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Forum: Science 08 May 2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,714
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The Hubble Telescope uses an ultra-low expansion...

The Hubble Telescope uses an ultra-low expansion glass as a substrate for the aluminum and magnesium fluoride reflective coating of the mirrors. The silica glass is manufactured by Corning ...
Forum: Sports 07 May 2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,058
Posted By TrekkerScout
The Louisville Slugger...

The Louisville Slugger (http://www.slugger.com/story/history.html) has been in existence since 1884, eleven years before the Bambino was even born.
Forum: Fauxtography 11 March 2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,120
Posted By TrekkerScout
MLB rules...

MLB rules (http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/downloads/y2010/official_rules/2010_OfficialBaseballRules.pdf) only specify that the bases be "marked by white canvas or rubber-covered bags" and "filled with soft...
Forum: Fauxtography 02 March 2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,928
Posted By TrekkerScout
It was one of the team's mascot owl. Story here...

It was one of the team's mascot owl. Story here (http://msn.foxsports.com/other/story/Colombian-soccer-mascot-owl-dies-after-player-kicks-it-off-field-030111).
Forum: Fauxtography 06 February 2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,082
Posted By TrekkerScout
It wasn't altered; there was a loading error. ...

It wasn't altered; there was a loading error. You can see the "true" color in the upper left corner of the photo. Similar loading errors can be seen with fence in front of the two high rises and...
Forum: Fauxtography 03 February 2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,710
Posted By TrekkerScout
Actually, the CNN bureau is located almost due...

Actually, the CNN bureau is located almost due north from the Capitol Building, nowhere near the Canadian embassy. The photo in question was likely taken from the top of the Newseum...
Forum: Fauxtography 31 January 2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 41,713
Posted By TrekkerScout
In other words, it's a form of reaction...

In other words, it's a form of reaction propulsion.
Forum: Fauxtography 25 January 2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 48,937
Posted By TrekkerScout
Pyrodex, made by Hodgdon...

Pyrodex, made by Hodgdon (http://www.hodgdon.com/index.html), is not classified as a "smokeless powder". It is classed as a relatively clean black powder substitute. Hodgdon does make and market...
Forum: Fauxtography 01 December 2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 19,476
Posted By TrekkerScout
It is an obvious photoshop job since Obama would...

It is an obvious photoshop job since Obama would never be handling that much cash. That would be Geithner's job.
Forum: Fauxtography 30 October 2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 24,676
Posted By TrekkerScout
Bear Grizzly versus Bison: the rest of the story

The man responsible for snapping the dramatic photographs of a bison being chased by a grizzly bear has surfaced, providing sister station KTVQ in Billings with more pictures and the end to the...
Forum: Fauxtography 22 August 2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,571
Posted By TrekkerScout
The last one is from a Chevy Malibu commercial...

The last one is from a Chevy Malibu commercial (http://www.snopes.com/photos/advertisements/bankrobbery.asp).

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Forum: Politics 29 July 2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 86,518
Posted By TrekkerScout
And before the red, white, and blue color scheme,...

And before the red, white, and blue color scheme, the DOJ used a blue and gold scheme until October 2005 (http://web.archive.org/web/20051006172016/http://www.justice.gov/) which obviously means that...
Forum: Fauxtography 17 July 2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 25,629
Posted By TrekkerScout
You don't seem to understand the military...

You don't seem to understand the military mindset and the rivalry that the Marines have with the other services. The Marines have always taken special pride in honoring their fellow Marines. ...
Forum: Fauxtography 01 July 2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,925
Posted By TrekkerScout
I don't think that is tar or oil at all. It...

I don't think that is tar or oil at all. It looks more like sun baked necrotic tissue. I have seen similarly decomposed marine animals that have washed up on the US west coast with no oil slick...
Forum: Military 25 June 2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,895
Posted By TrekkerScout
Turn your key,...

Turn your key, sir!http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2668/3954266206_4a447a5770_o.jpg
Forum: Fauxtography 17 June 2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,896
Posted By TrekkerScout
Nigeria's abbreviation is NGA...

Nigeria's abbreviation is NGA (http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/teams/team=43876/index.html).
Forum: Fauxtography 03 June 2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 573,710
Posted By TrekkerScout
Here is a detailed report...

Here is a detailed report (http://investigativereportingworkshop.org/flying-cheap/incident/20060131X00140/1/) of the incident.
Forum: Legal Affairs 09 January 2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 49,739
Posted By TrekkerScout
From what I could find, this "stupid law" is...

From what I could find, this "stupid law" is usually attributed to the state of Illinois, but in the amount of $1. However, the only mention of vagrancy in the Illinois Compiled Statutes delegates...
Forum: Fauxtography 19 November 2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 18,763
Posted By TrekkerScout
This is clear evidence that the nose piercing fad...

This is clear evidence that the nose piercing fad has gone way too far.
Forum: Military 18 November 2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,547
Posted By TrekkerScout
Hawaii birth certificates are not random. They...

Hawaii birth certificates are not random. They are specifically given out to black Kenyan Muslim babies. :fish:
Forum: Legal Affairs 17 November 2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 169,464
Posted By TrekkerScout
Someone could contact Nevada Pigeon Control...

Someone could contact Nevada Pigeon Control (http://www.nevadapigeoncontrol.com/index.asp) to find out.
I don't think that "Defacing a Hamburger" would be the offense committed. Certainly, throwing...
Forum: Military 01 November 2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,139
Posted By TrekkerScout
The electrical system utilized by the US Navy for...

The electrical system utilized by the US Navy for ship's systems (not just nukes) are based on a 3-phase, 480 volt, 60 Hz system that is compatible with the North American power grid. As to the...
Forum: Military 31 October 2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,139
Posted By TrekkerScout
I can attest to that. I was a Machinist Mate on...

I can attest to that. I was a Machinist Mate on a Los Angeles class sub. If we were scheduled to be in port for more than a few days, we would shut down the reactor. With the reactor in operation,...
Forum: Fauxtography 29 October 2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 77,207
Posted By TrekkerScout
I agree. The only thing I would be worried about...

I agree. The only thing I would be worried about would be the structural integrity of the right horizontal stabilizer by the looks of how it was bent.
Forum: Military 28 October 2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,139
Posted By TrekkerScout
All of the nuclear vessels I know of use the...

All of the nuclear vessels I know of use the first method for normal operation. The main propulsion shafts are connected to dedicated steam turbines. Other (much smaller) steam turbines supply...
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