Yeah, it's a copy of that.

Mar 4 G g commented on Wordolympics!.
Mayoreality
Feb 14 G g commented on The Capitalist Democracy: The More Money You Make, The More Votes You Get.
His proposal is essentially: "If this country is working extraordinarily well for you as it is, then only YOU get to vote whether or not to keep it as it is."
Jan 23 G g commented on Representative Farrell Files Bill to Raise Washington State Minimum Wage to $12 an Hour.
More like, "Over six million Washingtonians would benefit from a $12 minimum wage."
Jan 8 G g commented on Today's Dinosaur News.
The more interesting extrapolation from the T-rex story is that your average adult human will feed 100 adult humans for a day. Huh.
Oct 18, 2013 G g commented on Anthropocene Today: The Human Cow.
It is hanging in Heathrow you say.. Don't you think people are going to be pretty stuck on the fact that the world map looks pretty good except for the blown-up British Isles?
Sep 3, 2013 G g commented on This Is Why We Are Protesting Today.
Have there been explicit invites to Seattle Russian orgs/community groups? Maybe their added support would amplify the message.
Aug 23, 2013 G g commented on Some Books Require a Map.
@3: AMAZING. But...they're wrong regarding where Jon Snow resides at the end. It ends with a cliffhanger.
Aug 23, 2013 G g commented on SL Letter of the Day: Assorted Qs.
If she's dating other 20-yr olds, it's also possible some of the guys don't really know what it means (and doesn't mean) to be a feminist
Jul 2, 2013 G g commented on Will Dark or Light Curtains Better Stop My Apartment from Broiling Me Alive?.
Also: @26 and @9 are mostly not correct: you can reflect much of the incoming radiation back out through the window. Google image search "solar spectrum", and you can see that the majority of radiation (energy) from sunlight is in the visible and near infrared wavelengths, which most glass windows are ~transparent to.

If it was true that energy couldn't be shipped back out a window, then putting up reflective/white fabric would not make the window look brighter from the outside. But it does look brighter because it does reflect light (energy) back outside.

The advantage to blocking the sunlight before it comes through the window is that you don't need to worry about the small portion of the light that is absorbed (versus reflected) by the curtains and window...because even the absorbed amount then stays outside.
Jul 2, 2013 G g commented on Will Dark or Light Curtains Better Stop My Apartment from Broiling Me Alive?.
Atmospheric scientist here. You want to block solar radiation from directly entering the room, and only the thickness of the fabric matters for this. You also want to keep the fabric cool, and a lighter colored fabric (or shades) will reflect that solar radiation rather than absorb it as heat. It does not matter what color the fabric is on the inside of the room, because heating rate by infrared radiation (the transfer of heat from the cloth to the room) does not change based on color.

So what you want: light colored to reflect (rather than absorb) incoming sunlight, and thick enough to block out all the light. With the exception of using foil if you so choose, there is no need to have different colors on the outside and inside.

The reason we intuitively think we want dark curtains is because we want to keep all the light out and have a dark room. However, as long as it blocks out the incoming light (think: white quilt), the room will be dark. The lighter the color of the fabric (on the outside), the cooler the fabric itself will stay, and the less infrared radiation that will be transferred (as heat) into the room.
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