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by hhfarang
Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Wild Boar in the Suburbs
Replies: 24
Views: 1641

Re: Wild Boar in the Suburbs

So stupid, did you ever see boars in a desert ?????? 5555
Kirkuk is in the northern mountainous simi-arid region of Iraq. It has and has had a lot of native wildlife including boars, bear, wolves, deer, and even water buffalo.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wildlife_of_Iraq
by hhfarang
Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Wild Boar in the Suburbs
Replies: 24
Views: 1641

Re: Wild Boar in the Suburbs

Wild boars are good if they're on your side... " Rampaging wild boars 'kill three members of Isis' near Iraqi city of Kirkuk https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/keLZsQzhL0UB6pbnDTWUNQ--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjtzbT0xO3c9MTI4MDtoPTk2MA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en-GB/homerun/international_business_times_n...
by hhfarang
Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Engineering and Science
Replies: 5
Views: 477

Re: Engineering and Science

"This is the first footage of Larry Page’s ‘flying car’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMWh4W1C2PM Kitty Hawk is the “flying car” company that’s financially backed by Google founder Larry Page, and today it has published the first video of its prototype aircraft. The company describes the Kitty Hawk...
by hhfarang
Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Plastic-eating caterpillar could munch waste, scientists say
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: Plastic-eating caterpillar could munch waste, scientists say

^ Reminds me of one of the first "science gone wrong, apocalypse" books I read in my youth... Mutant 59, The Plastic Eaters, about microbe created to deal with plastic waste that gets loose in the world and wreaks havoc, bringing down airplanes, shutting down cars, medical devices, etc., because of ...
by hhfarang
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Two killed in bomb blast in Thailand's restive south
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Two killed in bomb blast in Thailand's restive south

"Thailand's southernmost provinces have seen a long-running separatist insurgency in the Muslim-dominated region. http://www.aljazeera.com/mritems/imagecache/mbdxxlarge/mritems/Images/2017/4/20/bcbca1f4d85e4c8a957c7943165b24a1_18.jpg Violence has escalated in Thailand's Muslim-dominated southernmost...
by hhfarang
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: (Last) order on the pavement: Thailand
Replies: 16
Views: 1361

(Last) order on the pavement: Thailand

https://www.yahoo.com/sy/ny/api/res/1.2/jEVFOoEtcpZS8zlOSEX0ww--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjtzbT0xO3c9ODAw/http://slingstone.zenfs.com/offnetwork/44195b8d556c2611d55ef4e901927ae5 CNN’s travel website ranks Bangkok as the world’s top street-food destination. And yet, as new-year celebrations wind up, a b...
by hhfarang
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Toss the kettle, you should microwave your tea!
Replies: 2
Views: 261

Toss the kettle, you should microwave your tea!

Especially for you Brits... " Why Science Says You Might Want to Microwave Your Tea Microwaving tea might sound like blasphemy to you, but according to one food scientist, it's actually the better way to make tea. Dr. Quan Vuong from the University of Newcastle in Australia claims that not only does...
by hhfarang
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Interesting things from the WWW
Replies: 29
Views: 4711

Re: Interesting things from the WWW

" Finland Is Officially The World's Safest Country https://www.yahoo.com/sy/ny/api/res/1.2/gHqlxMSxLgBE7m2VDRBFaw--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjtzbT0xO3c9ODAw/http://media.zenfs.com/en-GB/homerun/esquire_253/a1c41e02a6831a437cd375e73de8e53e Looking for a destination for your next solo adventure? You might...
by hhfarang
Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?
Replies: 83
Views: 4759

Re: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?

Ok, so there are a couple of Thai style things that my wife wants that are not available here in the style she wants so I did an online search and came up with exactly the product she wanted, but only on Alibaba. It's an item that should last years so she probably will only ever need one of them. Th...
by hhfarang
Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?
Replies: 83
Views: 4759

Re: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?

^ Absolutely. I've been stunned by the incredible selection and ease of shopping here (U.S.) now after living in Thailand for ten years. I can literally find anything I want in a couple of minutes without leaving my keyboard, and have it in my hands in no more than 2 days without leaving home, but i...
by hhfarang
Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Interesting things from the WWW
Replies: 29
Views: 4711

Re: Interesting things from the WWW

" The most expensive city in the world is NOT New York or San Francisco Country City Rank Singapore Singapore 1 Hong Kong Hong Kong 2 Switzerland Zurich 3 Japan Tokyo 4 Japan Osaka 5 South Korea Seoul 6 Switzerland Geneva 7 France Paris 7 U.S. New York 9 Denmark Copenhagen 9 ..." http://www.marketwa...
by hhfarang
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: 400 lodge class lawsuit against Ford
Replies: 6
Views: 472

Re: 400 lodge class lawsuit against Ford

As Saab does not manufacture any more, I'm going Japanese.. Good choice, we drove the same two vehicles for ten years over there with no problems whatsoever. Mine was a Honda CRV and the missus drove a Honda Civic. All I did in ten years was the normal routine maintenance. They were both great. Pra...
by hhfarang
Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?
Replies: 83
Views: 4759

Re: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?

There is talk of a guaranteed basic living wage going on in several countries now as people lose jobs to automation. I'm just afraid if something like that becomes the norm very few people will choose to work. If the folks on the dole become larger than the working ones paying taxes to support them....
by hhfarang
Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Engineering and Technology Thread
Replies: 54
Views: 8891

Re: Engineering and Technology Thread

" 94-year old Lithium-Ion battery inventor unveils new ultra-efficient glass battery https://www.yahoo.com/sy/ny/api/res/1.2/HkWDb2TqyceUXLPOjFYJaw--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjtzbT0xO3c9ODAw/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/digital_trends_973/ce09f1f210aca5f011937968cd9110db John B. Goodenough, an e...