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    Stephen Hawking : Videos : Discovery Channel
    I am astonished at his level of intelligence. Period


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    Most people are.

    The fact that he has achieved so much while surviving with ALS to 70+ years old kind of puts the things I normally whinge about into perspective.

    Wife: "Can you shovel the drive?"
    Me: "Aw, but it's cold out and my foot hurts..."
    Wife: "Stephen Hawking can't move or speak, but he made scientific discoveries for which he will be remembered as one of the greatest minds of his time."
    Me: *grabs a shovel*


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    Alternatively:
    Wife: "Can you shovel the drive?"
    Me: "Aw, but it's cold out and my foot hurts..."
    Wife: "Stephen Hawking can't move or speak, but he made scientific discoveries for which he will be remembered as one of the greatest minds of his time."
    Me: "Then get Stephen F*cking Hawking to invent a drive that shovels itself!"
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    Or perhaps he could attach some kind of plow to the front of his chair...
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    He is a remarkable individual. Phenomenal.However, like most physicists, his best stuff was produced in his earlier years. Like Einstein, Bohr, etc. he then tended to get a bit off track. Like Einstein, he readjusts now and then.
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    All they need do is put an heating element/wire imbedded in the driveway so when they want to get rid of the snow all they need do Is turn on the electricity to It.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cosmictraveler View Post
    All they need do is put an heating element/wire imbedded in the driveway so when they want to get rid of the snow all they need do Is turn on the electricity to It.
    Some of the people in the ritzy neighborhood down the street have those.
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    Here they are installing them.
    Tuff Cable is our versatile low voltage heating element that can be installed into new or pre-existing asphalt, new or pre-existing concrete as well as under brick and stone pavers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flick Montana View Post
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    All they need do is put an heating element/wire imbedded in the driveway so when they want to get rid of the snow all they need do Is turn on the electricity to It.
    Some of the people in the ritzy neighborhood down the street have those.
    City streets in Stockholm have those too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedPanda View Post
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    All they need do is put an heating element/wire imbedded in the driveway so when they want to get rid of the snow all they need do Is turn on the electricity to It.
    Some of the people in the ritzy neighborhood down the street have those.
    City streets in Stockholm have those too.
    Probably makes more financial sense (and environmental) than salting and plowing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sir ir r aj View Post
    Stephen Hawking : Videos : Discovery Channel
    I am astonished at his level of intelligence. Period
    He certainly has a predisposition for physics and maths, but a very large part of his insight is due to hard work and intense study and research over the space of many years. This should not be forgotten.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sir ir r aj View Post
    Stephen Hawking : Videos : Discovery Channel
    I am astonished at his level of intelligence. Period
    Who could believe that Hawking, a theoretical physicist and cosmologist, could be so intelligent?
    After all he is only the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge-a post once held by Isaac Newton!
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