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Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2017 7:22 a.m. PST

Would you eat a lit stick of dynamite? of course not, a stick of dynamite has 1 megajoules of energy! That's a death sentence.

So why would you eat a Big Mac Menu? it got 5 megajoules of energy.

So a Big Mac menu is 5 times more dangerous than a stick of dynamite

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2017 7:24 a.m. PST

You need to include a flux capacitor* in there somewhere. Would that be the jumbo soda? :)

Dan
* To help the Big Mac flow down properly, of course.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2017 7:26 a.m. PST

I've eaten Big Macs & haven't exploded. Not a very correct comparison IMHO.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2017 7:58 a.m. PST

Haven't been to a MacDonald's in a very long time.

An' h'ain't a-gonna go ennytime soon….

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2017 10:06 a.m. PST

Well, some foods do produce "explosive" results, specially to those unaccustomed to that diet. :)

Dan

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2017 3:08 p.m. PST

It was to point out how energy and time works.

1 megajoule over a fraction of a second will blow up in half. 5 mega joules over many hours won't. A human body needs 8 megajoules a day simply to sustain it self (more on average for men) we produce 3 mega joules a day simply in heat enegy. Same as 3 sticks of dynamite or 3 1 ton cars slamming into a wall at 100km/t.


And this is just one human. There are soon 8 billion of us. That's about 1.5 megatones of enegy every day just to keep the human population alive.

And we are one species.

Energy is fun and often end in massive numbers.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2017 3:10 p.m. PST

Maybe we could harness that energy, by plugging a bunch of people to our machinery?

Dan

Personal logo Bowman Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2017 6:48 p.m. PST

Maybe we could harness that energy, by plugging a bunch of people to our machinery?

A rewritten Matrix script:

MORPHEUS: For the longest time, I wouldn't believe it. But then I saw the fields with my own eyes, watched them liquefy the dead so they could be fed intravenously to the living -

NEO (politely): Excuse me, please.

MORPHEUS: Yes, Neo?

NEO: I've kept quiet for as long as I could, but I feel a certain need to speak up at this point. The human body is the most inefficient source of energy you could possibly imagine. The efficiency of a power plant at converting thermal energy into electricity decreases as you run the turbines at lower temperatures. If you had any sort of food humans could eat, it would be more efficient to burn it in a furnace than feed it to humans. And now you're telling me that their food is the bodies of the dead, fed to the living? Haven't you ever heard of the laws of thermodynamics?

MORPHEUS: Where did you hear about the laws of thermodynamics, Neo?

NEO: Anyone who's made it past one science class in high school ought to know about the laws of thermodynamics!

MORPHEUS: Where did you go to high school, Neo?

(Pause.)

NEO: …in the Matrix.

MORPHEUS: The machines tell elegant lies.

(Pause.)

NEO (in a small voice): Could I please have a real physics textbook?

MORPHEUS: There is no such thing, Neo. The universe doesn't run on math.

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Mithmee Supporting Member of TMP16 Jul 2017 8:41 a.m. PST

So why would you eat a Big Mac Menu

Because I want to.

But I usually eat here instead.

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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP16 Jul 2017 10:17 a.m. PST

My last but one Bic Mac was that rare as hens teeth example of a freshly cooked, cheese slightly melted, salad crisp and fresh Big Mac. It was delicious.

Usually they're just quick fuel between being here and getting to there.

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