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15 points · 14 hours ago

Love his work. The water bottle drill and the one where he throws feet together at first were huge for me.

This is the first time I've watched this video, and holy shit, I get it now. The Beato drill never made sense to me until now. I thought the whole point was to use nothing but your arm. Now I see the point was to know when in your motion to rip. It might've been obvious to others in the Beato video, but it wasn't to me.

water bottle drill

Which one?

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5 points · 12 hours ago

The point of it is for you to understand how the location of your have in the disc dramatically affects the power of your throw. Very simple and effective drill.

Well, it does probably shut down the talking points about him being a poor put-upon husband trying to deal with a psycho wife.

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2 points · 1 day ago

I don't know where you heard that from. Zach Smith has said he was a bad husband who antagonized his now ex-wife. Anyone defending Zach Smith's actions as a husband are an idiot.

Champion groove and g star groove.

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8 points · 2 days ago

I guess when your bag of 20 grooves is stolen, you gotta just buy more!

No. 2 is spot on. The issues of who tipped off McMurphy and why are irrelevant to the Ohio State investigation. There is documented evidence of the domestic violence; why it came to light doesn't matter. I mean, yeah, I'm interested to know just how shitty of a person Tom Herman is, but only for my own personal edification!

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-1 points · 3 days ago

It is relevant in the sense of why didn't they say something about it 3 years ago if they knew about it. It's irrelevant to the fact that if it happened and Ohio State knew and let it slide, they're going to get a metaphorical ass whooping.

Tell OSU that.

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2 points · 3 days ago · edited 3 days ago

I have 0 problem gutting Ohio State program to the core if the allegations are proven true. Right now, we just have two journalists doing an annoying game of showing us half the cards in their hands, the major players all are angling themselves to cover any potential legal exposure, and the national media has ramped their opinions and hot takes to 11 to get those precious clicks.

Maybe we should let cooler heads prevail and wait for all the facts to emerge?

Edit: JFC guys. I'm literally saying we should all be patient and getting downvoted for it. Unreal.

Thing is, that assumes we can trust the OSU investigation to be fair and reasonable. Baylor has taught us that we cannot trust investigations run by the school itself.

So waiting for the facts is useless. We will never know what happened. What we do know, is that OSU has a PR disaster, due, at least in part, to some very poor judgement by Meyer. In the meantime, all of the news out of Columbus indicates that nothing will come of it.

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8 points · 3 days ago · edited 3 days ago

The investigators include a former acting U.S. Deputy Attorney and a former U.S. Attorney. I would hope they'd have the integrity to do the job.

The current evidence doesn't justify lumping us in with Baylor, and I'd appreciate if you would wait until it does to do so. If we get there, I'll help you burn down the athletic department.

Not OP but my mom had the same attitude. Here’s three prime examples.

She used to get mad when my brother would sleep on the couch instead of his bed, so one time she waited till he fell asleep there and and put Nair all over his right leg and left arm so all the hair fell off. He doesn’t sleep on the couch anymore.

When I played football in high school she got mad that i kept leaving my cleats in the living room because “they smell like shit.” Being a smart ass 16 year old I said “No, they smell like sweat.” That night she went and borrowed are neighbors dog poop and left it in my cleats in my closet. When I woke up to go to practice she smugly watched my horrified reaction to finding them and said “Now they smell like shit.” Absolutely savage move.

This last one wasn’t specifically my mom, all the neighbor moms did it too. My neighbor Ms. Tony was a hairdresser and used to give all the kids free haircuts in her backyard when she got off work. We would all just line up once a month for the usual cuts (there were like 4 to choose from). But, if your mom caught you swearing she would tell Ms Tony and instead of a normal haircut you would get a 50 year old Dad horseshoe haircut, because if you wanted to talk like an adult you better look like an adult. This only went till you were in 8th grade thank god.

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14 points · 3 days ago

But, if your mom caught you swearing she would tell Ms Tony and instead of a normal haircut you would get a 50 year old Dad horseshoe haircut, because if you wanted to talk like an adult you better look like an adult. This only went till you were in 8th grade thank god.

That is phenomenal

51 points · 4 days ago

I thought she was talking about boners

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9 points · 3 days ago

Big boy at night, sailors delight. Big boy in the morning, sailors take warning.

277 points · 6 days ago

He was defensively consuming the alcohol.

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1 point · 5 days ago

But was he taking life advice from The Liquor?!? OH GOD, IS HE A FUTURE TRAILER PARK SUPERVISOR?!?!?!

13.5k points · 7 days ago


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56 points · 7 days ago

All they're missing is a sign that says "we demand to be taken seriously"

Original Poster13 points · 7 days ago

Other than a slightly misleading title (as propane and propanol are different)

Oops, I have no idea how I screwed that up.

I'm curious if this could be used as to make a monitor/TV.

Well, you can use a similar effect to create colorful objects, but the technique wouldn't work very well for displays. The reason is that when relying on interference the reflected color depends strongly on the viewing angle. As a result such a display would look very different depending on where you were standing, which is obviously not ideal.

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2 points · 7 days ago

My first thought was "why would you put propane on silicon?" Glad that was cleared up!

150 points · 7 days ago

I didn’t read the article but I am in the middle of my research on ACL’s so I have done a literature review on the current best practices. Basically a huge change from past rehabs is we will now delay surgery for a few weeks. Basically we “prehab” the knee and strengthen it as much as we can before repairing it. You don’t need an acl to do everyday activity, so our motto is the day you feel like you don’t need to have your acl repaired is the day we put you in surgery.

Also, it has been found that after tearing your acl, you lose a lot of neuromuscular function in your non injured knee, which leads to an increased risk of tearing your other acl. However, this crossover works the other way, so while we have the injured knee immobilized, we will rehab the non injured knee. This phenomenon is also used in return to play decisions. Previously, we would base a return to play on getting the injured knee strength and range of motion equal to the non injured knee. Since we now know that the non injured knee is also weaker, we were putting people back in less than 100%

Finally, another advancement is the idea of neuromuscular training. (As a side note this is what my research is in so it’s more of a new field and isn’t as widely utilized). In the past, most rehab was only focused on strengthening the knee and surrounding muscles and range of motion. What I’m looking at is how effective neuromuscular training is in reducing injury risk. We know that when an acl is torn, there is a major change in brain activity where certain areas of the brain (mostly areas that focus on vision and motor function) increase in activity, while other areas (like sensory areas) decrease in activity. This is likely due to the mechanoreceptors in the acl getting destroyed, which are impossible to repair. This leads to an increased reliance on visual feedback instead of proprioception. In rehab, it’s easy for an athlete to be able to focus on their knee to make it do what we want it to. But when they’re on the field, they can’t spend the whole time devoting their attention to their knee while also catching, throwing, and avoiding other players. This has led a lot of clinicians to design rehab exercises where the athlete has to dual task, whether it be balancing on one leg while doing math problems or exercises that simulate game situations

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4 points · 7 days ago

2 ACL tears here. That is fascinating information!

You know you raised a smart ass kid when...

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16 points · 7 days ago

That implies there was ever a chance that kid wouldn't be a smart ass.

Yeah my initial thought is that this is good for Urban and ZS (ugh) defenders. It shows that she lambasted ZS for cheating in 2014. Nothing on here is proof of physical abuse. This actually corroborates Zach's story somewhat. I am so baffled.

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11 points · 8 days ago

As a Buckeye fan, none of this is good. It's all shitty.

Man, how do you have a daughter being abused by her husband, and you come out defending the husband. Everything that comes out just makes me feel worse and worse for Courtney.

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25 points · 8 days ago

I think until the entire story is out it's best to withhold judgement. As a Buckeye fan, I just want the whole story. This trickle of information is shitty.

He is the entire gang mashed into one soft shitty body.

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22 points · 8 days ago

At first, I found that ridiculous. The more I thought about it, the sadder I became.

4 points · 8 days ago

"I'm not superstitious, but I am a little stitious"

  • Michael Scott

    • John Harbaugh

Why do you say guice?

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7 points · 9 days ago

ACL tear

718 points · 10 days agoGilded1

For real. I'm rooting hard for them. Browns fans deserve to shit on everyone else for awhile.

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1 point · 9 days ago

There's a dam of shit a mile high in Cleveland. When the levee breaks, no one will escape unsoiled...

Shit flood, bo-bandy....shit flood.

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1 point · 9 days ago

A shitquake that will lead to a shitflood of biblical proportions, Randy. We've got to construct a boat now so that we will be prepared for the Shitpocolypse. We'll fill it with 2 of every whiskey, as we have been commanded to by our Lord, the Liquor!

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0 points · 9 days ago

You should stay away from Cincinnati.

4.9k points · 9 days ago

Indeed! It's so ridiculous. In Germany, all the hipster stores are careful to always call it “kale” instead of “Grünkohl” (the German word for kale). So far, this elaborate ruse seems to pay off.

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8 points · 9 days ago

To be fair, kale sounds a lot more appetizing than grünkohl.

117 points · 10 days ago

This whole thing is such a shit show.

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74 points · 10 days ago

Yeah. The worst part is that those kids are going to be able to look up vile things said about both of their parents on the internet forever. And either Daddy is a wife beater, Mommy is batshit insane, or some combination of both.

Just utter shit.

Biggest cfb news story this offseason and most of the developments have come from facebook.

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60 points · 10 days ago

Aww, shit. It's the Russians, isn't it?

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It being a disease or not is semantics (but interesting) and 100% irrelevant to my original point which is CTE is essentially brain damage. This means presentation/symptoms can range from unnoticable loss in fine motor skills to occasional headaches to crippling light sensitivity or Parkinson's like loss of motor control.

Assuming that because they don't have severe and noticeable symptoms that they don't have CTE is not a logical conclusion because there is no "defined symptoms" for brain damage and the disease is degenerative by nature. Meaning it might take 15 years for it to degenerate enough for people to notice.

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1 point · 10 days ago

Sorry, I should've been more clear. I was only referring to players who had retired decades ago, not recent ones. I agree that my methodology is weak, but as you have pointed out, the data set is lacking. That is why current studies need more research.

For sure the data set is lacking. We can thank the NFL for that as they squashed all research into the topic for decades and paid out a billion dollar settlement for it.

While a lot of the research is still in progress, even with a huge and complete data set it's important to understand still aren't going to have defined symptoms and it will still be really hard to determine if someone has CTE. Much like Parkinsons or cancer, we'll start diagnosing and treating based on environmental impact (probability) as opposed to waiting for a 100% confirmed diagnosis, because by the time you get a 100% confirmed diagnosis it will be too late.

What I'm arguing against is the idea that more research will somehow alter our current understanding. Maybe we get better at early-diagnosis (though not likely at this point, any obvious indicators would have already been discovered), but the reality is it will always be an inexact science. So the people holding out for "more conclusive research" will be forever holding out. For the same reason the NFL will always be able to say "they haven't found any link between football and CTE". Factually true, realistically a bold-faced lie which should result in public shaming and ridicule.

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1 point · 10 days ago

I disagree. Like Parkinson's, understanding CTE suffers from a lack of understanding of higher level brain physiology. I would be surprised if, in a decade or two, that doesn't change. When I was in grad school earlier this decade, a lot of money was being put into CNS research because it is the last major frontier of human research.

Relative to every other organ, the brain is poorly understood because of its complexity and the difficulty of doing ethical research. I think the issue you raise is a symptom of that fact, not of the difficulty of understanding and diagnosing CTE itself.

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As a Wisconsin fan, the Jonathan Taylor comparison is unfair considering Saquon ran behind arguably one of the worst lines in the Big 10 while Taylor ran behind the best.

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2 points · 10 days ago

Glad someone else said it. Penn State's skill players and mobile QB willing to just huck passes to his WRs hid their deficient OL pretty well.

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1 point · 12 days ago

Been turned too many years by Parker.

Original Poster27 points · 13 days ago

I'm constantly amazed at the extent to which both OU and OSU fanpages can convince themselves that ESPN and the rest of sports media are out to get them/underrate them/fuck them over/etc.

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2 points · 12 days ago

ESPN doesn't hate Ohio State, they use them. Every story, good and bad, is amplified. They don't care about a woman getting beat or not, they care about clicks. Ohio State stories get clicks. This is also a walk in the park compared to the Maurice Clarett situation.

It's a wonder why Trump would want to pick this guy given his position on presidential authority...which seems to be that the president is above the law and can do whatever they want (at least when it's a Republican).

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-38 points · 13 days ago

When has the executive branch not had the power to choose what laws to enforce and how to enforce them? Is this title not a clumsy way of saying that?

92 points · 13 days ago · edited 13 days ago

The president has the authority to engage in prosecutorial discretion, which applies to determining which individuals and cases shall be prosecuted for criminal and civil offenses against the United States. The president does not have the authority to refuse to implement laws which do not deal with criminal or civil offenses. The US Constitution says that the president shall Faithfully execute the laws.

Edit: this is a generalization. There are limited cases where courts allow the President to refuse to implement an act, but it must be on the basis of believing that it is unconstitutional, and not on the basis of policy disagreements with Congress. See further threading below.

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42 points · 13 days ago

I stand corrected then.

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