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Forum: Techno-Babble 22 November 2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By BrianB
Airplane First ever plane with no moving parts takes flight

The Guardian 21 November 2018 (https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/nov/21/first-ever-plane-with-no-moving-parts-takes-flight)

Video below.
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Forum: Soapbox Derby 22 November 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,168
Posted By BrianB
Read This! How populist are you?

I put this here instead of Fun House since it involves politics.


https://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2018/nov/21/how-populist-are-you-quiz

The quiz said I was most similar to...
Forum: Techno-Babble 22 November 2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,037
Posted By BrianB
Bonsai Kitten You are correct. I actually find the...

You are correct. I actually find the investigation fascinating but that one sentence really bothered me.
Brian
Forum: Amusement Bark 22 November 2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By BrianB
Goldfish Although I much more of a Marvel fan I'm looking...

Although I much more of a Marvel fan I'm looking forward to this since it's directed by James Wan (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1490123/), who directed The Conjuring and The Conjuring II. I liked both...
Forum: Techno-Babble 19 November 2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,037
Posted By BrianB
Royalty From the OP article: Seeing how the...

From the OP article:

Seeing how the Byzantine Empire lasted till 1453 CE (https://www.ancient.eu/Byzantine_Empire/) (over 900 years later!) I don't think you can say these events hastened its...
Forum: Police Blotter 14 November 2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By BrianB
Police D.C. man arrested on gun charge after relatives alert police

I wasn't sure whether to start a new thread or post this article in the Suspect In Custody After Multiple Casualties In Shooting At Pittsburgh Synagogue...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 November 2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By BrianB
Icon07 NPR 8 November 2018...

NPR 8 November 2018 (https://www.npr.org/2018/11/08/665648215/gab-server-subpoenaed-by-pennsylvania-attorney-general)


I knew they would be back online but I was hoping, as what happened to...
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 November 2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By BrianB
Borg Having read books like The Lost Worlds of 2001 by...

Having read books like The Lost Worlds of 2001 by Arthur C. Clarke (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17076.The_Lost_Worlds_of_2001) I've learned a lot of 2001 trivia but I learned something new...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 28 October 2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By BrianB
Canada This. 100%. I love how he debunks Trump's lies in...

This. 100%. I love how he debunks Trump's lies in real time. Here's an example from 27 October 2018:
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Trump is touting his...
Forum: Police Blotter 28 October 2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,102
Posted By BrianB
Icon27 And I'm still seeing Trump supporters claiming...

And I'm still seeing Trump supporters claiming that the graphics are brand new. :rolleyes:

Brian
Forum: Police Blotter 28 October 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,894
Posted By BrianB
No Emphasis mine. "Social media site Gab...

Emphasis mine.


"Social media site Gab kicked off hosting platform in wake of Pittsburgh shooting" Global News 28 October 2018...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 25 October 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By BrianB
Read This! A handy guide to Donald Trump's most-frequent campaign rally lies and false claims

The Toronto Star 24 October 2018 (https://www.thestar.com/news/world/analysis/2018/10/24/a-handy-guide-to-donald-trumps-23-most-frequent-campaign-rally-lies.html)

Of all the journalists covering...
Forum: Social Studies 25 October 2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By BrianB
Skull A Racist Message Buried for Thousands of Years in the Future

The Atlantic 24 October 2018 (https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/10/crypt-of-civilization-racism/573598/)

This article was one of the most fascinating articles I've read all year.
...
Forum: Police Blotter 25 October 2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,102
Posted By BrianB
Icon07 Conspiracy theories about Soros aren't just false. They're anti-Semitic.

Washington Post 24 October 2018 (https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2018/10/24/conspiracy-theories-about-soros-arent-just-false-theyre-anti-semitic/)



When I was younger conspiracy...
Forum: Social Studies 20 October 2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,170
Posted By BrianB
Ponder erwins, thanks for starting this thread since I...

erwins, thanks for starting this thread since I also find these discussions fascinating.

Ditto. The difference is subtle but I can hear the difference when I say those words.

However, according...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 October 2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By BrianB
No From the OP article: I agree 100%. And it's...

From the OP article:

I agree 100%. And it's not just the QANON folks. Fathom Events (https://www.fathomevents.com) (!) recently distributed the docudrama The Trump Prophecy...
Forum: Rantidote 20 October 2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 28,266
Posted By BrianB
Computer More on The Future Liberals Want Meme

Me too! :D


There may have been other versions of the meme but this one from March 2017 is the one I'm familiar with:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en"...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 30 September 2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,516
Posted By BrianB
Frying Pan Why Did An Octopus-Wielding Sea Lion Slap A Kayaker In The Face?

"Why Did An Octopus-Wielding Sea Lion Slap A Kayaker In The Face?" NPR 28 September 2018...
Forum: Amusement Bark 27 September 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,320
Posted By BrianB
Disney Great trailer! :D I also have to give...

Great trailer! :D

I also have to give Disney/Marvel's marketing team a lot of credit. It's obvious they knew that fanboys/fangirls would love the Skrull reference in that scene whereas most...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 27 September 2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,516
Posted By BrianB
New Zealand Seal slaps man with octopus in NZ

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-asia-45660839/seal-slaps-man-with-octopus-in-nz



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Forum: Fauxtography 12 September 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,993
Posted By BrianB
Royalty The Argonath in Australia (aka "Slot Canyons")

I saw the following on Twitter yesterday:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Slot Canyons in Australia <a...
Forum: Politics 12 September 2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,931
Posted By BrianB
Read This! "No, Donald Trump, we are not giving Iran $150...

"No, Donald Trump, we are not giving Iran $150 billion for 'nothing'" Politifact 17 March 2016...
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 August 2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,368
Posted By BrianB
Glasses I can't speak for Silas, but I have a Harlan...

I can't speak for Silas, but I have a Harlan Ellison story. Back in the '70s Ellison had a book signing at the Change of Hobbit bookstore in Westwood. That was quite a drive for me at the time so I...
Forum: Book Corner 14 August 2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By BrianB
Reading A Survey of Some of the Best Science Fiction Ever Published

Full title: "A Survey of Some of the Best Science Fiction Ever Published (Thanks to Judy-Lynn Del Rey)"...
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 August 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 32,213
Posted By BrianB
Throw Tomato I saw Sorry to Bother You...

I saw Sorry to Bother You (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5688932/) and after two weeks I'm still not sure what to think of it. The first two two-thirds is really great, comedic, near-future science...
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