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What Really Killed The Dinosaurs
« on: September 18, 2007, 02:17:09 am »

Let the chortling begin!



http://www.brojon.org/frontpage/WHAT_REALLY_KILLED_THE_DINOSAURS.html




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« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2007, 05:31:15 am »

I recently watched a video on this very subject:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0zj7yUcBT0
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« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2007, 06:52:46 am »

This site makes me very happy. If I read it correctly, the next time the Earths magnetosphere reverses 99% of life on Earth will once again be wiped out and countless new mutations will appear. why does thsi make me happy?

1. The overpopulation problem is solved in one fell swoop. I don't have to feel guilty about bringing a child into the world one day.

2. We'll go from having ordinary boring humans to new humanoid races. That means elves, dwarves, orcs, trolls, mermen and anything else you can imagine! And when they find our old sci-fi books, they are going to think that it's actual history. Maybe Etna will become Mount Doom?
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« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2007, 08:08:44 am »

That was actually quite interesting.
Just spent few hours of "precious" worktime for reading it.

That theory he gives actually sounds quite logical, even explains how those gigantic dinosaurs could have been so big without been crushed by their on weight.

And yes Lukipela, we all will be killed within next 2 million years  Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2007, 11:38:51 pm »

This site makes me very happy. If I read it correctly, the next time the Earths magnetosphere reverses 99% of life on Earth will once again be wiped out and countless new mutations will appear. why does thsi make me happy?

1. The overpopulation problem is solved in one fell swoop. I don't have to feel guilty about bringing a child into the world one day.

2. We'll go from having ordinary boring humans to new humanoid races. That means elves, dwarves, orcs, trolls, mermen and anything else you can imagine! And when they find our old sci-fi books, they are going to think that it's actual history. Maybe Etna will become Mount Doom?

Laff, for a second there I thought you were implying that elves, dwarves, orcs, trolls and mermen *don't* exist... Good one. And I hear that one of those elite fraternitys like Bush and Cheny are in, already have plans to depopulate the world so that's already covered.

As for the article. I was with "Brother John" up until the crust of the earth being thrown into space by centrifical forces. That one is hard to swallow although we do see the dramitc effects of a fast planetary spin at Saturn.

Here's a glimpse into the future of humans.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgvPzF7U-uE&mode=related&search=

Btw Thanx moderator for moderating. Your services here are vital to this community. Wink
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« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2007, 04:38:42 am »

As for the article. I was with "Brother John" up until the crust of the earth being thrown into space by centrifical forces. That one is hard to swallow although we do see the dramitc effects of a fast planetary spin at Saturn.
Personally I think that that is possible.
Let's see when first dinosaur bones are found from moon.
Actually, then they'll claim that moon has been habitable in past and those space-dinosaurs have flown between moon and earth Grin

Btw, I haven't heard anything of Saturn's spin and quick google didn't tell it either. So, what's happening there?
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« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2007, 07:21:11 am »

And yes Lukipela, we all will be killed within next 2 million years  Tongue

Well that's a given unless you have some sort of longevity elixir. I was talking about our offspring. I hope someone from my line gives birth to the first Hobbit.
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« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2007, 04:28:26 pm »

My major problem with this is that scientists have "recently" discovered, based on research, that the moon stabilizes Earth, and that without it, the poles would probably reverse fairly often.  By that article's own admission, animals without the ability to regulate their body temperature wouldn't have been able to handle an environment that goes from generic summer temperatures to antarctic weather every 50 years.
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« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2007, 02:59:18 am »

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Personally I think that that is possible.
Let's see when first dinosaur bones are found from moon.
Actually, then they'll claim that moon has been habitable in past and those space-dinosaurs have flown between moon and earth Grin

Btw, I haven't heard anything of Saturn's spin and quick google didn't tell it either. So, what's happening there?

I was simply reffering to Saturns fast day just over 10 hours and it's low density making saturn very oblate in shape, somthing like 10% bigger around the equator than pole to pole.  Jupiter does somthing very similar at a 9 hour day but it's density is more than saturn's. It's one thing to cast gasses out into space but solid matter on an earth sized world? I dunno.

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« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2007, 11:04:45 pm »

I think the dinos started using genome patents and no one could afford buying offspring licences, and the mammals were pirates so they survived, with the blessing of the FSM of course.

On the topic of spinning planets:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesklin
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« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2007, 02:50:51 pm »

"Mesklin"
- oof, Hal Clement's "Mission of Gravity", a novel I like a lot Smiley.
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« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2007, 12:33:21 am »

I think the dinos started using genome patents and no one could afford buying offspring licences, and the mammals were pirates so they survived, with the blessing of the FSM of course.
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Interesting theory.

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On the topic of spinning planets:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesklin

Hal Clement has some interesting ideas. It makes me wonder how uniform the earth's gravity is.

p.s. Arne, do you take requests for art and if so do you charge? (not trying to derail my own thread Wink
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