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Chernobyl

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You know when you can't hear your speakers, and you keep turning various volume controls up higher and higher in confusion, and then someone hits the mute button and there's a deafening blast of sound? That's basically what happened at Chernobyl.
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nloveladyallen
296 days ago
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He should write a book of stuff like this
Takoma Park, Maryland
sirwired
296 days ago
He did: "Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words"
nloveladyallen
296 days ago
@sirwired That’s the joke
trekkie
296 days ago
it actually hurt my head to try and read that book
ManBehindThePlan
295 days ago
I see what you did there :)
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FarrelBuch
292 days ago
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Best documentary/dramatized documentary I have ever seen. The accompanying podcast series is also brilliant
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
alt_text_bot
296 days ago
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You know when you can't hear your speakers, and you keep turning various volume controls up higher and higher in confusion, and then someone hits the mute button and there's a deafening blast of sound? That's basically what happened at Chernobyl.

Percentage Styles

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In a tribute to classical Latin, I started pronouncing it 'per-kent.' Eventually my friends had to resort to spritzing me with a water bottle like a cat to train me out of it.
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nloveladyallen
368 days ago
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LXV ⅌¢
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alt_text_bot
368 days ago
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In a tribute to classical Latin, I started pronouncing it 'per-kent.' Eventually my friends had to resort to spritzing me with a water bottle like a cat to train me out of it.
Agesilaus
368 days ago
Tell how do you know how Cicero would have pronounced it. I think you mean Church Latin.
DrGaellon
368 days ago
Actually, we have a pretty good idea how Classical Latin was pronounced by examining poetry - rhyme and meter tell us a lot about pronunciation. Also, commenting to the bot here will not reach Randall...
alexjurkiewicz
368 days ago
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