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Forum: Techno-Babble 25 June 2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,051
Posted By BrianB
Teacher Gemini, Blue Gemini, Gemini B, and Big Gemini. Oh my! (Hijack and long post warning.)

I don't post as much as I used to but this thread encouraged me since it it touches and space program and local history. :) First, I need to clarify some terms.


NASA's Project Gemini...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 June 2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By BrianB
Icon81 Poor people die younger in the U.S. That skews American politics.

Washington Post 31 May 2018 (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/05/31/because-poor-people-die-younger-in-the-u-s-our-politics-are-more-unequal-than-elsewhere/)

Brian
Forum: Police Blotter 21 May 2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,075
Posted By BrianB
United States The following tweet is in regards to Cynthia...

The following tweet is in regards to Cynthia Tisdale, who was one of the victims.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is such an American story.<br>1)...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 April 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,134
Posted By BrianB
Throw Tomato I saw A Quiet Place...

I saw A Quiet Place (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6644200/) last week and really enjoyed it. It was a really neat mixture of science fiction and horror with a great story and performances. Also, I'm...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 April 2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,817
Posted By BrianB
TV I've seen five episodes so far and and I...

I've seen five episodes so far and and I definitely have mixed feelings. On the plus side,



So far, I'm enjoying the whole subplot with the robot and how it's an AI and not part of the original...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 March 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,817
Posted By BrianB
I wasn't expecting much but I was really...

I wasn't expecting much but I was really impressed by the trailer. Really looking forward to the series now. Also, I found Entertainment Weekly...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,244
Posted By BrianB
Fright While writing my post I realized hadn't noticed...

While writing my post I realized hadn't noticed before. Two of my top scariest scenes involve actor Laurence Harvey (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002131/). Here are mine in chronological order.

1. ...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 254,121
Posted By BrianB
Icon605 I was at Target last Friday buying a bottle of...

I was at Target last Friday buying a bottle of juice when the woman behind me said to the cashier "let me scan that for him." She then passed her smartphone to the cashier who scanned some app and I...
Forum: SLC 04 January 2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 254,121
Posted By BrianB
Hello Kitty First state or province, perhaps? West Hollywood,...

First state or province, perhaps? West Hollywood, California (http://msgboard.snopes.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=74;t=000625;p=0), banned the practice in 2003...
Forum: SLC 12 November 2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 140,218
Posted By BrianB
Australia Heh. This is my favorite comment in the comments...

Heh. This is my favorite comment in the comments section for the video:

I've been listening to his other songs and I totally understand this feeling. :) I also like the following from the...
Forum: Science 12 November 2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,056
Posted By BrianB
Icon97 Neat article. Thanks for sharing it. That's...

Neat article. Thanks for sharing it.

That's awesome. :D

The LDS (Mormon) church has very extensive genealogical records due to their belief in baptism of the dead...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 November 2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,247
Posted By BrianB
Japan Trump said 'samurai' Japan should have shot down overflying North Korean missiles

The Japan Times 5 November 2017 (https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/11/05/national/politics-diplomacy/trump-said-japan-shot-overflying-north-korea-missiles/)


Brian
Forum: SLC 05 November 2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 140,218
Posted By BrianB
Australia Everybody, this town, this world, are you big enough?

This has been repeating in my brain the last week or so, especially the second and third parts.
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/rvrZJ5C_Nwg" frameborder="0"...
Forum: SLC 16 October 2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 383,389
Posted By BrianB
Throw Tomato Actor Harvey Fierstein wants you to know he's not shamed producer Harvey Weinstein

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/harvey-fierstein-not-harvey-weinstein-article-1.3558674

Brian
Forum: SLC 01 October 2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 201,562
Posted By BrianB
TV The first TV show I can remember watching: ...

The first TV show I can remember watching:
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Brian
Forum: SLC 01 October 2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,196
Posted By BrianB
Ponder Interesting topic. This is also my...

Interesting topic.



This is also my first historical event I can remember clearly. I do remember watching a Gemini launch but I don't know which mission it was.

Anyway, I find this a very...
Forum: SLC 01 October 2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 254,121
Posted By BrianB
Read This! If you're on Twitter I recommend following Lauren...

If you're on Twitter I recommend following Lauren Duca (https://twitter.com/laurenduca). She's the author of Teen Vogue's great article "Donald Trump Is Gaslighting America"...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 October 2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,262
Posted By BrianB
United States Some follow-up. First, here is an interviews of...

Some follow-up. First, here is an interviews of Ta-Nehisi Coates on MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/5cFJKsld8Ok"...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 12 September 2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,708
Posted By BrianB
Canada Jagmeet Singh praised for 'calm and positive' reaction to anti-Muslim heckler

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/jagmeet-singh-stands-against-hate-1.4284473

I saw the video over the weekend and really loved how he handled the situation. And for those of you who haven't...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 September 2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,262
Posted By BrianB
United States The First White President

Another awesome essay by Ta-Nehisi Coates. In fact, I think it's the best essay I have read all year. However, please be advised that he uses the N-word several times so you might not want to read...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 September 2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,980
Posted By BrianB
Icon18 U.S. Justice Department affirms no evidence Obama wiretapped Trump

https://in.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-surveillance/u-s-justice-department-affirms-no-evidence-obama-wiretapped-trump-idINKCN1BE040



Brian
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 August 2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,603
Posted By BrianB
United States Long post warning!

I've been thinking about your question for some time because it's a good one. And you are correct -- the vast majority of Confederate statues and monuments were made long after the Civil War and were...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 August 2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,733
Posted By BrianB
Soapbox Yes, What About the "Alt-Left"?

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2017/08/what_the_alt_left_was_actually_doing_in_charlottesville.html

Brian
Forum: Business Bytes 20 August 2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,646
Posted By BrianB
Mouse Chuck E. Cheese's animatronics may take a final bow

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/chuck-e-cheeses-animatronics-may-take-a-final-bow/


Brian "All those moments will be lost, in time, like tears in rain" B
Forum: Moot Court 13 August 2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 18,392
Posted By BrianB
Icon13 Hijack!

A bit of history that I found interesting.
"Asian Couple Buys Affluent San Francisco Street Once Restricted To Whites Only"Huffington Post 8 August 2017...
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