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Raised in a barn. Read a lot.

Groups: Math and Statistics Geeks, SciTech, Keynesian Kossacks, New Diarists, Los Angeles Kossacks

Diaries published: 130 (453 days since last diary on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 12:33 AM PST)

Comments posted: 7372 (4 days since last comment on Sat May 02, 2015 at 04:51 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1773

Total Comment Ratings: 17863

Most Recommended Diary: Methane bubbling up out of the Arctic Ocean, 151 comments, 66 recommends

People Following Orinoco: 166

Orinoco's Most Recent Diaries:

I got some rather disturbing e-mail today. It bills itself as "Open letter to the 22 veterans and enlisted men who are planning to commit suicide today. Read this instead!" and it asks those people ...
by Orinoco
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 12:33 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Well, it's all about me, of course, but suddenly a NO RATE has shown up on my user page and I am unable to rate comments in diaries. I have no idea why this has happened. I've been fairly quiet ...
by Orinoco
Comment Count 89 comments on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 05:10 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Buried in the comments in mumtaznepal's diary about creating mobile farmers markets to serve food deserts , is mumtaznepal's diet. Lunch is yogurt, berries and maybe some walnuts or peanuts ...
by Orinoco
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 09:32 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Last week, in Number Sense 045 , Awkward Goat and Billy Goat Gruff found that their new Butts operation was associative, and, since Butts had an identity element, inverses and was closed, it formed ...
by Orinoco
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Mar 24, 2012 at 09:28 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Last week, in Number Sense 044 , Awkward Goat and Billy Goat Gruff invented a new operation, called Butts, which worked with three colors, Red, Yellow and Green. Butts has an identity element, Yellow,
by Orinoco
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Mar 17, 2012 at 11:23 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Last week, in Number Sense 043 , Awkward Goat and Billy Goat Gruff thought they proved that clock arithmetic was commutative and associative. But there is trouble in paradise...
by Orinoco
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Mar 10, 2012 at 10:31 AM PST with 6 Recommends

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