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Airbrush last won the day on July 13 2018

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  1. Airbrush

    Game of Thrones

    Thanks for posting that about Hafthor. They made him up to look more evil than any character I have ever seen! Are you referring to the large number of "dark scenes" in the episode "Long Night" (the battle with the zombies) where you can barely see what is happening? I agree that was frustrating. The lighting was not good, big mistake. Other than that I am quite satisfied with the plot so far. Spectacular scene how Arya Stark leaps upon the Night King, just before he kills Bran (and absorbs his power of vision-flight). Then he grabbed her forearm holding the dagger and she used her assassin training to drop the dagger to her other hand, and stab the King, and everyone zombie, human or dragon, crumbled into shards! She should be hailed as the savior of the living. For Daenerys to use per dragon to wantonly burn a multitude of innocent people was unforgiveable, even by Jon Snow. She had said she didn't want to be evil like her father. Arya will want to kill her and Cercei, and that will be fine with Sansa.
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    Game of Thrones

    Anyone been following this series? What can happen in the next and last episode? If you haven't been watching, spoiler alert.
  3. Airbrush

    Lunar Tunnels and Moon Colonies:

    Would there be any advantage to installing a telescope on the far side of the Moon to survey our neighborhood for dangerous NEOs? It could scan the sky once per month as the Moon orbits the Earth.
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    Lunar Tunnels and Moon Colonies:

    My question is will efforts to establish a base on the Moon delay doing the same thing on Mars? Why not just focus on a Mars base?
  5. Airbrush

    Infinite gravity

    And even before we can see it, the gravity from that region would have reached us before the quasar even formed. Would all matter in the universe already be in "gravitational contact" with all other matter in the universe, ever since the beginning? Since the gravity waves began propagating shortly after the big bang.
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    Infinite gravity

    Does the most distant quasar observed have gravity that reaches us, but the force is miniscule?
  7. Airbrush

    William Barr, Trump's New Fixer

    I'm listening to the Senate hearing as I type. Because of Barr's clever 4-page mischaracterization of Mueller's report, Trump had a WHOLE MONTH to boast "NO COLLUSION...NO OBSTRUCTION... I'VE BEEN TOTALLY EXONERATED...WITCH HUNT...COUP!!!" Critics of Trump could not say a thing for ONE MONTH. First impressions are very powerful in human understanding. What a brilliant scheme. Barr set a skewed first impression for Trump's base to gloat over for ONE MONTH. Then Mueller's report came out and Trump's base and republicans are not very interested in the damning details. Very clever scheme, it worked. Now the Dems are stumbling around trying to penetrate Barr's defense of obfuscation and diversion by splitting hairs on every charge. Pat Leahy should retire. He could hardly articulate questions at all, mumbling and stumbling and making little sense.
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    William Barr, Trump's New Fixer

    During Barr's confirmation I gave him the benefit of the doubt about his integrity. But I learned that he applied for the job of attorney general long before he was confirmed. In his 19-page job application he said that a president has almost unlimited powers to defy accusations of obstruction of justice. So Trump hired him. Now we are seeing Barr mischaracterizing the Mueller report. When questioned if he knew what Mueller thought about Barr's 4-page memo "exonerating" Trump, Barr said he didn't know what Mueller thought about his mischaracterization of the Mueller report, which was a lie. Mueller sent Barr a letter complaining about his mischaracterization of his report, weeks earlier. Now Barr needs to explain how he "forgot" about Mueller's letter of complaint. And now Barr is testifying before the senate.
  9. How so? I was thinking of space with an average density of about one atom per cubic meter. Any few atoms that stray too close to the BH will get gobbled up in no time at all. So that means that the region immediately inside the event horizon should be a perfect vacuum. Unless the atoms that enter an isolated black hole bounce around inside? Don't they head for the center and stay there?
  10. But what about an isolated black hole that is not feeding on anything? Even if a few atoms should get captured, they would soon reach the singularity and there would remain a vacuum inside the event horizon.
  11. Would it be correct to say that between the central singularity and the event horizon is a perfect vacuum? How could any particles exist inside the event horizon and not be instantly absorbed by the singularity? As particles enter the event horizon are they attracted towards the center at light speed? So how could the interior of a black hole, outside the central region, NOT be a perfect vacuum?
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    Trump is the "Heel" of American Politics

    Sometimes the fans cheer the heel and boo the face. Trump's base like his role as heel. They will always cheer him no matter what he does! The nastier he is the more they like him. It is hard for some of us to imagine that there are a LOT of people that think Trump's mannerisms are cute, macho, uncensored. Like Ann Coulter said, when Trump exaggerates or lies blatantly, she just thinks he is funny. They don't take Trump literally, they take him seriously. That is exactly the appeal of WWE "wrestling." Fake is ok.
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    Fire in Notre Dame in Paris

    I like your idea of a "long articulated stiff pipe" so the helicopter can inject water with pinpoint accuracy, away from the rotor wash. The chopper may also have a drilling device to open a hole in the roof to inject the water (or dry flame retardant) using the long water pipe.
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    Trump is the "Heel" of American Politics

    He never needed to be a statesman, all he had to do was be the disruptor, act like the heel, and fight dirty, and he has a ready-made, adoring base of 1/3 of Americans!!
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    Trump is the "Heel" of American Politics

    No WWE is not real wrestling. Real wrestling is not choreographed in advance. Wrestling is what they have in schools and the Olympics. "PRO" wrestling is choreographed to look like real fighting. They don't just wrestle, WWE also pretends to inflict pain by ANY means! It takes great strength and skill, and ability to pull punches and follow a predetermined fight plan, but you have to admit it looks blatantly FAKE. In WWE fighters even carry "blood" in a plastic bag in their mouth to bite and make it look like they are bleeding profusely.