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3/8/2019 9:05:13 PM
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The burst of the fireball does not expend a considerable amount of pressure, and the burst will generally conform to the shape of the area in which it occurs, thus covering an area equal to its normal spherical volume. [The area which is covered by the fireball is a total volume of roughly 33,000 cubic feet (or yards).]

2/28/2019 4:47:35 PM
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Two hundred light years from Earth an immense structure rotates around a yellow star. A million miles across, six hundred million miles in circumference, the Ringworld spins fast enough to provide an artificial gravity almost identical to that of Earth. Twenty ‘shadow squares’ orbiting closer to the sun provide the illusion of night and day. It is a habitable area of unimaginable vastness. Living space for trillions of sentient creatures. But it is no paradise…

2/22/2019 2:18:24 PM
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1/16/2019 9:31:34 AM
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1/10/2019 3:34:14 PM
Topic: Science
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In further instancing the case of the King of Benin, the Consul General stated that the King, when coming down from the City during the rains, said the white man did not know how to stop the rain, but that, if he (the King) wanted to stop it, he would send down to the river, bring a man from there, and hang him up on the crucifixion trees. The Consul explained to the Chiefs how wrong and silly such a notion was, and said it would never be allowed by the British.—[Report of a Palaver at Brass, W. Africa: Standard, 8 November 1897.]

1/5/2019 1:25:54 PM
Topic: Science
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AFEW years ago at a New York City luncheon, a business acquaintance expressed a keen desire to have a conference with a Chicago scientific friend of one of the luncheon guests. He said: "Will you not telephone him and see if he will meet me in New York tomorrow?" Thus, at 12:00 noon, the telephone connection with Chicago was made, a conversation held with the friend, and at 12:45 P.M. the Chicago scientist took his train. At 10 o'clock next day the conference was held in New York, and at 2:45 p.m. the man of science was on his return journey which placed him in Chicago next morning, ready for his regular day's work. What an age in which to live!

11/16/2018 9:09:47 AM
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Animated Elevator

11/2/2018 3:26:11 PM
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A few good queries to find out why Oracle is running slow...

10/25/2018 2:24:47 PM
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Ever get stuck naming new characters while writing? This utility will help break your case of Writers Block!

6/28/2018 2:40:14 PM
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So this is a pretty huge blast to the past on how the most popular internet location was back in the 1990s before the web got big. 

6/25/2018 10:04:43 AM
Topic: News: Omaha
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Weird to see them go somewhere I've been many times...

6/12/2018 9:49:45 AM
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From: Omaha: The Gate City
and Douglas County, Nebraska
Arthur C. Wakeley, Supervising Editor
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, Chicago 1917

6/6/2018 10:34:13 AM
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A list of known errors in the original Wizard of Oz movie.

5/19/2018 6:53:44 PM
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A story from 1909 predicting the way the internet is isolating us from each other. Fascinating reading!

5/18/2018 3:13:18 PM
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A new tutorial focused on helping existing ASP.NET MVC developers transition to the strange new world of modern Single Page Application development and all the insanity that comes with.

5/8/2018 1:34:54 PM
Topic: Humor
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I hole-hardedly agree, but allow me to play doubles advocate here for a moment: 

5/3/2018 10:14:13 AM
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"We the people" are the first three words of our nation's Constitution, but who were those people in 1787? Dr. Howard Zinn, the renowned, honest historian, states in his best-selling book, A People's History of the United States: "The majority of the 55 men who framed the Constitution were men of wealth in land, slaves, manufacturing or shipping." Clearly, most people were not included in that original draft of the Constitution; no women, Native Americans, poor white men; and, absolutely, no enslaved Africans.

4/27/2018 10:41:44 AM
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Wow, just wow. These people pushed an original 8088 with CGA (4.77 Mhz with a four color video card) and nothing for sound but a beeping PC speaker and made it do 1024 colors, multi-channel audio, and graphics beyond anything that could be imagined when the original IBM PC was released.

4/24/2018 9:31:25 AM
Topic: Quotes
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When Zarathustra arrived at the nearest town which adjoineth the forest, he found many people assembled in the market-place; for it had been announced that a rope-dancer would give a performance. And Zarathustra spake thus unto the people:

4/22/2018 11:47:21 AM
Topic: Weird stuff
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Answer each of the following items "true" or "false"

4/3/2018 5:56:01 PM
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                    |_|                                              Ver. 1.5.2

3/28/2018 8:46:14 PM
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Updated for the current era:

3/24/2018 12:12:20 AM
Topic: Humor
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First off, you need to consider the fact that the entire Danish Navy has bar codes on each one of their ships. II's completely expected that upon being presented with this seemingly insignificant piece of top secret information, you may be led to say: "Big Deal? What does this signify?"

3/8/2018 6:59:33 AM
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This series takes you through the development of a full app from the ground up, including the login screen with authentication and authorization.

3/1/2018 9:56:34 AM
Topic: Music
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Eight song playlist, enjoy!

2/19/2018 8:07:54 PM
Topic: Quotes
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"Love isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like 'struggle.' To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now."

12/18/2017 8:15:19 PM
Topic: Music
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Can't wait to see them in February 2018!!

12/14/2017 1:44:12 PM
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Two of the FCC commisioners ( Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel ) were fiercely against the rollback of Net Neutrality regulations, they understood how dangerous this rollback is to the open Internet: [Jump to Rosenworcel's Statement]

12/13/2017 6:20:34 PM
Topic: Music
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This is such a great interview with Warrel. About half the interview is Warrel talking about his love for kitties and doggies. Fun to see his nice side.

12/13/2017 5:47:13 PM
Topic: Music
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 This sucks, he was so original in his sound. Lead singer for both Nevermore and Sanctuary. An incredible vocalist. You will be missed!