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Huh, who knew “I’ll stop the world and melt with you” was a prediction?

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No… no… no… Seismological evidence for differential rotation of the Earth's inner core | Nature

The core hasn’t “stopped”. That would require immense, catastrophic, amounts of energy. The 1 degree/year relative rotation, ever so slightly faster than the outer core, has changed.

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There is certainly a lot of inner vs outer mumbo jumbo in this piece I posted.

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My understanding was that it can stop as a side effect of a tectonic weapon, and then to restart it you need to drill down and plant a series of nukes with just the right timing. Unfortunately that’s extremely dangerous and probably only Aaron Eckhart and Hillary Swank can make it back.

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Modern English had been a hardcore punk band :frowning:

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Obligs:

You just know I had to. Really I did. :grin:

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Hopefully, more vertical farming would eliminate the “washing away” part of this problem. :thinking:

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There’s something morbidly absurd seeing the headline that it’s 90 seconds to doomsday, with the note that the article has a 4 minute read time.

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They don’t really expect you to read all the way through to the end.

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Atomic Prayer, Cornelius Eady
If the bomb drops
And I’m riding the
Staten Island Ferry,
Give me time to spit in the water.
If the bomb drops
And I’m on top
Of the Empire State Building,
Give me time To toss a penny
Off the observation deck.
If the bomb drops
And I’m walking down Fifth Avenue
Grant me a loose brick,
A fresh plate-glass window,
Grant us a moment
When there’ll be no need
To play it safe.
Give to us the pleasure
Of misdemeanors.
Let each of us do
What we’ve always
Dreamed of,
But were too polite
To act out.
Let us extract
Our brief revenge,
Spilling and ripping things
We’ve been taught
Not to handle.
If we’re to die before we sleep,
Grant us a moment to uncover
The secrets behind the door marked Restricted,
Authorize us to touch what was always held
just beyond our reach.
Give us a taste
Of the stolen world.

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In addition to toilet paper pulp, [4-nonylphenol] is also used in soap, detergents and textile processing and is listed as a toxic substance in Canada.
The chemical accounted for 46 per cent of the total pollutants identified in the whales.

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