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WHO SAID IT?

WHO SAID IT?


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  24 Comments  •  11 minutes ago

There is confusion across the land. Someone made racist comments on twitter. Who was it? The contenders- A strong possibility, for sure.  David Duke has said similar things before.  Let's look...
How Old Are NT Users? - A Poll

How Old Are NT Users? - A Poll


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  131 Comments  •  16 hours ago

How Old Are NT Users? - A Poll Recently I saw a comment that NT users were mostly very old, making this site unattractive for younger members to join.  I believe that was just an opinion, but...
Mortality and, other things

Mortality and, other things


By: galen-marvin-ross  •  Other  •  50 Comments  •  2 days ago

I've been waiting to say anything about why I haven't been on as much the past month and, now it seems is the time, I have all the info I need to tell the story without any holes in it. I was...
8 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings recognized by United Nations for "organic architecture"

8 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings recognized by United Nations for "organic architecture"


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  21 Comments  •  2 days ago

8 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings recognized by United Nations for "organic architecture" CBSnews, JULY 7, 2019 Traffic moves past the front of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on Jan. 21, 2004, in...
Am I too sensitive?

Am I too sensitive?


By: kathleen  •  Other  •  70 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

I have a question to ask and please be honest. If I am Wrong say so.. I just moved into my house a week ago.  I have boxes all over and things all over the place.  My sister in law wanted to come...
Happy Birthday Perrie!

Happy Birthday Perrie!


By: uptownchick  •  Other  •  75 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

Happy birthday to someone who is smart, gorgeous, funny and reminds me a lot of myself… from one fabulous chick to another!
Odds 'n ends - June 18th, 2019

Odds 'n ends - June 18th, 2019


By: bob-nelson  •  Other  •  4 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

'Epic photo': huntsman spider eats pygmy possum in Australia Pygmy possums usually aren’t on the menu for huntsman spiders. But an Australian man from Tasmania has captured the rare moment a...
Odds 'n ends - June 15th, 2019

Odds 'n ends - June 15th, 2019


By: bob-nelson  •  Other  •  3 Comments  •  one month ago

NASA’s Mars orbiter spotted the ‘Star Trek’ logo on Mars and fans are freaking out NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is an incredibly useful tool that allows scientists to image areas of the...
I Want To Thank Perrie

I Want To Thank Perrie


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  55 Comments  •  one month ago

I am creating this article for the purpose of thanking Perrie for everything she does for Newstalkers , and for being a great leader of this forum for 8 years. Lord knows it has not always been...
Odds 'n ends - An open space provided by Bob Nelson

Odds 'n ends - An open space provided by Bob Nelson


By: bob-nelson  •  Other  •  103 Comments  •  one month ago

Images, short texts, videos, whatever you want to post without the bother of creating a seed. One rule: No political opinions.
One of my tweets set off a cross-country electric car record attempt

One of my tweets set off a cross-country electric car record attempt


Via: bob-nelson  •  Other  •  2 Comments  •  one month ago

It's not often you get to inspire an electric car speed record attempt, but it seems I've inadvertently done just that. It began on Twitter, when I saw that there was an electric charging...
Photos From China - Some You've Never Seen

Photos From China - Some You've Never Seen


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  1 Comments  •  one month ago

That is an example of a photo from my latest China photo essay.  It consists of photos taken at least a decade ago, but they have been re-edited and framed for better presentation.  However, my...
Full FutureHAUS: Inside the hi-tech home of the future

Full FutureHAUS: Inside the hi-tech home of the future


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Other  •  40 Comments  •  2 months ago

What Is the Most Overrated Invention?

What Is the Most Overrated Invention?


Via: john-russell  •  Other  •  2 Comments  •  2 months ago

What Is the Most Overrated Invention? MAY 12, 2019  Source: Graham Roumieu Lee Jackson, author, Palaces of Pleasure The internet. As early as 1858, Punch magazine commented on the prospect of...
What wrapping a rope around the Earth reveals about the limits of human intuition

What wrapping a rope around the Earth reveals about the limits of human intuition


Via: bob-nelson  •  Other  •  1 Comments  •  2 months ago

Yes, actually. (The video format is incompatible with NewsTalkers. It's short - 6 minutes - and very worthwhile.) The answer comes as a surprise to most people, but the additional bit of rope...
Getting to the Bottom of EPA Climate Fraud

Getting to the Bottom of EPA Climate Fraud


Via: bob-nelson  •  Other  •  16 Comments  •  2 months ago

In December 2009, the Obama Environmental Protection Agency issued its Endangerment Finding (EF) – decreeing that carbon dioxide (CO2) and other “greenhouse gases” (GHGs) endanger the health and...
I.M. Pei, the Prolific and Iconic Architect, Is Dead at 102

I.M. Pei, the Prolific and Iconic Architect, Is Dead at 102


Via: jasper2529  •  Other  •  3 Comments  •  2 months ago

Ieoh Ming (I.M.) Pei—who was born in Guangzhou, China, in 1917, and died yesterday in New York City—left an indelible body of work in the form of modern architecture across the globe. Perhaps...
I fell in love with a boy or....how to teach an old dog and a new dog the same tricks.

I fell in love with a boy or....how to teach an old dog and a new dog the same tricks.


By: studiusbagus  •  Other  •  10 Comments  •  2 months ago

 As I sit here with my brain saying "tell them...." I really don't know where to start. Besides my insecurity of being able to capture the depth of my emotion.  A few years ago I owned a small...
Let's Discuss Agnotology, the science of creating stupidity

Let's Discuss Agnotology, the science of creating stupidity


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  11 Comments  •  2 months ago

AGNOTOLOGY.Agnotology is the science of creating stupidity.First coined by a history professor,3 agnotology (from the Greek for “not knowing”) is the study of culturally constructed ignorance,...
WHY THE TOILET IS COMMONLY KNOWN AS “THE CRAPPER”

WHY THE TOILET IS COMMONLY KNOWN AS “THE CRAPPER”


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  4 Comments  •  2 months ago

WHY THE TOILET IS COMMONLY KNOWN AS “THE CRAPPER” May 15, 2011 Daven Hiskey todayifoundout.com Today I found out why the toilet is also often called “The Crapper”. It all started with U.S....
On International Workers' Day - The socialism of George Orwell

On International Workers' Day - The socialism of George Orwell


Via: dignitatem-societatis  •  Other  •  24 Comments  •  2 months ago

The socialism of George Orwell A look at the socialist beliefs of George Orwell. Also, a look at his writings on Soviet Communism. George Orwell was a fascinating figure and brilliant writer....
Vintage Quiz for Younger Millennials and the Younger Still

Vintage Quiz for Younger Millennials and the Younger Still


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  2 Comments  •  3 months ago

Vintage Quiz for Younger Millennials and the Younger Still If you are younger than age 30, can you identify these objects?  Anyone age 30 or over, please exercise restraint.  PLEASE DO NOT POST...
These are the U.S. states most and least dependent on the federal government

These are the U.S. states most and least dependent on the federal government


Via: tessylo  •  Other  •  85 Comments  •  3 months ago

These are the U.S. states most and least dependent on the federal government Adriana Belmonte 21 hours ago Scroll back up to restore default view. States that voted Democrat...
More Photos of China on the Discovery Group

More Photos of China on the Discovery Group


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  1 Comments  •  3 months ago

A new photo essay of pictures taken over almost 13 years in China has now been posted on the Discovery group.  If you are a member of that group you can go directly there to view it.  Since...
SPACEX FALCON HEAVY Launch Plus Booster Landings

SPACEX FALCON HEAVY Launch Plus Booster Landings


Via: dignitatem-societatis  •  Other  •  4 Comments  •  3 months ago

After two days of weather delays, Falcon Heavy's first commercial launch went off without a hitch. All three boosters landed successfully. SpaceX doesn't seem to have a short edit of only the...
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