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Journal Journal: Plutus' Revenge

It was the only life-bearing planet in the entire universe; the very first planet to have life. It was the only planet in existence to have the conditions necessary for biogenesis, including being a double planet, each orbiting each other. The double planet was one of the keys of biogenesis, because of the tides. The timing of orbits and gravities had to be perfect, as well as chemical and photonic conditions.

Comment Re:How racism? (Score 1) 578

The progressives have had power for 8 years, the wars started under conservative Bush. America loves being at war, it's been at war virtually continuously since it has existed.

The US is number one in gun massacres world wide, and number one in the developed world.

The immoral and corrupt love you, it's the sensible and caring people that hate you. I was once as a child a big fan of the US, however watching years of scumbag behaviour, particularly of conservatives has turned that right around.

I would have thought a true freedom loving Americam would hate free speech zones too. Shouldn't the whole country be a fee speech zone.

Typical denial and avoidance of reality.

Comment Re:This was not a screw-up (Score 1) 408

During the Second World War it was often said that when the British bomb, the Germans hide, when the Germans bomb, the British hide, and when the Yanks bomb, everyone hides. If the USA has to poke its enormous military nose into other people's business, at least it might try to learn the difference between ally and enemy before it drops its damned bombs. Bloody idiots.

Comment Re:How racism? (Score 4, Insightful) 578

National identity is the kind of thing that stuffs the world up.
I can't understand those that feel proud of a geographical area they happen to live in, especially when they simultaneously destroy the environment that makes any place great to be.
The concept of patriotism is in my opinion, absurd.

Comment Re:But Could Have It Been Built in the 1700's? (Score 1) 106

Ahem. This.

  They are the direct link to the Harrison's sea clocks. Number 1, now in a private collection, belonged to the Time Museum, USA, until the museum closed in 2000 and its collection was dispersed at auction in 2004. Number 2 is in the Leeds City Museum. It forms the core of a permanent display dedicated to John Harrison's achievements, "John Harrison: The Clockmaker Who Changed the World" and had its official opening on 23 January 2014, the first longitude-related event marking the tercentenary of the Longitude Act. Number 3 is in the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers' collection.

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Journal Journal: Voyage to Earth 1

"How you been, old man?"
"Wild Bill! I haven't seen you since... damn. You haven't aged a day!"
"I've been in space, you quit. You know space travel slows aging. So how've you been? I've been doing runs to Titan since the discovery."
"Bill, it's fantastic. My beer is the best selling beer on Mars, and they want us to import it to Earth. Can you believe it? And I have the cost down really low si

Real computer scientists like having a computer on their desk, else how could they read their mail?