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Post by wosbald » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:02 am

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Why would this Whatcom company mount a flamethrower on a skid steer? Because it could.
Just for the record, yes, the fire department has been called a time or two when Leib's neighbors saw him testing the flamethrower.



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Post by UncleBob » Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:54 am

https://youtu.be/v5CZQpqF_74
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https://youtu.be/wC8uySZzInE
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Post by UncleBob » Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:14 pm

https://youtu.be/95ghQs5AmNk
"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Many of the points here, taken to their logical conclusions, don't hold up to logic; they're simply Godded-up ways of saying "I don't like that." - Skip

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Post by Cleon » Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:43 am

A 10-year-old named Clark Kent beat a record that Michael Phelps held for 23 years
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Over the weekend, Clark, who swims for the Monterey County Aquatic Team, competed at the Far West International Championship in California, where he won the 100-meter butterfly in 1:09:38.
That's more than a second better than the 100-meter butterfly record that Phelps set at the championship in 1995.
That is a huge, HUGE margin.
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Post by wosbald » Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:12 pm

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Patrick Stewart’s Picard to return in new Star Trek series
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The Enterprise captain will return as part of the expanded CBS All Access Trek universe

After an announcement earlier this summer that four new Star Trek series were in the works for CBS’ streaming service All Access, word leaked that the network was actively courting Star Trek: The Next Generation star Sir Patrick Stewart back to the Federation cloth for another voyage of boldly going where no one has gone before. At the time, sources told Polygon that the casting decision might come down to a paycheck. Now, confirmed at this year’s Star Trek convention, we know CBS bosses said: “Make it so.”

Surprising William Shatner’s big panel, Stewart took the STLV stage to announce the official return of Captain Jean-Luc Picard to the franchise. He’ll next be seen in an untitled new Trek series set to debut on CBS All Access. According to an official tweet by the Star Trek account, the series “tells the story of the next chapter in Picard’s life.” One other minor tease was... logical: the show will be set 20 years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis.

“I look forward to working with our brilliant creative as we endeavor to bring a fresh, unexpected and pertinent story to life,” Stewart wrote in a simultaneous announcement on Twitter.

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At the panel, Stewart admitted to, at first, declining the chance to jump back into the Star Trek universe. But after a rewatch of The Next Generation, he felt compelled to sign on.

“He may not be a Captain anymore. He may be someone who has been changed by his experiences,” Stewart said at the convention. “We have no scripts as yet. We’re just talking talking talking storylines. It will be something very different but it will come to you with the same passion.”

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"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Many of the points here, taken to their logical conclusions, don't hold up to logic; they're simply Godded-up ways of saying "I don't like that." - Skip

"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please." -Mark Twain

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Post by UncleBob » Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:27 am

"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Many of the points here, taken to their logical conclusions, don't hold up to logic; they're simply Godded-up ways of saying "I don't like that." - Skip

"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please." -Mark Twain

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"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Many of the points here, taken to their logical conclusions, don't hold up to logic; they're simply Godded-up ways of saying "I don't like that." - Skip

"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please." -Mark Twain

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+JMJ+

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xokUnn1lBGA

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"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Many of the points here, taken to their logical conclusions, don't hold up to logic; they're simply Godded-up ways of saying "I don't like that." - Skip

"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please." -Mark Twain

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"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Many of the points here, taken to their logical conclusions, don't hold up to logic; they're simply Godded-up ways of saying "I don't like that." - Skip

"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please." -Mark Twain

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Post by UncleBob » Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:28 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXlBep9uFjI
"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

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Post by UncleBob » Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:18 pm

"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Many of the points here, taken to their logical conclusions, don't hold up to logic; they're simply Godded-up ways of saying "I don't like that." - Skip

"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please." -Mark Twain

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Post by gaining_age » Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:31 pm

UncleBob wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:18 pm
Watch This Guy Blow an Upside-Down, Fire-Spewing Smoke Tornado Inside a Bubble

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtWkt_IlOIs
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Post by wosbald » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:17 pm

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DUNE Adds Stellan Skarsgård to the Cast and He Will Play Baron Harkonnen
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Are you excited for the new Dune film? Well, maybe I can further your interest by telling you that Stellan Skarsgård has signed on to be Baron Harkonnen who is one of the villains, “whose family previously ruled Arrakis and has a long hatred of the Atreides family, plotting with the galactic emperor to destroy it. He is also the uncle to the brutish character to be played by [Dave] Bautista.”
“Set in the distant future, Dune follows Paul Atreides, whose family assumes control of the desert planet Arrakis. As the only producer of a highly valuable resource, jurisdiction over Arrakis is contested among competing noble families. After Paul and his family are betrayed, the story explores themes of politics, religion, and man’s relationship to nature, as Paul leads a rebellion to restore his family’s reign.”
Skarsgård is the latest to join the Denis Villeneuve directed film which is an adaptation of Frank Herbert’s novel. Bautista, Timothee Chalamet, and Rebecca Ferguson are the other members of the cast that have been revealed so far.

The film’s writers include Villeneuve, Eric Roth, and Jon Spaihts, and Villeneuve will be pulling triple duty as a producer alongside Cale Boyter and Mary Parent.

Via: THR

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Post by wosbald » Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:22 pm

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSLe4HuKuK0

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