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by casinterest
Sat Sep 03, 2022 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's speech on MAGA
Replies: 68
Views: 4285

Re: Biden's speech on MAGA

And sadly, we have some deeply disturbed folks that saw this speech as so threatening, that they are making violent threats against Biden. https://news.yahoo.com/biden-speech-denouncing-trump-maga-ideology-sparks-threats-calls-for-violence-003139767.html Site Intelligence Group, which tracks online ...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 02, 2022 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's speech on MAGA
Replies: 68
Views: 4285

Biden's speech on MAGA

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2022/09/01/remarks-by-president-bidenon-the-continued-battle-for-the-soul-of-the-nation/ President Biden's Speech on Sept 1, marked a change in the approach to Trump and his extremists ideals. Not so coincidentally this speech also marks the ...

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by casinterest
Fri Sep 02, 2022 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

https://news.yahoo.com/trump-didnt-trus ... 41056.html

Traveling with Top Secret Documents, avoiding the burn bags, and intimidating officials to break the secrecy requirements for briefings.
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Once again Trump thought he was immune to the laws,

https://news.yahoo.com/trump-didnt-trus ... 41056.html

Traveling with Top Secret Documents, avoiding the burn bags, and intimidating officials to break the secrecy requirements for briefings.

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 01, 2022 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Trump's team is really doubling down on this :" he declassified them " argument https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-09-01/trump-s-special-master-bid-drags-on-as-judge-puts-off-ruling Not only that, they are attempting to blame the DOJ for their own lack of action Another Trump la...

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 01, 2022 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lachlan Murdoch sue independent publisher for defamation
Replies: 11
Views: 1095

Re: Lachlan Murdoch sue independent publisher for defamation

Interesting article that could even go into the Dominion or Fox news threads as well. It highlights the hypocrisy of the Murdoch's case here. https://theintercept.com/2022/08/29/murdoch-family-fox-news-defamation-suitt he upshot is that Fox is trying to have its legal cake and eat it too. The compan...

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 01, 2022 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

The hearing by Judge Cannon ended today without a ruling. The judge said she would take the matter under advisement and issue a written ruling at a future date. Trump attorneys characterized the issue as being equivalent to "an overdue library book", and claimed the the appointment of a s...

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 01, 2022 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8712
Views: 617531

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Think back to the start of this war. 1. Everyone overestimated Russia by a lot 2. Ukraine was in denial of the invasion growing (recall, invaded in 2014) 3. Everyone underestimated Ukraine We are six months into a war of attrition. My own estimates: 1. Russia should just now start running low on tr...

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 01, 2022 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *News Feed* Thread
Replies: 178
Views: 40850

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *News Feed* Thread

It appears during this Invasion that Russia has still failed to properly update their hospitals for safety. They seem especially hazardous for critics of the Putin regime. https://www.newsweek.com/russians-keep-mysteriously-falling-windows-deaths-1738954 Ravil Maganov, the chairman of an oil company...

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 01, 2022 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

aristoenigma wrote:
https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2022/09/01/trump-attorney-alina-habba-office-guests-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/

My Cousin Spinny the remake ? No offense to Joe Pesci



How many guests with Russian Accents were in that room ?

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 01, 2022 5:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

One has to wonder what is in all those documents, and why the Attorney -Client ones are so important to Trump? Especially since so many of his Attorneys are under investigation for Jan 6.

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 01, 2022 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10972

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Jam

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 01, 2022 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 25 Years Since Death of Princess Diana
Replies: 38
Views: 1903

Re: 25 Years Since Death of Princess Diana

Mortyman wrote:
How fast time pass ...



Yes indeed. A quarter of a Century. Williams son George is 9 now. Getting close to the 12 that Harry was when it happened.

I remember driving through that Tunnel with my wife while in Paris, and even the cab driver still mentioned the incident.

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by casinterest
Thu Sep 01, 2022 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

This man had a point. Me thinks I’ll pull up a hammock and wait for that explanation too, though I won’t be holding my breath. https://youtu.be/eDyqvJlOOYM Super articulate, 100% on-point. And very good job with the devil’s advocate part too. The only issue I have with analyses like these is that t...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 31, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Trump is going to keep looking for his get out of jail free card. His Narcissistic personality won't allow anything else. It will remain to be seen how loyal his supporters are to a man that is clearly abusing the National Trust. Most of his supporters are doubling-down on the " they'll be rio...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 31, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

You just have to wonder how people are still supporting Trump. https://www.wral.com/us-to-respond-to-request-for-special-master-for-trump-docs/20439170/ During that visit, the document says, Trump’s lawyers told investigators that all the records that had come from the White House were stored in on...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 31, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10972

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Structure

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 31, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

You just have to wonder how people are still supporting Trump. https://www.wral.com/us-to-respond-to-request-for-special-master-for-trump-docs/20439170/ During that visit, the document says, Trump’s lawyers told investigators that all the records that had come from the White House were stored in one...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 30, 2022 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 55016

Re: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade

Interesting battle in South Carolina. An extremely restrictive ban that flew through committee is now in the house, and now the GOP is trying to amend the bill( about 25), and they are getting beat down by the more conservative members and the Democrats that want to force the vote in order to kill t...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 30, 2022 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

They will use any side-show that Mr. Trump and his allies drum up to keep the 'fairy tale' alive. The multiple excuses, oh my god, the biggest one though, he has a 'declassification ray'. How do sane people lap it up is beyond me? When I posted that in this thread I was joking. I really hope that n...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 30, 2022 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10972

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Precedent

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 30, 2022 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Here is an interesting development, although I think this is nothing more than an attempt to find a scapegoat for this obvious political stunt. Here is a preview: "FBI agent Tim Thibault was escorted from FBI headquarters on Friday. He was the mastermind behind the affidavit to raid Mar-a-Lago...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 26, 2022 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Truth Social Floundering
Replies: 12
Views: 1324

Re: Truth Social Floundering

They failed to obtain their Trademark on "Truth Social" Maybe they should have tried "Alternative Facts in MAGA world" https://www.businessinsider.com/trumps-truth-social-platforms-trademark-application-rejected-2022-8 According to a filing released this month and tweeted by Josh...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 26, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4019

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

The big jump in 06/07 was when everyone lost their jobs due to the recession. Well yes, it is easy money to obtain. And if you lose your job, one thing many people do is go back to school (why not?). But additionally a "school loan" can be used for anything really, importantly: Living exp...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 26, 2022 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans
Replies: 27
Views: 1572

Re: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans

Then explain the anti-CRT laws in States that have Over representative majority white leadership. Mostly because the underlying thought with CRT is that only African Americans are victims of racism by Caucasians which is nonsense. CRT ignores the racial hatred toward Asians from people of color esp...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 26, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans
Replies: 27
Views: 1572

Re: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans

NIKV69 wrote:
casinterest wrote:
Racism is rampant, and that one was a glaring example.


One woman showing her hatred is hardly rampant. Please we don't need gaslighting.




Then explain the anti-CRT laws in States that have Over representative majority white leadership.

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 26, 2022 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans
Replies: 27
Views: 1572

Re: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans

Racism is rampant, and that one was a glaring example.

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 26, 2022 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

And now we have the Affidavit https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/26/politics/mar-a-lago-search-warrant-affidavit-memo/index.html June 8, 2022, DOJ COUNSEL sent FPOTUS COUNSEL 1 a letter, which reiterated that the PREMISES are not autho1ized to store classified info1mation and requested the preservation of ...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 26, 2022 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 55016

Re: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade

The question arises as to whether his positions can be trusted. He appeals to the centrists here, but we've seen before the pivot back to the right after election. It is going to be a question of how much power these GOP representatives want. Do they want the money of the rich, or do they want the ...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 26, 2022 3:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4019

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

A worthwhile read on tuition and financial aid—something like 60 cents of every Federal dollar went into college cost increases. Subsidies don’t fix cost, the increase them. Elasticities matter. https://academic.oup.com/rfs/article/32/2/423/5042299?login=false Interesting that the Tuition is leadin...

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by casinterest
Fri Aug 26, 2022 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 631
Views: 44373

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Tom Fitton is the ultimate grifter hack. He has no legal training, ousted his former boss and mentor to take over JW, and preys on conservatives paranoid about the government to fund his lifestyle. Based on the few times I’ve seen him on TV, he is also incredibly vain - he spends way more time benc...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 25, 2022 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4019

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

Neither college attendees, nor universities, need further subsidy. The subsidies are the reason why college costs so much. Full stop. A college education can be very low cost, and generally is, in many countries. Let’s take the greed out of it. Why? And let all the collegiate level service jobs go ...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 25, 2022 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1133
Views: 55016

Re: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade

Well . It is interesting how the abortion rights has turned a "personhood bill" primary campaign into a let's worry about late term abortions campaign for senate/ Just after releasing the ad, Masters' campaign published an overhaul of his website and softened his rhetoric, re-writing or er...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 25, 2022 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4019

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

That would be great except it will never happen. Just like drug prices the lobbyists pay off both parties to keep the status quo the idea that the Democrats have lowered drug prices are a shell game big pharma will always get their way and the higher education world gives way more to Democrats than...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 25, 2022 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How can I find an older music video?
Replies: 24
Views: 1174

Re: How can I find an older music video?

Have a similar question: worked in Romania in the early 2000‘s and there was a channel that would show MTV videos from the 80‘s. Being a kid of the 80‘s I knew every song except for one song: it was a duett by a man and a gorgeous lady with long black curly hairs. The man would sing the verses and ...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 25, 2022 1:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lachlan Murdoch sue independent publisher for defamation
Replies: 11
Views: 1095

Re: Lachlan Murdoch sue independent publisher for defamation

I wish the newspaper good luck defending themselves from what is a frivolous lawsuit by a man that has a controlling ownership in a company that actively cheered on Jan 6 and the Election lies. As the piece in question suggested, "unindicted co-conspirators" Looks like Murdoch may have st...

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 25, 2022 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How can I find an older music video?
Replies: 24
Views: 1174

Re: How can I find an older music video?

https://youtu.be/dQw4w9WgXcQ?t=84
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Have no clue what you are talking about, but in the meantime, you can try this one

https://youtu.be/dQw4w9WgXcQ?t=84

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 25, 2022 1:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DoJ opinion for 2019 Trump obstruction charge released.
Replies: 6
Views: 781

Re: DoJ opinion for 2019 Trump obstruction charge released.

So basically the president was above the law for obstruction even if he did collude with Russia while he was a candidate.

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by casinterest
Thu Aug 25, 2022 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.
Replies: 153
Views: 6587

Re: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.

Repeated rapid fast charging is bad for batteries Road trips are hardly a daily activity for 99% of drivers. Most cars just go from home to work and back, maybe 10-20 miles each way, so you can go about 1-2 weeks without charging. That one road trip a year isn't going to kill the battery. I would i...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 24, 2022 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4019

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

The issue here is that they are giving a blanket 10K out. I don't mind forgiving 10K to the folks that will never pay it off, but the below stat from CNN makes me angry that those above 80K in income will benefit from this. https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/24/politics/student-loans-joe-biden-white-house...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 24, 2022 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.
Replies: 153
Views: 6587

Re: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.

I think this article sums it up really well, what the big issue is, but much of what applies to hydrogen has a corollary in the fossil fuel industry. The problem with the energy efficiency argument is time. If I'm on a long road trip, I want to be able to get at least a half mile per second when I ...

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 24, 2022 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lachlan Murdoch sue independent publisher for defamation
Replies: 11
Views: 1095

Re: Lachlan Murdoch sue independent publisher for defamation

I wish the newspaper good luck defending themselves from what is a frivolous lawsuit by a man that has a controlling ownership in a company that actively cheered on Jan 6 and the Election lies.

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 24, 2022 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10972

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Draft

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by casinterest
Wed Aug 24, 2022 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cancelling Student Loan Debt
Replies: 84
Views: 4019

Re: Cancelling Student Loan Debt

The issue here is that they are giving a blanket 10K out. I don't mind forgiving 10K to the folks that will never pay it off, but the below stat from CNN makes me angry that those above 80K in income will benefit from this. https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/24/politics/student-loans-joe-biden-white-house/...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 23, 2022 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheney defeated in Wyoming
Replies: 107
Views: 6555

Re: Cheney defeated in Wyoming

Wyoming residents just shot themselves in their collective feet. They only have one House Rep. They went from one with power, influence and name recognition to a batschitt crazy one who won't be able to bring any money back to the state. I think what shocks the most is that they voted Cheney out an...

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 23, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10972

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Twiki

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by casinterest
Tue Aug 23, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.
Replies: 153
Views: 6587

Re: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.

I think this article sums it up really well, what the big issue is, but much of what applies to hydrogen has a corollary in the fossil fuel industry. https://electrek.co/2022/02/15/study-hydrogen-fuel-cells-cannot-catch-up-battery-electric-vehicles/ https://i0.wp.com/electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 22, 2022 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 - Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 622
Views: 73864

Re: COVID-19 - Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/08/20/omicron-specific-booster-shots-are-weeks-away-eligibility-guide.html Current schedule of the new Omicron shots. ewly updated Covid booster shots designed to target omicron’s BA.5 subvariant should be available within in the next three weeks. Pfizer’s “bivalent” shot, ...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 22, 2022 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.
Replies: 153
Views: 6587

Re: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.

I think this article sums it up really well, what the big issue is, but much of what applies to hydrogen has a corollary in the fossil fuel industry. https://electrek.co/2022/02/15/study-hydrogen-fuel-cells-cannot-catch-up-battery-electric-vehicles/ https://i0.wp.com/electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/s...

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by casinterest
Mon Aug 22, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10972

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Serengeti

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by casinterest
Sun Aug 21, 2022 5:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Week Since Fire at Church in Cairo, Egypt
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Re: One Week Since Fire at Church in Cairo, Egypt

Panic, Lack of clear exit markers, and probably building codes all contributed to the deaths. This was just an AC unit that started it.

Sad , no doubt, but nothing highly controversial unless you want to get into the issues with building maintenance.

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