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Comment Another Hair Brained Scheme! (Score 1) 197

Instead of making baking soda, why not make limestone CaCO3 instead. The limestone can be safely buried in the ground or applied to lawns.

Alternatively, the CO2 could be separated into carbon and oxygen through electrolysis. The carbon could be used to make batteries and the oxygen could be dumped into the atmosphere or compressed and stored in tanks for reuse.

Comment Re:No. (Score 1) 244

How could our President be allowed to disclose classified information? That would be highly illegal, and I don't think Trump will be trying to break any laws. And the President isn't a dictator, so he can't unilaterally change the classification of documents on his own.

What a stupid question.

He's the Commander in Chief. He could De-classify everything related to extraterrestrial visitors.

Comment Re: Many believe that we live in a computer simula (Score 1) 1042

I think Clinton is typically flawed for washington senators, representatives and similarly powerful bureacratic positions.

I had to research her a lot this year and
1) Cinton's been the target of a propaganda war for close to 20 years. This would destroy most people.
2) The clinton foundation is very well run, has a much higher share of money that goes to help people than the american cancer society, has reasonable wages for its employees, and is highly rated by charity navigator.
3) Clinton's actions show she is willing to put the good of the party and the country ahead of her personal good.
4) Clinton's a patriot and even a bit of a nationalist.
5) Clinton's wonky, intelligent, and creative and open to feedback from staff. She is more of a cooperative than authoritarian leader but has the strength to make decisions and stick by them.

I think if you dig into her history on non conservative sites, you'll find the same things.

Personally, I thought she was unelectable but, you know... Trump.

But she'a a liar!
She consistently lies to the American People!!

Comment Boeing Developed the TR3B - They're already there! (Score 3, Funny) 254

The TR3-B 'Astra' is a large triangular anti-gravity craft within the secret U.S. fleet. Black-projects defense industry insider Edgar Rothschild Fouche wrote about the existence of the TR3-B in his book Alien Rapture(10).

The TR3-B does not depend solely or principally on its hydrogen-oxygen rockets. It is a highly-reduced-gravity aerospace craft manufactured in secret "black programs" by Boeing. The reduced-gravity field it produces reduces the vehicle's weight by about 90% so that very little thrust is required to either keep it aloft or to propel it at speeds of Mach 9 or higher.

The TR-3B vehicle's outer coating is electrochemical-reactive and changes with electrical radio-frequency radar stimulation, and can change reflectiveness, radar absorptiveness, and color. This is also the first US vehicle to use quasi-crystals in the vehicle's skin. This polymer skin, when used in conjunction with the TR-3B's Electronic Counter Measures and Electronic Counter-Countermeasures (ECCM), can make the vehicle look like a small aircraft, or a flying cylinder - or even trick radar receivers into falsely detecting a variety of aircraft, no aircraft, or several aircraft at various locations!

A circular plasma-filled accelerator ring called the Magnetic Field Disrupter surrounds the rotable crew compartment and is far ahead of any imaginable technology. Sandia and Livermore National laboratories developed the reverse-engineered MFD technology. The plasma, mercury-based, is pressurized at 250,000 atmospheres at a temperature of 150 degrees Kelvin, and accelerated to 50,000 rpm to create a super-conductive plasma with resulting gravity-disruption [reduction of almost all of the pull of gravity and effects of inertia].

The MFD generates a magnetic-vortex field which disrupts or neutralizes the effects of gravity by 89 percent on a mass within proximity. The MFD creates a disruption of the Earth's gravitational field upon the mass within the circular accelerator. The mass of the circular accelerator and all mass within the accelerator, such as the crew capsule, avionics, MFD systems, fuels, crew environmental systems, and the nuclear reactor, are reduced by 89%. The current MFD in the TR-3B craft causes the effect of making the vehicle extremely light, and able to outperform and outmaneuver any craft yet constructed - except of course those back-engineered total-antigravity craft, which the government does not admit exist.

The TR-3B is a high-altitude, stealth reconnaissance platform with an indefinite loiter time. Once you get it up there at speed, it doesn't take much propulsion to maintain altitude.

With the vehicle mass reduced by 89%, the craft can travel at Mach 9 vertically or horizontally. My sources say the performance is limited only the stresses that the human pilots can endure. Which is a lot of reduction, considering that along with the 89% reduction in mass, the inertial G forces are also reduced by 89%. The crew of the TR-3B can comfortably take up to 40Gs.

The TR-3Bs propulsion is provided by three multimode thrusters mounted at each bottom corner of the triangular platform. The TR-3 is a sub-Mach 9 vehicle until it reaches altitudes above l20,000 feet - then who knows how fast it can go!

The reactor heats the liquid hydrogen and injects liquid oxygen into the supersonic nozzle, so that the hydrogen burns concurrently in the liquid- oxygen afterburner. The multimode propulsion system can operate in the atmosphere, with thrust from the Magnetic Field Disrupter powered by the nuclear reactor; in the upper atmosphere, with hydrogen propulsion; and in orbit, with the combined hydrogen/oxygen propulsion. The engines are reportedly built by Rockwell.

Comment Pay as You Go T-Mobile SIMs have Preloaded Service (Score 1) 337

"All phones or SIM cards purchased from 1-800-TMOBILE or online at come activated with a Pay As You Go plan with 30 minutes of talk or 30 texts (or any combination of the two that adds up to 30)." Apparently there's some limited data capability as well.


T-Mobile SIMS have been a popular means of porting land lines to Google Voice service. GV only ports cell phone numbers. Cheap T-mobile SIMs come with enough service to port the land line to T-Mobile which is subsequently ported to GV.

Comment What Savings? (Score 0) 149

"pay-TV providers will be required to provide apps – free of charge– that consumers can download to the device of their choosing"

Sounds like he's proposing to replace Cable TV with IPTV. The $9.95 set top box rental gets replaced with $59.95 monthly Internet service in addition to the Video Services subscription. I also have to buy a Smart TV or a Smart Box that is capable of running "The Application".

Sorry, but I don't see the savings. The digital video services delivered over IP will cost the same as digital video services delivered over QAM. Now I have to pay for broadband internet to get HDTV streaming cable content.

Submission + - Malibu Media stay lifted, motion to quash denied

NewYorkCountryLawyer writes: In the federal court for the Eastern District of New York, where all Malibu Media cases have been stayed for the past year, the Court has lifted the stay and denied the motion to quash in the lead case, thus permitting all 84 cases to move forward. In his 28-page decision (PDF), Magistrate Judge Steven I. Locke accepted the representations of Malibu's expert, one Michael Patzer from a company called Excipio, that in detecting BitTorrent infringement he relies on "direct detection" rather than "indirect detection", and that it is "not possible" for there to be misidentification.

Comment Windows 10 numbers are overstated (Score 1) 272

Like many others, I went through the motions of obtaining a free Windows 10 upgrade license by installing a Windows 7 factory recovery DVD to a clean hard drive and then upgrading to Windows 10. After the process was complete, I reinstalled the original Windows 7 running hard drive back into the PC. I repeated this process for 2 additional machines. I just wanted the free license in case I ever wanted to use Windows 10.

I kept a copy of Windows 10 running on one test machine to play with and see if I liked it. After 6 months of use, I haven't found any compelling reason to migrate to Windows 10, but I have the free licenses in case I change my mind. I figure that by the time support stops for Windows 7, something better than Windows 10 will be available.

Comment Cable Franchises are Non-Exclusive!. (Score 1) 110

Under FCC Rules and Regulations, Cable companies are required to be franchised by the communities that they serve. The franchise is non-exclusive. Multiple franchises are allowed to be issued to multiple cable providers.

There are no regulations requiring data service providers to be franchised, although some arrangement would be needed to access "rights of way" and use of existing utility poles. You'll notice that you are only billed a franchise fee for video services and not for data services by the cable company. The cable companies are free to do almost anything they want regarding data services because they are not regulated as far as the local community is concerned. Exceptions would include "fair use" provisions established by congress and the FCC.

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