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I do wonder why that stupid yellow ducky make the news.
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it's a really amazing program

though of course everyone knows the air force has had a secret hypersonic bomber for decades
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Of course this is merely cover up wasteful research. ;)

Yea it seems incredible they can really get it to go that fast.
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did they recover it this time ?
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DukeofNuke wrote: did they recover it this time ?

Yes, this time it did not self destruct. It flew as planned and survived recovery intact.

<edit> Sorry that's all wrong. I recently read the SCRAMJet was not recovered and it broke up upon hitting the ocean. I also understand that was as intended.
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Kirk wrote: I do wonder why that stupid yellow ducky make the news.


It's a GIANT stupid yellow ducky.
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Iron Cyberman

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ukimalefu wrote: Iron Cyberman

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What in the hell.
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what the...

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oh!
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ukimalefu wrote: Image


ooo ... trippy
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The effects of rising sea levels due to melting ice caps brought about by Global Warming ...

or, high tide/low tide ?
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Tides. In England I believe, the first image being Dover.
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Those high and low tides are amazing. I've not seen that big a difference personally.
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Very shallow shore slopes? Here on the West Coast (of the US) I've seen mostly fairly steep drop offs.
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Here is a photo essay of one family's kayaking adventure around Holy Island off the coast of Northumbria, UK, which is the location of the remains of Lindesfarne Abbey and Castle. From that series here are two pictures:

A refuge hut that travellers can use if trapped on the causeway by the tides, about an hour before high tide:

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The same refuge hut from a different angle after they had gone around the island:

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An aerial view of Holy Island (on the above linked site though not part of the photo essay) near low tide:

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Note that the land bridge between the island and the mainland towards the top of that picture is all submerged during high tide.

I did go to Holy Island myself while on a trip to Scotland (taking this side trip south specifically for this site). I was fortunate enough to get to the mainland side about a half-hour before the tides got low enough to allow cars to go across, and I did a leisurely tour of both the castle and abbey ruins before returning to the mainland before being cut off by the tides.
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Metacell wrote: Very shallow shore slopes? Here on the West Coast (of the US) I've seen mostly fairly steep drop offs.

Tides are quite variable by location.
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"Ministerial Management of Magical Mayhem Act?"

Is that from a Harry Potter movie?
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"Ministerial Management of Magical Mayhem Act?"

Is that from a Harry Potter movie?


Yes. And under the big red M it says "Dolores Jane Umbridge"
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DEyncourt wrote: Here is a photo essay of one family's kayaking adventure around Holy Island off the coast of Northumbria, UK, which is the location of the remains of Lindesfarne Abbey and Castle. From that series here are two pictures:

A refuge hut that travellers can use if trapped on the causeway by the tides, about an hour before high tide:


The same refuge hut from a different angle after they had gone around the island:



An aerial view of Holy Island (on the above linked site though not part of the photo essay) near low tide:


Note that the land bridge between the island and the mainland towards the top of that picture is all submerged during high tide.

I did go to Holy Island myself while on a trip to Scotland (taking this side trip south specifically for this site). I was fortunate enough to get to the mainland side about a half-hour before the tides got low enough to allow cars to go across, and I did a leisurely tour of both the castle and abbey ruins before returning to the mainland before being cut off by the tides.


The illuminated Gospels from Lindesfarne are amazing.

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Nice art. I bet knitting and sewing were big back then. ;)
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Easy. All you need is patience.
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Could you not just remove the lid and pour?
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With a special tool to reach the cap, yeah.
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