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Wierd News IV - The Twilight Zone

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by AmazonQueen, Jan 13, 2021 at 6:26 PM.

  1. AmazonQueen

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  2. Ferocitus

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    I'm pretending that your inability to spell "weird" is witty. :)
     
  3. AmazonQueen

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    Nah, my inability to spell in general is just sad.
    Well that will only be around for a year or so :blush:
     
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    There are some very good English primers for young adults that might help you.
     
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    I can change the title for you. ;)
     
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    I think this is a new video by ACDC.



    When I first saw it, I thought it was one of those jokes where Trump's face replaces the musician's. But no ;)
     
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  7. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    Don't! It looks wierder this way.
     
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    busy in war with Rohan , so no plausible cover for the subscription post .
     
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    We will let it stand as a testament to the weirdness of the English language.
    i before e except after c, except when it isn't.
     
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    About as wierd as Kier.
     
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    Good example to illustrate the term spitting image. :)
     
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    Magic Mushrooms Grow In Man's Blood After Injection With Shroom Tea

    A man brewed a tea from "magic mushrooms" and injected the concoction into his veins; several days later, he ended up at the emergency department with the fungus growing in his blood.

    Nicholas B.Giancola et al,
    A “trip” to the ICU: intravenous injection of psilocybin,
    J. of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry,11 Jan. 2021,
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S266729602030015X
     
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    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    That's pretty bizarre. Might read later.
     
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    Hot off the press.
    Direct Observation on p- to n-Type Transformation of Perovskite Surface Region during Defect Passivation Driving High Photovoltaic Efficiency
    Summary

    Perovskite solar cells (PSCs) suffer from significant nonradiative recombination, limiting their power conversion efficiencies.
    Here, for the first time, we directly observe a complete transformation of perovskite MAPbI 3 surface region energetics from p-
    to n-type during defect passivation caused by natural additive capsaicin, attributed to the spontaneous formation of a p-n
    homojunction in perovskite active layer.

    https://www.cell.com/joule/fulltext...m/retrieve/pii/S2542435120306085?showall=true

    TL;DR A chemical compound found in chilis improves the efficiency of solar cells.
     
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    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    https://www.euronews.com/2021/01/18...t-for-three-months-due-to-covid-pandemic-fear

     
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    A seesaw for kids on the US-Mexico Border wins Beazley Design of the Year

    "Teeter-Totter Wall," a temporary interactive installation designed by California-based architects Ronald Rael and Virigina San Fratello, has won the 2020 Beazley Design of the Year, an annual award and exhibition run by London's Design Museum.
    The installation, which took place in July 2019, consisted of three bright pink teeter-totters -- or seesaws -- slotted into the gaps of the steel border wall that separates the United States and Mexico. It allowed children from El Paso, Texas, and the Anapra community in Juárez, Mexico, to play together in spite of the 20-foot wall, which stands on the most-crossed border in the world and is a continual site of political fracture.
    "Teeter-Totter Wall" was designed to illustrate the intrinsic connection between the two lands, and was a collaboration with Juárez artist collective Colectivo Chopeke. "What you do on one side has an impact on the other," Rael told CNN back in 2019, "and that's what a seesaw is."
    Because of the wall's sensitive context, the project took ten years to realize. It was live for just under twenty minutes, but enough time for it to go viral. Although a temporary installation, Rael said on Instagram that the event was "filled with joy, excitement, and togetherness at the borderwall."​

     
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    for the guy in the airport , he should persevere in some decades , the Tom Hanks of the era will make a movie about it .
     
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