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Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Oct 2019, 10:38
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By nonsense

If you're interested in the history of drought in...

If you're interested in the history of drought in Australia, a good entry point into the rabbit hole would be to look up the "Goyder line (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goyder%27s_Line)".
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Oct 2019, 10:32
Replies: 449
Views: 319,820
Posted By nonsense

Well, yes obviously. You need dihydrogen...

Well, yes obviously. You need dihydrogen monoxide, the universal solvent, to dilute the ethyl hydrate. The latter on it's own can be pretty nasty stuff.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2019, 03:04
Replies: 261
Views: 64,622
Posted By nonsense

Hosting is one of those products you can buy from...

Hosting is one of those products you can buy from anywhere in the world; while I'm in Australia, my hosting service is Total Choice in Chicago, simply because when getting my own domain was something...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2019, 01:57
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By nonsense

"... while Trump may be laughable, he has never...

"... while Trump may be laughable, he has never once said anything wry, witty or even faintly amusing – not once, ever.
... He doesn’t even seem to understand what a joke is – his idea of a joke is...
18th Oct 2019, 18:25
Replies: 62
Views: 22,398
Posted By nonsense

Ummm 2148. Making the answer 1744 - 12.5. I...

Ummm 2148.
Making the answer 1744 - 12.5. I guess I'm not destined for the RAAF either.
18th Oct 2019, 18:21
Replies: 62
Views: 22,398
Posted By nonsense

Just turn it into several much easier questions: ...

Just turn it into several much easier questions:

13852 = 16000 - 2048
2048 / 8 = 256
16000 / 8 = 2000
=> 13852 / 8 = 2000 - 256 = 1744
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2019, 18:05
Replies: 261
Views: 64,622
Posted By nonsense

I've got my own domain name (at US$16/quarter,...

I've got my own domain name (at US$16/quarter, it's not terribly expensive!) so my address for pprune is [email protected], for ebay I use [email protected], and whenever a company asks me for an...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2019, 11:34
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By nonsense

As has been demonstrated time and time again in...

As has been demonstrated time and time again in the prehistoric past (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_extinction_events), "the planet" is in no danger whatsoever.

Humans are simply doing...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Oct 2019, 02:33
Replies: 41
Views: 3,305
Posted By nonsense

That seems a rather unfortunate sentence...

That seems a rather unfortunate sentence construction.
16th Oct 2019, 15:12
Replies: 267
Views: 257,678
Posted By nonsense

In a clamped joint with high tensile bolts, the...

In a clamped joint with high tensile bolts, the bolts are not (supposed to be) subjected to shear loads, which are carried by friction between the surfaces which are clamped together by the bolts....
13th Oct 2019, 01:38
Replies: 56
Views: 13,775
Posted By nonsense

Yes. So sod off all you third world...

Yes.


So sod off all you third world people; there isn't enough room in the greenhouse for you to burn coal, drive cars, and fly places, we got here first?
13th Oct 2019, 01:29
Replies: 267
Views: 257,678
Posted By nonsense

Remember first year solid mechanics? Bending...

Remember first year solid mechanics?
Bending moment is the product of force by distance.
An aircraft supported at the wingtips would exert a much higher bending moment at the wing roots than one...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Oct 2019, 14:41
Replies: 66
Views: 8,327
Posted By nonsense

https://assets.amuniversal.com/42388d70c75a0137c2e...

https://assets.amuniversal.com/42388d70c75a0137c2ef005056a9545d (https://assets.amuniversal.com/42388d70c75a0137c2ef005056a9545d)
11th Oct 2019, 20:59
Replies: 56
Views: 13,775
Posted By nonsense

No. Water vapour is itself a potent greenhouse...

No.
Water vapour is itself a potent greenhouse gas.

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/monitoring-references/faq/greenhouse-gases.php#h2o
Forum: Questions
9th Oct 2019, 15:55
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By nonsense

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haglund%27s_syndrome

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haglund%27s_syndrome
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Oct 2019, 11:31
Replies: 23
Views: 2,980
Posted By nonsense

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Jx_bJgIFhI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Jx_bJgIFhI
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2019, 10:48
Replies: 23
Views: 2,980
Posted By nonsense

"until"? Pumped hydro has been around for...

"until"?

Pumped hydro has been around for over 100 years.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pumped-storage_hydroelectricity#History...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2019, 14:24
Replies: 23
Views: 2,980
Posted By nonsense

"One of the turbines had caught alight where the...

"One of the turbines had caught alight where the blade is attached to the tower."
Gotta love journalists...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2019, 03:19
Replies: 82
Views: 8,703
Posted By nonsense

Where does the energy to drive an on board dynamo...

Where does the energy to drive an on board dynamo come from?
From the vehicle's own battery, via electric motors, wheels, tyres, the ground, etc! Thermodynamics doesn't allow free lunches.


...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2019, 13:17
Replies: 105
Views: 14,652
Posted By nonsense

My father emigrated from NZ to the UK in the...

My father emigrated from NZ to the UK in the early 1950s. He has commented that his foreign accent placed him somewhere out to one side from the entire British class system, since his accent revealed...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Sep 2019, 15:16
Replies: 39
Views: 4,603
Posted By nonsense

Feral magpie, introduced from Australia!

Feral magpie, introduced from Australia!
15th Sep 2019, 16:26
Replies: 41
Views: 61,536
Posted By nonsense

If anyone else is locked out of the SCMP by...

If anyone else is locked out of the SCMP by Cloudflare, the article is also available here:
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/hong-kong-international-airport-posts-080105337.html
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Sep 2019, 05:41
Replies: 42
Views: 5,973
Posted By nonsense

You'll surely still be able to freely cross other...

You'll surely still be able to freely cross other unguarded borders out of France within the Schengen zone, then exit that disinterested third country into Britain?
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2019, 16:13
Replies: 65
Views: 6,723
Posted By nonsense

[/LEFT] The local council haven't banned...

[/LEFT]


The local council haven't banned parking on nature strips; the unified Australian road rules prohibit parking on nature strips throughout Australia. This much is beyond their control.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2019, 02:14
Replies: 39
Views: 4,492
Posted By nonsense

Shouldn't that be "murricun"?

Shouldn't that be "murricun"?
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