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  • Memo: Do not spill the popcorn bag with 10 billion kernels in the cupboard.

    12/12/2019 9:00:26 PM PST · by Robert A Cook PE · 27 replies
    Bag | RACookPE
    Many curse words heard. Much commotion and irritation ensue. Loud noises from the vacuum cleaner ... And the number that fell in the heating duct remains unknown.
  • Two of the biggest US earthquake faults might be linked

    12/09/2019 9:15:28 AM PST · by Red Badger · 47 replies
    Nature ^ | 05 December 2019 | Alexandra Witze
    Provocative analysis of sea-floor cores suggests that quakes on the Cascadia fault off California can trigger tremors on the San Andreas. Two of North America’s most fearsome earthquake zones could be linked. A controversial study argues that at least eight times in the past 3,000 years, quakes made a one–two punch off the west coast of the United States. A quake hit the Cascadia fault off the coast of northern California, triggering a second quake on the San Andreas fault just to the south. In some cases, the delay between the quakes may have been decades long. The study suggests...
  • NASA denies there are living 'insect- and reptile-like creatures' on Mars

    11/21/2019 7:46:51 AM PST · by knighthawk · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 21 2019 | Chris Ciaccia
    NASA has vehemently denied that there are living "insect- and reptile-like creatures" on Mars, after a professor at Ohio University made the controversial claim earlier this week. "The collective general opinion of the large majority of the scientific community is that current conditions on the surface of Mars are not suitable for liquid water or complex life," Alana Johnson, NASA's Public Affairs Officer, said in a statement to Fox News. Johnson added that one of NASA's objectives is "the search for life in the universe" and with the upcoming Mars 2020 rover, the government space agency hopes to take the...

    11/18/2019 5:37:59 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 56 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 11/18/19 | Rosie McCall
    ver 100 new geoglyphs depicting fish, snakes and humanoids, among other things, have been identified near Nazca, Peru—thanks, at least in part, to artificial intelligence. Researchers at Yamagata University and IBM Japan used AI technology belonging to the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in New York to locate 142 geoglyphs, which are thought to date back to a period between 100 BCE and 300 CE. A plethora of living things are represented in this ancient artwork, from fish and birds to monkeys, camelids and humanoids. They were constructed by removing rocks, leaving a negative image in the white sand...
  • Fanged mouse-deer identified after vanishing for a generation

    11/16/2019 8:33:15 PM PST · by BeauBo · 36 replies
    National Geographic ^ | Nov 11, 2019 | STEPHEN LEAHY
    Lost to the outside world for a generation—and feared extinct—a small deer-like species with tiny fangs has been photographed tiptoeing through a dry lowland forest in southern Vietnam... The silver-backed chevrotain, also known as the Vietnamese mouse-deer, is about the size of a large rabbit, with a silver sheen on its rump. The creatures have tusk-like incisors, visible in the new photographs of the animals. Because chevrotains lack horns or antlers, and the fangs are especially long in males, scientists think the males use them to compete for territory and mates.
  • An underwater observatory inexplicably went missing from the bottom of a bay...

    09/07/2019 8:14:36 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    CNN ^ | Scottie Andrew,
    The Boknis Eck Observatory might've been "forcibly removed" from a bay in Germany, the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel said. Data transmission from the underwater sensors suddenly cut out one night in August, GEOMAR said. When divers went to investigate at the observatory site, they found nothing but a shredded cable that once anchored it. The observatory, planted in Kiel's Eckernförde Bay in 2016, consists of two "desk-sized" racks: One acts as a power source, tethered to the coast by a cable, and the other contains the sensors that transmit data back to shore. Both were missing...
  • Biden's eye fills with blood during CNN climate town hall

    09/04/2019 6:14:16 PM PDT · by billorites · 235 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 04, 2019 | Julio Rosas & Joseph Simonson
    Former Vice President Joe Biden's left eye appeared to have a blood vessel burst while he was participating in CNN's town hall on climate change. Biden has long been plagued by health issues. In 1988, he suffered an aneurysm that burst and required him to undergo emergency surgery. The then-senator was so close to death that a Catholic priest began preparing to administer the sacrament of last rites. Months later, surgeons clipped a second aneurysm before it burst. Biden then took a seven-month leave from the Senate following the surgery. He’s described the operation as “they literally had to take...
  • Why did FR pull the 56 post thread regarding the seagull that ate the woman's lobster roll in Maine?

    06/09/2019 8:00:57 AM PDT · by mowowie · 141 replies
    FR pulled the 56 post thread regarding the seagull that ate the woman's lobster roll in's "under review"....WHY?
  • Car-Sized Fireball Lights Up Sky In Incredible Video

    05/28/2019 11:08:20 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    NDTV ^ | May 28, 2019 16:41 IST
    A CCTV camera on Royal Adelaide Hospital's helipad captured the moment the fireball burned as it crashed to the ground. The footage was shared online by South Australia Health, where it has collected over 99,000 views. "The whole night sky glowed a brilliant orange with what looked like a comet with flames shooting from Earth to the atmosphere," Facebook user Katie Wahlheim described the scene, according to the New York Post. This is the second fireball to have lit up Australian skies in recent days. Before this, it was a suspected meteor shower over Northern Territory that left netizens awed.
  • Ancient asteroid impacts played a role in creation of Earth’s future continents

    02/01/2019 12:37:16 AM PST · by Simon Green · 6 replies
    Heritage Daily ^ | 01/31/19
    More than 3.8 billion years ago, in a time period called the Hadean eon, our planet Earth was constantly bombarded by asteroids, which caused the large-scale melting of its surface rocks. Most of these surface rocks were basalts, and the asteroid impacts produced large pools of superheated impact melt of such composition. These basaltic pools were tens of kilometres thick, and thousands of kilometres in diameter. “If you want to get an idea of what the surface of Earth looked like at that time, you can just look at the surface of the Moon which is covered by a vast...
  • Following Impact: The Collapse of the Crater Alamo Impact Crater Formation

    01/30/2019 7:30:18 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 22 replies
    Idaho Museum of Natural History ^ | prior to 2019 | some real brainiacs!
    Normal faults are generated throughout the crater from the impact force. Fault blocks form along the crater walls, breaking off and sliding back into the crater following impact. Rocks around the crater rim fill in much of the crater as it collapses. Furthermore, resurge waves deposit large amounts of rock fragments in and around the crater. It is common for the crater to almost completely refill and subsequently be buried[.]
  • UFO alert as Putin drafts in army after Siberian mountain 'collapses'

    01/14/2019 4:13:58 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 107 replies
    Express.UK ^ | 1/13/19 | Ciaran McGrath
    VLADIMIR Putin has drafted in soldiers to investigate a “collapsed mountain” in a remote region of Siberia amid suggestions it may have been caused by a UFO crash-landing. Whatever the cause, the event resulted in a massive rockfall which has blocked the nearby Bureya river, and left several villages at risk of flooding. So much rock was shifted it would fill 13,600 Olympic-sized swimming pools, say experts. Meanwhile, the falling 34 million cubic metres of debris left a gash in a mountain which could swallow up all the water used if every American showered at the same time. A defence...
  • Earth’s magnetic field is acting up and geologists don’t know why

    01/10/2019 7:52:13 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 126 replies
    Nature ^ | 09 January 2019 | Alexandra Witze
    The magnetic pole is moving so quickly that it has forced the world’s geomagnetism experts into a rare move. On 15 January, they are set to update the World Magnetic Model, which describes the planet’s magnetic field and underlies all modern navigation, from the systems that steer ships at sea to Google Maps on smartphones. The most recent version of the model came out in 2015 and was supposed to last until 2020 — but the magnetic field is changing so rapidly that researchers have to fix the model now. The problem lies partly with the moving pole and partly...
  • Meet Ultima AND Thule: First high-resolution images of most distant object ever visited

    01/02/2019 1:24:00 PM PST · by Simon Green · 172 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 1/2/19 | Cheyenne MacDonald
    Humanity has captured its first clear look at an object in the faraway Kuiper Belt. NASA revealed the first images and science data from this week's historic flyby in a news conference Wednesday afternoon. Far from the blurry 'bowling pin' we saw with New Horizons' first look when it beamed its signal home early morning on January 1, the new images reveal Ultima Thule is snowman-shaped red world with two distinct lobes - one stacked atop the other. This arrangement is what's known as a contact binary, the experts say – and, it’s now the first a spacecraft has...
  • FR now has a Deep State Admin Mod Group going rogue deleting posts aboutthe Deep State [q anon]

    12/13/2018 12:07:50 AM PST · by Paladin2 · 164 replies
    Reearch on FR ^ | 12/13/2018 | Moi
    FR now has Jack-booted Thug Censorship Unbelievable.
  • ...NASA alert as TWO asteroids to make ‘close approach’ to Earth on Sunday...

    11/24/2018 4:57:35 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    The Sun UK ^ | Simon Chandler
    At around 12.14 in the afternoon, it will come as close as 15 lunar distances, which is 15-times the distance from the Earth to the Moon (or about 3.7 million miles). TWO asteroids are set to drift uncomfortably close to the Earth on Sunday, with the pair of objects passing the planet within five hours of each other. The largest of the asteroids is estimated to have a diameter as long as 120 metres, making it bigger than most football pitches. What's exciting this time around, however, is that the largest (sexily named "2009 WB105") has an estimated diameter of...
  • Here's What'll Happen When Plate Tectonics Grinds to a Halt

    10/29/2018 2:21:32 PM PDT · by ETL · 55 replies
    National Geographic ^ | August 29, 2018 | Robin George Andrews
    A new study says we may only have another 1.45 billion years to enjoy the dynamic action of Earth’s geologic engine There’s no geological artist quite like Earth’s plate tectonics. Thanks to this ongoing operation, we have mountains and oceans, terrifying earthquakes, incandescent volcanic eruptions, and new land being born every single second. But nothing lasts forever. Eventually, the mantle will cool to such an extent that this planetwide conveyor belt will grind to a halt. At that point, you can say farewell to the carbon cycle, as well as the constant reshaping and reshuffling of landmasses that have been...
  • DATE WITH DISASTER Friday the 13th is TODAY! Here’s what’s happened on Friday 13 in history

    04/12/2018 11:34:05 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 25 replies ^ | 13th April 2018 | Sophie Roberts
    ... Whether you are superstitious or not, here is everything you need to know about the widely-feared day...
  • Some spooky things are happening at serial killer Ted Bundy’s childhood home

    05/08/2017 5:51:21 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 21 replies ^ | Stacia Glenn
    Unexplainable things happened in the Tacoma house where serial killer Ted Bundy grew up. So many things, in fact, that a contractor hired to remodel the home penciled Bible scriptures on the walls and brought in two pastors to bless the house. “I’m not one to believe a lot of this stuff, but this house made me a believer,” said Casey Clopton, the contractor. A cry for help appeared on a window as crew members worked in the basement. Heavy furniture wedged into a wall toppled over. Doors and cabinets seemed to open themselves. It all started in September, when...
  • A Deer Was Caught Gnawing on Human Remains and the End Is Nigh

    05/05/2017 6:09:14 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 91 replies
    gizmodo ^ | 5/5/17 | George Dvorsky
    Deer are generally considered one of the more benign creatures of the forest, going about their herbivorous ways in peace. But as new research shows, there’s a dark side to these ungulates. Using camera traps, forensic scientists have captured unprecedented photos of deer munching on the skeletal remains of a human carcass. “Herein, we report on the first known photographic evidence of deer gnawing human remains,” write the Texas State University researchers in their new study, which can be found in the Journal of Forensic Sciences. On its own, this behavior is noteworthy enough, but the finding could prove useful...