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Forum: Lounge 2021-01-19, 23:09
Replies: 187
Views: 21,930
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
It looks like a red fox. It might have been...

It looks like a red fox. It might have been looking for scraps. Pestering even a juvenile too much would have been a Bad Move. Here's an adult Bald Eagle stealing a fox's dinner: Bald eagle fights...
Forum: Computer Games 2021-01-19, 17:29
Replies: 30
Views: 7,204
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Assuming the cop was, as he indicated, responding...

Assuming the cop was, as he indicated, responding to a call for service, perhaps the real "racist SoB" was whoever made the call. Whether the caller specified the "suspicious person's" skin color,...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-19, 16:42
Replies: 2,855
Views: 188,681
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I'm not sure what they define as a requirement...

I'm not sure what they define as a requirement for a "humid environment". I suppose that discounts Antarctica. But the tropics are fair game, and probably the type of place where you'd need it the...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-19, 14:49
Replies: 1,473
Views: 81,041
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The Pentagon has declined to give him a big...

The Pentagon has declined to give him a big sendoff. Perhaps they haven't yet forgotten that he had recently vetoed all their paychecks for FY 2021. :grin:

A small gathering on the WH grounds is...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-19, 14:01
Replies: 1,331
Views: 78,331
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Yes, especially since he can be sprung by posting...

Yes, especially since he can be sprung by posting $1000.00 bond. A judge deeming an arrestee a "danger to the community" is often a prelude to ordering that they be held without bail.
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-19, 13:29
Replies: 1,331
Views: 78,331
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Man lived inside O'Hare for 3 months before...

Man lived inside O'Hare for 3 months before detection, prosecutors say (https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-ohare-trespasser-arrest-20210117-aad2craysvehzmk5rm6l23p3l4-story.html)
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-19, 12:47
Replies: 229
Views: 17,508
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
His birth date was [Google Google] January 15,...

His birth date was [Google Google] January 15, 1929. I remember, when I was young, seeing the "Childrens' Crusade" on the news - kids having their clothes shredded, and being pinballed down the...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-18, 02:14
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Asking this Forum what was the "best" crackpot...

Asking this Forum what was the "best" crackpot message of 2020 based on degree of crackpottery, is sort of like going to a free clinic, and asking what was the "best" suppurating wound they had to...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-17, 21:00
Replies: 85
Views: 3,813
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I remember seeing a TV program - perhaps about...

I remember seeing a TV program - perhaps about people setting records - which had a segment about a man who endured a very high temperature for a number of minutes. He sat in a small room or...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-17, 20:42
Replies: 55
Views: 7,224
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Insect decline in the Anthropocene: Death by a...

Insect decline in the Anthropocene: Death by a thousand cuts (https://www.pnas.org/content/118/2/e2023989118)

No buzz for bees: Media coverage of pollinator decline...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-16, 02:23
Replies: 1,473
Views: 81,041
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
:tu: I like it! He wanted to keep the place...

:tu:

I like it! He wanted to keep the place open too, right? Perhaps he could be treated to some of those "enhanced interrogation techniques" he says work so well.

:missingteeth:...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-15, 22:58
Replies: 707
Views: 43,792
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in...

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas (https://apnews.com/article/new-york-gun-politics-coronavirus-pandemic-texas-cbe5845c17e18eed8679d6daec75ff75)
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-15, 20:33
Replies: 1,473
Views: 81,041
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
According to Fox News...

According to Fox News (https://www.foxnews.com/media/tommy-tuberville-delay-biden-term) poor, poor, put-upon Tommy Tuberville was misquoted. He has no objection to Joe Biden being sworn in. He just...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-15, 16:54
Replies: 1,473
Views: 81,041
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Pretty much everyone was expecting Space Command...

Pretty much everyone was expecting Space Command to stay where it was. IMO the whole thing is a boondoggle. Moving its headquarters just makes it a bigger boondoggle.

Besides Peterson AFB and...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-15, 14:07
Replies: 1,473
Views: 81,041
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
In what appears to be a blatant case of ...

In what appears to be a blatant case of rewarding the sufficiently obsequious - coupled, perhaps, with vindictiveness toward a State which just voted an R-Senator out of office, Trump administration...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-15, 13:37
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I'm not sure about free speech, but I imagine it...

I'm not sure about free speech, but I imagine it will run into some legal issues. Possibly something based on "substantive due process," which basically means that laws should forward the legitimate...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-15, 12:59
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Mystery Economic Theater 2021

Trump Regulator's Rule Would Force Banks To Lend To Gun-Makers And Oil Drillers...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-15, 12:46
Replies: 73
Views: 6,127
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Two counts of willful neglect of duty. It's only...

Two counts of willful neglect of duty. It's only a misdemeanor. The maximum penalty for each count is one year in prison and a thousand dollar fine. I guess we should take what we can get.

If a...
Forum: LaurV 2021-01-14, 14:34
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The joke obviously is based on the quote I...

The joke obviously is based on the quote I mentioned in this post (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=520108&postcount=192) about JFK's "Let them come to Berlin" speech.

WRT the...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-13, 23:16
Replies: 1,473
Views: 81,041
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
"Stop the Steal" organizer Ali Alexander was in...

"Stop the Steal" organizer Ali Alexander was in the news in early December for tweeting "I am willing to give my life for this fight" (i.e. overturning the results of the "stolen" presidential...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-13, 21:46
Replies: 1,473
Views: 81,041
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The US House of Representatives has voted 232-197...

The US House of Representatives has voted 232-197 to impeach the president for incitement of insurrection.

I have read that there's a solid argument that a Senate trial would have to begin before...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-01-13, 17:38
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
It seems reasonable to model "connecting the...

It seems reasonable to model "connecting the resistors" by a graph in which the vertices model the resistors, and the edges model the connections. If you rule out "parallel" edges and "loops" the...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-13, 16:39
Replies: 1,473
Views: 81,041
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I found the following analysis of recent events...

I found the following analysis of recent events from a Christian perspective, fascinating. The Roman Road from Insurrection...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-13, 02:23
Replies: 1,473
Views: 81,041
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
:clap: Right on the head! Trump business...

:clap:
Right on the head!

Trump business backlash part of 'cancel culture,' son says...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-13, 01:52
Replies: 157
Views: 21,163
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Well, maybe. Depends on whether the data would...

Well, maybe. Depends on whether the data would be "legally obtained evidence." If it isn't, law enforcement can't use it, and probably couldn't even look at it. If they did, anything they...
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