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Forum: Religion 02 January 2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 17,563
Posted By rogue74656
Yet, there are some scholars that DO question the...

Yet, there are some scholars that DO question the existence of Jesus of Nazareth as described in the New Testament.

http://www.amazon.com/Nailed-Christian-Myths-Jesus-Existed/dp/0557709911
...
Forum: Religion 02 January 2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 28,825
Posted By rogue74656
Non-specific number of wise men

Nowhere in the Bible does it say "3" wise men. It is just "Wise men from the east". The number 3 comes from the gifts (gold, frankincense, and myrrh) and presumes one gift per wise man.
Forum: Fauxtography 07 August 2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 39,280
Posted By rogue74656
I think that is a result of the photography, but...

I think that is a result of the photography, but could be from minerals in the silt that formed the rock.



Think of a crinoid stem as a straw...hollow in the center with thick walls.
It gets...
Forum: Language 12 May 2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 91,672
Posted By rogue74656
Arrow to the knee

I know that this phrase comes from the game Skyrim, but rumors abound that it is actually an old Scandinavian phrase that means "to get married."

So can any linguists or Scandinavian Snopesters...
Forum: Language 20 October 2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 116,313
Posted By rogue74656
Other Strange Names

I have personally met the following:

Drosophila

Toy

Elodea

"The Hulk" (middle name)
Forum: Questionable Quotes 20 August 2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,849
Posted By rogue74656
Probably not....

Could not find a reputable source for this quote...

Did find this:

http://articles.businessinsider.com/2010-01-27/wall_street/29973450_1_prayer-book-federal-bank-andrew-jackson
Forum: Spook Central 01 February 2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 88,564
Posted By rogue74656
I live in Norman and work east of Lake...

I live in Norman and work east of Lake Thunderbird...been to Techumseh many times...

Not seen this, tho! It is close enough that I could go out chupacabra hunting!
...
Forum: Business 29 August 2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 48,574
Posted By rogue74656
US currency is LEGAL TENDER and constitutes a...

US currency is LEGAL TENDER and constitutes a valid offer to pay a debt:

http://www.ustreas.gov/education/faq/currency/legal-tender.shtml

According to the Uniform Commercial Code, refusal of a...
Forum: Food 05 April 2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 43,277
Posted By rogue74656
Chef Long Lived Food

Information regarding this phenomenon can be found at:

www.bionicburger.com (http://www.bionicburger.com)

Searching the site reveals a need for DRY CONDITIONS...

Well, even a raw human body...
Forum: Science 03 August 2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,445
Posted By rogue74656
That what THEY want you to think! ...

That what THEY want you to think!




Actually, the concept/device for frequency hopping was designed in 1941 by Hedy Lamarr (yes, Hedy...the blonde bombshell actress) but was not in common use...
Forum: Science 25 July 2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,445
Posted By rogue74656
Heinlein thought so

In his essay "'Pravda' means 'Truth,'" (found in the book "Expanded Universe") Heinlein describes hearing of a manned mission and then later reading that the unrecoverable rocket was unmanned:

"I...
Forum: Fauxtography 24 April 2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,422
Posted By rogue74656
Hobbit or hoax?

This "Quatari Mystery Photo" supposedly shows a small mysterious humanoid found near the Oryx statue in Quatar:

http://www.cryptomundo.com/cryptozoo-news/qatar-pic/
...
Forum: Automobiles 24 January 2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 20,914
Posted By rogue74656
Myth BUSTED

http://kwc.org/mythbusters/2005/11/episode_43_seasickness_cures_f.html
Forum: Fauxtography 03 January 2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 78,937
Posted By rogue74656
IQ test origins

It depends on which test you take. The Stanford-Binet test, the granddaddy of all IQ tests, was originally developed as a means to identify and separate those army recruits with the intelligence to...
Forum: Politics 05 December 2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 23,277
Posted By rogue74656
New Amero Bills

My Google-fu is weak today.

I find that Hal Turner is at it again. Now it is Amero bills rather than coins.

Anyone know who is making these?
...
Forum: Urban Legends 27 October 2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 22,325
Posted By rogue74656
Icon401 It works

I can say, since the statute of limitations is up, from personal observation that it works.

Nair in the CONDITIONER bottle, about half a bottle of each, well mixed.

Rather than removing all her...
Forum: Politics 10 October 2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 76,415
Posted By rogue74656
Another version

The version I heard dealt with the highjacking of a Soviet airplane in the (70's???) that landed in a foreign country like Libya. The Soviet's sent in an elite assault squad, who snuck out to the...
Forum: Politics 10 October 2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,817
Posted By rogue74656
Icon202 Endorsement

I'm not sure this is true, so I thought I might ask here...

My grandmother's sister's step-brother's second cousin's neice sent me an email saying that the KKK has officially endorsed John McCain....
Forum: Critter Country 17 August 2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 21,254
Posted By rogue74656
Black foxes?

Maybe they have early stages of mange?

I'll get it: :fish:

-Rogue
Forum: Critter Country 12 August 2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,730
Posted By rogue74656
Misunderstanding

ACTUALLY what was meant was that a contingent of Environmental Engineers from Oregon State University were sent in to fix things.

http://cbee.oregonstate.edu/
Forum: Religion 07 July 2008, 05:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 24,886
Posted By rogue74656
Thank you. This is exactly what I was...

Thank you.

This is exactly what I was looking for.

Not only does this answer the "three days" but addresses the the "three days and three nights" issue.

I read a book on Jewish history last...
Forum: Science 06 April 2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 25,003
Posted By rogue74656
Soapbox Nevertheless, it does move

Which is exactly MY point. The better understood, the more accurate the predictions. Making a statement like "All extrapolation (prediction) is wrong" is overly simplistic and detrimental to...
Forum: Science 29 March 2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 25,003
Posted By rogue74656
So then it appears our disagreement here lies in...

So then it appears our disagreement here lies in the DEFINITION OF SUCCESS and USEFULNESS in predicting complex interactions.

It seems to me that you require perfect accuracy to label a prediction...
Forum: Science 29 March 2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 25,003
Posted By rogue74656
Teacher Predictive value of science

I must take exception to the comment that ALL extrapolation is invalid.

One of the key features of science is it's predictive value. ANY scientific theory should make predictions which can then...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 27 March 2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,201
Posted By rogue74656
No Miller test...

We in Oklahoma are quite conservative...to wit: (or is that twit...)

21 O.S. §, 39 1024.1

A: ...child pornography" means and includes any film, motion picture, videotape, photograph, negative,...
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