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Comment: Re:A return to baseline... (Score 1) 506

Same here!

I quit caffeine cold turkey 3.5 years ago. First few days were not great, but not horrible either. Haven't touched coffee since that moment. Also heavily reducing refined sugars and most important of all: artificial sweeteners!

The sugar habbit is much more difficult to beat than the caffeine one IMHO.. you arrive at points that you can't believe you ever liked those very sweet soda's, pies 'n cakes*, etc.

* Now I make my own, much much better tasting and with farrr less sugar! :-D

Cake hacking FTW ;-)

Comment: Time = Energy (Score 1) 578

by StarfishOne (#31307870) Attached to: What Is Time? One Researcher Shares His Exploration

According to the Russian astrophysicist Nikolai Aleksandrovich Kozyrev, who has done some very interesting research, time is a form of spiraling energy.

Which ties in to torsion physics (Tesla, Schauberger, etc), the zero-point energy field or (do I dare say it? yes!), the aether! **


Even seems to connect to the time-wave theory of Terence McKenna..


"Concerning the Silvertooth experiment: The Michelson-Morley experiment, which did not show any translational motion through an aether or other medium of propagation, was later shown to have a fundamental flaw: The standing waves that are reflected back onto a mirror become phase locked on the mirror, and hence to its motion through space. Silvertooth built a standing wave experiment that avoids the phase locking encountered in the Michelson-Morley setup. It uses a configuration similar to the Sagnac experiment, which many years ago did detect motion relative to an aether. Silvertooth's addition was a sensor capable of measuring the spacing between standing wave nodes.

    This spacing is dependent upon the orientation of the apparatus relative to the Earth's motion, and this fact made the Earth's motion measurable. Silvertooth measured the 378 km/s motion of the Earth in this experiment. Some references are: Silvertooth, E.W., "Experimental Detection of the Ether", Speculations in Science and Technology, Vol.10, No.1, page 3 (1987) In that same issue beginning on page 9, is an excellent "Plain English" summary by H. Aspden entitled 'On the Silvertooth Experiment'." [We are heading toward the Constellation Leo.]

Comment: Re:Many boffins died ... (Score 1) 205

by StarfishOne (#31243104) Attached to: Lost Nazi Uranium Found In a Dutch Scrapyard

You might be interested in reading the work of Oxford-trained researcher Jospeh P. Farrell, especially if you're not yet familiar with him.

There's also plenty on YouTube and various radio stations, interview wise..

He goes into the strangeness of the U.S. never testing the uranium bomb before actually dropping it on Japan, how a German submarine was capture (or given away as decoy while some head honchos escaped) wit on-board two Japanese people .. and infrared

I cannot copy/paste from it unfortunately, but check e.g. this book:

If even a FRACTION of Farrell's work is correct, quite a few history books in school are missing some very, VERY big issues and a lot of high strangeness.

Comment: Re:The Sony (Score 1) 684

by StarfishOne (#31187656) Attached to: It's 2010; What's the Best E-Reader?

Not sure if the Sony device is the most open. Have you seen the BeBook yet?

It supports:

[...] the most popular eBook formats such as: EPUB*, PDF*, TXT, HTML, RTF, MOBI, CHM, PDB, JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF (*including Adobe DRM, compatible with Adobe Digital Editions)

Compared to formats supported by the Sony:

        * DRM Text : ePub (Adobe DRM protected), PDF (Adobe DRM protected), BBeB Book (PRS DRM protected)
        * Unsecured Text : ePub, BBeB Book, PDF, TXT, RTF, Micrsoft® Word, (Conversion to the Reader requires Word installed on your PC)

Comment: Wonderful! Also recommended (Score 1) 117

by StarfishOne (#30263310) Attached to: STS-129 Ascent Video Highlights

Awesome video material, no doubt about that! It's great to see this amazing machine from these perspectives. Especially after the SRB's were disconnected with their jets still flaming while falling away.. jaw dropping!

Also I'd like to recommend to the Space Shuttle fans the videos you can find online with a launch from an airliner.


Comment: Not my cup of tea (Score 3, Insightful) 447

by StarfishOne (#30186286) Attached to: Firefox's Awesome Bar...

Personally I hate it. Some people love it, but I hate it..

Why? Probably because it tries to be too smart which somehow conflicts with the way in which I use a web browser.

For example when developing with url's for a production and a live system which are very similar I prefer to type the first few characters of a url and select the correct one that I need. Then the last thing I need is when I enter e.g. an 'o' in the location bar that I get '' because there's an 'o' in the name _somewhere_. No, I don't want somewhere, I want a _starts with_ approach.

But I guess what frustrates me most of all is that this has been implemented without an EASY way to turn off/revert back to how browsers deal with entering an url since well, basically the start of the modern web browsers.

Just a single 'awesome bar? on/off' button would have been so nice.. that way everyone could have decided to use it or not depending on personal preferences. This instead of needing to tweak an about:config or installing add-ons which more or less return things to the 'not so awesome way of doing things'.

To be honest: it even almost made me switch back to IE, but it's the web developer toolbar that makes me stay.. that + the add-on which more or less removes the awesome bar.

"What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite." -- Bertrand Russell, _Sceptical_Essays_, 1928