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    [–] READ: The Full Mueller Report, With Redactions jessezoidenberg 2 points ago in worldnews

    its DOJ policy that a sitting president can not be indicted. that's literally the only reason trump isn't on trial right now

    [–] READ: The Full Mueller Report, With Redactions jessezoidenberg 50 points ago in worldnews

    after finding out he was under investigation for obstruction, he

    • publicly attacked the investigation

    • attempted to control it in a "non public" way

    and maybe most importantly

    • encouraged witnesses not to cooperate with the investigation.

    [–] TIL oily rags can spontaneously self-ignite because the oil reacts with oxygen in a reaction to produce heat, and a bunched up cloth can trap the heat enough to reach ignition temperatures. jessezoidenberg -1 points ago * (lasted edited a day ago) in todayilearned

    if you're going to start an argument for no reason, the least you can do is read the article on wikipedia first

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wick_effect

    The wick effect theory says a person is kept aflame through his/her own fats after being ignited, accidentally or otherwise. The clothed human body acts like an "inside-out" candle, with the fuel source (human fat) inside and the wick (the clothing of the victim) outside. Hence there is a continuous supply of fuel in the form of melting fat seeping into the victim's clothing. Fat contains a large amount of energy due to the presence of long hydrocarbon chains.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spontaneous_human_combustion#Natural_explanations

    The "wick effect" hypothesis suggests that a small external flame source, such as a burning cigarette, chars the clothing of the victim at a location, splitting the skin and releasing subcutaneous fat, which is in turn absorbed into the burned clothing, acting as a wick. This combustion can continue for as long as the fuel is available. This hypothesis has been successfully tested with animal tissue (pig) and is consistent with evidence recovered from cases of human combustion. The human body typically has enough stored energy in fat and other chemical stores to fully combust the body; even lean people have several pounds of fat in their tissues. This fat, once heated by the burning clothing, wicks into the clothing much as candle wax (which typically was originally made of animal fat) wicks into a lit candle wick to provide the fuel needed to keep the wick burning. The protein in the body also burns, but provides less energy than fat, with the water in the body being the main impediment to combustion. However, slow combustion, lasting hours, gives the water time to evaporate slowly. In an enclosed area, such as a house, this moisture will recondense nearby, possibly on windows. Feet don't typically burn because they often have the least fat; hands also have little fat, but may burn if resting on the abdomen, which provides all of the necessary fat for combustion.

    [–] Has anyone here met an nba player? how did it go? jessezoidenberg 1 points ago in nba

    javale is an interesting guy, nba players are always saying he's way smarter and funnier than anyone is prepared to expect

    [–] Has anyone here met an nba player? how did it go? jessezoidenberg 60 points ago in nba

    lmao this is brutal, i almost dont believe it. stock had a rep as a pretty dirty player though..

    [–] Giannis continues to disrespect his old teammate as he skies to destroy Thon Maker’s shot attempt jessezoidenberg 1 points ago in nba

    no example is perfect, but you can't deny that mccaws wanted to get away from the dubs for more money and PT only to be left blowing in the wind

    [–] Would Andre Drummond look better on the hawks? jessezoidenberg 1 points ago in nba

    the hawks won like 5 games this year, I find it hard to believe drummond would make you guys worse.

    [–] What are the nuggets missing? jessezoidenberg 3 points ago in nba

    ACL tears are extremely common and easy as hell to misdiagnose. 72% of patients (n=186) who were originally diagnosed with knee strains were later diagnosed as actually having had partial or complete tears, either of the ACL or something else in the neighborhood (meniscus, bones, other ligaments etc)

    Something else that complicates this is the unfortunate reality that a ton of cases that are diagnosed clinically were misdiagnosed. according to a study of meniscus tears:

    57 from 113 [patients who were] clinically positive for meniscal tears before MRI meniscal tears were not confirmed with MRI.

    And if that's not bad enough, as it turns out, MRI interpretations aren't exactly foolproof either

    (brace yourself, this is extremely relevant for NBA players)

    There are several explanations for the misleading results of MRI regarding the menisci. Firstly, meniscal tears and meniscus degenerative changes have the same appearance in MRI, by giving high signal within the meniscus. Moreover, one of the most frequent causes for false positive MRI regarding the lateral meniscus is the misinterpretation of the signal coming from the inferior knee artery

    Later on, in the same study

    As far as the cruciate ligaments concerns, our study showed that from the 27 ACL ruptures diagnosed during arthroscopy 8 of them were missed by the MRI

    TL;DR -

    • most cases of knee strains are actually undiagnosed ligament tears

    • half of meniscus tears diagnosed clinically turned out to be wrong

    • MRIs are fucking hard to read

    PSA: Any fluid collection in your knee following trauma should be investigated as a possible ACL tear.

    [–] Giannis continues to disrespect his old teammate as he skies to destroy Thon Maker’s shot attempt jessezoidenberg 2 points ago in nba

    how did that work out for mccaw and bell, or ezeli before them? i can agree that winning a championship is fun and valuable in its own way but theres no question that having a rep as the team scrub doesnt do a guys development any favors. you basically never get minutes and when you do, you get scapegoated when the team loses.

    [–] Man Sues Wife After Doctors Reveal He's Not the Father of His 3 Sons Because He's Infertile jessezoidenberg -1 points ago in videos

    it is definitely my normal reaction to ask someone if they are retarded when i see them say stupid ignorant shit like you are right now

    [–] Man Sues Wife After Doctors Reveal He's Not the Father of His 3 Sons Because He's Infertile jessezoidenberg -1 points ago in videos

    are you retarded? i never said anything specifically about women you fucking bell end. it's just a reality that being a doctor is fraught with legal risk.

    [–] Man Sues Wife After Doctors Reveal He's Not the Father of His 3 Sons Because He's Infertile jessezoidenberg -3 points ago in videos

    There's a lot of shit people can claim a doctor did that opens them up to being sued. Whether they win the case or not is another thing but doctors will still do whatever they can to avoid being in that position. Sorry if this makes you mad but it's the truth.