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Old 2021-07-25, 17:43   #4335
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ah yes.. only a few order of magnitude.
5+ orderss. c ~300,000 km/sec; supersonic 0.4-1.7km/sec

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypersonic_speed
Still falls well short of a legislator's million-fold inflation of a violence statistic, repeated after a reporter questioned it.
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Old 2021-07-25, 20:30   #4336
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ah yes.. only a few order of magnitude.
Wow! I loved that picture! Thanks!

I've printed it out, laminated it, and placed it on the wall behind me. It will just be readable during Zoom meetings.
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Old 2021-07-28, 11:24   #4337
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The strange 19th-Century sport that was cooler than football
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Old 2021-07-28, 16:04   #4338
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ah yes... recently (last month), Lambert Santelli made the entire GR20 hiking trail ( 180 kms) in about 30H. Take that , 19th century gentlemens!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GR_20
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Old 2021-07-30, 14:13   #4339
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Workers in the control room of a nuclear power plant in Taiwan moved a chair to clean under it and accidentalt shut down a reactor:

https://www.theregister.com/2021/07/...lant_shutdown/
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Old 2021-07-30, 16:15   #4340
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The Big History Behind January 6th
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Old 2021-07-30, 16:25   #4341
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"I think the world may be on the cusp, of a revelation, that we are not alone."
—Ross Coulthart

<https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/drive/in-plain-sight/13474452>
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Old 2021-07-30, 16:51   #4342
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https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/drive/in-plain-sight/13474452
No evidence presented, just "stories" and "testimonies of sightings".

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If it is real then where is the evidence?

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Old 2021-07-30, 17:04   #4343
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If it is real then where is the evidence?
Hmmmm… indeed.
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Old 2021-07-30, 17:31   #4344
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Oof. Some good (if difficult to adhere to) advice in that coda.
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Old 2021-08-04, 17:07   #4345
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700,000 lines of code, 20 years, and one developer: How Dwarf Fortress is built

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