Search:

Type: Posts; User: Peerie Maa

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 4.82 seconds.

  1. Replies
    17
    Views
    661

    Re: Zombie fungus

    The sheer number of insects that the fungus has evolved to prey on is wonderful.
  2. Replies
    22
    Views
    263

    Re: Quote of the day.

    ^ This.
    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/gas-prices-us-europe-181512839.html

    To (mis) quote a UK Prime Minister. "You have never had it so good".
  3. Replies
    1
    Views
    71

    Re: Lashing sail to mast

    Start at the top, lace it back and forth.
    http://bbprivateer.ca/sites/default/files/images/correct_lacing.jpg
  4. Replies
    14
    Views
    250

    Re: Pretty Rocks

    We have a few glacial rocks as well. :)...
  5. Re: Boebert is tired of this "Separation of church and state junk"

    That is a big flaw in your system.
    Our governments appoint elected representatives to be responsible for policies like education. They have a department of public servants working for them to...
  6. Re: Boebert is tired of this "Separation of church and state junk"

    Does that quoted clause not reinforce the president?
    Make it harder for a responsible government having a good uniform standard put in place?
    SCOTUS runs off at its collective mouth far too much.
  7. Replies
    7
    Views
    291

    Re: Bilge cleaner

    When do we see the photo when it is cleaner?
  8. Re: Boebert is tired of this "Separation of church and state junk"

    Another bloody stupid ruling by the SCOTUS.

    There has to be a standard curriculum, otherwise the students are being sold down the river, and may not reach their full potential in education or...
  9. Replies
    14
    Views
    250

    Pretty Rocks

    Read about them here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-62013806
  10. Replies
    6
    Views
    284

    Re: Some were asleep in school

    It must have been an oral exam.
  11. Replies
    12
    Views
    275

    Re: God made me do it?

    If the medical examiner judged that the accused was insane, yes.
  12. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    If it is criminal, yes. Otherwise, the innocent till proven principle is compromised.
  13. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    I ask again, what part of innocent until proven guilty do you have difficulty with?
    Trial by media can ruin an innocent persons' life.
  14. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    Have the police authorities explained why they are taking no further action?

    I do hope that you are not advocating that the press should take the law into its own hands?
  15. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    Try to hold your breath til the trial is over. If found guilty, give the press free rein to publish everything (except when protecting the privacy of the victims). Until then, the press only needs...
  16. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    Try our model.
    The elected politicians notice that a law is required. They have their staff research what is needed and draft the legislation. Then it is debated and polished by the elected...
  17. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    Not really, back then voters were much better informed, and strove to continue to be as informed as they could be.
  18. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    What part of innocent until proven guilty are you having trouble with?
  19. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    Two things to consider. Even a rapist is innocent until the jury hands down its verdict. Trial by media, satisfying the prurient curiosity of the mob, is not a nice thing.
    You can report a crime...
  20. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    Fill in the gaps:

    Remembering that back when the prophet was alive, girls were married off extremely young. Younger even than some US states allow.
  21. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    Keith, NO ONE is repeating it.
    The closest we got is my post above ^
    https://scroll.in/article/1025536/wh...-is-irrelevant
  22. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    Let us unpack this.
    What would satisfy you.
    A report that Andrew was accused of a relationship with a female above the age of consent?
    A report that said female is accusing Andrew of abuse, at a...
  23. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    Charly Hedbo?
  24. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    From another thread:

    Any right-thinking government employees technical experts to advise it on the hard stuff, and then listens to them, they do not operate a Roman Senate system of patron-client...
  25. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    You have the cart before the horse.
    The actual words are not being reported because of the various media outlets deciding to tread the line of reporting the effect, not the actual words. They do...
  26. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    Massive institutions have massive inertia.
    Look how long it took the Vatican to apologize to Galileo. :D

    Mind you, in order to not get caught out again, they set up their own observatory.
  27. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    That is the problem with religions, especially young ones.
    The Catholic Church used to torture people until they said what the church wanted to hear, then kill them before they could change their...
  28. Replies
    85
    Views
    1,219

    Re: The left's circular firing squad.

    How can being aware of injustice conflict with liberal principles? Are your liberal principles oppressive and conservative in that they do not want to improve?
    I would edit your post if I were you,...
  29. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    Are you sure that with the patron-client relationship in US politics, the citizenry is getting what they want?
    Or is it that big business are purchasing what they want?
  30. Replies
    29
    Views
    469

    Re: The Great American Hobby Shop

    Airfix, owned by Hornby are still going strong.
    https://yesterday.uktv.co.uk/shows/hornby-a-model-world/
  31. Replies
    43
    Views
    425

    Re: Nupur Sharma

    Repeating her words in a press report is as likely to cause a row with Islamic states and organizations as much as the original statement.

    This gives us a clue:
    ...
  32. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    I would have some respect for them if they considered the outcomes of their moronic decisions.
    Heller armed the US, so you have 120 times more gun deaths per 100k of population than the more...
  33. Replies
    29
    Views
    469

    Re: The Great American Hobby Shop

    There is still a small hobby shop hanging on in Barrow.
    I bought the paint and plastic coals for the Traction Engine from them.
    114061
  34. Re: Class Globe 5.80 DIY kit boat and race thoughts

    Looks like hard work.
  35. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    https://i.redd.it/xobkagxotot01.jpg
  36. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    The legislative branch of your government are a bunch of incompetent, corrupt morons.
  37. Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    Frankly, I am appalled.

    I never had much respect for SCOTUS since Heller, then Roe v Wade, and now this.
    The biggest bunch of irresponsible morons outside the Cuckoos Nest.

    ...
  38. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,010

    Re: Anyone know this model?

    Just reduce the station spacing in the ratio 18/20 or to 90%, and you will be fine. No need to change the breadths or depths.
  39. Re: The Finnish and Swedish contributions to NATO.... if Türkiye allows.

    Yep, If you read the Memorandum (link provided) you will see that it is mostly about extraditing terrorists after due process.
  40. Replies
    30
    Views
    568

    Re: Brawl at Eagles Concert in London

    Must be a slow day for news.
  41. Replies
    26
    Views
    574

    Re: Advice saught for strip planking wood

    With that list of timber, I wonder whether is larch available?
  42. Replies
    68
    Views
    930

    Re: George Is Wrong

    Not to mention the Chinese walking marriages, and that Himalayan hill tribe where the ground can only support a family if two brothers work the land and share a wife. Then, thanks to modern...
  43. Replies
    43
    Views
    479

    Re: New nuclear power plants

    Got any proofs for that?
    Inquiring minds and all that.
  44. Replies
    43
    Views
    479

    Re: New nuclear power plants

    That might be true in the US of A.

    I worked in a part of the UK nuclear industry, so i know how well regulated and the high levels of QA that are allied to it
  45. Replies
    43
    Views
    479

    Re: New nuclear power plants

    Just because you are incapable of learning from your mistakes, does not mean that . . . .

    Consider the risks from coal mining:
    https://arlweb.msha.gov/stats/centurystats/coalstats.asp
  46. Replies
    3
    Views
    201

    Re: Custom built stow hatches.

    Screw an upstanding brass strip to the inside of the hatch coaming.
    Router a shallow groove in the hatch top to take a compressible rubber gasket that lines up with the upstand of the brass strip. ...
  47. Replies
    120
    Views
    4,014

    Re: The Bathroom...

    Cork tiles are warmer underfoot than lino.
  48. Replies
    43
    Views
    479

    Re: New nuclear power plants

    "Killing is necessary"
  49. Replies
    3
    Views
    292

    Re: Oar handles too small?

    No reason why not.
  50. Replies
    43
    Views
    479

    Re: New nuclear power plants

    It will be a lot easier to solve the storage of small quantities of waste than it will be to get huge quantities of CO2 and permafrost methane out of the atmosphere.
Results 1 to 50 of 1000
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4