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List the months, from best to worst where you live. Use any criteria you like. I'll start.

 

Location: Near Charlotte, NC, USA

 

1) October

2) April

3) September

4) May

5) November

6) March

7) June

8 ) December

9) February

10) January

11) August

12) July

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I wonder if there is beer on the sun

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But I live in the Bay Area.

 

well, you do have two seasons:

 

every day is pretty much the same, but ever so slightly warmer and dryer.

 

and

 

every day is pretty much the same, but ever so slightly colder and wetter.

 

"winter" is the best time for surfing, if you don't mind the sharks.  

 

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"Im indifferent to almost any murder as long as it doesn't affect me or mine."--Gfted1 (September 30, 2019)

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Scientists using human genes to breed "smarter" apes: https://www.brecorder.com/2019/04/11/488194/scientists-put-human-gene-into-monkeys-to-make-them-smarter-human-like/

 

What could possibly go wrong with this?  :lol:

 

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"The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys. Power, like a desolating pestilence, pollutes whate'er it touches; and obedience, bane of all genius, virtue, freedom, truth, makes slaves of men, and of the human frame a mechanized automaton."

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"The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys. Power, like a desolating pestilence, pollutes whate'er it touches; and obedience, bane of all genius, virtue, freedom, truth, makes slaves of men, and of the human frame a mechanized automaton."

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Jeez, China is just smoking us in the genetic engineering department. Its a shame were going to squee ourselves into irrelevance in a few decades or less.

the shibboleth yet again?

 

https://www.statista.com/statistics/271897/leading-countries-by-acreage-of-genetically-modified-crops/

 

just one example.

 

the US is, far and away, the world leader in gmo research and exploitation.  more than 60% o' the food gifted and others in the states consume is gmo. the eu, japan and china has historic been big critics o' gmo research and production, but the main reasons for such has been transparent economic protectionism.  japan doesn't wanna need deal with us rice and china placed all kinda restrictions on us beef which consume gmo. 'course china has been doing much more research in recent years, but they is actual having difficulty implementing advances, which is reason for numbers in the graph linked.  'tween government ineptitude and public backlash, few gmo have actual been implemented in a nation with massive food supply needs.

 

'course the gmo problems is significant and often poor understood until decades have elapsed. gene flow were considered a rare and negligible phenomenon in the 80s, but is now understood to be common.  am doubtful we need worry 'bout a planet o' the ape scenario anytime soon, but is sometimes amusing to realize the disconnect 'tween action and behavior.  come into california with an exotic fruit or little susie's pet gerbil, and you got all kinda bells and whistles go off-- is dozens o' laws protecting states from the potential harm from invasive species. converse, we got gmo being tested and produced on large scales w/o actual understanding the long term hazards. 

 

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"Im indifferent to almost any murder as long as it doesn't affect me or mine."--Gfted1 (September 30, 2019)

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.  come into california with an exotic fruit or little susie's pet gerbil, and you got all kinda bells and whistles go off-- is dozens o' laws protecting states from the potential harm from invasive species. 

 

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Case in point the Burmese Pythons in the everglades. A few pets that were irresponsibly released turned into a genuine ecological problem.

"The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys. Power, like a desolating pestilence, pollutes whate'er it touches; and obedience, bane of all genius, virtue, freedom, truth, makes slaves of men, and of the human frame a mechanized automaton."

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Aye. And theyve already made a genetically modified monkey that's probably better at inferring posts then some internet posters. :lol:

dunno. have had very little luck training a few o' the advanced apes on this board.  will keep at it though. 

 

 

 

.  come into california with an exotic fruit or little susie's pet gerbil, and you got all kinda bells and whistles go off-- is dozens o' laws protecting states from the potential harm from invasive species. 

 

HA! Good Fun!

 

Case in point the Burmese Pythons in the everglades. A few pets that were irresponsibly released turned into a genuine ecological problem.

 

y'know, the python thing is actual weirder than it first would appear.  

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/08/climate/hurricane-irma-florida-exotic-species.html

 

evidence is o' the suspect kinda correlation we rare rely 'pon, but is arguable the python problem weren't as much due to "irresponsibly released" as unforeseen, but foreseeable, consequences o' an act o' nature. in retrospect, such mistakes is glaring and obvious, but previous to andrew, there musta' been any number o' folks who dismissed concerns as alarmist. 

 

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A town is being haunted by mysterious mashed potatoes — and no one knows who is putting them there

  • A neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, has a bit of a mashed potato problem.
  • As in, bowls of mashed potatoes are turning up in random places around the town.
  • No one knows why or how or even if the potatoes are good.
  • Weird, huh!
  • No one has contacted authorities. This is just the new normal.
It sounds harmless, silly even. But for residents of the Belhaven neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, it's becoming something of a serious concern: Bowls of mashed potatoes are showing up everywhere and no one knows where they are coming from, reported the Washington Post.
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Florida man killed by pet Cassoway: https://vancouversun.com/news/weird/killer-cassowary-worlds-most-dangerous-bird-kills-florida-owner/wcm/1fbed275-9010-40e2-bd0b-408e1ba7737e

 

The cassoway is the worlds most dangerous bird evidently. They are native to Australia. F-----g Australia. There there any flora or fauna from there that isn't venomous, man eating, or just all around dangerous?

 

Apparently not:

 

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Florida man killed by pet Cassoway: https://vancouversun.com/news/weird/killer-cassowary-worlds-most-dangerous-bird-kills-florida-owner/wcm/1fbed275-9010-40e2-bd0b-408e1ba7737e

 

The cassoway is the worlds most dangerous bird evidently. They are native to Australia. F-----g Australia. There there any flora or fauna from there that isn't venomous, man eating, or just all around dangerous?

 

Apparently not:

 

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tried to get cassowary into poe and poe2.  am guessing having to come up with an entire new model made the request prohibitive.

 

https://forums.obsidian.net/topic/66520-rangers-getting-ranged-attack-animal-companions/?p=1474491

 

if it makes you feel better, TN is home to the most lethal animal on the planet.

 

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725,000 human deaths attributable per year. humans are a distant second insofar as lethality is concerned. 

 

there is potential good mosquito news.

 

HA! Good Fun!

"If there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies, to avert the evil by the processes of education, the remedy to be applied is more speech, not enforced silence."Justice Louis Brandeis, Concurring, Whitney v. California, 274 U.S. 357 (1927)

"Im indifferent to almost any murder as long as it doesn't affect me or mine."--Gfted1 (September 30, 2019)

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Florida man killed by pet Cassoway: https://vancouversun.com/news/weird/killer-cassowary-worlds-most-dangerous-bird-kills-florida-owner/wcm/1fbed275-9010-40e2-bd0b-408e1ba7737e

 

The cassoway is the worlds most dangerous bird evidently. They are native to Australia. F-----g Australia. There there any flora or fauna from there that isn't venomous, man eating, or just all around dangerous?

 

Apparently not:

 

image

tried to get cassowary into poe and poe2.  am guessing having to come up with an entire new model made the request prohibitive.

 

https://forums.obsidian.net/topic/66520-rangers-getting-ranged-attack-animal-companions/?p=1474491

 

if it makes you feel better, TN is home to the most lethal animal on the planet.

 

Homepage-Mosquito-1024x689.jpg?itok=639p

 

725,000 human deaths attributable per year. humans are a distant second insofar as lethality is concerned. 

 

there is potential good mosquito news.

 

HA! Good Fun!

 

I've done a little work with those little guys in the past: https://forums.obsidian.net/topic/92618-what-you-did-today/page-11?hl=mosquito&do=findComment&comment=1921461

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weird aside, and to bring back to florida, the guy who pioneered early refrigeration and ac were john gorrie.  dr. gorrie mistaken believed bad air were responsible for malaria, so he innovated an early ac apparatus to force hot bad air out of his medical facilities.  he also recommended the use o' mosquito netting, but he had no idea the netting were doing more to prevent malaria than were his invention.

 

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Wow. That bird is evil. The being thata tcually feeds it happens to fall down nearby and the first response is to kill? L0L Unless the victim is revealed t be abusive.. wow... that is nasty sauce.

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 he also recommended the use o' mosquito netting, but he had no idea the netting were doing more to prevent malaria than were his invention.

 

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Not necessarily. What's the first thing you do when you turn the AC on? You shut the windows! 

"The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys. Power, like a desolating pestilence, pollutes whate'er it touches; and obedience, bane of all genius, virtue, freedom, truth, makes slaves of men, and of the human frame a mechanized automaton."

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Florida man killed by pet Cassoway: https://vancouversun.com/news/weird/killer-cassowary-worlds-most-dangerous-bird-kills-florida-owner/wcm/1fbed275-9010-40e2-bd0b-408e1ba7737e

 

The cassoway is the worlds most dangerous bird evidently. They are native to Australia. F-----g Australia. There there any flora or fauna from there that isn't venomous, man eating, or just all around dangerous?

 

 

...birds be raptors, after all...

 

 

...take that, Creationists... :p

 

 

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Wow. That bird is evil. The being thata tcually feeds it happens to fall down nearby and the first response is to kill? L0L Unless the victim is revealed t be abusive.. wow... that is nasty sauce.

perhaps during the next major florida hurricane, a bunch o' cassowaries get loose and breed like the pythons did after andrew. next thing you know, there is cassowary hunting packs snatching up all the cats and small dogs in gainesville. oh sure, cassowary is solitary in the wild, but all you need is one mad scientist to experiment with wolf dna or somesuch nonsense.

 

 

am kidding 'course, but would anybody really mind if a bunch o' flightless murderbirds ran amok in florida? 

 

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