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Posted by kmaz
Regarding proposals to bring lower Mississippi river water west to Colorado and beyond: I'm seeing a number of letters to the editor and opinions expressing interest in this sort of proposal. I'm not sure quite who has suggested it first or ...
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
1 day ago1d

Posted by phxbillcee
Real Engineering - Can We Throw Satellites to Space? - SpinLaunch
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Posts
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by glennlab
I don't know whether to laugh or admire the engineering?
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Posts
1 month ago1m

Posted by Krish55
Independent media in the West pressured to follow official line on Ukraine. Also details the history of US engineering the 2014 coup in Ukraine and training fascists to attack Russian speakers there years before Russia's invasion:
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Traditional and Folkmusic
1 month ago1m

Posted by FrayedBear
In memory of Uilick O'Boyle, the Australian Settlers Folk Group & the people who came from all over the world to complete the project..
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Space
1 month ago1m

Posted by Theresa_N
Even Webbs engineering test images manage to wow:
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Just for Laughs
1 month ago1m

Posted by St-Sinner
He was an engineering student from Georgia
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Star Trek fans
Jun 11Jun 11

Posted by David1955
Star Trek group No comments on ST Strange New Worlds for all your trek heads? Well, setting aside my usual distain for anything from Paramount, the smoke blowing subsidiary of the Pentagon, and notwithstanding my low opinion of ST Discovery, which...
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Metal music
May 13May 13

Posted by Seriousreason
Pt 2. first track off new album . 🎸😛🎸 Cool . After exiting the chrysalis DECAPITATED evolved . Having earned respect all round the world from peers & fans alike. . Major players in the engineering & production side of...
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Just for Laughs
May 11May 11

Posted by webspider555
Two engineers were standing at the base of a flagpole, looking at its top. A woman walked by and asked what they were doing. "We're supposed to find the height of this flagpole," said Sven, "but we don't have a ladder." The woman took a shifter ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Apr 28Apr 28

Posted by digifilm4
As a former patron and patient (as well as all of the women I dated) of Planned Parenthood, I am very familiar with the wide range of services the institute offered financially disadvantaged communities. Abortion is but one of hundreds. So this is ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Mar 18Mar 18

Posted by BD66
A Very Good Point
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Religion & Spirituality
Feb 11Feb 11

Posted by Garban
Engineering Evaluation: Religion<>Morality Religion <> Objective consideration of evidence Religion = Organized control by use of unfalsifiable information, with a purpose. Purpose = noble/corrupt? >Organizations power = >Corruption Conclusion: As ...
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World Music
Jan 30Jan 30

Posted by RhondaShotwell
My favorite version of this song. Rosemary Clooney with Perez Prado--Sway
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Food Glorious Food
Jan 22Jan 22

Posted by FrayedBear
Avocado & egg dip for Sunday lunch?
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Posts
Jan 14Jan 14

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS BUSINESS1/14/2022 Eaze opened its first dispensary storefronts. LINK: Vangst completed a $19 million Series B funding round. LINK: ...
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COVID-19
Jan 12Jan 12

Posted by FvckY0u
“The research provides clear evidence and guidelines that 3 feet of distancing with face coverings is better than 6 feet of distancing without face coverings,” says study co-author Kareem Ahmed, an associate professor in UCF’s Department of ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 7Jan 7

Posted by Buttercup
This addresses one of the problems I've had with the Fermi Paradox, maybe the best we'll be able to do is a fairly clunky fusion plant that requires tritium (and therefore lithium), I've thought we're closer to the limits of engineering than ...
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All Things Astronomy
Jan 3Jan 3

Posted by AnonySchmoose
The post-launch set-up of the new James Webb telescope has gone very well.' "Engineering teams are in the middle of unpacking the observatory from its folded launch configuration to the layout needed for operations. This ...
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News & Links
Dec 22, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKU.S. can get to 100% clean energy with wind, water, solar and zero nuclear, Stanford professor says
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Silly, Random & Fun
Dec 15, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by ASTRALMAX
Termnological Inexactitudes
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Posts
Dec 12, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by azzow2
Write a letter and never send it.
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Dec 5, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by phxbillcee
The Webb Space Telescope Will Rewrite Cosmic History. If It Works. The James Webb Space Telescope has been designed to answer many of the core questions that have animated astronomers over the past half-century. With a $10 billion price tag, it is ...
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General & Hellos
Nov 27, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by Robecology
Thanksgiving is over. Now it's time to decide if you want to say/write/type merry Christmas or Merry Xmas....the war has begun. Me? I'm decorating my Christmas tree and greeting folks who I suspect are religulous with a "Merry Christmas" - ...
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Out Of The Illusion
Nov 20, 2021Nov 2021

Posted by William_Mary
UN-Backed Banker Alliance Announces “Green” Plan to Transform the Global Financial System The most powerful private financial interests in the world, under the cover of COP26, have developed a plan to transform the global financial system by...
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Oct 19, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
How do they get away with this?
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Out Of The Illusion
Oct 18, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by William_Mary
Refreshingly Honest Billionaire Says Media Purchase Will Be Used For Propaganda The billionaire CEO of the multibillion-dollar corporation that recently purchased the news media outlet Politico has said that its newly acquired employees will...
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General & Hellos
Oct 17, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by SpikeTalon
The local Halloween Parade was back in town after a two year hiatus.
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Posts
Sep 29, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by snytiger6
An apt description.
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Posts
Sep 26, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by glennlab
Redneck engineering
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COVID CULT
Sep 21, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by BDair
Because vaccination and mandates are clearly succeeding.
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Conservative Atheists
Sep 13, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by Alienbeing
In an effort to maintain the English language I am posting the definition of "infrastructure". Democrats should note that it does not include Social Engineering. in·fra·struc·ture | ˈinfrəˌstrək(t)SHər | noun the basic physical and ...
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General & Hellos
Sep 10, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by barjoe
In the photo, you can see Ladder118 at base of the Brooklyn Bridge, rushing to the World Trade Center. Every single firefighter on that truck died a few minutes later. 20 years ago.
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News & Links
Aug 30, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINKTheranos' Elizabeth Holmes Goes On Trial On Fraud Charges : NPR
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COVID CULT
Aug 28, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by Wildgreens
Do You See It Yet?
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Scientists
Aug 18, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by yvilletom
Top 10 Reasons the Universe is Electric 5: Pulsars 16 min. One of the strangest hypothetical astrophysical objects is called a neutron star. Scientists tell us that the material leftover from a supernova explosion of a massive star ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jul 20, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by Willow_Wisp
I have achieved an awkward age. A lady at work burned some toast in our engineering break room. I walked across the cubicle bay and smelt burned toast not knowing what happened. That smell scared the F out of me.
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jul 11, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by snytiger6
LINK10 Most BIZARRE CULTS that Exist RIGHT NOW! - YouTube
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General & Hellos
May 14, 2021May 2021

Posted by Fernapple
So a question. Many of us on here are interested in science, and see our world view as framed by science, even though we would probably refute, the theist accusation that atheists and agnostics 'worship' science. BUT would you ever consider there to...
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Posts
May 9, 2021May 2021

Posted by phxbillcee
Got nothing to lose...
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News & Links
May 8, 2021May 2021

Posted by FearlessFly
Tesla privately admits Elon Musk has been exaggerating about ‘full self-driving’ 185 comments ‘Elon’s tweet does not match engineering reality’
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Silly, Random & Fun
May 7, 2021May 2021

Posted by Fernapple
So Facebook. I have been running a micro-business now for more than thirty years. And every Saturday, for long enough, we have closed at 4pm/ 16-00. Today I get a message from Facebook, by email, saying that they think my opening hours as given on my...
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Posts
Apr 15, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by QuidamOutrepont
Je suis chauve!
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Memes R Us
Apr 5, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by glennlab
Redneck engineering level expert.
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Politics
Apr 2, 2021Apr 2021

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKWe Can’t Afford to Live Anymore, and The Rich Are Gaslighting Us It’s doing serious damage.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Mar 21, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKThe mystery of the lightning-produced Schumann Resonances - Big Think
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General & Hellos
Mar 16, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by BirdMan1
How aAbout That?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Mar 15, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by CarlosG903
BOY! I AM ONE HAPPY MEXICAN!!! I've Been mentally "bouncing off the walls" with Glee! Just received and accepted a Systems Engineering job. What surprised the HELL outta me was the Salary Offer: +20.1% Increase from my ...
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Sexual Deviants
Mar 6, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by Geordielad2030
My kinda woman
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Just for Laughs
Feb 21, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by Merseyman1
At the Automobile Engineering Department?
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Metal music
Feb 5, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by Seriousreason
Desensitsed.....CARBINE.. Music to heal, music to reveal. Music to enjoy . Music to annoy.. Humanities gift for heart's & mind's. Friday's here so volumes rise.. 🎸🤘
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jan 26, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by PBuck0145
The best critique to date of "The Great Reset" / New World Order Social evolution is superior to social engineering: retain what proves beneficial and discard what does not. The implementation of social engineering ...
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General & Hellos
Jan 24, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by Petter
Being Sunday, I feel we should turn our minds to higher things than politics and pandemics, and worship the great Mercury. We should perhaps worship no pretenders before him.
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General & Hellos
Jan 22, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by St-Sinner
He is helpful
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Community Senate
Jan 13, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by Admin
Gonna add everyone to the "question of the day" group... This way, when I make a post to it, those members who elect to leave the group will not see the post in their feed. It will also not be pinned to the top but mix along with ...
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Dating for Real People
Jan 12, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by Ash_Bhaskar
How do you filter out the self-proclaimed atheists, agnostics, and nonreligious people who actually believe in woo or other religious malarkey? I'm on Bumble and Match, which let you filter by religion, but a shockingly large number of people who ...
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Jan 6, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by Theresa_N
tRump's video to tRumpsters from The Guardian: "Trump praises supporters as 'very special' after mob storms the Capitol Donald Trump has released a pre-recorded video urging his supporters, some of whom stormed the US Capitol with firearms, to ...
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aussie sceptics
Dec 14, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by powder
Waiting at hospital watching morning TV and they were crapping on how Vic? (think) govt has issued directive that the terms "wife" and "husband" should be avoided as being non inclusive. They dribbled on how it's a bit PC but the right thing to do....
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Trump Pinata
Dec 12, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by DaisyMaeNot
Posted by my lame-brained Trump-supporting niece in Pennsylvania. At this rate, we're never going to get rid of this shit.
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Posts
Nov 19, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by glennlab
Good ole southern engineering
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News & Links
Nov 13, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Petter
This is the kind of "MAGA" project that I like to see. Real technical and engineering prowess, not bluster and bullshit. Oh to be able, once again, to gaze in awe and wonderment at what America can achieve. A true successor to the promise made by ...
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Environment, Ecology and Sustainability
Oct 29, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Willow_Wisp
I love big picture tools, like the COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). here... So imagine my excitement when I discovered windy.com, I probably spent ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Oct 11, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by SCal
War is never good, but still funny.
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Posts
Oct 11, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Boomtarat03
And wanna feel the intense😋
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Posts
Oct 10, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Boomtarat03
_do you like watermelon, I know someone who really really like this_ 😂😂😂 _me, I like it too_
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Just for Laughs
Oct 8, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Austin-Cambridge
Don't let your imagination run wild!
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Illogical atheists guide for ending Christianity
Oct 6, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by WordSticky
I left Christianity in about 2009. Since then, I discovered atheism and all of its illogicalness really does exist. I have found most, if not all, of both groups, atheist and Christianity, to be uneducated in some understanding of biblical text....
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World Music
Oct 3, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by Marionville
A favourite song...one which I’ve posted before but make no apologies for doing so again....is Give Me My Song which was written by Benny Andersson of ABBA fame. It’s sung here as a duet by Norwegian Soprano Sissel Kyrkjebo and English ...
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Politics
Sep 3, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Lightupmylife
LINKEngineering Reports Say Border Wall Section 'Will Fail' | Law & Crime
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Aug 11, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by evidentialist
Armamentarium: noun Your armamentarium is what you have in your kit. In the medical world, things representing your armamentarium might be a stethoscope, a sphygmomanometer, and so forth. Also part of your kit is your knowledge and your ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Aug 6, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by Allamanda
This could be one of the most important inventions ever - Graphene Filtration: A Revolution In Desalination Technology! Published on August 6, 2020 Written by Learn Engineering Recently, a group of Manchester Institute of Science and...
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Posts
Aug 4, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by zeuser
"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go." - Oscar Wilde
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Aug 2, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by SkyreckedLoemm
Could the ancient civilizations have had a different kind of technology or engineering technique to modern man and if so what would it have been.
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Family & Parenting
Jul 25, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by PondartIncbendog
Dragotta's Systems Engineering & Automation Corp. Oh look, my little spoiled brat cousin made it big. Now he's a Trumpee. I got in trouble numerous times for kicking his butt.
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Gardeners
Jul 2, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by MikeInBatonRouge
Any potato growers out there? Advice, please. So I just completed my first season attempt at growing Irish potatoes; Yukon Gold was the variety. I started with purchased seed potatoes from a garden center. Planted late winter when the local ag ...
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Out Of The Illusion
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by LetzGetReal
People helping people From Jeff Forester who lives in Uptown Minneapolis. For some insight from within. “So for those of you who are interested - I have no idea how national media is covering this - here is what is happening on the ground from my...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by JoeB
Soft-tissue preservation in Cloudinomorphs from the terminal Ediacaran Period of Nevada. Commonly envisaged as a prelude to the Cambrian Explosion, the terminal interval of the Ediacaran Period (roughly 550–539 ...
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Posts
May 20, 2020May 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
CORRUPT REPLACEMENTS Attorney General William Barr appointed a new acting director for the Drug Enforcement Administration. LINK:
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Trump Pinata
May 20, 2020May 2020

Posted by HumanistJohn
This was posted in the Just for Laughs group"
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News & Links
May 18, 2020May 2020

Posted by barjoe
If Eric Trump really believed this, he wouldn't have done the interview from the safety of his home.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
May 17, 2020May 2020

Posted by Nick_111
Any free (as in freedom) software enthusiasts here?
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Political debate
May 17, 2020May 2020

Posted by t1nick
Contact tracing is not a new concept. It was used quite effectively in the 1854 Broad Street cholera pandemic. It has become a model for reverse engineering the point of foci for a disease emergence. It is also the basis for teaching modeling of ...
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AUTHORS, EDITORS, PUBLISHERS, AND READERS
May 14, 2020May 2020

Posted by evidentialist
I get up in the morning. Still groggy, I carefully make my way down the hall while avoiding stepping on Minecraft pieces. Coffee. I ... need ... coffee. About at the midpoint I see a smaller version of a person standing at the end of the hall...
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Scientists
Apr 28, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by TristanNuvo
I've been a huge aviation nerd since I was a little kid. I had posters, and models all over my room. Actually, truth be told, I still do. Every thing from the Wright Flyer, to the Falcon Heavy. And every thing in between. But in all of those years,...
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General & Hellos
Apr 2, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Allamanda
From FutureCrunch - This is updated daily - and only the good news!
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Apr 1, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Spinliesel
Abraham Maslow, an American psychologist, was born on this day in 1908. His Hierarchy of Needs is one of the few items of psychology and sociology that stuck with me from my university days. It must be is the clear and elegant visual that attracts ...
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Sexual Deviants
Mar 12, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Philip21
And now, for something a bit different. I've long been a fan of Philip Roth but never heard about this book. It does not disappoint me to learn about it's Forbidden content, and gives one pause to reconsider what is normal. I've ...
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General & Hellos
Mar 10, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Davesnothere
C-19 Data on Rogan today with Michael Osterholm is an internationally recognized expert in infectious disease epidemiology. He is Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, the director of the Center for Infectious ...
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Feline Fanatics
Mar 10, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by bigpawbullets
Linda has a select clientele of introverts who refuse to go to any office (Lawer, Accountant, Investment, etc). They prefer to come to our house and conduct business at our dining room table. We've had to politely tell a few that the cats own the ...
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Quotes
Mar 9, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by OnTheInside
To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first, and say whatever you hit's the target - Ashleigh Brilliant
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Politics
Feb 28, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by Anon66
Trump went India on state visit, gets $3 billion arms deal in his kitty, Modi gave him lavish reception on the behest of Indian tax payers, Indian get riot in Delhi, 39 killed and properties of millions burnt down. Indian version of Fascist is ...
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News & Links
Feb 11, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by ToolGuy
Fearless Meats offers free burgers on a Sunday for anyone who comes in with a receipt from the Asian run flower shop nearby. Fighting the irrational fears of the Coronavirus and racism.
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News & Links
Feb 7, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Could Mike Bloomberg win the Democratic nomination? What do Agnostic.com members think?
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General & Hellos
Feb 4, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by birdingnut
Buildings Made of “Moss-Growing Concrete” Could Remove More CO2 and Air Pollution than Thousands of Trees (while emitting fresh oxygen). Spanish researchers have developed a porous “living concrete” that acts like soil, growing moss, lichens...
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Music, Movies & Books
Feb 1, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by sassygirl3869
Carole King anti-Trump song. I am so dismayed of the weakness of the GOP and larceny of Mitch McConnell of closing out the trial with no witnesses and documents. How does everyone else feel?
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jan 31, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by JeffMesser
You guys need to stop with this "scientific method" worship
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 27, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by AmmaRE007
DENVER, Colorado -- A father and son in Colorado are working on a unique family project. They're building a model of a Lamborghini using parts made with a 3D printer. While they're putting a Corvette engine inside so it's not a "real" Lambo, they ...
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Traditional and Folkmusic
Jan 26, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
I have just had occassion to be reminded of a man who wrote songs about Australia's greatest engineering project, the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric scheme. I have previously shared Uilick O'Boyle and the Settlers with members before but a little ...
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Trump Pinata
Jan 17, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by ATDayHiker
LINKTrump May Be Even More Unpopular Than His Approval Rating Shows | FiveThirtyEight
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Jan 14, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by FearlessFly
'Backwards Bop' Emma & The Ragmen
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