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“I Think I’ll Go Embarrass Myself”

Charlie: Excuse me, Lieutenant. Is there something wrong? Maverick: Yes ma’am, the data on the MiG is inaccurate. Top Gun (1986) – Memorable quotes Gotcha. China uses scenes from Top Gun in propaganda video. Boldface added. China‘s air force is … Continue reading

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The ‘Possum Shrimp’s Tale

This article traces the introduction and results of introducing non-native shrimp to the waters of northern Montana. The effect on Flathead Lake, the largest natural lake in the US west of the Mississippi, is an illustrative story of expanding, unanticipated … Continue reading

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Blame It On The GPS

CLASSIC: Safety Pullout FAIL

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Long Failed Anchovy

  Another unanticipated consequence of El Nino, I just know it.             Engrish Funny  

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The W May Be Silent But It Really Needs to Be There

“Courtney Love’s Twitter Rants Could Inspire Hole Mess of Lawsuits” http://www.fastcompany.com/user/neal-ungerleider Musta fallen into a black whole.

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Floods in Queensland Wipe State Into Existence

It is quite unusual when a disaster brings a state into being. On January 2nd, Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper published a map showing a few other towns hit by the raging flood: Emerald, Theodore and Bundaberg. The map also included … Continue reading

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About that DNArsenic…

We’re gonna need a closer look at the DNA of those Mono Lake bacteria. Questions have arisen … The big problem …  is that the authors have shown that the organism takes up arsenic, but they “haven’t unambiguously identified any … Continue reading

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Money to Burn

My printer glitches out on occasion. But then, I don’t print money. A significant production problem with new high-tech $100 bills has caused government printers to shut down production of the new notes and to quarantine more than one billion … Continue reading

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