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Forum: Science 24 April 2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,947
Posted By DawnStorm
Neener, Neener I think everybody's does. :p Why was this...

I think everybody's does. :p

Why was this name chosen for a planet? Hells bells, there are plenty of other classic names out there its discoverer could have used!
Forum: Moot Court 24 April 2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,807
Posted By DawnStorm
Judge Here's an update:...

Here's an update: https://wtop.com/animals-pets/2018/04/us-appeals-court-rejects-copyright-suit-over-monkey-selfies/
Forum: Rantidote 24 April 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 34,818
Posted By DawnStorm
Jaded People citing Ben Franklin's Those Who Prefer...

People citing Ben Franklin's Those Who Prefer Security... quote. While I agree with it, I'm sick of people mentioning it every time a safety/security issue comes up. If that's the best you can do,...
Forum: Science 24 April 2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 23,440
Posted By DawnStorm
Goldfish I saw some program a month or two ago that...

I saw some program a month or two ago that speculated on Nessie's being a Greenland shark. Apparently Greenland sharks are known to inhabit the loch's mouth and waters surrounding that mouth.
Forum: Science 24 April 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,947
Posted By DawnStorm
Icon86 Turns out Uranus smells likes rotten eggs....

Turns out Uranus smells likes rotten eggs. :-o:lol: :duh:

https://wtop.com/science/2018/04/uranus-stinks-top-scientists-say-planet-smells-like-rotten-eggs/

Dawn--I'm trying very hard to act my...
Forum: Techno-Babble 24 April 2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By DawnStorm
Reading I did the same thing several years ago as well...

I did the same thing several years ago as well with the same results.
IMO long range weather forecasts--whether from NOAA or some almanac is a fun game, but that's about it.
Forum: Techno-Babble 24 April 2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By DawnStorm
Icon81 Farmer's Almanac predicts hazy, hot, humid and wet summer for DC area

https://wtop.com/local/2018/04/farmers-almanac-hot-hazy-humid-wet-summer-forecast-for-region/

Other than the predicted rainfall, what else is new? :rolleyes: It's the DC area--we have beastly hot...
Forum: Rantidote 24 April 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 24,480
Posted By DawnStorm
D'oh! I overslept this morning, but thankfully got to...

I overslept this morning, but thankfully got to work on time! I had to eat breakfast at work though.
Forum: Police Blotter 24 April 2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By DawnStorm
Canada Sadly, I think that anyplace is vulnerable. Yes,...

Sadly, I think that anyplace is vulnerable. Yes, some places/sections are more vulnerable, but I always have to roll my eyes when someone says 'things like that don't happen in this...
Forum: Police Blotter 24 April 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By DawnStorm
Rats! I keep forgetting that two states are...

Rats! I keep forgetting that two states are involved!
Here's an updated article. (http://www.wbal.com/article/308567/2/police-waffle-house-suspect-was-armed-when-arrested)
I hope the father is...
Forum: SLC 24 April 2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 50,805
Posted By DawnStorm
Jaded Tell that to anyone who steps in it. Or talk to...

Tell that to anyone who steps in it. Or talk to cleaning people.

A tossed cigarette butt was responsible for a major fire at this county's oldest bar. :mad: And of course, they have caused all...
Forum: Social Studies 24 April 2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By DawnStorm
Dog The author of the piece was interviewed by the...

The author of the piece was interviewed by the morning crew of my favorite FM station. He said that the responses were very favorable, and I certainly agree with the premise, but gads, what a 'tude!...
Forum: SLC 24 April 2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 27,311
Posted By DawnStorm
Icon05 Written in the dirt of a panel truck on the...

Written in the dirt of a panel truck on the Capitol Beltway: Dokdo is Korea's Land. :confused:

ETA: Thanks Google!
Forum: Rantidote 24 April 2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 129,128
Posted By DawnStorm
Icon06 DOWN: one of my dog park friends recently lost...

DOWN: one of my dog park friends recently lost his dog. :(
UP: Shorty died peacefully in his sleep hours after being fed and bathed. He was around 20 years old.
DOWN: Still sucks.

RIP...
Forum: Social Studies 24 April 2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By DawnStorm
Icon13 "Dog Lovers": A City Menace?

From the Baltimore Sun: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-op-0422-baltimore-dogs-20180419-story.html

While the writer is correct to call out irresponsible dog owners who rashly...
Forum: Police Blotter 24 April 2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,538
Posted By DawnStorm
France Didn't you get a translate prompt? Anyway,...

Didn't you get a translate prompt?

Anyway, I'm glad the items have been found and apparently unharmed/non-desecrated.
Forum: Police Blotter 24 April 2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By DawnStorm
I'm sure you've all heard by now that this Piece...

I'm sure you've all heard by now that this Piece of Work was caught trespassing on the White House last summer, once thought that Taylor Swift was stalking him, and once took a swim in a neighbor's...
Forum: Rantidote 19 April 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 51,237
Posted By DawnStorm
Jaded If you live in the Mid-Atlantic area, do not, I...

If you live in the Mid-Atlantic area, do not, I repeat, do not put 'sensitive plants' outside before the Ides of May! That would be the middle of next month. Mother's Day has long been used as a...
Forum: Social Studies 19 April 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By DawnStorm
Here's a very nice Atlantic article on her.:) ...

Here's a very nice Atlantic article on her.:)

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/04/a-visit-with-barbara-bush/558362/
Forum: Rantidote 19 April 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,778
Posted By DawnStorm
Icon02 Chrome, I know I submitted information to a real...

Chrome, I know I submitted information to a real estate company! Just because I did so does not give you license to be blasting homes for sale ads in my face on one of the few sites where I've...
Forum: SLC 19 April 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By DawnStorm
Shifty Eyes Well, I just spoke to a real estate office. We...

Well, I just spoke to a real estate office. We had a nice discussion and she'll email me some more info. I'm definitely in uncharted territory here.
Forum: SLC 19 April 2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 24,910
Posted By DawnStorm
Well yesterday I learned how the elevator button...

Well yesterday I learned how the elevator button light (the one you press to summon an elevator) is changed. The technician simply pops the panel off, unlocks some other panel and changes the light....
Forum: SLC 19 April 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 264,301
Posted By DawnStorm
Icon86 There's a new type of hot dog on the market--one...

There's a new type of hot dog on the market--one that's stuffed with peanut butter. The ad for it shows a close up of the peanut butter stuffing and boy that's a lot of peanut butter!
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 April 2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By DawnStorm
There's a slime aspect that I cannot ignore. I...

There's a slime aspect that I cannot ignore. I can't put my finger on it though. :confused:
Maybe it's because I pundits--regardless of bias--as people who should discuss issues, but not be afraid...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 April 2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,985
Posted By DawnStorm
I'm fully expecting all of the Democratic...

I'm fully expecting all of the Democratic candidates for governor (in this state) to the same thing with the incumbent governor. :rolleyes:
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