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Extraordinary Toroidal Vortices
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Posted on 02/18/2012 4:32:57 PM PST by gorush

Extraordinary and beautiful examples of toroidal vortices produced by dolphins, beluga whales, humpback whales, volcanoes, hydrogen bombs, and man.

A toroidal vortex, also called a vortex ring, is a region of rotating fluid moving through the same or different fluid where the flow pattern takes on a toroidal (doughnut) shape. The movement of the fluid is about the poloidal or circular axis of the doughnut, in a twisting vortex motion. Examples of this phenomenon are a smoke ring or a microburst. Vortex rings were first mathematically analysed by the German physicist Hermann von Helmholtz, in his paper of 1867 On Integrals of the Hydrodynamical Equations which Express Vortex-motion Smoke rings have probably been observed since antiquity since they can easily be blown from the mouth.

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To cool to post only once....trust me or write scathing reviews.
1 posted on 02/18/2012 4:33:05 PM PST by gorush
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To: gorush

“Too cool” is, of course, what I meant to spell...


2 posted on 02/18/2012 4:35:38 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush; SunkenCiv; TheOldLady
and man

...and women...

Here is a pic of my wife when I asked her if now was a "Cialis" moment.

All this crap of aspirin and abstinence.

Yeah, right.

We practice absentance...

3 posted on 02/18/2012 4:46:25 PM PST by bigheadfred (Wogga la Hooga)
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To: gorush

Ultra cool. Thank you.


4 posted on 02/18/2012 4:55:59 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: PapaBear3625
"Ultra cool. Thank you."

Ain't it though? and you're welcome.

5 posted on 02/18/2012 5:02:54 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush

Back in the day it was cool to get out and see the spray plane levying death , in the predawn hours, with that nerve agent redesigned to kill bugs (and pregnant women). Double vortice.

Fortunately now that pesticide is banned and you get your veggies for free from Mexico-co,/.inc.


6 posted on 02/18/2012 5:14:19 PM PST by bigheadfred (Wogga la Hooga)
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To: bigheadfred

I feel your pain...toroidal vortices are a lot harder to come by these days.


7 posted on 02/18/2012 5:16:56 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush; bigheadfred

>>I feel your pain...toroidal vortices are a lot harder to come by these days.<<

I am checking into laser surgery for mine. They say it can be handled on an outpatient basis.


8 posted on 02/18/2012 5:22:08 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: gorush
I took the missus up to the Oregon coast in '09 for a vaca. We went out on a whale sighting boat and did get to see a nice ring.

There was also a day in my childhood when I got to see a very black "jet" fly over our town and then go ALOFT very fast. Boom,boom, boom. Ringy, too. From a location I can see from my backdoor. They called it "the base" then. Now it is the INL.

9 posted on 02/18/2012 5:31:51 PM PST by bigheadfred (Wogga la Hooga)
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To: freedumb2003; gorush
They say it can be handled on an outpatient basis.

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. But in these days it may be a case of Herpenstance and then it is MRSA me....

10 posted on 02/18/2012 5:36:19 PM PST by bigheadfred (Wogga la Hooga)
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To: gorush

11 posted on 02/18/2012 6:00:12 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: bigheadfred

“We practice absentance..”

Is that the Royal “We” or the Editorial “We”?

;-)


12 posted on 02/18/2012 6:03:53 PM PST by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: BwanaNdege
I would probably say "F.U." if it wouldn't cost me more than it already has.(teehee)
13 posted on 02/18/2012 6:09:36 PM PST by bigheadfred (Wogga la Hooga)
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To: bigheadfred

All ya gotta do is ask and she responds with the big smokin’ O???

No wonder you have a big head old pal....


14 posted on 02/18/2012 6:17:35 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: Fightin Whitey

Oh, yah. Either way, it is a big smokin’ O. bigheadfred is just a simple locker room nickname...


15 posted on 02/18/2012 6:24:42 PM PST by bigheadfred (Wogga la Hooga)
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To: bigheadfred
Fortunately now that pesticide is banned and you get your veggies for free from Mexico-co,/.inc.

And you get tons of e-coli bacteria for free! Hey, field workers gotta go somewhere......

16 posted on 02/18/2012 6:33:53 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: doorgunner69

Kinda like “in your face, MF...???”


17 posted on 02/18/2012 6:52:12 PM PST by bigheadfred (Wogga la Hooga)
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To: bigheadfred; AdmSmith; bvw; callisto; ckilmer; dandelion; ganeshpuri89; gobucks; KevinDavis; ...

Thanks bigheadfred.


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18 posted on 02/18/2012 7:29:39 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: bigheadfred

We’re practicing absence...Mrs. BN is out of town helping a friend after surgery.


19 posted on 02/18/2012 7:47:04 PM PST by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: BwanaNdege

Mrs. bhf is out of tune too. But I just paid $5000 to have her tuned up. Which brings up a really interesting philosophical debate. Who ends up who bleeding who to death????


20 posted on 02/18/2012 7:54:47 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: gorush

View if you dare...and respond later if you survive.


21 posted on 02/18/2012 8:20:23 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush; SkyDancer
View if you dare...and respond later if you survive.

Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky,
Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone,
Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die,
One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne
In the Land of Obama where the Shadows lie.
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,
One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them
In the Land of Obama where the Shadows lie.

22 posted on 02/18/2012 9:59:19 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: gorush

23 posted on 02/19/2012 3:02:55 AM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: bigheadfred
Some who shoulda practiced abstinence...didn't get the memo.


24 posted on 02/19/2012 3:09:35 AM PST by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: shibumi
Oh wow man...far out.


25 posted on 02/19/2012 2:25:03 PM PST by Salamander (You don't know what's going on inside of me. You don't wanna know what's running through my mind)
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