Things you don't need to know...

pibbuR

Feeling ... lonely?
Joined
Nov 11, 2019
Messages
1,169
Location
Bergen@Norway
NASA Completes Its First Commercial Space Launch From Australia. (https://gizmodo.com/nasas-first-commercial-launch-from-australia-1849117637)

9fa5c56a9c39362c2d06fa8e72b91697.jpg


pibbuR who observes that more launches are due in July (4th and 12th), but doesn't think that's enough for him going there.
 
Joined
Nov 11, 2019
Messages
1,169
Location
Bergen@Norway

Couchpotato

Burned Out Newsposter
Joined
Oct 1, 2010
Messages
29,815
Location
Spudlandia
Don't know but that is the dogs name.
"Even though I named him Mr. Happy Face because I thought his face was happy, I have seen the joy and the happiness, the smiles, that he brings to other people's faces," she said.

"So I kind of feel like, well, maybe I named him because it's the effect that he has on people. And maybe I just didn't know that yet."
 
Joined
Oct 1, 2010
Messages
29,815
Location
Spudlandia

Redglyph

SasqWatch
Joined
Aug 29, 2020
Messages
5,706
Location
Good old Europe
Don't know but that is the dogs name.
"Even though I named him Mr. Happy Face because I thought his face was happy, I have seen the joy and the happiness, the smiles, that he brings to other people's faces," she said.

"So I kind of feel like, well, maybe I named him because it's the effect that he has on people. And maybe I just didn't know that yet."

That's what disturbs me, I don't see happiness, those dogs always have a sad downturned mouth. :p

But I'm not really a dog enthusiast so...
 
Joined
Aug 29, 2020
Messages
5,706
Location
Good old Europe

pibbuR

Feeling ... lonely?
Joined
Nov 11, 2019
Messages
1,169
Location
Bergen@Norway
Well, most animals don't look in the mirror. so...

pibbuR who thinks less than 10 animals pass the mirror test, dogs not among them. And who firmly believes cats do - despite little scientific evidence.
 
Joined
Nov 11, 2019
Messages
1,169
Location
Bergen@Norway

pibbuR

Feeling ... lonely?
Joined
Nov 11, 2019
Messages
1,169
Location
Bergen@Norway
I found it best to post this here:
what_if_2_countdown.png


Yes, a new book (What if 2) is coming. More serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions.

pibbuR who has a lot of questions, the main one being why he never gets around to post them.

PS. What if 1 is available for on line reading here: https://what-if.xkcd.com/ DS.
 
Joined
Nov 11, 2019
Messages
1,169
Location
Bergen@Norway

Corwin

On The Razorblade of Life
Staff Member
Moderator
Joined
Aug 31, 2006
Messages
12,572
Location
Australia
Actually, the biggest What If question should be What If Pibs visited Australia!!??!! :)
 
Joined
Aug 31, 2006
Messages
12,572
Location
Australia

bkrueger

Nothing to see here.
Joined
Dec 26, 2007
Messages
1,288
Actually, the biggest What If question should be What If Pibs visited Australia!!??!! :)
During the first 24 hours he would get bitten by at least seven different poisonous animals...
 
Joined
Dec 26, 2007
Messages
1,288

Corwin

On The Razorblade of Life
Staff Member
Moderator
Joined
Aug 31, 2006
Messages
12,572
Location
Australia
Perhaps, but What If he bit them back???? :p :)
 
Joined
Aug 31, 2006
Messages
12,572
Location
Australia

Couchpotato

Burned Out Newsposter
Joined
Oct 1, 2010
Messages
29,815
Location
Spudlandia
Joined
Oct 1, 2010
Messages
29,815
Location
Spudlandia

Redglyph

SasqWatch
Joined
Aug 29, 2020
Messages
5,706
Location
Good old Europe
Thirty years ago as a kid lightning bugs were everywhere in summer. Ah good memories. Nowadays not so much. Blame it on pollution, pesticides and climate change.:(

Link - https://www.usatoday.com/story/news...ies-possible-extinction-across-us/7795410001/

I saw a very few near the house for the first time these last two summers. At first I thought there was a device of some sort with a LED glowing in the dark. :lol:

We moved, so that may be a local thing, though we were not very far from here before. Probably just the environment with more trees.
 
Joined
Aug 29, 2020
Messages
5,706
Location
Good old Europe

Alrik Fassbauer

TL;DR
Original Sin Donor
Original Sin 2 Donor
Joined
Nov 5, 2006
Messages
21,007
Location
Old Europe
We have a similar, heavily discussed problem here.
 
Joined
Nov 5, 2006
Messages
21,007
Location
Old Europe

HiddenX

The Elder Spy
Staff Member
Original Sin Donor
Original Sin 2 Donor
Joined
Oct 18, 2006
Messages
16,061
Location
NRW/Germany
I have seen some fireflies in my nature-garden yesterday - like every summer.
 
Joined
Oct 18, 2006
Messages
16,061
Location
NRW/Germany

Couchpotato

Burned Out Newsposter
Joined
Oct 1, 2010
Messages
29,815
Location
Spudlandia
Well scientist's have created a plant based burger that tastes like human meat.:puke:

AAZ8GcQ.img

A plant-based meat brand decided to take an unusual — and cannibalistic — route to sway people to try their product. European company Oumph! developed the Human Meat Plant-Based Burger — a burger they say tastes just like people — for those willing to indulge in fake human flesh. "We developed this burger in no time as soon as we knew what taste and texture we were after," Oumph! Co-Founder Anders Linden said in a YouTube video. During Halloween last year, the company set up a food truck in Stockholm, Sweden, serving the "scariest plant-based food ever."
 
Joined
Oct 1, 2010
Messages
29,815
Location
Spudlandia

Alrik Fassbauer

TL;DR
Original Sin Donor
Original Sin 2 Donor
Joined
Nov 5, 2006
Messages
21,007
Location
Old Europe
I have seen some fireflies in my nature-garden yesterday - like every summer.

Apart from my childhood, I only saw them once - while stumbling on a wood path - which I knew - during almost absolute darkness, because it was late.
 
Joined
Nov 5, 2006
Messages
21,007
Location
Old Europe

bkrueger

Nothing to see here.
Joined
Dec 26, 2007
Messages
1,288
Wait... how do they know?

And how would customers know? Imagine they realize they like the taste, then learn about it. :lol:
They did a scientific study as a double blind test, of course, so nobody knew, who got the real human flesh. :spam:

(The code name for the Burger is Soylent Green.)
 
Last edited:
Joined
Dec 26, 2007
Messages
1,288
Top Bottom