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  • Commented on The End of the British nuclear deterrent?
    how about a cobalt salted bomb..? don't do the damage with blast and heat.. but with something much more unpleasant?...
  • Commented on The End of the British nuclear deterrent?
    whats the thoughts on powerline networking?...
  • Commented on The End of the British nuclear deterrent?
    I'm thinking more than a couple of cities nuked.. that country is no longer a viable entity. the panic, casualties, infrastructure problems, disease.. the UK..? utterly hosed. but even such as the usa.. say 10 cities gone. that's not one...
  • Commented on A Surfeit of Emeralds: Healthcare in the Middle Ages
    problem about established authority... Aristotle said that flies had 4 legs... no one bothered to check for about a thousand years...
  • Commented on And the Rabid Nazi Raccoons shall inherit the Earth
    I've taken to skipping over the wanna-b-Ai's comments.. its too much like watching a horse rollerskate....
  • Commented on And the Rabid Nazi Raccoons shall inherit the Earth
    the 1st world etc... the first world countries are those aligned with the USA the second are those aligned with the USSR the third are unaligned...
  • Commented on And the Rabid Nazi Raccoons shall inherit the Earth
    I think its called 'casaba howitzer'. its effectively a nuclear claymore mine.. but instead of ballbearings to zip and perforate , it uses metal vapour https://www.reddit.com/r/Fallout/comments/3ahhqy/the_casaba_howitzer_a_nuclear_bomb_that_is/ http://toughsf.blogspot.com/2016/06/the-nuclear-spear-casaba-howitzer.html...
  • Commented on And the Rabid Nazi Raccoons shall inherit the Earth
    how about 1 kinetic impactor.. followed by a tsar bomba class bomb. the impactor produces a stadium sized reflector for extra orion type thrust ?...
  • Commented on Eleven Tweets
    On news slant... every source that has a dog in the fight , has an agenda to push. Varying from choice of words to outright howls of anger. Seeing as the truth would be tricky to winnow from this mess-...
  • Commented on Playtime is over
    on a slightly more , fthagn note.. http://www.msn.com/en-gb/lifestyle/travel/mysterious-pyramids-found-in-antarctica/ar-AAkHU7D?li=AAdeCd7&ocid=spartandhp...
  • Commented on Sometimes I don't know why I bother!
    craziest guy I ever heard of, bloke invented leaded petrol- poisoned chtulu knows how many generation. then invents Freon. effectively inventing the ozone hole manages , finally to kill himself with an improbable pulley gadget. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Midgley_Jr....
  • Commented on Reality is broken
    some guy who ended up being famous, for BAD reasons, once said that governments stability rests on 3 pillars 1: tradition, if its always been like that... 2:popularity amongst the people 3: willingness to use force looks like theres a...
  • Commented on Reality is broken
    it had me thinking of a laundry version of stargate sg1.....
  • Commented on Reality is broken
    far as I knoe , all the safeguards in SAM systems are down to IFF tranmitters, which airliners don't carry. same as the incident in the gulf when a USN ship decided the airliner flying overhead might have been an...
  • Commented on Who wins? Cthulhu or the Emperor of Mankind from Warhammer 40K?
    my pet theory is arrogance, r2 refused to speak a meat-language. he was plotting a Skynet incident the whole time.. and Yoda was the head Sith, 'always 2 there are' , yeah right.....
  • Commented on What are you reading this summer?
    almost certainly, if its 'strossy' it'll be good you'd somehow turn the trope on its head...
  • Commented on The Nightmare Stacks: US Launch
    wonder how much gamma you'd get.? and is it just carbon that's effected?...
  • Commented on The Nightmare Stacks: US Launch
    thinking of countermeasures... magic seeking missiles.. you already have a thaum-meter. that could easily be a seeker. magician casts- invisibility... about 2 seconds later--- boom very nice book btw...
  • Commented on Why Should You Care About Virtual Reality? Because It's A Source Of Hope.
    top level decision making can probably operate with lag up to 500ms quite easily...
  • Commented on Why Should You Care About Virtual Reality? Because It's A Source Of Hope.
    you basicallyu need enough bandwith for 2 hd films at once. 4-5 meg/sec...
  • Commented on Science-fictional shibboleths
    you want a scary virus? there were some experiments into mousepox that added some extra genes, 100% lethal...
  • Commented on A small research question
    http://www.scp-wiki.net/ had a look at any of these ,?...
  • Commented on On the lack of cultural estrangement in SF
    @140.. what a nice idea for a story, it looks like the new amazing transporter is crazy advanced physics and nobody but the inventor understands it. but its not physics at all. its a mouth...
  • Commented on On the lack of cultural estrangement in SF
    like in star trek , where picard and pals go holodecking, to do stuff that is hugely outdated even now....
  • Commented on A brief, bitter quiz
    the dictators were keeping a lid on everything else under them. when weakened/ destroyed these underlying groups emerge. in the case of Iraq and Syria, the underlying groups are fundamentalist Islamic nutters. no matter what the west wants to...
  • Commented on Down tools
    this 'stealth' malarkey.. I have my doubts. the serbs managed to down an f117 and write off another with a 1950s era SAM and some ingenuity. this really low radar return, its just a data problem. it might have the...
  • Commented on Vacation
    similar sort of latitude to Jamaica,,, when we go there its SPF50.,. and a hat, gotta admit, id love to go play machineguns,,, --------- ¬ dakka dakka have fun sir...
  • Commented on Interstitial note
    in an RPG I ran some time ago the players BIG PLAN involved stuffing an enemy cargo ship with lithium deuteride, and a fusion bomb to set it off, detonated in low orbit, looks like its a hemisphere fryer,, after...
  • Commented on I get books
    a tip I got for stopping em scratching furniture is sellotape, supposedly they hate the feel of it.it seems she also hates the feel of the scratching post we got her,,...
  • Commented on I get books
    well, our Willow , isn't bitey or violent at all to us. however, she does think that the kneading when fussed thing doesn't count unless its with claws, all my jeans are shredded, and im dreading summer's shorts....
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