The gamma powered Dr. Leonard Samson‘s first appearance was in The Incredible Hulk #141 (July 1971) Bio -“The Doc’s powers and abilities are all gamma-based. He is superhumanly strong being able to lift huge weights. It has been revealed that he … Continue reading The Night Thread Visit Doc Samson’s Office
Starring Tom Hanks, Matthew Ryhs, Susan Kelechi Watson, and Chris Cooper with Marielle Heller in the director’s chair. Film is set to premier November 22nd. Continue reading Trailer Talk: Tom Hanks Invites You to a Fred Rogers biopic in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
“I’m unapologetic about what we did in the 70s… We earned it. We faced such strong and harsh discrimination that to be able to completely let go and revel in who we were, I think, was very necessary.” ~ Steve … Continue reading LGBT Movies: Saturday Night at the Baths (1975)
What games have you been playing and what do you think of them? Bonus topic: Do you ever play around with the physics engine of a game? What are your favorite games in which to do this? Continue reading Weekly Games Thread likes to experiment
Here are today’s contestants: – Cristina, a forensic scientist from New Jersey, explains her job to children by making a case against Goldilocks; – James, a tax professional from California, went to Spain with his dad and found his third … Continue reading Jeopardy! recap for Mon., Jul. 22
If you missed them, parts 1 and 2 are here: https://the-avocado.org/2019/07/02/a-primer-on-the-interpretations-of-quantum-mechanics-part-1/ https://the-avocado.org/2019/07/16/a-primer-on-the-interpretations-of-quantum-mechanics-part-2/ Hidden Variables Last time, I talked about interpretations involving wave function collapse, which collectively form one of the three main traditions in the foundations of Quantum Mechanics. … Continue reading A Primer on the Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics, Part 3
With the last movie of phase three behind and the recently announced upcoming slate, from Black Widow to Shang-Chi and Natalie Portman taking up the mantle of Thor, there’s a lot to look forward to. But in the mean time let’s look … Continue reading What are your Favorite MCU Films?
Pitiful ballplayers of the Avocado! I am Ethan “Bubblegum” Tate, commander of the Harlem Globetrotters. For generations, your puny website has lived in peace with the Globetrotter Homeworld. But now, for no reason, we challenge you to defend your honour … Continue reading The July 22nd Day Thread Challenges You to Defend Your Honour
Just another manic Monday at the Strip Club Continue reading The Comic Strip Club (Mon 7/22/2019)
Come show off your green thumb, Avocados! Garden vicariously through others! Or just start your week off right by looking at pretty growing things. We got some strong thunderstorms this last week, but thankfully the softball-sized hail missed us, or … Continue reading Weekly Gardening Thread (July 22)
What must the moon think of us? We spent all this time and money to get there, then turned around and never went back. We totally ghosted the moon. What did you do this weekend? Continue reading What Did You Moon This Weekend?
Can the first person here each day create a Results thread so it’s always first when sorted by Oldest? That will make it much easier to track results. Quiz Type: Forced Order / Minefield Quiz Note: The letters Q, X, … Continue reading Triviacados: Monday, July 22, 2019
Wherein I continue the “Christmas in July” series… I mainly chose the films for their silly (read: stupid) titles, but Switched For Christmas, you might say, isn’t as stupid sounding as say Hats off to Christmas! I chose this one specifically … Continue reading Hallmark Christmas: Switched for Christmas Recap/Review
So, as you may have heard, Puerto Rico is having a bit of a crisis. You can see it on Twitter, #rickyrenuncia, as people protest the sexist, homophobic remarks of the governor of Puerto Rico. In Hong Kong, protestors are … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread Demands a Resignation
This is the round of 64 for the Current Years of video games encompassing all games released post-2012. Please vote for one game in each pairing. This round will close 10pm Tuesday night. From the previous round: The most upvoted game … Continue reading Best Video Game Tournament – Current Years – Round of 64