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spazsdad

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So I always run across, as many of you do, stories or articles about interesting stuff. It can be whatever. History, discoveries, adventure, expedition. These things don’t always have a home in a topic but they are worthwhile shares since, for many of the stories, they garner limited attention so they are easy to miss.
Here is a home to share them. If the thread dies so be it. F all of you. Pasty liberals need not participate. Here is my first just because it’s fairly current. Side note the Paul Allen, founder of Microsoft set up a high tech research vessel, R/V Petrel, yo,try and locate historically significant wrecks. They have found many others before this one.
They have located the wreck of the USS Hornet, an Aircraft carrier lost in October 1943. The wreckage was found over 17700 feet down and since it is so cold it is amazingly well preserved.
https://www.paulallen.com/the-hunt-for-the-uss-hornet/
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I'll start with the ol' praying mantis w/embedded parasite, standby.  This has always been good for a ewwwwwww or two.


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So I always run across, as many of you do, stories or articles about interesting stuff. It can be whatever. History, discoveries, adventure, expedition. These things don’t always have a home in a topic but they are worthwhile shares since, for many of the stories, they garner limited attention so they are easy to miss.
Here is a home to share them. If the thread dies so be it. F all of you. Pasty liberals need not participate. Here is my first just because it’s fairly current. Side note the Paul Allen, founder of Microsoft set up a high tech research vessel, R/V Petrel, yo,try and locate historically significant wrecks. They have found many others before this one.
They have located the wreck of the USS Hornet, an Aircraft carrier lost in October 1943. The wreckage was found over 17700 feet down and since it is so cold it is amazingly well preserved.
https://www.paulallen.com/the-hunt-for-the-uss-hornet/

I love Paul Allen.  Got to work with him indirectly a number of projects.   Wicked fast on the uptake.  

For around here he was pretty conservative.  But he did support a gun measure in Washington to raise the buying age and background checks. 

He did so many cool things in his life.  What a surprise that cancer got him.  I know so many that have survived, and he had all that money.  


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Are you the spazsdad from heybucket?
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He's nationwide
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NASA has said goodbye to Mars Rover Opportunity. Initially designed for a 90 day mission the rover lasted for 15 years. Sending back info from the red planet.
Here is a good thread giving some details.

https://twitter.com/jacobmargolis/status/1095436908899913729?s=21

Sad news. Mars rover #Opportunity is probably done. Sometime tonight, a team @NASAJPL will make their final attempt to contact #Oppy. If they can't, they'll likely call the mission. Here's what happened... 1/
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This is kind of cool.

https://twitter.com/ThingsWork/status/1095769368988958721?cn=ZmxleGlibGVfcmVjcw%3D%3D&refsrc=email



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Ran across this YouTube channel.


Tied to the American Battlefield Trust.
https://www.battlefields.org//
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thanks for that link.  it's crazy to see those red and blue blocks traipsing around on your property
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I've been to that website just recently, very informative
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Scientists create sound so loud it bursts your heart and lungs
This is one way to get the kettle going

SCIENTISTS have created the loudest possible underwater sound – and it’s so noisy it could burst your organs.

Created by firing powerful lasers into water jets, the ear-splitting racket was twice as loud as a Motörhead concert.

It was so powerful that it can boil water, and if played through earphones would rupture your eardrums, heart and lungs.

The research was carried out at Stanford University in California.

High-powered X-ray lasers were blasted into a jet of water about half the width of a human hair.

The high energy rays, shot in short pulses, instantly vaporised the water molecules around them.

The sound is so powerful it can burst your heart and lungs

It’s twice as loud as a Motörhead gig
This sent a shockwave through the water jet, creating a sound pressure equivalent to 270 decibels.

That’s twice as loud as an airhorn set off next to your ear, and well over double the 120 decibels reached during the average Motörhead concert.

If you were to ever experience the sound directly, earplugs wouldn’t help as your eardrums would burst.

Fortunately for the researchers, the test was performed in a vacuum chamber, so they couldn’t hear it.

They say the noise sets a new record for how intense sound can be in water.

The study was published in the journal Physical Review Fluids.
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My kid did some underwater acoustics tests by exploding lightbulbs underwater and measuring the sound waves for a research lab working with the DOD the summer before entering college. I always just assumed it was related to submarine warfare.
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On the Tuscaloosa thread on the softball board, some discussion of Elish getting drilled in the head by a throwdown-to-2b by her catcher that Elish wasn't expecting. Texas catcher grabbed a short hop barehanded and went to throw down to 2b. Anyhoo, that complete moron Aarong (see the Maryland softball thread) makes the statement that "the catcher should not have been throwing down without first removing her mask" hahahaha then Spaz spanks him on it. Then doofus doubles down by trying to change the subject, babbling about catchers removing their masks to catch popups near the plate. Instead of just admitting that he is a moron who knows nothing about the game, he posts a video to prove that catchers remove their masks on popups near the plate.
Aarong is a weird F, uses exclamation points after EVERY sentence, stalking player social media, obsessing about taylor swift, posting pics of himself looking sweaty and creepy.

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Could be worse. Could be you.
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The hard right is certainly passionate and emotional about their causes. But in the end, devoid of factual evidence, they are, as President Obama so wisely and succinctly put it, just saying stuff. 
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Go to hell and get off my thread you worthless cuck.
You serve no purpose other than a guilty humor laughing at the retarded
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Go to hell and get off my thread you worthless cuck.
You serve no purpose other than a guilty humor laughing at the retarded

He is pretty good for that. 

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Grace is retarded? Sorry.....
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The hard right is certainly passionate and emotional about their causes. But in the end, devoid of factual evidence, they are, as President Obama so wisely and succinctly put it, just saying stuff. 
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You’re such a limp dick. Suck on a barrel
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https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/perfectly-preserved-32000-year-old-wolf-head-was-found-siberia-180972418/

Last summer, a mammoth tusk hunter exploring the shores of the Tirekhtyak River in Siberia’s Yakutia region unearthed the fully intact head of a prehistoric wolf. Preserved by the region’s permafrost, or permanently frozen ground, for some 32,000 years, the specimen is the first partial carcass of an adult Pleistocene steppe wolf—an extinct lineage distinct from modern wolves—ever found.
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