An5w3r5  
Member Since 15th Feb. 2011
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Any idea what this macro is of?
I assume some type of grain?
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Submitted: 18th Feb. 2011
Ending: 30th Apr. 2011
Suggestions: 2
Comments: 1
Category: Natural World
How significant is this for the advancement of computing?
Watson, wins Jeopardy by a landslide. By the way, how did it know the categories and answers? Did it...
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Submitted: 17th Feb. 2011
Ending: 23rd Apr. 2011
Suggestions: 4
Comments: 5
Category: Technology & Machinery
Fancy becoming a planet hunter!?
<a href="http://www.zooniverse.org/home?ticket=ST-1298992776rFC1DEBFD338F7AD1CC">Planet Hunters</a> ...
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Submitted: 1st Mar. 2011
Ending: 29th Mar. 2011
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Comments: 1
Category: Natural World
When will we get back to the Moon?
No description.
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Submitted: 21st Feb. 2011
Ending: 28th Apr. 2011
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Comments: 3
Category: Human Achievement
Where is this stunning Castle?
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Submitted: 21st Feb. 2011
Ending: 25th Apr. 2011
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Category: Buildings and Structures
Who is this stunning looking girl?
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Submitted: 21st Feb. 2011
Ending: 27th Apr. 2011
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Category: People
Must be one of the all time great sports photos?
Ali vs. Willimas 1966 I think..
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Submitted: 18th Feb. 2011
Ending: 8th Apr. 2011
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Category: People
Salvador Dali - proper nutter?
I love this pic that I found on the Internet ages ago...
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Submitted: 18th Feb. 2011
Ending: 18th Apr. 2011
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Category: People
Good rules for your life?
This is my desktop. I try to read it every day.
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Submitted: 15th Feb. 2011
Ending: 25th Apr. 2011
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Category: Other/ Miscellaneous
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3 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-28

Looks like mini record, are the grooves uniform and circular, or are they in a spiral and non-uniform? You might need a magnifying glass to check.

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1 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-24

Reminds me of "The Right Stuff" - amazing times for NASA and the US...

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1 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-24

Absolutely amazing place. I'd love to see it in person...

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1 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-21

That's true, but what if I turn up at their doorstep? Can they deny me the list price?

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1 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-21

This makes the most sense I must admit. But they always said it was safe! Why did they feel that nuclear shelters were necessary!?

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1 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-21

Ha! I can't imagine that it was a smooth ride!!!

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1 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-10

Anyone got any idea's about this?

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3 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-10

Yeah, it's the Caspian sea Monster! - an Ekranoplan, very fast boat/ aeroplane that uses a physical effect called "ground effect".

There have been many trials of these machines, but I don't think that they've ever really been used in any service. I assume that they must have some critical flaws, maybe the need very still water?

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4 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-09

I pretty sure that there must be legal implications of this. What happens if you request to pick them up yourself? Can they refuse a request like that...?

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2 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-08

I'd love to see Arsenal win the Premiership, and/ or Champions league this year.

I think that they have a good squad, a great ground a well run club.

The only thing that they've really lacked is maybe a bit of world class ability, and some luck.

It's true that Man united and Chelsea probably have better squads, but while you need to be "up there" in ability to win (either the Premiership or CL) the final say between 1st, 2nd and 3rd normally comes down to a bit of luck.

I hope that they win one. In fact loosing to Barca maybe a bonus to Arsenal tonight in terms of Premiership title challenge - that is as long as they don't get a hangover...

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2 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-08

I was looking it up on the BBC and I found this which made me laugh...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/clips/p00fhv15/spout_arsenals_big_day_out/

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1 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-08

It's George Clooney. I'm pretty sure that he now qualifies as a very handsome chap!

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2 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-08

I wonder how Arsenal will get on in tonight Champions League game....?

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2 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-08

I agree, definitely a Moose.

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1 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-08

Ha! Photoshopped into perfection, yes...

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2 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-08

That is one of the most fantastic things I've ever seen. Amazing quote - I love it... Thanks for this question!

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2 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-07

Ahh well, there is a long history of Nuclear tests in the South Pacific, so I'm sure that it's a nuclear symbol and not a fan or something else.

Still no idea what it actually does of course...!

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1 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-07

Amazing guy, shame that he died, so young and so mysteriously...

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3 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-07

We need to know where it was taken I believe... Maybe it's from the inside of some sort of government facility!?

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2 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-07

Well, 1) It looks like it requires a key, which would be odd for a fan and also 2) incredibly bad choice for a symbol if that's really what it is...!

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3 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-04

It looks incredibly dangerous for that tiny glider in there, pretty - a amazing formation - I'd love to see that.

Does it happen at the same time every day? I assume that when the sunrises (or sets) maybe there is a sudden switch from onshore to offshore wind direction which when combined with a damp/ dry air causes these, just guessing really...

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3 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-03

Sure is real. It's a Ferrari 166mm Barchetta.

There are some details here, and some specifics about this exact car here.

Apparently this car was found in someone's backyard in Arizona back in 2008. Worth over $1milllion now.

Beautiful looking thing. I'd never heard of it before so thanks for posting...

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1 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-03

I think that the UK was hit pretty hard during that period, as there was Global depression.

So at least the "western" countries were hit hard, as they have been these last few years.

Just one of the dangers of being a financial innovator and forerunner I guess. Those coming behind into similar markets can learn from the mistakes of those that went ahead.

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1 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-03

She looks, erm, how do you say, "enhanced" already in this photo. I assume though being back in the day. Maybe Labatts did some wardrobe trickery ans set her down that road...

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1 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-03

...and that would be for? I don't like the sound of Aperture Science, whatever it is!

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2 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-02

For those that don't know...:

One of Vincent van Gogh's last paintings was called The Pandorica Opens, painted in 1890 and inspired by transmissions he picked up from 102 AD Stonehenge.

Weirdly sometime later The Pandorica was found under Stone Henge.

:D:D:D

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3 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-02

That's a very good point. However, it strikes me that the non-Catholics may not be so happy about it?

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1 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-02

You missed out your mother and father! I think the answer to the question in that context is pretty straight forward!

I must say that I loved Blade Runner also. We're not all that far off from 2019, when it when set! Maybe Tyrell's replicants are in already hiding, and the Blade Runners are after them... :D

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1 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-02

They don't look very aerodynamic! I'd love to see these little fellas buzzing around, I assume then that they use the "wings" to glide down from trees and not flap their way over oceans! :)

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2 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-03-01

What was that story about the ugly duckling again?

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2 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-02-25

I did this directly in our local Red Cross store. They take donations directly in the stores...

Red Cross UK

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3 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-02-25

I love the Shuttle program, it was a great concept, just didn't really work out the way that it was planned.

I think what they should have done was simplify the concept, and reorganise the Orbiter/ External Tanks/ Boosters.

What would work better I think is;

  • 1) Have a larger main stage with it's own large engines at the bottom.
  • 2) Solid rockets can largely stay the same, but with the ability to attach 2/4 or maybe even 6 as required.
  • 3) On top of the main stage have a cargo module - essentially a shuttle cargo bay, but totally separate.
  • 4) Have a much smaller crew vehicle on top, this reusable section can return the crew and only a small amount of cargo.

A number of differently sized cargo sections could be used depending on the mission. The crew "mini-shuttle" section is responsible for all manoeuvring of the cargo section while in orbit. The cargo section is discarded after the mission and the shuttle glides back to the earth as the current shuttle does.

The mini-shuttle can simply transport crew only to and from the Space Station on a light weight lift set up (no boosters). Or take large cargo on it's own (with the addition of it's own guidance and manoeuvring system), or both.

In addition a mini-shuttle could be used as a Space Station escape craft.

I think that would be awesome...

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3 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-02-24

He seems to think somehow that Bin Laden is to blame!?!?

BBC News

I'd say that he's well past a 10!

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2 :: Comment by An5w3r5 on 2011-02-24

Hi Kerry,

Yes I agree that the Google Prize will be an excellent incentive. But we still need huge governmental investments for man to reach the moon, I wonder how much impact it will have on manned missions.

One outcome could be, if they create some interesting technology that could be adapted to facilitate mining, governments may want to use it to exploit the moons resources. If this were the case, and it looked profitable, I expect that they would be a mad scramble to get manned operations up there.

In addition if it looked feasible on the cost side, maybe countries like USA, Russia and China wouldn't want to be without a base up there. All depends on bringing down the costs I guess, which the Google Prize may well do...

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2 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-02-20

Wikipedia says: "Experts estimate that the devil has suffered a more than 80% decline in its population since the mid-1990s and only around 10,000 to 15,000 remain in the wild as of 2008.", which is taken from: Australian Geographic

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2 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-02-20

Wouldn't it be amazing to go back in time and see that... What street is that?

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1 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-02-20

Stunning photo - Inspiration valley - I loved it there...

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4 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-02-16

Interesting concept, but isn't the point of faith that you put "intellect", "facts" and "logic" to one side and take (literally) a "leap of faith" into a place where these things cannot/ should not probe?

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2 :: Suggestion by An5w3r5 on 2011-02-16

I think the original star wars were filmed at "Elstree Studios" in the UK. Hertfordshire, England in fact.

Wookieepedia

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