Discussion in 'Present & Current Events' started by Toroid, May 29, 2018.
Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen to Be Beatified
Abu Dhabi turns on the 'world's biggest' single site solar plant with 3.2MILLION panels | Daily Mail Online
Billionaire Ross Perot, who ran twice for president, dead at 89
Stunning Apollo 11 cornfield maze depicts Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the Moon
No swimming: Toxic bacteria afflicts Mississippi coast
Tempura-like 'crunch' spontaneously combusts, to blame for fires at Madison sushi restaurants
Madison high school to offer free condoms
As if keeping the twins out of potential trouble is not hard enough..
Denise Nickerson, who played Violet Beauregarde in 'Willy Wonka,' dead at 62
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Chick-fil-A manager changes tire for 96-year-old WWII veteran
Dramatic bodycam footage shows moment hero police officer saves 12-day-old baby's life after pulling over speeding car to find distressed mother holding the limp newborn who had stopped breathing
Deputy William Kimbro pulled over a car for speeding in Summerville, South Carolina, on June 11
Passengers told Kimbro that they were rushing a 12-day-old baby to the hospital who stopped breathing after drinking a bottle
The deputy started performing first aid on the infant until EMS arrived about five minutes later
Video shows Ryleigh's chest moving up and down and she lets out a few cries
Kimbro was awarded the 'Life-Saving Medal' from Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis
"These factory workers (which are 80% female)"
Most of those workers look 100% female.
This blackout happened exactly 42 years after the 1977 incident in New York.
Widespread power outages hit parts of New York's Manhattan | Daily Mail Online
New York City blackout of 1977 - Wikipedia
Quote from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy "The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything."
42 (number) - Wikipedia
From Wikipedia page:
The program on the "Earth computer" should have run correctly, but the unexpected arrival of the Golgafrinchans on prehistoric Earth caused input errors into the system—computing (because of the garbage in, garbage out rule) the wrong question—the question in Arthur's subconscious being invalid all along.
The problem that kept the Earth from computing the answer correctly was that the peoples of Earth were a blend of cavemen and Alien Bureaucrats.
The Golgafrinchans acted like erroneous input to a computer program.
Not all of Manhattan went dark. My mother-in-law had power, and for that I am profoundly grateful. THAT would have been an epic shitstorm .....
'Doomsday prepper' couple accused of abusing victims on farm for years
World’s biggest iceberg, A68, on move along Antarctic Peninsula
I was tempted to post this in a different topic but decided against it.
Archinaut snags $73 million in NASA funding to 3D-print giant spacecraft parts in orbit – TechCrunch
There are some advantages to this in that the structures can be lighter and larger than can be launched.
Anything launched has to withstand 3 G and a lot of vibration, and fit into a fairing.
They might be tempted to print parts that are under strength, and special coatings and tempering are going to be hard to do.
Spray painting a coating in space could get ugly.
For things like instrument and solar array booms it would be great.
I would run a wire through any long assembly so that if it breaks you don't have to chase the pieces.
'Bent' pyramid: Egypt opens ancient oddity for tourism
a sad postscript
Convicted Jayme Closs kidnapper moved out of state, location withheld for inmate's safety
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