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by JWWhite
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: News
Topic: After the cave rescue
Replies: 48
Views: 2939

Re: After the cave rescue

Breaking News: British cave divers also rescued four trapped Thai rescuers in Tham Luang Cave When Rick Stanton and John Volanthen surfaced in Chamber 3 of Tham Luang Cave on day 6 of the rescue to find four people waiting for them they first thought they’d somehow found the boys of the trapped Wil...
by JWWhite
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: After the cave rescue
Replies: 48
Views: 2939

Re: After the cave rescue

Thai cave rescue stirs memories of America’s largest cave search in Hannibal. The rescue missions — more than 50 years apart — parallel one another, demonstrating the dangers of amateur caving and the painstaking process to rescue those trapped. Much of the world rejoiced Monday with the news that ...
by JWWhite
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 301
Views: 18336

Re: Electric Cars

AK-47 maker reveals electric car modeled after widely mocked Russian sedans It was the car that gave the Soviet bloc a bad name. At the height of the Cold War, the Soviet Union’s Moskvich sedans were lampooned in the West as some of the worst cars ever made. Which is why it’s so surprising that Rus...
by JWWhite
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: The Dangers of Ignoring Cognitive Inequality
Replies: 0
Views: 118

The Dangers of Ignoring Cognitive Inequality

The Dangers of Ignoring Cognitive Inequality On Sunday 28 April 1996, Martin Bryant was awoken by his alarm at 6am. He said goodbye to his girlfriend as she left the house, ate some breakfast, and set the burglar alarm before leaving his Hobart residence, as usual. He stopped briefly to purchase a ...
by JWWhite
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 335
Views: 27876

Re: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread

In a posh Bangkok neighbourhood, residents trade energy with blockchain BANGKOK, Aug 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Residents in a Bangkok neighbourhood are trying out a renewable energy trading platform that allows them to buy and sell electricity between themselves, signalling the growing popu...
by JWWhite
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Best of the Rest of the World
Replies: 664
Views: 45642

Re: Best of the Rest of the World

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by JWWhite
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Quote of the Day
Replies: 34
Views: 1125

Re: Quote of the Day

"All men have an emotion to kill; when they strongly dislike some one they involuntarily wish he was dead. I have never killed any one, but I have read some obituary notices with great satisfaction."
-Clarence Seward Darrow was an American lawyer, a leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union
by JWWhite
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: The Number Of Global Earthquakes Over The Last 30 Days Is More Than 50% Above Normal
Replies: 8
Views: 600

The Number Of Global Earthquakes Over The Last 30 Days Is More Than 50% Above Normal

The Number Of Global Earthquakes Over The Last 30 Days Is More Than 50% Above Normal Why is the number of earthquakes happening around the world increasing so dramatically? In recent days, we have seen very large earthquakes in Venezuela, Fiji, Italy and elsewhere. Here in North America, significan...
by JWWhite
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 335
Views: 27876

Re: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread

Another Sign The Bitcoin Bubble Is Ending? China Launches An Unprecedented Crackdown On Cryptocurrencies… Those that sold their cryptocurrencies at the peak of the market made a tremendous amount of money, but those that hold on to the bitter end are going to be gravely disappointed. For a while th...
by JWWhite
Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Global Warming 2
Replies: 1094
Views: 52989

Re: Global Warming 2

Take a wild guess what country is reducing its greenhouse gas emissions the most? Canada? Britain? France? India? Germany? Japan?
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/20 ... imate-acc/
by JWWhite
Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 301
Views: 18336

Re: Electric Cars

A push for a battery leap to eliminate "blood cobalt" The U.S. government is funding a push to reinvent lithium-ion batteries so they contain little or no cobalt, an increasingly expensive metal found largely in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where activists say workers often toil in inhuman...
by JWWhite
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: News of the Weird - this just in!
Replies: 1021
Views: 64140

Re: News of the Weird - this just in!

Healthline, a California health info provider, is trying to ruin the term “vagina.” It’s not gender inclusive enough. The word they prefer? “Front hole.”
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08- ... front-hole
by JWWhite
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Cats and dogs: are they the superbug risk everyone has overlooked?
Replies: 7
Views: 511

Re: Cats and dogs: are they the superbug risk everyone has overlooked?

Woman In USA Killed By Puppy Bite. News outlet WTMJ-TV is reporting that the death of a woman in Wisconsin may be attributable to an infection that was transferred from a dog. Sharon Larson, who just obtained the puppy, was given a small nip, which caused a cut. She was rushed to the hospital short...