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Yup. On any poll like that, you'd have a lot of people who would prefer to give you a long explanation of their thoughts. If you bluntly asked, "Do you believe in God or evolution?" a great number of people would say, "Now, wait a minute there..." because those concepts are not mutually exclusive.
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The question of whether people think the Earth is less than 10,000 years old is not simple to address, and along with other topics related to evolution, depends heavily on how you word questions. One commonly cited survey puts that at ~40%, but has a lot of baggage in the question, with those ~40% choosing, "God created humans beings in pretty much their present form at one time within the last 10000 years." The other two options involve evolution of some sort. Another survey directly asking if a person thinks the Earth is less than 10,000 years old found only ~20% agreement and ~10% unsures. If asking do they agree with the idea that continents have been moving for millions of years, only ~10% disagree with another 10% unsure.

You can ask the same things to the same people worded slightly different ways, and still get rather different results. For example, changing a question from asking did humans develop other animals to did animals and plants develop from other species can give a large difference, or explicitly including God in a question about a process will change the results compared to asking about the same thing without naming God.

People are kind of fickle when it comes to asking questions, even without all of the religious and political baggage that comes up in such surveys. A project researching how to teach basic physics once found, for basic homework questions, asking a person a question, then asking them "What answer would a smart student give?" caused some people to change their answer...
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Big Brother is watching you.

On the subject of driverless cars. When an accident is imminent and the choice for the car's brain is to swerve into the queue of children waiting to cross the road or to let you get wiped out by the huge truck that just barrelled through the intersection straight at you, what's it going to do? Don't say it can't happen - it will.
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Having gone through boot camp, I can tell you three things for certain.
1. This is common...
2. ... so common that they dug that pit specifically for that reason...
3. ... so common that the instructor is trained to have his hand on the trainee's belt specifically to get a secure grip on him to throw/pull them both down into the pit quickly.

The really rare thing here is that they actually got it on video.

It's a good thing they plan for these eventualities so thoroughly. BTW, the kill zone for a grenade is about 20-40 ft, so without that planning, they'd both be ground meat.
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Provided the water level doesn't rise, the load on the aqueduct can only be the volume of water contained in it, or rather, the volume that would be there if the hole made by the boat were filled in. The weight of the boat exactly replaces the weight of water displaced, so it cancels out.
This doesn't work if...
a) The boat is rubbing along the bottom. If it ain't afloat then all bets are off.
b) The water level rises. It's a canal, so the sections between locks have a finite volume. Displacing some by dropping a boat in it will cause the level to rise locally until it can flow away - probably over a weir somewhere downstream.
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I knew a guy who was an animator before digital and he punched a lot of pin-registered holes in a lot of sheets of animation paper in the course of his work which means he always had a ton of 'confetti' around which he used to hide in ingeniously mischievous places. One of the better ones was on a rainy day he'd fill your push-button, spring-loaded, automatic opening umbrella with it.
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Beer barrels are more rounded, shorter, and the metal hoops are sturdier as beer barrels not only have to hold the liquid, but also have to withstand the CO2 pressure of a carbonated beverage. Beer can easily develop 200kPa (30 PSI) of pressure or more...

I'm a brewer and maltster btw... :-)
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I can't think of anything that would make me want to sign up for a summer of unpaid labor more! This answers all my questions. It assures me that this agency cherished their employees, and has only my best interests at heart. And they are obviously masters at effective advertising.
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