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  1. Myk JL liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in 10 times lighter but 500 times stronger than steel, 'buckypaper'   
    http://www.chicagotribune.com/technology/sns-ap-tec-buckypaper,0,4241742.story
    Click the link to see the rest of the article (on page 2) and to see a quick video.
    Now planes and cars can be lighter, so they'll use less fuel, but also have improved strength and durability. And of course, the military applications are probably huge too.
  2. Myk JL liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in 10 times lighter but 500 times stronger than steel, 'buckypaper'   
    http://www.chicagotribune.com/technology/sns-ap-tec-buckypaper,0,4241742.story
    Click the link to see the rest of the article (on page 2) and to see a quick video.
    Now planes and cars can be lighter, so they'll use less fuel, but also have improved strength and durability. And of course, the military applications are probably huge too.
  3. Pchan liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Turning carbon dioxide into fuel   
    http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science/10/08/co2.fuel/index.html
    Wow. Recycle the CO2 back into fuel. Now that would be some green tech. But what was the one part about a poison side effect? Was he talking about poison messing up the process or poison as a side effect? I think he means the former, because if recycling CO2 would mean pumping poison into the atmosphere instead, this would be the worst project ever. X'D
    But damn, recycling CO2 would actually be pretty huge.
  4. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by Ladywriter in billionz dollar bail out   
    The Bush administration's proposal to bail out some of Wall Street's biggest players with an unprecedented transfer of public wealth to the private sector sent shock-waves throughout the nation.
    Already deep in deficit, the administration wants to borrow $700 billion dollars -- in addition to the $900 billion already spent this year to prop up troubled lending institutions and deal with the fall-out from the housing crisis -- and entrust it to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, fresh from a long run on Wall Street himself. He'd then buy up worthless paper from struggling banks.
    Who would get the money? Nobody knows. Paulson says he wants to hire Wall Street firms to oversee the process.
    Under Bush's plan, the taxpayer would get little, if anything, in return. The whole thing would happen without Congressional oversight, save for a semi-annual report on the process, and Paulson's actions would be beyond challenge in the courts.
    It is an economic coup d'etat in the making. And people are talking about little else. Here's 10 things that have been on our radars ...
    there's this now
    Demand that the Bailout Legislation Be Rejected
    We are witnessing a bankers' coup d'etat. In the name of saving the economy from a crisis created by their own greed and immense profits, Bush and the biggest bankers have taken a country and a people hostage.
    "Give us your money and tear up what's left of your Constitution or we will sink your economy," is the message from Wall Street and the Bush Administration. "Give us the power and money we demand or you will be left jobless from a new economic depression."
    Under the pretext of the banking crisis, the Bush Administration is changing the way this country operates. This is not simply taking trillions of dollars from the people and giving it to the richest bankers to do with as they see fit.
    Click here to send your letter to Congress:
    http://www.impeachbush.org/site/R?i=sjPOnjcYiWQh-ruFgNa6FQ..
    Congress is poised to vote to give the Executive Branch of government, and specifically the White House's political appointees in the Treasury Department, the absolute right to take our money and give it to domestic and foreign banks and corporations without any oversight of elected officials, from the courts, or from the people.
    The new legislation states: "Decisions by the Secretary [of the Treasury] pursuant to the authority of this Act are non-reviewable and committed to agency discretion, and may not be reviewed by any court of law or any administrative agency." The Legislation allows the Treasury Department to appoint the same bankers who created the crisis to administer and dictate the use of trillions of our tax dollars.
    We will not stand by and let the Bush Administration formalize its vision of a "government of, by and for the richest bankers."
    The new system institutionalizes theft on a grand scale. Lehman Brothers bankers will receive $2.5 billion in bonuses after their company went bankrupt last week, but the new dictatorial authority under the White House and Treasury Department has ruled out any relief for the millions of working families who are being foreclosed.
    We live in a $15 trillion annual economy. Instead of taking our tax dollars and giving it to the already rich and powerful, these funds should be used provide to decent paying jobs, affordable housing, health care and a good education for our children. There is another way!
    Now is the time to hear the voice of the people. A spineless Congress authorized Bush's illegal war in Iraq and rubber-stamped the Patriot Act. Now they are being herded like sheep again to give the White House and Wall Street dictatorial control over the people's money.
    [rant]this is some bullfuckinshit Again Bush admin is wipin its ass with the constitution No bail outs w/o some kind of fuckin accountability. Feds just printin more money. Rescue the insurance company, hmm.. not for you or me with our trivial investements, its for asshats like Larry Silverstien who profited from the towers. Where's all the money right? Its in the hands of a few and they're mismanaging it, us, the planet cuz of greed. College puts most ppl in debt and if you can get clear of that you might be able to get in even bigger debt for a house. Either way the minute you cut the apron strings you owe owe owe. this is bullshit we should just let the stock market crash, let the rich take one to the nuts. All us poor ppl alrady know how to deal w it cuz we pump our own gas. we'll be fine, we'll bounce back. I'm in favor of some riots and revloution in the streets. [/rant]
  5. Pchan liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Historic first look at an alien world, 3.1 quadrillion miles away   
    http://dvice.com/archives/2008/09/historic_first.php
    Click the link for the picture.
  6. Pchan liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Historic first look at an alien world, 3.1 quadrillion miles away   
    http://dvice.com/archives/2008/09/historic_first.php
    Click the link for the picture.
  7. Pchan liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Historic first look at an alien world, 3.1 quadrillion miles away   
    http://dvice.com/archives/2008/09/historic_first.php
    Click the link for the picture.
  8. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by Kite in Naruto - Current Manga in Japan   
    the writer will probably change his mind, and make a huge twist with sasukes true motive, like he did with itachi
    i think the raikage will probably declair war on konoho, adding more hell to their situation, then naruto will befriend him, as they both had a lonly childhood ;p
    they will join forces to fight ataksuki, but raikage gets killed, fueling some long over due nine tails action
    I WANT MORE NARUTO, not emo boy who cant make up his mind on anything
  9. Myk JL liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Would you live in a dome?   
    http://dvice.com/archives/2008/08/styrofoam_dome.php
    Check out the pictures, they actually look decent on the inside. If you got four of them connected, you could live in a pretty good sized dome home. I wonder if you could flip one of the domes upside down, bury it to ground level and connect the top dome to it... Then you could live in a duplex sphere.
    I'd get one and layer dirt up the sides and on top, grow grass all over it and live like a hobbit.
  10. Myk JL liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Would you live in a dome?   
    http://dvice.com/archives/2008/08/styrofoam_dome.php
    Check out the pictures, they actually look decent on the inside. If you got four of them connected, you could live in a pretty good sized dome home. I wonder if you could flip one of the domes upside down, bury it to ground level and connect the top dome to it... Then you could live in a duplex sphere.
    I'd get one and layer dirt up the sides and on top, grow grass all over it and live like a hobbit.
  11. Myk JL liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Would you live in a dome?   
    http://dvice.com/archives/2008/08/styrofoam_dome.php
    Check out the pictures, they actually look decent on the inside. If you got four of them connected, you could live in a pretty good sized dome home. I wonder if you could flip one of the domes upside down, bury it to ground level and connect the top dome to it... Then you could live in a duplex sphere.
    I'd get one and layer dirt up the sides and on top, grow grass all over it and live like a hobbit.
  12. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by gokuDX7 in Naruto - Current Manga in Japan   
    Good news, Naruto TV fillers are over with for anyone thats interested. Today ended the Sora Filler ark and started the Asuma vs immortal Akatsuki ark (sp?).
  13. Pchan liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Water Ice on Mars Confirmed   
    http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/080731-phoenix-update.html
    Click the link for the rest of the article.
  14. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by slippers in I saw this on showbiz tonight..   
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FN9xgUovIbA
    ;_;
  15. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by Dubird in happy birthdayyyyyy *drumroll*   
    dankies...^^....*hugs*.....
    and no plans....i got nothing....*shrugs*....being broke rather sucks....><.....it's pretty much just another day for me anymore....
    And Vash-tested doughnuts? Are there any left? *peeks inside the box, which is empty except for a few crumbs* Ayup, just what I thought.
  16. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Project Aurora   
    KgCXupNrwHM

    quick info, and satellite photos.

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    homemade recording of pulse-engine trail

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpL3_n9RXPM&feature=related
    not too sure about this one... but thats a big ass trail close up.
  17. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Resident Evil 5 co-op details   
    Due out for Xbox 360 and PS3 on Friday the 13th March 2009.
    http://ps3.ign.com/articles/888/888777p2.html
    Click the link for videos and pictures
  18. DeathscytheX liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Vampire Energy = Wasted energy   
    Vampire Energy - How much energy you waste a year by leaving appliances plugged in.
    http://awesome.goodmagazine.com/transparency/008/trans008vampireenergy.html
    I stumbled upon this graph the other day and thought it was decent. Once I add up how many phones, computers, tvs, game systems, etc. I have plugged in, I figure we waste about $200 a year in electricity.
  19. CGRH-OneShotKill liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in I'm Back   
    I remember you. wb.
  20. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by Pchan in The Simpsons ditched by Venezuelan TV   
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7338131.stm
    Lame X'D!
  21. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Happy Birthday DX!   
    Be lazy, drink beer, play video games, and hang out with friends.
  22. Mathias liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Scientists Find Enormous Marine Life in Antarctica   
    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,340269,00.html
    Those are some huge beefy starfish. and look at the 'sea pig'. Looking at that makes me think of an underwater guinea pig. X'D
  23. Mathias liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Scientists Find Enormous Marine Life in Antarctica   
    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,340269,00.html
    Those are some huge beefy starfish. and look at the 'sea pig'. Looking at that makes me think of an underwater guinea pig. X'D
  24. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by Myk JL in Citizenre's Solar Power   
    http://renu.citizenre.com/index.php?c=1205549581

    I saw this at a different forum. I'll probably tell my landlord early next month. If my landlord is interested then if it happens I'll replug in my fridge once the apartments might have solar power.
  25. Strider Hiryu liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Stargate - The Ark of Truth   
    http://www.amazon.com/Stargate-Ark-Truth-Ben-Browder/dp/B0010YSD7M/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1204315512&sr=8-1
    Well, we all thought the series finale sucked ass, so it looks like scifi is making up for it. 1 1/2 hour straight to dvd movie that takes place after the end of Stargate SG1. Looks like that other stargate movie that is being made will be a straight to dvd release also. I'm just glad they're not letting the show end on such a shit note anymore.