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    Posted: 1 hour 51 minutes ago at 11:52
Possible habitable planet, right next door (in cosmic terms).  Dean, feel free to debunk the author if necessaryTongue

http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/08/astronomers-have-found-a-habitable-planet-orbiting-our-suns-nearest-neighbor/497117/

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dean Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Yesterday at 01:55
Perspective: The German governmental department who prepared this proposal (which I believe is essentially a White Paper), was asked to do it back in 2012 so with typical bureaucratic efficiency took four years to decide that in a worse case scenario people really ought to stock up on things that don't perish. (or should that be wurst-case scenario).

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Originally posted by Vompatti Vompatti wrote:

Who doesn't already have at least 10 days of food at their home at all times? You'd have to go outside at least once every ten days if you don't. Also, from what I've read on the Internet, Germany is already under invasion. Party


I don't think I could fit ten days worth of non perishable food in my kitchen! I usually have about a weeks worth.

In any case this policy is slightly strange and worrying. It appears to be advising people to prep for wide scale energy outages and serious disruption to services. That goes beyond the scope of most probable terrorist attacks, so this suggests an attack by another nation state or maybe...do Germany get their gas from Russia via Ukraine??

Perhaps there is an escalation in that conflict expected in the coming weeks and months that could cut off that supply for some time.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Vompatti Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 22 2016 at 16:00
Who doesn't already have at least 10 days of food at their home at all times? You'd have to go outside at least once every ten days if you don't. Also, from what I've read on the Internet, Germany is already under invasion. Party
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lazland Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 22 2016 at 15:31
Originally posted by Blacksword Blacksword wrote:

Germans told to stockpile supplies in case of 'national emergency'

Germans told to stockpile food and water


Scaremongering, or are they expecting something specific, I wonder? Seems quite extreme advice to me.


That's about the strangest thing I've seen in ages


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Germans told to stockpile supplies in case of 'national emergency'

Germans told to stockpile food and water


Scaremongering, or are they expecting something specific, I wonder? Seems quite extreme advice to me.

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I watched the videos of both shootings, I refrain from saying anything more than it made me sick with disgust and rage.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The T Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 07 2016 at 08:18
I understand the need for euphemisms but the news is clearer this way: 

Another murderer with a badge killed someone for being too dark. 
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Two new police officer shootings in the US this week.  https://www.yahoo.com/gma/video-emerges-deadly-baton-rouge-police-shooting-202050873--abc-news-topstories.html  and  http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/07/us/falcon-heights-shooting-minnesota/index.html

In both cases, the perp/victim had a gun, thus resulting in the officers "fearing for their lives", but in both cases the officers appear to be trigger happy.  The Baton Rouge case seems to have a little more justification (maybe) but is also being portrayed as the officers bullying the perp/victim.  The Minnesota case seems to be a more cut and dry case of police brutality.  Although it is he says/she says on what happened prior to the shooting, this one definitely feels like the officer screwed up. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Atavachron Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 01 2016 at 00:39
hope Juno sends back some good stuff --

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A bit old news, but still outrageous.

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Originally posted by Atavachron Atavachron wrote:

Congratulations Golden State Warriors for breaking the all-time season win record !




To think they were perenial losers (along with the SD/LA Clippers) for 4 or 5  decades ... and both have risen to become their division's powerhouses around the same timeConfused

I'd suspect doping issues if it wasn't franchise team sports LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote micky Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 24 2016 at 07:00
Thumbs Up wow... well how about that... Clap






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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Atavachron Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 14 2016 at 00:20
Congratulations Golden State Warriors for breaking the all-time season win record !


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote micky Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 25 2016 at 19:36
he ain't from D.C... no one lives there really... you only work there LOL

spam or not...  women's fashion beats the 1000th iteration of any possible permutation of Genesis or Dull topics any day of the week and twice on Sunday's.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Dark Elf Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 25 2016 at 19:33
Originally posted by BlueScar BlueScar wrote:

Found here some news about fashion trends for men in 2016 Approve Interesting hairstyles, look beautiful but I'm a bit cinfused about the name of this style Geek
Hey, you're spam, aren't you? I looked at your first six posts (and I suggest some admins do so as well), and 3 of them either refer to Ariana Grande or have links to sites which advertise her swill. 

You too have funny way of sentence structure what don't seem like you from Washington, DC, eh? 
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thumbs down on that man....Thumbs Down
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote micky Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 25 2016 at 19:29
awesome... I am all about fashion. Men's and especially women's...

let's see what you have there....
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Gary Shandling died today.   Best to his family and friends.

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In lighter news, life imitates art down under.
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