| SEC Rant|| Just Got Banned After One Post On Shaggybevo - beejon on 7/27/14 at 1:42 pm|
They were into a SEC bashing mode and I pointed out that they had to live victories through Oklahoma.
Now I'm permanently banned. Is that fair?...
| O-T Lounge|| Top Most Interesting Man In The World Quotes - beejon on 7/25/14 at 10:17 am|
1. He gave his father "the talk"
2. His passport requires no photograph
3. When he drives a car off the lot, its price increases in value
4. Once a rattlesnake bit him, after 5 days of excruciating pain, the snake finally died
5. His 5 de Mayo party starts on the 8th of March
6. His feet don't ...
| O-T Lounge|| When Is The Big One Going To Get Us? - beejon on 7/24/14 at 5:26 pm|
Solar flares. Yellowstone erupting. Nukes. Asteroids.
Within the next 20 years?
Anyway, we dodged a biggun a couple of years ago...
"How a solar storm two years ago nearly caused a catastrophe on Earth"
"On July 23, 2012, the sun unleashed two massive clouds of plasma that barely mi...
| O-T Lounge|| How Many Pages On Your Best Post? - beejon on 7/13/14 at 12:17 pm|
I think I got 12 pages of anger on my "Why Do You Get Drunk/High" thread. My personal best....
| O-T Lounge|| Constantly Amazed At The Topics In The Room - beejon on 7/12/14 at 11:08 am|
When I think there's no new topic, nothing else to say about a subject, I visit the room and find that isn't true. The depth, width and breadth and variety of issues discussed here is amazing.
Granted, many of them are troubling, twisted, sick and scary, but the variety is endless.
| O-T Lounge|| Non-stop hopes: Monroe seeks direct flight to Denver - beejon on 7/11/14 at 10:29 pm|
Now that would be great!!!
"Officials from the city of Monroe and Denver International Airport are traveling to Chicago on Sunday to make a pitch to United Airlines for a direct flight between the two cities.
Monroe passengers currently must pass through United’s Houston hub to get to Denver.
| O-T Lounge|| Real Time Hacking Attack Map - beejon on 7/10/14 at 12:31 am|
"Let's start with the tool that inspired our trek through visualized data. This mesmerizing map by security provider Norse is a snapshot of how common hack attacks really are across the globe. It shows real-time penetration attempts just on a subset of Norse's own "honeypot" hacking traps—a smidgen ...
| O-T Lounge|| TWA Flight 800: Well, We'll Never Know For Sure - beejon on 7/5/14 at 2:17 pm|
[quote]The National Transportation Safety Board has rejected a petition asking the agency to revisit its findings in the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800, which exploded and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean 12 minutes after takeoff from JFK during a flight to Paris, killing all 230 people aboard.
| O-T Lounge|| World's Deadliest Island - beejon on 7/1/14 at 10:04 am|
"An island off the coast of Sao Paolo, Brazil, is home to one of the deadliest snakes on Earth—and there are a lot of them. Some believe there's a golden lancehead viper for every square meter of Ilha de Queimada Grande, or as many as 4,000 of them, Smithsonian reports; others say there are five per...
| O-T Lounge|| Frog Smoothie....Would You Drink One? - beejon on 6/17/14 at 10:54 am|
I'm wondering who made the first one. Were they sitting there thinking, 'you know, I bet a frog in a blender with some other stuff would be a really healthy drink'.
[quote]This is one green juice not for the feint of heart.
Jugo de Rana, which translates to frog juice, is a Peruvian specialty...
| O-T Lounge|| Whew, That Was A Close One!! - beejon on 6/7/14 at 12:03 pm|
One of these days, one of these is gonna get us?
"A giant asteroid astronomers are calling "The Beast'' will fly by Earth early Sunday morning at speeds of u...
| O-T Lounge|| Being In The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time - beejon on 6/1/14 at 12:25 pm|
Any of you ever felt like you were in the wrong place at the wrong time? I think this guy may have experienced it.
| O-T Lounge|| Brain Controlled Flight....Would You Be Comfortable? - beejon on 5/30/14 at 7:28 pm|
I know people who I wouldn't fly with if they were using this.
"Scientists at Technische Universität München and the TU Berlin have put the futuristic idea to the test and successfully demonstrated that brain-controlled flight is feasible — and can be done with surprising accuracy. And, they say,...
| O-T Lounge|| Why Are Meteor Showers So Early In The Morning? - beejon on 5/23/14 at 8:43 pm|
It seems that every time there's a meteor shower, it's early AM. Why is this?
"The cosmos has aligned, quite literally, for families, space geeks and insomniacs alike, as the Earth is set to intercept a new meteor shower late Friday into Saturday. The scientists who discovered the cosmic debr...
| Off-Topic Board|| Does This........BOTHER YOU?????? - beejon on 5/21/14 at 3:02 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| I Wish I Had ______ Instead Of ___________ - beejon on 5/21/14 at 11:36 am|
I wish I had enjoyed life more instead of following the dollar....
| O-T Lounge|| Weather Cloud Pics - beejon on 5/20/14 at 8:37 pm|
Amazing power in nature.
| O-T Lounge|| GM Naughty Words - beejon on 5/17/14 at 10:01 am|
"Deathtrap," "widowmaker," "rolling sarcophagus."
Those are a few of the words that General Motors asked its employees to avoid using in their internal communications."
"Besides individual words...
| O-T Lounge|| I Always Like These Low Flyby Videos - beejon on 5/16/14 at 5:11 pm|
"At first glance the video looks like a fairly routine flight over the Danube passing through the heart of Budapest, Hungary — until the camera pans out and you suddenly realize the pilots are threading the needle at low altitude in an airliner.
The flight in an Airbus A320, arranged by low-cost...
| O-T Lounge|| The Warthog Is Saved...For Now - beejon on 5/16/14 at 4:38 pm|
"Even though it's likely only a temporary reprieve, it's still good news for supporters of the A-10 Thunderbolt II as backers seek to head off the iconic tank buster's imminent retirement. A House Armed Services Committee panel has voted to delay deactivation of the A-10, affectionately known as the...
| O-T Lounge|| Grand Canyon or Yellowstone? - beejon on 5/14/14 at 10:34 pm|
Going to try to make one this summer. Been quite a while since I've been to either.
What say ye?...
| O-T Lounge|| Old Car Find - beejon on 5/14/14 at 7:57 pm|
I can't imagine finding something like this. What a treasure trove of old cars.
| O-T Lounge|| Thread Reading Techiques - beejon on 5/13/14 at 10:37 am|
I like to look at the first post of multiple page threads and then jump to the last post on the last page of the thread and see how much the subject has changed. Usually, the last post has little or nothing to do with the OP topic.
Thread evolution would be a great study in crowd dynamics for pe...
| O-T Lounge|| Do You Have Why Questions? - beejon on 5/12/14 at 10:15 pm|
Like, why are we here? Why was I born where I was? Why do we make the choices we do?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Tony's, Zatarains or Slap Yo Mama? - beejon on 5/7/14 at 3:51 pm|
Which is your go to seasoning?
| O-T Lounge|| Aborted Landing - beejon on 5/7/14 at 2:59 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| What An Entertaining Guy - beejon on 5/5/14 at 10:55 pm|
Now I could go watch something like this.
| O-T Lounge|| Fast Draw Posters - beejon on 5/5/14 at 9:58 pm|
I've noticed that when someone parti...
| O-T Lounge|| What Is Advertised vs What Is Served - beejon on 4/29/14 at 2:10 pm|
Is there room for a false advertising claim here?
| O-T Lounge|| Most Peaceful Countries In The World - beejon on 4/28/14 at 10:55 pm|
3. New Zealand
100. United States
Why does the US rank so low?...