First Riley Riddle

casey 08/13/2018 at 12:41. 2 answers, 608 views riddle rhyme riley
My prefix will quench my thirst, my suffix is fundamentally measured, my infix is an ancient capital that is treasured. What am I?

What is the opposite of cuvée

Wine-o 08/13/2018 at 12:39. 2 answers, 1.888 views wine drinks
I know that cuvée is wine produced from several types of grape. Is there a word to describe wine made from a single type?

I'm trying to include a scaled graph into another picture (yes I need to use nested tikz pictures, but I can't find any better way), and the problem is that the arrow heads are not scaled properly, so the scaled...

I want to get post data in phtml . In case form data not save then show error and already fill form . <form class="trail-register-form" action="<?php echo htmlspecialchars($this->getUrl().'xxxxxxx/post/register/'); ?>" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data"> <input type="text" name="xxxxx_vehicle_name" placeholder="Vehicle Name" required> controller.php $model->setData('xxxx_name', $post['xxxx_name']);...

This is more of a general question but the motivation for this question was a problem I faced while using SQL Server. I have this trigger attached to an Insert event on a table that contains some logic that, as...

void Method1() { string str = client.GetString("http://msdn.microsoft.com"); } What exactly happens when the first line in Method1 is carried out? I understand memory is set aside for the string variable str, but does the right-hand side of the statement also...

We have invited a young Namibian student to speak at a software conference in Cardiff, UK. There are various flight options, none of them direct. The young man walks with crutches, slowly, and finds it difficult to carry bags (a...

We say that the Standard Model has $SU(3)_{C} \otimes SU(2)_{L} \otimes U(1)_{Y}$ symmetries. However, the $SU(2)_{L}$ symmetry of the doublet ($u, d$) is not exact because $u$ and $d$ have different masses. Does this imply that the Standard Model Lagrangian...

I am currently at the end of my PhD and will be defending my thesis in the next two weeks. I have been offered a postdoc position at a university in the USA that is set to begin in October...

In the Wikipedia article on Lunar eclipse there's given an image of how the Earth would look from the eclipsed Moon: This is obviously a schematic drawing. So I wonder, has the Earth ever been actually photographed from such a...

What is negative damage?

StefanJanssen 08/13/2018 at 12:06. 1 answers, 1.437 views spells pathfinder-2e
I'm relatively new to TTRPGs and completely new to making Wizard characters. I'm currently trying to make a Wizard, and having trouble fully understanding the Grim Tendrils spell from the Pathfinder Playtest (2nd edition) Black shadows curl out from your...

My prefix is an animal, my suffix is round, My infix hears your screaming sound. I make you move, i lead your way Tell me who i am, right away.

The output I'm looking for is this: \begin{enumerate} \item Property 1 \item Property 2 \item[\textbf{3.}] Property 3 \item[4.] Property 4 \end{enumerate} But I would prefer to avoid the manual counting (due to resorting, ...) If the following would work, it...

following the answer I got from t3chb0t last time News-reading application using the Observer pattern and also following the example here https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd990377(v=vs.110).aspx I implemented a the answer to the following question Design a kind of kindle fire application where we...

In essence this relates to weapon damage from creatures using "identical" weapons: A human's long sword does 1d8 damage, sure, but a storm giant with a proportionally sized long sword shouldn't do merely 1d8 damage plus its strength bonus simply...

I've been reading Achieving Accuracy: A Legacy of Computers and Missiles by M. W. McMurran, who helped develop the Autonetics D-17 guidance computer for the Minuteman ICBM in the early 1960s. For all its specialised features, the D-17 has at...

What my son likes the most with winter is making a snowman. What my son hates the most with winter is melting of his snowman. I really would like to make him happy and make the snowman survive for as...

I have noticed that after a package installation via apt-get in Debian the service in systemd is enabled by default. However, in other distributions, such as Arch Linux, the service in that package is disabled by default. My questions are:...

Many reviews and scholars have suggested that George Lucas seems to have based certain species in Star Wars human ethnicities, and particularly on stereotypes thereof. For instance, the Toydarians (who have large noses and are unmotivated by the Force, "only...

I am trying to find a compliance confirmation for MS SQL 2016 - if it is fully compliant with ANSI SQL-92 starndard. I found this article on Microsoft Docs which states it is not, but it refers to ODBC driver...

I want to choose decoupling capacitors for some microcontroller peripherals, which in their data sheets only specify some capacitans. Since you have quite a choice of passive components and the data sheets not always specify which type to use (ceramic,...

tikz align nodes

nicmus 08/13/2018 at 10:15. 1 answers, 78 views tikz-pgf
is it possible with TikZ to align a new node with respect to existing ones? I know the answer is affirmative in the case of one node using e.g. the node coordinate system, but what about align with respect to...

I am starting to dig into the FPGA world. While exploring the FPGA SmartFusion2 architecture I found out that there is a microcontroller (ARM Cortex-M3) and at the same time a system controller. Why is there a need for both?...

I am looking for a way in QGIS to randomly select features within my shapefile. The selected features together need to sum up to more or less 2000m2. So, it is not selecting 10% of the features, but 10% of...

I am looking for the name (if there is one), simple properties and possible literature for the following class of polytopes (by polytope I mean the convex hull of finitely man points in $\Bbb R^n,n\ge 2$). For lack of another...

Count Like a Babylonian

Beta Decay 08/13/2018 at 09:45. 19 answers, 2.009 views code-golf number conversion
Challenge Given an ASCII representation of a Babylonian number as input, output the number in Western Arabic numerals. Babylonian Numeral System How did the Babylonians count? Interestingly, they used a Base 60 system with an element of a Base 10...

Calculate the line integral of $ \int_{C} xy\,dx + 2y^2\,dy $, where C is composed of two parts: the arc of the circle from $ (2,0) $ to $ (0,2)$ and the line segment from $ (0,2) $to $ (0,0)...

I recently had to authenticate myself online to use an internet-based service. The authentication process was done via video call with me holding my ID card in front of my laptop camera beside my face. I also had to wiggle...

I have three shapefiles which represent a conduit network with valves and hydrants. The pipe grid consists of line features in a shapefile and the valves and hydrant each are a point layer in a shapefile. For the planning of...

I am looking for project management techniques and tools to help with the following situation. (P.S. I know this question is technically off-topic but I felt Revisiting Tool Recommendation Questions expressed a degree of leeway. I am new to project...

Do we have any surviving texts or references to texts with Romano-Celtic authors and how common were 'non-Greco-Italian' (I'm not sure of the best term for that) authors? Specifically within the Roman period, roughly 43 AD to 410 AD in...

In case I am invited to a job interview, and in the invitation letter, recruitment tells me the names of the interview panel members. Suppose that I already know some or all of the members, through prior work engagements (including...

It’s year 2050 and within 10 years, all fossil fuels will be used up. All countries signed an agreement to approve an international construction, described as follows: A track will be built on the equator, so something like a round...

I had a very friend who I was close with that I knew for a long time. My family even knew him from birthday parties and we had gone on trips together etc. My friend recently involved me in a...

While playing Pokémon GO, I saw a plane with: Propellers behind the engine. Canards at the tip of the plane. Normal-looking tail with a flat wing at the end of the upright bit. I know these are probably not the...

I want to highlight some part of an image and hiding the remaining part. My minimum working example is below. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[anchor = south west, inner sep =...

So I'm designing a few programs for editing photos in python using PIL and one of them was converting an image to greyscale (without using any functions from PIL). The algorithm I've employed is simple: for each pixel (colour-depth is...

In this recent interview, journalist Chris Hedges (the interviewer) says that: The Green party is largely dysfunctional. I've spent a lot of time with the Green Party and I won't support the Democrats, so I'd tend to vote for them,...

I made a PostGIS database where I stored some elevation raster data. Now I want to get the value of a point from the raster for given latitude and longitude. Therefore I printed out the SRID of my raster with...

I'm looking for a manga telling the story of a woman who travelled from a distant land to marry a man from a different tribe. I don't recall their names; but the man is 12–15 years old and the woman...

The interesting thing in LoL is the existence of the "meta", which, for the purpose of this question, can be defined as the One Strategy That Rules Them All. The meta shifts between patches; but soon after a patch is...

Is Space Force being taken seriously?

Coomie 08/13/2018 at 08:15. 4 answers, 8.479 views united-states policy space
It seems like there have been a number of unusual ideas in recent American politics. And that's saying something because, as a foreigner looking in, it's never seemed normal. Is Space Force being taken seriously? I just don't understand why...

I have heard a number of folks tell me that one needs a certain amount of physical strength to be able to control the Cessna 172. Is that true? I'm flying sims now, just wanted to know.

Can't Get Enough of Riley Riddles

Kevin L 08/13/2018 at 08:14. 1 answers, 659 views riddle
My prefix is an abbreviation of a 3 word phrase My infix is what robbers put on their victims My suffix is what no human being in this world can stop My whole consists of just 6 letters What is...

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