Thursday, November 17, 2005
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Putting on the foil? Read this first.
"On the Effectiveness of Aluminium Foil Helmets: An Empirical Study", by Ali Rahimi, Ben Recht, Jason Taylor, and Noah Vawter. The abstract:
Hat tip to The American Interest's Dan Kennelly for the link. posted by Dan on 11.17.05 at 12:22 AM
Whoa! Talk about your conspiracy theories...
Maybe now we can finally get that Ralph Nader vs Alan Keyes presidential race 'they' have been preventing.posted by: Mark Buehner on 11.17.05 at 12:22 AM [permalink]
I think we have an early favorite for one of the 2006 IgNobel Prizes.posted by: HaveBeenProbed on 11.17.05 at 12:22 AM [permalink]
posted by: CS on 11.17.05 at 12:22 AM [permalink]
All you need to know is here:
If you put a layer over your cranium, patting it down, then build the hat you can reduce the negative internal focusing effect, and reflect more EM radiation.
DLposted by: Dan on 11.17.05 at 12:22 AM [permalink]
The son of friends of my folks, a brilliant fellow who was also a paranoid schizophrenic who committed suicide by jumping off a bridge onto the San Diego Freeway, would wear a beekeeper's helmet for the same purpose. We once met him at the Greyhound station thus garbed.posted by: A. G. Rud on 11.17.05 at 12:22 AM [permalink]
OT, but could DD get rid of the nofollow tags on links? They weren't there when I and many others commented here in the past.
If you don't know what nofollow is, or you don't understand all of the implications, please do your research since it's quite a pernicious little tag.
It can be uninstalled as described here.posted by: nofollow breaks blogs on 11.17.05 at 12:22 AM [permalink]
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