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Sunshine
A computer that has mastered the staggering complexities of accurate language parsing is unable to guide a ship in a straight line from the earth to the sun without the aid of a team of humans who cannot perform the simplest of tasks without killing themselves, each other or damaging the spacecraft.
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    Posted, 10th November 2014
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    Sunshine
    With the right kind of shielding and an advanced air conditioning system you can inhale air while inside the sun and you won't incinerate your trachea.
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      Posted, 10th November 2014
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      Sunshine
      If you can't get real astronauts to volunteer for a suicide mission, get seven people from a psychiatric ward who think they are astronauts and tell them that Lord Xenu is waiting for them inside the sun.
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        Posted, 10th November 2014
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        Gravity
        When you are in zero gravity and you are holding a rope connected to a space station (which means you are moving at the same velocity as the station) and you let go of the rope, you will accelerate away from the station. It's called the Clooney Effect.
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        • 2nd January 2014 by Jay
          No no, I am not talking about the centrifugal force due to the orbiting around the Earth. This is due to the space object spinning around itself. Just like the Earth going around the Sun in addition to having a spin. We are not thrown into the space due to the centrifugal force of Earth's spin because gravity keeps everything in place. Space station's gravity is negligible compared to the effects of its spin. Hence Clooney is thrown outwards.
        • 30th October 2013 by Creamlord666
          Centrifugal force don't apply here. Inertia maintained when you travel with the same speed and direction as the object you were connencted to in frictionless space. The space station and the astronauts were beyond perigee in an orbit wich means they were not affected by rotary forces of the planet. The ellepsis orbit comes from earth gravity but since there is neglectable friction in space you could only drift away by creating your own momentum.
        • 30th October 2013 by Jay
          Yes, that can happen due to centrifugal force. If the object that you are tethered to is spinning, you'll be drawn outwards.
        • 14th October 2013 by bourbonphantom
          I'm no physicist but I think that could still happen due to radial velocity. If the space station is continuing to move in an arc around the planet, and you let go, then you're left moving in a straight line.
        • 10th October 2013 by Creamlord666
          Hehe, yeah - Clooney is so suave, he can even create friction in space.
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        Posted, 10th October 2013
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        Wolverine, The
        A 250 lb mutant can push a 3 ton robot off a ledge. Its all in the legs.
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        • 28th May 2014 by agentdc7
          @Moontown. I love your ball analogy.
        • 9th November 2013 by hustyx
          The same thing that happens, when "an unstoppable force meets an immovable object".
        • 31st August 2013 by Moontown
          It has to do with momentum. When Wolverine hurls himself at the robot, he should bounce off it like a ping pong ball hitting a bowling ball. Instead the bowling ball gets knocked over the edge.
        • 24th August 2013 by Creamlord666
          Not sure what Logan's weight has to do with it but as I stated before Wolverine has no super-strength and so it was quite "Riddickulous" to see him pull that stunt. Not to mention that he also seems to have lost his hyper-senses of smell and hearing wich adds to his constant surprise looks in the movie.
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        Posted, 22nd August 2013
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        Wolverine, The
        The B-29 that dropped the bomb on Nagasaki was flying at 5,000 feet, not 30,000 feet. And there were two of them.
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        • 24th August 2013 by Creamlord666
          Plus a living mutant shield protects you from deadly radiation (From the Book of Hollywood Physics 2nd Edition)
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        Posted, 22nd August 2013
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        Air Force One
        How to hijack Air Force One in four easy steps: 1. "Hi, we have reservations on this plane." 2. "And you are?" 3. "We are journalists. See, we have cameras." 4. "Alrighty then! Let me show you to your seats."
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          Posted, 22nd August 2013
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          Jack Reacher
          You can cure gangrene of the fingers by gnawing off the black parts. The remaining stumps will not get re-infected.
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            Posted, 11th May 2013
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            Jack Reacher
            "You hit him, then I'll hit you, then you hit me, then I'll hit you, and then you hit him again" is not a good fight plan.
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              Posted, 10th May 2013
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              Jack Reacher
              A sniper who trains by firing 2000 rounds a week for more than two years will be an average shooter. Good shooters fire 8000 rounds per week.
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                Posted, 10th May 2013
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                Jack Reacher
                Here, use this knife so no one can trace any bullets back to me. I'm going to use my gun.
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                  Posted, 10th May 2013
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                  Jack Reacher
                  A guy who can hit the center of a target at 700 yards should be given a knife, not a gun.
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                    Posted, 10th May 2013
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                    Jack Reacher
                    "I came here to bury him" is code for "I promised him that if he got into trouble I would help him".
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                      Posted, 10th May 2013
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                      Jack Reacher
                      "Conflict of interest" guidelines don't apply when the prosecuting attorney is the father of the defense attorney.
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                        Posted, 10th May 2013
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                        ARGO
                        If you want to stop a jet from taking off, don't phone the control tower. Better to chase it down the runway in a jeep full of gun-toting maniacs.
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                          Posted, 16th March 2013
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                          Star Wars: A New Hope
                          When Vader orders you to tear the ship apart to find an inanimate data recording, it makes perfect sense to say "Don't destroy that escape craft, there's no life aboard. It's probably just a short circuit."
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                            Posted, 14th July 2012
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                            Contraband
                            If you ever suspect that someone is holding your wife hostage and you can't get there for a couple of days, call the guy up on a cellphone and let him know that you are going to kill him. This will keep things calm until you get there.
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                              Posted, 6th June 2012
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                              Contraband
                              When you go to make a deal with a gang boss at his headquarters, leave the bag with the $10,000,000 in your van. I mean if you can't trust 20 armed gangbangers, who can you trust?
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                                Posted, 6th June 2012
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                                Negotiator, The
                                How do you get out of a building surrounded by 100 cops? Go to the basement and wait for Kevin Spacey.
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                                  Posted, 11th March 2012
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                                  Negotiator, The
                                  Shooting someone in the torso can be fatal unless the shooter is a highly trained hostage negotiator.
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                                    Posted, 11th March 2012
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                                    Negotiator, The
                                    There is chance that when crashing through a window to catch a kidnapper he may hold a gun to the hostage's head and force you to surrender. Wait a minute, that is exactly what will happen.
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                                      Posted, 11th March 2012
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                                      Negotiator, The
                                      When under attack from four guys with machine guns, keep hurling incendiary grenades at them until they get scared and run away.
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                                        Posted, 11th March 2012
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                                        Air Force One
                                        Untrained civilians have a good chance of surviving a 15,000 foot wing chute jump off a 747 into unknown terrain.
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                                          Posted, 27th January 2012
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                                          Battle: Los Angeles
                                          The big secret the other nations can't figure out is "locate their most badass ship and hit it with a missile."
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                                            Posted, 19th November 2011
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                                            Limitless
                                            You mess up a vital meeting with a billionaire because you stashed all your smart pills at your girlfriend's place. Later on you find out there actually was one pill in the can you looked into.
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                                              Posted, 13th August 2011
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