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How old is this graph Mr.GG? Some of those stats would fit the 1950's more than now.Is this the wikipedia sites chart? :?

You're right, it could be biased:

Drugs that cause most harm
Scoring drugs

Nov 2nd 2010, 12:30 by The Economist online

A new study suggests alcohol is more harmful than heroin or crack

MOST people would agree that some drugs are worse than others: heroin is probably considered to be more dangerous than marijuana, for instance. Because governments formulate criminal and social policies based upon classifications of harm, a new study published by the Lancet on November 1st makes interesting reading. Researchers led by Professor David Nutt, a former chief drugs adviser to the British government, asked drug-harm experts to rank 20 drugs (legal and illegal) on 16 measures of harm to the user and to wider society, such as damage to health, drug dependency, economic costs and crime. Alcohol is the most harmful drug in Britain, scoring 72 out of a possible 100, far more damaging than heroin (55) or crack cocaine (54). It is the most harmful to others by a wide margin, and is ranked fourth behind heroin, crack, and methamphetamine (crystal meth) for harm to the individual. The authors point out that the model's weightings, though based on judgment, were analysed and found to be stable as large changes would be needed to change the overall rankings.

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"Drug harms in the UK: a multi-criteria decision analysis", by David Nutt, Leslie King and Lawrence Phillips, on behalf of the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs. The Lancet.

http://www.economist.com/blogs/dailychart/2010/11/drugs_cause_most_harm

...what would you expect from a research by Dr. Nutt?

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Dr.Nutt eh? That's cool,one of my favorite girlfriends in High School was Amy Nutt. She was a Nutt and proud of it! I kinda liked that too.Especially when we were alone and nekked! Yowser! :D

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Never judge a book by it's cover

eg: A chick with a dick is NOT a chick.

3:00am this morning, I was introduced to a cute thai "lady" which by 5:00am literally became a f***ing disappointment.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 2:12 pm 
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Never judge a book by it's cover

eg: A chick with a dick is NOT a chick.

3:00am this morning, I was introduced to a cute thai "lady" which by 5:00am literally became a f***ing disappointment.

Opticians appointment tomorrow.


It took you 2 hours? What were you doing until you "found it" out? Hmmm? A little fore play perhaps.....with a "Dude Looks Like A Lady! :mrgreen:

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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
Gray_Ghost wrote:
Never judge a book by it's cover

eg: A chick with a dick is NOT a chick.

3:00am this morning, I was introduced to a cute thai "lady" which by 5:00am literally became a f***ing disappointment.

Opticians appointment tomorrow.


It took you 2 hours? What were you doing until you "found it" out? Hmmm? A little fore play perhaps.....with a "Dude Looks Like A Lady! :mrgreen:



Maybe he finally took off his beer goggles... :mrgreen:


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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
Gray_Ghost wrote:
Never judge a book by it's cover

eg: A chick with a dick is NOT a chick.

3:00am this morning, I was introduced to a cute thai "lady" which by 5:00am literally became a f***ing disappointment.

Opticians appointment tomorrow.


It took you 2 hours? What were you doing until you "found it" out? Hmmm? A little fore play perhaps.....with a "Dude Looks Like A Lady! :mrgreen:


no fool like an old fool, 90 minutes of scintillating converstation about tuk tuks, rodent based food and tuvan throat singers, then a little grab ass and suddenly surprise surprise surprise.....TAXI


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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
Gray_Ghost wrote:
Never judge a book by it's cover

eg: A chick with a dick is NOT a chick.

3:00am this morning, I was introduced to a cute thai "lady" which by 5:00am literally became a f***ing disappointment.

Opticians appointment tomorrow.


It took you 2 hours? What were you doing until you "found it" out? Hmmm? A little fore play perhaps.....with a "Dude Looks Like A Lady! :mrgreen:



Maybe he finally took off his beer goggles... :mrgreen:


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there should be a warning on the bottle "may broaden your horizons" and not in a good way...

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^ :mrgreen: ^

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You could always try Dr. Nutt (see above).

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The Tao that can be named is not the absolute Tao...

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The earliest rendering of the word Tao was a pictograph showing a road that forked out in three directions, in the center path was a head with a crown with a type of antlers on it which signafied that it was a leader. The meaning being the middle path or correct path, not to far right or to far left, the center.

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The earliest rendering of the word Tao was a pictograph showing a road that forked out in three directions, in the center path was a head with a crown with a type of antlers on it which signafied that it was a leader. The meaning being the middle path or correct path, not to far right or to far left, the center.

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Not pulling your finger -- passing gas can be lethal (for fish)
By Dr. W. Gifford-Jones, QMI Agency

Ig Nobel Prizes are prestigious awards given each year at Harvard University to those engaged in strange scientific research. For instance, Canadian researchers received the award for showing that small farts, known as fast repetitive ticks (FRTs), can be lethal. But why would the Vatican receive one?

Rectal gas (flatus) happens to kings and the rest of us, and is a constant reminder that we’re all human. And when the urge to pass flatus happens in delicate situations, we would all prefer to be in the middle of the Sahara Desert.


It’s never been easy to obtain medical information on flatus. After all, what doctor wants to be known as a specialist on farts? But my research reveals that most people pass flatus 15 to 25 times a day. Some deserve to be in the Guinness Book of Records as flatus can reach mind-boggling amounts in those who are unable to metabolize lactose. One man with this problem had 141 rectal expulsions in a mere four hours after drinking two quarts of milk!

Very few escape a dinner party in time when they suddenly have a desire to pass flatus. I’d bet that few have the courage to let nature take its course and the devil be damned. That is, unless they’re fed up with dinner parties. But is the withholding of flatus a wise medical decision?

Dr. Wynne-Jones, a New Zealand physician, says being polite on these occasions can cause long-term problems. He claims that increased pressure in the colon results in small herniations (diverticula) in the bowel wall. But he makes no mention of whether he practices what he preaches. Perhaps he is an infrequent guest at dinner parties.
Genetics plays a role in the production of flatus. If a mother produces methane gas, there’s a good chance her children will also manufacture it. A lighted match was once placed near the trousers of a research participant while expelling flatus. The flame turned royal blue due to methane gas. But, please, do not try this experiment as such situations can cause more than a blue flame.

Patients are always advised, prior to examination of the colon, to thoroughly cleanse the bowel with laxatives and enemas. One patient who had not done so was undergoing sigmoidoscopy to remove a benign polyp in the colon. Once the polyp was excised, the area was cauterized to control bleeding. But due to inadequate bowel cleansing, the collection of gas caused an explosion. This resulted in a 15 cm (six inch) tear in the intestinal wall requiring surgical repair. The force also blew the doctor across the room.

But can a fart kill? Researchers at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia won their Ig Noble Prize by researching the habits of Atlantic and Pacific Herring. They were studying whether herring could hear the high frequency sounds emitted by approaching killer whales. But during this research they discovered that herring produce fast repetitive ticks, small farts, as a means of communicating with each other.

Since herring have no dinner parties to attend, they can pass tiny farts any time they wish to do so. But there’s a problem. Killer whales can hear these expulsions and provide a speedy end to herring. So the moral is, farts can kill.
During one Harvard prize-giving, other Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded for outstanding ideas. For instance, the Vatican was given the economics Ig Nobel Prize for outsourcing prayers to India. But neither the Pope nor anyone from the Vatican came to accept the award!

Nor did anyone attend from a major soft drink company in Britain to take home the Ig Nobel chemistry award for creating bottled water that contained twice the legal limit of bromate, a carcinogen.

Congratulations to Buck Weimer, of Pueblo, Colorado, who won the Ig Nobel biology prize for his practical idea that can help many people -- charcoal activated underwear. Weimer’s wife, who has Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel problem, can now attend social functions as this gas-eating underwear absorbs odours. For more information in the U.S., see the website www.under-tec.com or call 1-888-433-5913. In Canada, 1-719-584-7782.

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Does it take all those knots to hang the guy with the white afro in the middle?

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Does it take all those knots to hang the guy with the white afro in the middle?

I see he has an anchor shaped wee-wee... :mrgreen:

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Motion Induced Blindness.
This demonstration shows why some drivers , after hitting a motorcycle, claim they didn't see it.

http://www.msf-usa.org/motion.html

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Motion Induced Blindness.
This demonstration shows why some drivers , after hitting a motorcycle, claim they didn't see it.

http://www.msf-usa.org/motion.html

Really cool!

Check this one out:
http://www.michaelbach.de/ot/mot_feet_lin/index.html

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Motion Induced Blindness.
This demonstration shows why some drivers , after hitting a motorcycle, claim they didn't see it.

http://www.msf-usa.org/motion.html

Very cool,it makes me ask if size really does matter? Say the 3 dots were 4 x their size,would that make a difference?
Vinnie Barbarino: I'm sooo confused Mr. Carter. :? :lol:

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I've seen this one before. It doesn't matter the size, the speed or the direction of rotation, the effect is the same. My peripheral vision has been going for a shit and this just makes me more nervous.

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I've seen this one before. It doesn't matter the size, the speed or the direction of rotation, the effect is the same. My peripheral vision has been going for a shit and this just makes me more nervous.

The effect is felt by everyone, even with good peripheral (I just learned this new word!) vision...

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I've seen this one before. It doesn't matter the size, the speed or the direction of rotation, the effect is the same. My peripheral vision has been going for a shit and this just makes me more nervous.

The effect is felt by everyone, even with good peripheral (I just learned this new word!) vision...

A couple months back I took the eye chart test at the Dept. of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and wow one eye was a little blurry!(rt eye) Freaked me out.I passed but I'm thinking I should see about some glasses.
Kapt Kiirk in the sky with glasses....who would a thunk it! 8) That's not a cool pumkin thats a blind friggin' bumkin'! Well now I know that I had sight problems that I didn't know I had taboot,thanx for the links..I'm with Sam You Is,now I'm nervous too,but then I remember that size doesn't matter and it ain't so bad....Getting glasses I mean. :wink:
The secret word for today is Peripheral Vision.{-

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