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Ask a Wizard by A Wizard - Wed, 12 Aug 2015 02:28:59 EST ID:lqfCRKYj No.76899 Locked Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I had proposed this in another thread, but then figured it would make a decent thread.

I offer conversation in hopes of bridging the needless divide between the various schools of thought that we as a species have divided the truth into. Put bluntly, the fields labeled as Science, Religion, and Mysticism/Magick/Metaphysics and whatever else happens to get rambled into the mix. If this isn't a gig for a wizard, then you're fucked 'cause that's what's offered.

All I care to state for background is this. I am a polymath who makes a comfortable living by applying various skills and schools of thought to problems to find their solutions, profit from them, learn in the process and move on. I have actively been practicing various traditions of the occult for about a decade now, despite having always had an interest. I routinely drop lsd for of all purposes, to question myself and my beliefs of myself and reality, in a mental state in which i am incapable of lying to myself. I'm the guy always suggesting racetams in /other and my only goal (to the best of my own knowledge, I am a devious one sometimes.) here is to find the truth in whatever I am asked to, regardless of it it aligns with my own current theories or not. The truth should remain, whether we believe it or not.

So, anyone up for conversation? I'm not like the others.
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Thread was locked by: Quetzalcoatl
Reason: ...yeah try to keep this in /pss/ or whatever one thread you were told to across all the boards...
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Albert Sishbeck - Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:41:23 EST ID:mEgh7QsF No.77287 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77284

can we have this faggot banned from the science board?

>I honestly don't believe in the category that we call matter..


get the fuck out of here with your borderline retardation and definite lack of any substantial education.
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A Wizard - Wed, 14 Oct 2015 01:40:40 EST ID:PtGx5SYm No.77288 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77286

lol, no. I hate Islam and anyone who wants to spread it. Also hate the Israeli government and those involved in most things it does. Damn, if I wasn't 'bout to pass out, I'd just write another list of things that irritate me. Hmm... might be a list of that in another thread on here somewhere. I know hipsters will be near the top... should add Pakistani College kid Hipster to the list too, though I suspect that if we get enough of them together with some other hipster types, it would wind up entertaining. Though, I would rather strip a hundred saudi "princes" naked, duct-tape pvc pipes to their chests, and air drop them on israel from just high enough that they'll break a leg if they don't tuck and roll. That would amuse me.

Passing the fuck out now.
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Vehk !7HYGxe5v5c - Thu, 15 Oct 2015 19:51:06 EST ID:TJAcMo0I No.77296 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>76899

The only interesting scientific thing in this thread is some weak evidence connecting racetams to psychosis in at least one individual.
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A Wizard - Sun, 18 Oct 2015 13:42:56 EST ID:PtGx5SYm No.77310 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77296

Nah. I was like this before I ever even smoked weed. I never believed the status quo for reality.
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A Wizard - Sun, 18 Oct 2015 15:40:04 EST ID:PtGx5SYm No.77311 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>77296

Ack, forgot to mention. I do have a study going on my old apprentice. Started that when I realized he had ingested over a gram of noopept and he STILL wanted more


Iodine as a substitutent in benzodiazepines by William Drommlesutch - Thu, 15 Oct 2015 01:17:23 EST ID:RVCuK1Cm No.77292 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Basically I was wondering, there are many benzos with halogens within the compound eg clonazepam and bromazepam

However I have never heard of a benzodiazepines with iodine as one of the constituents


Why would this be so?
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Lillian Smallhood - Thu, 15 Oct 2015 19:31:43 EST ID:TJAcMo0I No.77295 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77292

I presume because it's relatively low reactivity and electronegativity would contribute to a weaker bond strength and as such a less stable compound for no pay off.


War on Science by Lydia Secklefudge - Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:05:35 EST ID:FfJ1Vebk No.77270 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8e1XX-ngJcc

Decent vid
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A Wizard - Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:34:44 EST ID:PtGx5SYm No.77271 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>77270

I'm not clicking until I have some details...

One requested detail. Am I in it? Am I at least competently represented? xD
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Hamilton Dandleway - Sat, 10 Oct 2015 09:05:40 EST ID:YhREOUdy No.77273 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77271
Do you have unwavering faith in Al Gore when he says we need to buy into his carbon credit scheme or we're all gonna die? Or do you think it's all about money?

Science war.
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A Wizard - Sat, 10 Oct 2015 13:11:08 EST ID:PtGx5SYm No.77275 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77273

All about the money. The whole carbon issue is a bad joke. It's easy to strip carbon from the atmosphere and from the oceans, and the more we use carbon as a building material, the easier it will be.

It's also a political game. "too many" underdeveloped nations are playing catchup.
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Doris Gegglemet - Wed, 14 Oct 2015 20:55:05 EST ID:dkMoIz4p No.77290 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77271
It's focused on Canada.


Any of you guys have a ph meter or ph strips? by Nell Nobberpore - Tue, 29 Sep 2015 02:19:25 EST ID:+P3OcrX6 No.77208 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Can one of you guys test the ph of a glass of salt water using 1 cup (or 250ml) tap water and 1 tbsp (or 15ml) of common table salt (sodium chloride). All I can find is the ph of seawater which is much different. I know tap water will vary slightly but it's still better than going by seawater measurements. I ask because I damaged a tooth recently and I have no money for a cap or crown, so I have been rinsing/gargling with saltwater several times a day until I can afford the dentist visit to insure I don't wind up with an abscess from the pulp of the tooth being exposed. Using Listerine hurt like hell and I can't use it. I know salt water is very effective at controlling bacteria but this dentist claims salt water is acidic and will weaken teeth after prolonged use. http://www.todaysdentistry.com.au/mouthwash-or-salt-water-rinse/ Until I read that I thought it was neutral as long as the water it was mixed with was relatively pure and therefore perfectly safe for prolonged use as a mouth rinse.
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lil' shit !!vVWR8L52 - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 04:34:15 EST ID:+TLZHL9G No.77223 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77218
saliva is alkaline to protect your teeth dude, wtf. nb

OP: I use neither altho I have both, but a solution works better and more precise IME.
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Hedda Bebberstick - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 05:01:21 EST ID:+P3OcrX6 No.77224 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77223
>altho I have both
Well that's good news, I was actually hoping to get someone to test for me, since I have neither. I have a feeling that dentist was full of shit and has no idea what he's talking about, but better safe than sorry I figure.
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Bombastus !!HToBa9dh - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 18:18:49 EST ID:4ppVjZXo No.77228 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77208
>this thread
>-uh
if you use tap water, it's already slighly basic due to the hardness of your water. any salt you add will not change the pH by anything.

>>77217
do this. it does not do anything to salt water's effectiveness. the salt's still there.

>>77218
>>77219
>>77223
saliva is basic. close to 7 is correct. but it is also basic (4x more basic than regular water)

>>77224
yes, he should be full of shit. unless YOUR specific tap water is just weird like that. sure, your dentist had to sit through a few years of chemistry. but i doubt he would've retained much if he literally thinks NaCl is acidic.
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Phyllis Nobblewater - Wed, 07 Oct 2015 02:56:29 EST ID:PtGx5SYm No.77252 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77219

Wait what? Really?! Dude... my saliva makes baking soda fizz... I have acidic saliva then? Should I go get this tested?
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Hamilton Suttinghall - Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:33:46 EST ID:+P3OcrX6 No.77254 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77252
If you're being serious, then yeah. I would think your body ph would have to be pretty far out of whack for that to happen though.


Comparing analogs of amphetamines by Eliza Gattingchan - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:05:45 EST ID:6r/Z5LVk No.77241 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How hard would it be to test between 2-Fluoroamphetamine (for example) & Lisdexamfetamine ("Vyvanse", for another example)? What kind of tests would be used to compare the two and analyse the different compounds? Im pretty sure it would be simple enough to find they're both analogs of amphetamine, but how hard would it be to find out the specific makeup of the chemical?

Thanks in advance. **ALSO**: Any amazing answers backed by legitimate sources or some sort of proof of credentials, will receive a BTC tip if they decide they want it. If not ill donate to charity and post proof of donation status.


Physics by Phoebe Hurringnug - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:30:29 EST ID:pU3iIw+1 No.77210 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Okay, so I understand that when jumping off of a building it isn't the fall that kills you, but the sudden deceleration or stop that actually does the damage to hurt you.

A car hitting someone is the exact opposite. But, what actually kills you when you get hit by something moving at a high speed?

Assuming the point of contact isn't small enough for the projectile to plow straight through you.

Can somebody please explain this to me
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Basil Pockway - Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:10:20 EST ID:6VB+GVPW No.77213 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77210
Since you want a physics answer: plasticity.
The force applied by the impact exceeds the elastic limits of bodily tissues. The tissues no longer operate sufficiently to continue life. You die.
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Whitey Mashpet - Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:36:28 EST ID:dkMoIz4p No.77214 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77210
Newtons third law: for every reaction there is an opposite and equal reaction. Your body can't handle that much force and thus you die. Is the answer you where looking for?
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William Munderkedge - Sun, 04 Oct 2015 11:49:35 EST ID:cIUKn2oY No.77232 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>A car hitting someone is the exact opposite.

It's in fact the exact same scenario. If you change the frame of reference from the person to the car, it's the person(and the rest of the universe) that's moving.
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Martha Pisslespear - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:31:19 EST ID:pU3iIw+1 No.77239 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>77213

Thanks man
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Martha Pisslespear - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:35:17 EST ID:pU3iIw+1 No.77240 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77214

Well, I guess what I was looking for was this

When you fall and hit the floor, your body suddenly stops. Causing everything to violently slam against the ground from the points of contact all the way through your body. Say you fall on your face/chest. Your back is going to slam forward and pancake into your rupturing body.

This guy here

>>77214

Just made my mind moving. If a car hits you, you suddenly accelerate into a point of contact. Violently. Your chest would be compressed into your back, slamming tissues together and causing internal and possibly external rupturing.


TEACH: SCIENCE by Fucking Pesslefield - Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:21:54 EST ID:LLrpzRn5 No.77206 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tbu1IsEkLGY


LANOLIN UNTO WOOL by Lydia Dommleshaw - Tue, 22 Sep 2015 15:48:07 EST ID:zkWZUxAO No.77190 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I bought a kick-ass wool sweater. It is itchy and I want to make it water repellant.
That is why I want to put the lanolin(wool fat) back on it that is removed in wool processing.
Now here is my problem. I don't want to smear it on it but deposit it evenly.
I already have lanolin and now I have two approaches.

1) Dissolve lanolin in volatile nonpolar solvent, stick in shirt, let solvent evaporate.
  • This will probably fuck up the colors
  • Is expensive.

2) Make lanolin/water emulsion by adding for example lecithin to it. Stick in shirt.
  • What the hell does lecithin do to clothes?

Any other ideas?
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Phyllis Pattingwell - Wed, 23 Sep 2015 16:32:38 EST ID:cM6rhCgJ No.77191 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77190

Lecithin is an emulsifier with a permanent polar charge associated with it. If you use a lecithin/grease emulsion to coat your wool, the lecithin will be embedded with the lanolin. When water makes contact with the dry lecithin, the lecithin will eventually go back into solution and may remove some grease along with it.

You might try coating the shirt, drying it, washing it in water, and then recoating, drying, washing, until you get the desired waterproofing. The water should remove any active lecithin, and will likely remove some grease associated with lecithin during each wash.

The nonpolar solvent will likely damage the color since most dyed shirts are meant to be washed with soap and water.

You could always try a test patch with the solvent and see how that goes.
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A Wizard - Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:36:58 EST ID:eg2eHljf No.77192 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77190

You are really over doing this. Just wash it with fucking hair conditioner.

Also, wool will never be water repellent unless it has a very tight weave to it. That said, wet wool is still a great insulator.


THE THING by Archie Dasslestire - Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:08:28 EST ID:9FLQiANc No.76395 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Where can I find big grates like this? Preferably with tiny rather than larger holes.

I need it for SCIENCE.

I'll let you guess what I'm making.
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Ebenezer Dezzledit - Fri, 29 May 2015 00:57:24 EST ID:9FLQiANc No.76615 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>76602

Nope.

>>76606

Nope.

>>76610

Warmer!
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trypto - Fri, 29 May 2015 18:26:12 EST ID:xYeF8coT No.76616 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Is for a case of some kind?
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Green Fox - Fri, 29 May 2015 19:03:26 EST ID:0YyKnwjY No.76617 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Some sort of extruder or seive. Possibly an electrode but since you don't care about the material probably not. Faraday cage?
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Phoebe Nicklewell - Sat, 30 May 2015 01:42:52 EST ID:xYeF8coT No.76619 Ignore Report Quick Reply
A dehydrator?
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Shit Tootcocke - Sun, 13 Sep 2015 23:31:40 EST ID:aeJP3V4O No.77162 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>76617

>Faraday cage?

Ladies and gentlemen we have a winner!

Your prize is this

I am so sorry


Looking for a site I forgot by 3am !/sly9iFJgg - Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:33:32 EST ID:9h2+e35x No.76872 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Was trying to remember an awesome home mad science forum I found a while ago, whose name totally eludes me now. All I remember was that its forum "ranks" were something like "international threat" "threat to self" "national threat" etc, and that doesn't exactly give me great results on Google nor keep me out of the NSA database. Also, its landing page had an alchemist-style seal on a white background.

Please help this weary traveler of the cosmos!

(Picture: Adamantane crystals, essentially a diamondlike type of hydrocarbon discovered in oil)
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3am !/sly9iFJgg - Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:25:17 EST ID:9h2+e35x No.76876 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Nevermind, I found it again
http://www.sciencemadness.org/talk/
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Fuck Lightdale - Fri, 11 Sep 2015 06:12:04 EST ID:PNYSyLXb No.77146 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Nice board, thanks for the link my fellow traveler!
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CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Sun, 13 Sep 2015 00:34:04 EST ID:AHbrzbaQ No.77158 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bump because adamantane is our friend and the backbone of the wonderful drug memantine.


effect of bioactive precursors in tobacco by Martha Huzzlebot - Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:28:07 EST ID:hC+7bLwP No.77093 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hello fellow /chem/ists, i have a few questions for any biochemists around here, So firstly, if one would ''suplement''( I.e. N. Tabacum) with amino acids that are directly involved in the biosynthetic process(i.e. DL-apartic acid, L-ornithine,-as far as i know these are the only ones), would the nicotine conetent rise as a result?
Also would the same process work with precursors further down the line(like nicotinic acid-seeing as it's NAD-dependant, and say 4-methylaminobutanal)?
Also, do plants even incorporate these substances in the manner i want to use them in?
Any help or imput is greatly apreciated! and thanks in advance!!
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Hedda Sezzlebork - Fri, 04 Sep 2015 05:13:28 EST ID:hC+7bLwP No.77120 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77118
Goes without saying!
I have already outlined the hypothesis (well, several actually) and the medium i will be using will be standard soil (30%) and perliter(70%) the Ph will be balanced wih LIme and citric acid when necessary, and kept at 6.0-7.0
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Shit Pinnerville - Tue, 08 Sep 2015 16:02:23 EST ID:hC+7bLwP No.77129 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77093
OP here, does anyone have anysuggestions on how i should mesure the nicotine content of the leafes GCMS perhaps?
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A Wizard - Wed, 09 Sep 2015 01:42:55 EST ID:eg2eHljf No.77134 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77129

The most sophisticated hobo you can find?
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Jarvis Hunningteck - Wed, 09 Sep 2015 13:26:28 EST ID:hC+7bLwP No.77136 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77134
''well the bum down the street said he hasn't had a cig like that sience vietnam, so hypotheisis confirmed!''
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A Wizard - Wed, 09 Sep 2015 21:38:34 EST ID:eg2eHljf No.77141 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>77136

xD Alchemy!


glass water sound [rough musical scale] by David Lightshaw - Tue, 08 Sep 2015 07:49:21 EST ID:JegeNmRk No.77127 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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