Modern Female Hero's of the East
By: dave-2693993 • EVERYONE LOVES MOVIES - CLASSIC TO CURRENT • 1 Comments • 2 Likes • 8 months ago
“Remind me never to upset her”
So, it has taken us a month to watch a couple interesting action movies. The first was Red Sparrow staring Jennifer Lawrence portrays Dominika Egorova, a highly accomplished ballerina who suffered a career ending broken leg due to sabbatoge. Career gone. Dreams gone. A "dear uncle" offered...
Mathematicians Solve '42' Problem With Planetary Supercomputer
Via: dave-2693993 • Health, Science & Technology • 4 Comments • 2 Likes • 9 months ago
“Take that you Vogons”
HUMANS Mathematicians Solve '42' Problem With Planetary Supercomputer MICHELLE STARR 9 SEP 2019 Mathematicians have finally figured out the three cubed numbers that add up to 42. This has settled a problem that has been pondered for 65 years: namely, can each of...
Lady Death: Lyudmila Pavlichenko, the Greatest Female Sniper of All Time
Via: dave-2693993 • History & Sociology • 3 Comments • 2 Likes • last year
“Miss Pavlichenko's well-known to fame Russia's your country, fighting is your game The world will always love you for all time to come, 300 Nazis...”
Today, the region is called Ukraine and many historians will say the Rus has clear Ukrainian origin, nonetheless it was part of the Soviet Union at the time. I saw a movies last night titled Battle for Sevastopol. It is, among other things a story of Lyudmila Pavlichenko. A fascinating story of...
By: dave-2693993 • Op/Ed • 32 Comments • 6 Likes • last year
“Love You Baby”
So, a few weeks ago, Mr Tries To Be Happy Go Lucky became Mr. Pissed Off Grouch. Yep, Found out the girls won't be coming home until November at the earliest, December, January, February more likely. Yep, Mr. Pissed Off Grouch. Thank goodness for positive forces in life. We took a little...
Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment
Via: dave-2693993 • CREATIVE ARTS ON THE NEWSTALKERS • 15 Comments • 2 Likes • last year
“I was drawn by the photots and graphics. Turns out there is a pretty good story behind them.”
Ghost towns often have their own mysteries, which in turn often drive curiosity. I recall the making of one ghost town. From a time when I still watched TV, I saw images which remain with me today. More recent images from a BBC article about this ghost town caught my eye the other day. Maybe the...
"Trending" section question
By: dave-2693993 • Metafied • 7 Comments • last year
“What's up with that?”
There is a new feature that doesn't make any sense from what I can tell. It has to do with Trending rankings. When I look at it, the metrics provided do not seem to correlate to the ranking positions. See example: How do the metrics on the right of the image correlate to...
Drill Baby, Drill
By: dave-2693993 • Op/Ed • 27 Comments • last year
So, I have had a chance to take a few peaks at the discussions lately, but really no time to get involved, until middle of the night, last night. Earlier in the day I had seen an article oil leases near sacred Native American sites and made a mental note to jump in the conversation as soon as I...
Always Hoon Responsibly
Via: dave-2693993 • Entertainment • 33 Comments • last year
“Mom, what's a Hoon? Here, watch this son.”
Closing out the year Hoon style. P.S. I wonder if young Oliver will get grounded? I am pretty sure Petter would never put up with such nonsense behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. Let's not tell Petter about this little indiscretion. Youtube url = https: //...
The Milky Way as You’ve Never Seen It Before – AMNH SciCafe
Via: dave-2693993 • Health, Science & Technology • 92 Comments • 2 years ago
“It's like turning over in bed and somebody is there. It's like, when did you get there? Like, how did that happen?”
So, there I was looking for the next in a series of lectures concerning the geology of our Pacific North West and something caught my eye. Turns out a new satellite was recently launched which provided a download of data last April which has shaken the foundations of astrophysics. Seems we have...