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Klaatu_Nicto #841 Posted Apr 27 2017 - 18:42

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Thank you Cassini. You've been a wonderful probe.

 

Interdisciplinary studies Reveal Relationship between Solar Activity And Climate Change

One of the major achievements by the multidisciplinary team is that a robust relationship between solar wind speed and North Atlantic Oscillation was found.
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-04/ioap-isr042217.php



Klaatu_Nicto #842 Posted May 03 2017 - 17:08

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Wheat Soars Most On Record After Freak Snowstorm Blankets Midwest
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-05-01/wheat-soars-most-record-after-freak-snowstorm-blanket-midwest?page=1

 

Wheat Futures Surge After Snow Slams U.S. Crop
https://www.agweb.com/agday/article/wheat-futures-surge-after-snow-slams-us-crop-blmg/

 

More Rain to Pummel U.S. Plains After Crop-Damaging Storm
https://www.agweb.com/article/more-rain-to-pummel-us-plains-after-crop-damaging-storm-blmg/

 

Frost Hits European Fruit And Vegetable Sector Hard
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/174665/Frost-hits-European-fruit-and-vegetable-sector-hard

 

 

 

Aurora Photographers Find New Night Sky Lights
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39686055

 

 


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Klaatu_Nicto #843 Posted May 06 2017 - 18:36

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We Lost the Western Kansas Wheat Crop
Blizzard conditions and heavy snow swept western Kansas, including 14 to 20 inches in Colby in the northwestern quadrant of the No. 1 winter wheat state in the nation.
http://www.agriculture.com/news/crops/we-lost-the-western-kansas-wheat-crop-this-weekend

 

Beef Prices Soar After Blizzard Clobbers Midwest
Snowstorm may have killed thousands of animals
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-02/cattle-futures-beef-price-soar-after-blizzard-clobbers-midwest

 

4 Feet Of Rain Since October — Most In Seattle History

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/weather/enough-already-nearly-4-feet-of-rain-since-october-most-in-seattle-history/

 

 



Horribad_At_Tanks #844 Posted May 08 2017 - 03:30

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In other parts of this twisted universe it seems bill nye the mechanical engineering guy got a new hat to wear along with the one calling him the un chief climatologist of which he has zero training or schooling. Now he is a gender specialist jumping on the you are what you feel you are crowd.

 

This is pretty cringe worthy so be warned before you clicky.

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=CCOjssneQkA



Klaatu_Nicto #845 Posted May 08 2017 - 16:25

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View PostHorribad_At_Tanks, on May 07 2017 - 18:30, said:

In other parts of this twisted universe it seems bill nye the mechanical engineering guy got a new hat to wear along with the one calling him the un chief climatologist of which he has zero training or schooling. Now he is a gender specialist jumping on the you are what you feel you are crowd.

 

This is pretty cringe worthy so be warned before you clicky.

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=CCOjssneQkA

 

Before Bill Nye was Mr. Climatologist he was a Seattle super hero.

 

 

I took your advice and had Digital Storm build me a computer with an i5-7600K 3.8ghz. Took the money I saved on the CPU and got a 960GB SSD. Also got a PNY 1080ti Founders Edition. That was the only option for a 1080ti card.



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Heroes of the Universe. Speeches like this give me hope for humanity.

 

https://www.youtube....?v=_YQ94jFg_4A

 

 

View PostKlaatu_Nicto, on May 08 2017 - 10:25, said:

 

Before Bill Nye was Mr. Climatologist he was a Seattle super hero.

 

 

I took your advice and had Digital Storm build me a computer with an i5-7600K 3.8ghz. Took the money I saved on the CPU and got a 960GB SSD. Also got a PNY 1080ti Founders Edition. That was the only option for a 1080ti card.

 

Ugh. Tight white running shorts and no underwear makes for even worse cringe.. :ohmy:

 

So how you like your rig? Should be making everything buhtah smooth.



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View PostHorribad_At_Tanks, on May 10 2017 - 21:04, said:

Heroes of the Universe. Speeches like this give me hope for humanity.

 

https://www.youtube....?v=_YQ94jFg_4A

 

 

 

Ugh. Tight white running shorts and no underwear makes for even worse cringe.. :ohmy:

 

So how you like your rig? Should be making everything buhtah smooth.

 

Ya! That was not a good sight.

 

I'm not seeing a huge upgrade in video quality but that SSD is great. The EVGA 980ti in my other computer went bad. It was still under warranty so I sent it in for a replacement and now I have an EVGA 1080 FTW card sitting on the shelf. :D

 



Klaatu_Nicto #848 Posted May 17 2017 - 19:03

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Trapped in Twillingate: Iced-in crab fishermen need compensation, FFAW says
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/ice-compensation-fisherman-twillingate-1.4076069


Evidence for solar forcing of sea-surface temperature on the North Icelandic Shelf during the late Holocene

A  positive  and  significant  correlation  between  our  SST record from the North Icelandic Shelf and inferred insolation, together with modeling experiments, supports the hypothesis that solar forcing is an important constituent of natural climate variability in the northern North Atlantic region.
http://www.geo.uni-bremen.de/geomod/staff/mschulz/reprint/Jiang_etal_Geology05.pdf

 

Reinforcing the double dynamo model with solar-terrestrial activity in the past three millennia

In this paper we reproduce the summary curve of solar activity for the last 3000 years that shows a remarkable resemblance to the sunspot and terrestrial activity reported in the past millennia.  These include the most significant grand minima:  Maunder Minimum (1645-1715),  Wolf minimum (1280-1350 AD), Oort minimum (1040-1080 AD), Homer minimum (800-900 BC), also pointing to the grand maxima:  the medieval warm period (900-1200), the Roman warm period (400-10 BC) and so on. We also verify the extrapolated summary curve,  as the solar activity curve, by available pre-telescope observations of large sunspots in 14 century, by increase of the terrestrial temperature and by the intense terrestrial auroras seen in 14-16 centuries and by the batterfly diagrams simulated and observed for Maunder Minimum. We predict the upcoming Modern grand minimum in 2020-2055, which will have the solar activity slightly higher and its duration twice shorter than in Maunder minimum of the 17 century.
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1705.04482.pdf




Klaatu_Nicto #849 Posted May 20 2017 - 20:38

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Multiverse: have astronomers found evidence of parallel universes?
https://www.theguardian.com/science/across-the-universe/2017/may/17/multiverse-have-astronomers-found-evidence-of-parallel-universes


UAH Shooting Investigation Update

For the last 25 years our science has been viewed as standing in the way of efforts to institute a carbon tax or otherwise reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The amount of money involved in such changes in energy policy easily run into the hundreds of billions of dollars… more likely trillions. When I was at NASA, my boss was personally told by Al Gore that Gore blamed our satellite temperature dataset for the failure of carbon tax legislation to pass. So why am I not surprised that our building was shot up? Because people have been killed for much less reason than hundreds of billions of dollars.
http://www.drroyspencer.com/category/blogarticle/




Klaatu_Nicto #850 Posted May 23 2017 - 21:02

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NASA's Goof Could Mean $4M Windfall for Illinois Woman
http://www.newser.com/story/243188/bag-of-moon-dust-that-nasa-lost-could-fetch-4m.html?utm_source=part&utm_medium=uol&utm_campaign=rss_top_carousel

 

The Search for Life on Mars Is about to Get Weird
http://www.space.com/36824-the-search-for-life-on-mars-is-about-to-get-weird.html

 

West Coast Seismic Alert: 2 Alaskan Volcanoes Erupt As Earthquake Swarms At Mount St. Helens Raise Concerns
http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/west-coast-seismic-alert-2-alaskan-volcanoes-erupt-as-earthquake-swarms-at-mount-st-helens-raise-concerns

 

A seismic swarm in progress beneath the Seattle Fault
http://temblor.net/earthquake-insights/a-seismic-swarm-beneath-the-seattle-fault-4117/

 

115 Years Since Sensational Discovery of The World’s First Analogue Computer
http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-ancient-technology/115-years-sensational-discovery-world-s-first-analogue-computer-008091

 

I don't know about this man's theories but he  makes some nice sight-seening videos.

 



Klaatu_Nicto #851 Posted May 25 2017 - 18:08

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Is this how US soldiers will be flying into battle?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4540850/Frenchman-takes-hoverboard-spin-Arizona-lake.html


California is likely to roll out its earthquake warning system next year
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-earthquake-early-warning-20170522-story.html

 

Scientists find an EXTRA layer of plate tectonics within Earth's mantle that could be causing strange tremors across the Pacific
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4536720/Scientists-discover-EXTRA-layer-plate-tectonics.html

 



Klaatu_Nicto #852 Posted May 26 2017 - 15:39

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Why the constant earthquakes? Iceland is slowly being torn apart
http://icelandmag.visir.is/article/why-constant-earthquakes-iceland-slowly-being-torn-apart

 

The 15th century was so cold people used fire to melt frozen wine bottles
https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/science/coldest-decade-last-1000-years-offers-climate-change-lessons/

 

Biggest ever simulations help uncover the history of the galaxy
http://www.ras.org.uk/news-and-press/2994-biggest-ever-simulations-help-uncover-the-history-of-the-galaxy

 

Discovery of a new branch of the Taurid meteoroid stream as a real source of potentially hazardous bodies
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1705.08633.pdf

 

 



Klaatu_Nicto #853 Posted May 28 2017 - 05:19

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There is what the mainstream media and other deceivers tells us about the Arctic Ice cap.

 

Then there is the actual data from the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center. 

 

 

ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/DATASETS/NOAA/G02135/north/daily/images/2017/05_May/N_20170526_extn_v2.1.png



Klaatu_Nicto #854 Posted May 30 2017 - 08:21

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NASA To Hold Major Press Conference On First Mission ‘To Touch The Sun’
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/nasa-solar-probe-plus-press-conference-first-mission-to-sun-corona-a7761971.html

 

All Of Iceland‘s Major volcanoes Showing Unusually High Levels Of Activity
http://icelandmag.visir.is/article/all-icelands-major-volcanoes-showing-unusually-high-levels-activity

 

Growing Levels Of Activity At All Geothermal Sites On Reykjanes Peninsula
http://icelandmag.visir.is/article/growing-levels-activity-all-geothermal-sites-reykjanes-peninsula

 

Black Death And Abrupt Earth Changes In The 14th Century
https://abruptearthchanges.com/2017/05/25/1619/

 

 

 

The Titan touchdown was broadcast live. Watching it was like being an explorer on an ancient sailing ship making first sight of a a new land. That was great that so many people got to experience that.

 


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Klaatu_Nicto #855 Posted May 31 2017 - 20:08

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Russia Successfully Tests 'Unstoppable' 4,600mph Hypersonic Weapon
Zircon could render Navy's new aircraft carriers useless
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4557934/Russia-successfully-launches-unstoppable-cruise-missile.html

 

Was Einstein wrong?
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4554492/Researchers-suggest-FIFTH-force-nature.html

 

This desert Emirate Wants To Colonize Mars
http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-uae-space-20170531-story.html

 

Tasmanian Skies Turn Technicolour As Aurora Australis Arrives Amid Solar Storm
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-29/tasmani-aurora-australis-pictures-facebook-hobart-skygazing/8567888

 

NASA Outlines Parker Solar Probe Mission To 'Touch The Sun'
https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2017/05/31/nasa-reveal-details-solar-probe-plus-mission-sun/357478001/

 

 

 

 

 

 



Klaatu_Nicto #856 Posted Jun 03 2017 - 19:07

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MOSCOW. June 2 (Interfax) - Wet snow is falling in the center of Moscow
http://www.interfax.com/newsinf.asp?id=757898

 

Finland Endures Coldest May In Nearly Half A Century
http://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/finland_endures_coldest_may_in_nearly_half_a_century/9643712

 

Adelaide Weather: Coldest Start To Winter Since 1943
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/adelaide-weather-coldest-start-to-winter-since-1943/news-story/c5c8deb73589c21a902fd6e150a28d07

 

Cold Spring Temperatures Affect Volumes Of Organic Bananas From Mexico
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/176537/Cold-spring-temperatures-affect-volumes-of-organic-bananas-from-Mexico

 

Virginia Freeze Leaves Fruit Farmers Questioning Supply Come Harvest
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/10459/Virginia-freeze-leaves-fruit-farmers-questioning-supply-come-harvest

 

Michigan Freeze Devastates Oceana County Asparagus Crop
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/175177/Michigan-freeze-devastates-Oceana-County-asparagus-crop

 

Over 80% Loss In Blueberry & Peach Crops After Deep South Freeze
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/172657/Over-80-procent-loss-in-blueberry-and-peach-crops-after-Deep-South-freeze

 

Laser Weapons Edge Closer to Battlefield Use
http://www.military.com/daily-news/2017/05/29/laser-weapons-edge-closer-to-battlefield-use.html

 

 



Klaatu_Nicto #857 Posted Jun 06 2017 - 18:23

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Huge, Deep Hole On Mars Leaves scientists Baffled
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2017/06/05/huge-deep-hole-on-mars-leaves-scientists-baffled.html

 

Massive Craters Formed By Methane Blow-Outs From The Arctic Sea Floor
https://cage.uit.no/news/massive-craters-formed-methane-blow-outs-arctic-sea-floor/

 

Czech Scientists See Growing Risk Of Asteroid Hitting Earth
https://www.afp.com/en/news/2265/czech-scientists-see-growing-risk-asteroid-hitting-earth


 


Collateral Damage from Cosmic Rays Increases Cancer Risk for Mars Astronauts
https://www.unlv.edu/news/release/study-significant-collateral-damage-cosmic-rays-increases-cancer-risks-mars-astronauts

 


 



Klaatu_Nicto #858 Posted Jun 08 2017 - 09:09

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Febuary 9, 2017, Record Low Temperatures Hit Taiwan
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2017/02/09/491184/record-low.htm


March 6, 2017, New Zealand’s Lost Summer: The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research has called it one of the worst New Zealand summers on record.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/01/new-zealands-lost-summer-how-will-we-make-it-through-the-winter-gloom


April 28, 2017, Brazil – Winter Starts Two Months Early: Meteorological winter has already started (2 months ahead of expected). In 2016, last days of cold weather with temperatures close to zero were recorded in the middle of December, just about a week before the Summer season started.
http://www.correiodopovo.com.br/Noticias/Geral/2017/4/616330/Vacaria-e-Bom-Jesus-registram-temperatura-de-2,4C-no-Rio-Grande-do-Sul-


May 2, 2017, Brazil – Record Cold Threatens Safrinha Corn: Temperatures all across southern Brazil are expected to set record lows below 10°C (50°F) for the next several nights.
http://www.soybeansandcorn.com/news/Apr28_17-Polar-Air-and-Freezing-Temperatures-Sweep-Across-Southern-Brazil


May 31, 2017, Adelaide – Coldest Start To Winter: Low temperature not seen since 1943.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-01/adelaide-shivers-through-coldest-start-to-winter/8578150


June 7, 2017, California's Endless Winter: Eight feet of snow still on the ground in June. Biggest June snowpack in decades.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2017/06/07/californias-endless-winter-8-feet-snow-still-ground-june/102586278/

 



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All this stuff I've posted about out-of season snow and record cold temperatures around the world and now I get to experience it myself.

 

It just started and it came in fast (or I just was not paying attention). :)

 

Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees colder than average at times this weekend, which means it may be cold enough for slushy accumulations of snow in portions of the Cascades and northern Rockies, especially at night. Valley locations won't see highs climb out of the 50s Saturday and Sunday.
https://weather.com/...ms/winter/news/ ... rn-rockies

 

Meanwhile, in the east U.S. they are predicting record warm temperatures. What's happening in my neck of the woods will be called 'unusual weather' while what happens in the east will be 'human caused global warming.' 

 

Solar Update June 2017–The Sun Is Slumping and Headed Even Lower
https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/06/06/solar-update-june-2017-the-sun-is-slumping-and-headed-even-lower/

 

Top 10 Natural Disasters And Their Historical Consequences
http://listverse.com/2017/06/06/top-10-natural-disasters-and-their-historical-consequences/

 

Physicists Create Molecular Black Hole
The research of these fundamental processes could be important for solar energy conversion and radiation-driven chemistry.
http://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/2017-06/molecblackhole6117.html

 

Facebook Wants To Spy On People Through Their Smartphone Camera
https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/3738170/facebooks-plans-to-watch-you-through-your-smartphone-camera-as-you-scroll-through-social-network-revealed/

 



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View PostKlaatu_Nicto, on May 25 2017 - 07:08, said:

Is this how US soldiers will be flying into battle?

 

 

It looks cool, but ... to me it would be iffy as a hover/flight platform ... I could see issues with things like center of gravity, balance and the tricky nature of using weapons while in flight?  Then there are the technical issues ... given today's tech, I would think that a compact 'roto bike' would be more practical. 





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