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U.S. Again Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill al Qaeda Leader

| June 26, 2020 | 32 Comments
U.S. Again Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill al Qaeda Leader

AGM-114 R9X Hellfire The Hellfire R9X is an AGM-114 variant that utilizes kinetic blades in lieu of an explosive warhead, intended to reduce collateral damage when targeting specific individuals. First deployed in 2017, its existence has been public since 2019. This variant was used in the killing of Jamal Ahmad Mohammad Al Badawi, accused mastermind […]

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Transatlantic Sahara Dust Cloud Projected

| June 21, 2020 | 14 Comments
Transatlantic Sahara Dust Cloud Projected

  Saharan dust makes it all the way across the Atlantic to the Gulf of Mexico and then moves up the USA east coast. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/abnormally-large-dust-cloud-making-5000-mile-trek-across-atlantic/761708 And this from NASA as the cloud grew bigger: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2020/nasa-observes-large-saharan-dust-plume-over-atlantic-ocean NWS (National Weather Service) gives us both a satellite image of the dust cloud and a very cool video graphic […]

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There could be more than 30 alien civilizations in the Milky Way

| June 16, 2020 | 30 Comments
There could be more than 30 alien civilizations in the Milky Way

By: Bill Watterson By Chris Ciaccia If extraterrestrial civilizations exist, we may not have to go too far to find them. A new study from researchers at the U.K.’s University of Nottingham suggests there are 36 planets in the Milky Way galaxy, a calculation the experts have dubbed “the Astrobiological Copernican Limit.” “The classic method […]

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How a Learned Habit Contributed to Pandemic Spread

| June 14, 2020 | 53 Comments
How a Learned Habit Contributed to Pandemic Spread

The cashier coughed into her hands. Without washing or sanitizing her hands, she handled the money and merchandise she was holding during the cough. She handed the merchandize, and change, to the customer. My chance of getting this cashier was 50%. I turned that into zero percent as I left the line and returned my […]

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After all the sturm und drang the CDC now says…

| May 25, 2020 | 60 Comments
After all the sturm und drang the CDC now says…

Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, stated that the steps the U.S. is taking to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus will likely mean the worst-case estimates for the number of deaths don’t materialize. ABC’s Jonathan Karl asked Fauci about the New York Times report on the […]

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Michael Moore’s New Video

| May 2, 2020 | 15 Comments
Michael Moore’s New Video

Michael Moore …Hasn’t Pleased Enviro-Whackos Caught some of this on the previous MM post, here: Michael Moore’s New Docudrama. Seems Moore has spit in the eye of enviro-heros like Elon Musk, Arnold Schwarzenegger, The AlGore, and many others. It flies in the face of their closely held beliefs in solar, wind, and other ‘Green’ technologies […]

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Large “Potentially Hazardous” Asteroid NASA Has Been Tracking for 22 Years Will Fly Past Earth Today

| April 29, 2020 | 18 Comments
Large “Potentially Hazardous” Asteroid NASA Has Been Tracking for 22 Years Will Fly Past Earth Today

Near-Earth Object. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech The large near-Earth object is well known to astronomers and will get no closer than 3.9 million miles to our planet. A large near-Earth asteroid will safely pass by our planet on Wednesday morning, providing astronomers with an exceptional opportunity to study the 1.5-mile-wide (2-kilometer-wide) object in great detail. The asteroid, […]

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Tips on dealing with isolation…

| April 9, 2020 | 27 Comments
Tips on dealing with isolation…

Ready for the first ‘Mars’ walk …From the European Space Agency (ESA). Human exploration of our Solar System is an important focus for the ESA. The Agency has started on the path to making this a reality in the future. Making sure that our astronauts are prepared mentally and physically for the demands of long […]

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