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20 Million to 1 that you will die from a terror attack
176,000 to one that you will die from a lightning strike
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Their findings have been published by The American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists in Copeia, an international journal that publishes original research on fishes, amphibians and reptiles.
This new fish, which was found between 1,000-1,500 meters depth, is a new species of Ceratioid anglerfish (Genus Lasiognathus Regan [Lophiiformes: Oneirodidae]). The three females specimens found ranged in size from 30-95 mm in length. Looking at a photo of the fish, one quickly understands how anglerfishes get their common name.
At the ocean depths this fish lives in, there is no sunlight. The only light is that from creatures that produce bioluminescence, which means they generate their own light source. Also, at these depths, the pressure is immense — over one ton (2,200 pounds) per square inch. And the fight for food is never-ending. That’s why these fish have developed their unique way of attracting prey — from the appendage at the top of their head, which resembles a fishing pole of sorts. And, like its human counterparts, this fish dangles the appendage until an unsuspecting fish swims up thinking they found a meal, only to quickly learn that they are, in fact, a meal themselves.
“Finding this new species reinforces the notion that our inventory of life in the vast ocean interior is far from complete,” said Dr. Sutton. “Every research trip is an adventure and another opportunity to learn about our planet and the varied creatures who call it home.”
Now that is quite a fish!
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To find a solution to a problem you have to look at the root of why something happened. The leaders at the time of 911, G W Bush and company went into Iraq for the oil not to look for Bin Laden. The Taliban had already offered to put Bin Laden on trial prior to bombing Iraq.
Imagine if Bush had said ok to that offer by the Taliban and put Bin Laden on trial. The whole area in the middle east would be stable because 14 years of useless bombing would not have happened. And 22 US soldiers would not be committing suicide each day.
Instead Bush ignored the offer, and let Bin Laden remain active. instead he ordered torture on prisoners bombed Iraq who had nothing to do with 911 and where no al Qaeda members were active – creating a breeding ground for terrorism and then by lax governing allowed the military industrial complex to become a rogue massive element first in Iraq and now worldwide ( one of it’s largest tentacles is mass spying/surveillance).
What is the MIC? It is war profiteers, corporate and singular citizens who only earn money only if there is a war. And who feed off the core military budget ballooning it up to trillions. The proof is that after 14 years of spending on weapons and surveillance /spying the original problem of militant non-state groups is larger than ever. 79 percent of the weapons sent to the Middle East -see WAR IS A LIE ( including the ones you know who uses) are american made.
It is time to reduce arms production reduce mass spying/ surveillance and reduce bombing. We did it for 14 years and it is not producing the intended result.
The answer is a focused limited response to attacks that deal directly with individual problems/people such as the investigators in Paris are doing then creating a system of peace/ negotiation conferences that deal with problems as they happen in a unified world-wide manner.
Do your own research on this matter and send congress and the UN your ideas!!
Some officials and lawmakers have argued that the attacks prove that sweeping surveillance programs are necessary, like the ones exposed by former National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden. One of …
U.S. Refusal of 2001 Taliban Offer Gave bin Laden a Free Pass
WASHINGTON – When George W. Bush rejected a Taliban offer to have Osama bin Laden tried by a moderate group of Islamic states in mid- October 2001, he gave up the only opportunity the United States would have to end bin Laden’s terrorist career for the next nine years.
The al Qaeda leader was able to escape into Pakistan a few weeks later, because the Bush administration had no military plan to capture him.
The last Taliban foreign minister, Wakil Ahmed Muttawakil, offered at a secret meeting in Islamabad Oct. 15, 2001 to put bin Laden in the custody of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), to be tried for the 9/11 terror attacks on the United States, Muttawakil told IPS in an interview in Kabul last year.
The OIC is a moderate, Saudi-based organisation representing all Islamic countries. A trial of bin Laden by judges from OIC member countries might have dealt a more serious blow to al Qaeda’s Islamic credentials than anything the United States would have done with bin Laden.
Muttawakil also dropped a condition that the United States provide evidence of bin Laden’s guilt in the 9/11 attacks, which had been raised in late September and reiterated by Taliban Ambassador to Pakistan Abdul Salam Zaeef on Oct. 5 – two days before the U.S. bombing of Taliban targets began.
Three days after ISIS gunmen and suicide bombers killed 130 people in Paris, CIA Director John Brennan blamed surveillance restrictions that were imposed in response to information leaked by former National Security …
“In the absence of real information, they started blaming (former NSA contractorEdward) Snowden and encryption for the attacks in Paris,” said a U.S. tech industry representative who asked not to be identified by …
How to resolve refugee / temp housing problems and slow down climate change !!!
Invent a easy to use and inexpensive
solar temp house (with solar cells imbeded in the walls for heat or a switch for cooling/ fans) Hey I am getting a patent for that idea!!!!!
solar water purifier
Allright all you billionaires out there give a 1 million dollar prize to any inventor (world wide) who can produce any of the above items , one million for each invention!! Then have a an of experts in the field judge the entries and let the public vote as well!!
My great solar idea for 2015!!!!!!!!
Via National Geographic
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Happy Sunny days to you!!!!!!
|George’s Gems – Energy Jokes and Puns|
George Sholin was a student just like you…even though he was considerably older than most of you. George worked at the California Energy Commission as a student assistant from 1985 to 2005.
- What would a barefooted man get if he steps on an electric wire?
(Answer) A pair of shocks.
- A silly old man is a fossil fool.
- A sun-tan lotion is a solar insulator.
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In WW2 one of the main ways that Hitler’s threat was weakened was making fun of him ala Duck soup Marx Brothers Bob Hope one liners etc. Anyone who uses violence to gain importance is an idiot.
Stop giving so much press/coverage to their videos -that gives them prominence and power, it is free press for their ideas!! That is what they want. It is helping them spread their coocoo ideas and romaticizing them….. when all they are is a bunch of bird brained criminals.
Lets face it the constant coverage is being done for ratings . the main coverage should be about how to end this problem with in-depth discussions of its origins and past ways that such groups were handled. But who would watch that???? It is the responsible thing for the press to be doing and the harder thing.
Ridiculing the enemy has always been able to do something bombs and straight reporting can’t. It chips away at evil and punctures an aggressor’s warped reality. As Mel Brooks put it, when describing The Producers:
“Rhetoric does not get you anywhere, because Hitler and Mussolini are just as good at rhetoric. But if you can bring these people down with comedy, they stand no chance.”