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April 21, 1972: Apollo 16 astronaut John Young at the rim of the Plum Crater on the Moon.
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oh, HELL no
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their is actual video of whites breaking into those cages. so yeah, that cage wouldn't protect you. maybe from a tiger if not adults whom are provoked, but they are meant for the smaller stuff like blacktips (which even dwarfing in size to them others are far more dangerous from their innate hyper aggression).
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For the religious people...

God gives you a number when you are born.
when your number is up....you die.
He also gave you free will.
please remember there IS such a thing as stick fiddling with your number.

There are no illegitimate children...only illegitimate parents.

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That's in Hawaii

Weird magic stuff probably happens around it.
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Magnetic Micro-Robots

Resistance is futile.
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Aw, he's no fun, he fell right over.

Science is Truth for Life. In FORTRAN tongue the Answer.

...so I'm supposed to find the Shadow King from inside a daiquiri?
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Portuguese man-of-war
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I regularly do a simpler variation of that technique for clients in Photoshop.

For a greater challenge, produce those new pictures in full original colour.
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Pinnatus Batfish (Platax pinnatus)
beautiful species
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That was a great Lost in Space episode.
And Proteus brought the upright beast into the garden and chained him to a tree and the children did make sport of him.
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bezos promises return to moon by 2024

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Good for him

If he and Elon Musk collaborated I'm sure they could meet that deadline.

But it won't happen. Still, competition is good.

I've been saying it for years now. The new space race is commercial.
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i'm concerned that both blue origin and space-x have been having similar teething technical problems with their capsules, particularly the abort systems and parachutes
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TOS wrote: i'm concerned that both blue origin and space-x have been having similar teething technical problems with their capsules, particularly the abort systems and parachutes


Space is hard

Nasa has had lots many problems

Russia too

SpaceX has had problems before.

They do tests for a reason, find problems, and fix them.

In successes vs failures, SpaceX is ahead.

This is one of those rare occasions where I'm a very optimistic fanboy.
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Yeah, if we could get these three organizations to work together and share hard-won knowledge, we would already be on Mars. However, I'm not going to begrudge competition between the private players. NASA, on the other hand, should be giving both sides information learned from the publicly funded space efforts of the past.
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maurvir wrote: Yeah, if we could get these three organizations to work together and share hard-won knowledge, we would already be on Mars. However, I'm not going to begrudge competition between the private players. NASA, on the other hand, should be giving both sides information learned from the publicly funded space efforts of the past.

It appears that they are trying to solve problems from 1967. At this rate, we'll never have an elevator to my moon vacation home!
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If we buy more cheap Chinese crap and give Bezos and Musk more money we can make sure the 0.01% can take the 1% to the moon, or at least around it. This is on us! We can do it!
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Ribtor wrote: If we buy more cheap Chinese crap and give Bezos and Musk more money we can make sure the 0.01% can take the 1% to the moon, or at least around it. This is on us! We can do it!

With the tariffs announced today the Chinese crap won't be as cheap for us. It will now be on you. Good luck, we're all counting on you.
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A skull affected by Chordoma

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Ribtor wrote: If we buy more cheap Chinese crap and give Bezos and Musk more money we can make sure the 0.01% can take the 1% to the moon, or at least around it. This is on us! We can do it!


I've never operated under the illusion that I will ever leave this planet, but I hope our species does. If that means the first colonists are the 1%, so be it. As long as they figure out they still need workers at some point to make the whole thing sustainable.
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maurvir wrote:
Ribtor wrote: If we buy more cheap Chinese crap and give Bezos and Musk more money we can make sure the 0.01% can take the 1% to the moon, or at least around it. This is on us! We can do it!


I've never operated under the illusion that I will ever leave this planet, but I hope our species does. If that means the first colonists are the 1%, so be it. As long as they figure out they still need workers at some point to make the whole thing sustainable.

"The universe needs ditch diggers"
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maurvir wrote:
Ribtor wrote: If we buy more cheap Chinese crap and give Bezos and Musk more money we can make sure the 0.01% can take the 1% to the moon, or at least around it. This is on us! We can do it!


I've never operated under the illusion that I will ever leave this planet, but I hope our species does. If that means the first colonists are the 1%, so be it. As long as they figure out they still need workers at some point to make the whole thing sustainable.

"The universe needs ditch diggers"


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I'm not sure who that is :heh: but I googled for "the expanse belter quotes"
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And now we return to our scheduled programming

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Note, this was a strategically bad move, as it strongly encouraged the Spaniards to cleanse the area from stem to stern as a result. The Aztec empire collapsed within a year, and a few decades later, most of the civilization was lost to the winds/jungle.
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Why The US Has No High-Speed Rail

Hint: Big Oil?

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