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Reap The Whirlwind

Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-25 18:31:29 EDT
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I was to start roadtripping my way from Cali to my cabin in Kentucky May 1st. A tornado had blown the place apart last spring for the third time in five years. The twister ripped off much of the roof and some of the ceiling. I patched things as best as I could with plastic sheeting to try and keep some of the water out.

I recently lost the keys to the jeep. It has turned into a big hassle and I have not been able to depart because the truck is a 1981 and parts are hard to find.

I have been following the weather with the monster storms that happen to be exactly where my meandering route would have taken me. I have been in twisters, and they always gave me a rush. They took the roof and turned the pine tree next to the cabin into a cork screw and layed it down by the cabin porch. There was no loss of life and I had no fear of these storms in years past.

After seeing the news footage these last few weeks, I am soo glad I am not on the Interstates at this time. I saw footage today of a big rig being ripped in half as it was driving down the road.

These storms are unprecedented, both in scope and loss of life. There are thousands missing and hundreds dead.

I saw this piece on Black Holes swirling faster than previously, and wonder if this could have any bearing on these current storms?

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Black_Holes_Spin_Faster_And_Faster_999.html

My route also takes me right along the flooding from the Mississippi River and I am to pick up a pony team in that area. I hope the horses are safe and the Amish family training them are out of harms way. I have not been able to contact them...

This video was taken in Joplin. The young men here saved the lives of 20 people by herding them into a walk in cooler. You can't see much, but you can hear the terror. What impressed me about this vid was the voices of the young men, reassuring the others and telling the others who were strangers, "I love all of you". I guess during times like this, you want to make peace with yourself and with others. After the twister passed, these people had to crawl through the holes in the sides of the metal cooler, many of them were cut and sliced by broken glass.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQnvxJZucds

Till we meet again, stay safe my friends.

If anyone wants to stay in my cabin and fix it up in exchange for rent, contact me.

Always,
RoadSong and Tweeter



The Wind Cries Mary - Jimi Hendrix
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwNQoazwf2Y


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Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-06-02 14:41:56 EDT (#)
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Livestream radio from the area of Kentucky where this cabin is located.

http://wpbkfm.com/listen.html

Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-06-02 14:40:06 EDT (#)
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Submitted by sicosemen (user info) at 2011-06-02 11:34:47 PDT (#)
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I'd shit it!
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I would too, however, some BASTARD STOLE the sewer pipe! I shit you not. Stole all 40 feet of pipe from under the damn house.

*sigh*

Submitted by S.I. Co. at 2011-06-02 14:34:47 EDT (#)
Rating: 2

I'd shit it!

Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-06-02 04:57:16 EDT (#)
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Submitted by loki (user info) at 2011-06-01 18:44:03 PDT (#)
Ranking: 2

magnificent wood stove
I've been keeping an eye out for one like it for my cabin.
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These are no longer in production. This is a "Lincoln Parlor Stove". I was able to locate this one for you:

http://cgi.ebay.com/PARLOR-WOOD-STOVE-CAST-IRON-NEW-P205E-/230628780208?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item35b28be8b0

I bought mine new to put in this cabin. It is the best stove I have used. It has two cooking holes on top and mica windows in the front door. You can load it from the front, side or top and I cook and heat the house with them all winter. I have one of these in KY. and one in Cali.

I have been thinking of getting another one myself, since they are no longer being made. The price quoted here is a very good deal, I paid more for mine 15 years ago. This listing says they have several available. I pass thru Arkansas on my meanderings and may pick one up to avoid shipping charges.

You can't go wrong with this stove.

Submitted by loki at 2011-06-01 21:44:03 EDT (#)
Rating: 2

magnificent wood stove
I've been keeping an eye out for one like it for my cabin.

Submitted by Psygns_of_the_Tymes at 2011-06-01 03:09:52 EDT (#)
Rating: 2

THERE'S GOLD IN THEM THAR HILLS!!

Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-31 23:39:04 EDT (#)
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Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-31 22:58:30 EDT (#)
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Submitted by ridiculous (user info) at 2011-05-31 03:30:37 PDT (#)
Ranking: 2

Submitted by skrapmetal (user info) at 2011-05-26 09:21:46 EDT (#)
Ranking: 1

Submitted by FALLEN (user info) at 2011-05-26 08:34:35 EDT (#)
Ranking: 2

do you feel that?
its like all the imagination and wonder has been sucked out of the air.

damn Skrap, put down the TI-84 for an hour and go color or catch fireflies something, anything.
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Was in the living room yesterday evening when MLW was flipping through the channels and settled on a Mythbusters episode. They had a force plate mounted in place of the head on a manikin sitting in a sidecar on a motorcycle, and a housefly glued to the end of a piece of uncooked spaghetti on a stand. The idea was to see what force it took to splat the fly. They measured 10 pounds of force. In the previous three sentences, I have described no less than 10 utter failures to design and execute a proper scientific experiment. And worst of all: as soon as I saw the fly glued to the noodle, the word "Fallen" wandered through my brain. Damnation.

*turns off the computer and goes to the studio to play guitar for a while*

~~~~~

Part of the reason I love watching Mythbusters is to see just what the masses will swallow in the name of *"Science". Personally I find it enjoyable to see all the ways in which their experiments fail to eliminate variables or the ridiculously overcomplicated means for a test they establish (I still love the air cannon for the cup of soda through the windshield of s speeding car myth.). I also love watching construction videos looking for shit engineering and safety violations. I get some sick gratification from the whole "YER DOIN IT RONG!" thing.

Anybody see the deplorable rigging practices on that new Alaskan Gold mining show's first episode, I LOL'd repeatedly.

Squirrel, best to you and yours as always, I'd totally love to take you up on your offer to repair for rent but alas I'm still in my African prison.


*Can you say "New Diety"? But that is a separate rant.

P.S. Skrap, you forgot the Scarab (Frozen) beetle they tested in the same manner after that, reeeedickulous, but amusing.
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"African prison" sounds so....african.

I know you would fix the cabin if you were in the states. I am wondering if some family displaced by the tornado's might want to relocate to Ky. and move in.

I have pushed my roatripping for a fall departure when twister season is over and the heat of summer has waned. I am going to check out a new gold claim that has been abandoned, and file on it before I leave. There are two possibilities and both are on the creek within 20 miles of squirrel nest west. I still have gold fever complicated by camping mania.

Springtime in Alaska
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVK-PlfvGR0&feature=related

Submitted by ridiculous at 2011-05-31 06:30:37 EDT (#)
Rating: 2

Submitted by skrapmetal (user info) at 2011-05-26 09:21:46 EDT (#)
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Submitted by FALLEN (user info) at 2011-05-26 08:34:35 EDT (#)
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do you feel that?
its like all the imagination and wonder has been sucked out of the air.

damn Skrap, put down the TI-84 for an hour and go color or catch fireflies something, anything.
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Was in the living room yesterday evening when MLW was flipping through the channels and settled on a Mythbusters episode. They had a force plate mounted in place of the head on a manikin sitting in a sidecar on a motorcycle, and a housefly glued to the end of a piece of uncooked spaghetti on a stand. The idea was to see what force it took to splat the fly. They measured 10 pounds of force. In the previous three sentences, I have described no less than 10 utter failures to design and execute a proper scientific experiment. And worst of all: as soon as I saw the fly glued to the noodle, the word "Fallen" wandered through my brain. Damnation.

*turns off the computer and goes to the studio to play guitar for a while*

~~~~~

Part of the reason I love watching Mythbusters is to see just what the masses will swallow in the name of *"Science". Personally I find it enjoyable to see all the ways in which their experiments fail to eliminate variables or the ridiculously overcomplicated means for a test they establish (I still love the air cannon for the cup of soda through the windshield of s speeding car myth.). I also love watching construction videos looking for shit engineering and safety violations. I get some sick gratification from the whole "YER DOIN IT RONG!" thing.

Anybody see the deplorable rigging practices on that new Alaskan Gold mining show's first episode, I LOL'd repeatedly.

Squirrel, best to you and yours as always, I'd totally love to take you up on your offer to repair for rent but alas I'm still in my African prison.


*Can you say "New Diety"? But that is a separate rant.

P.S. Skrap, you forgot the Scarab (Frozen) beetle they tested in the same manner after that, reeeedickulous, but amusing.

Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-27 16:48:49 EDT (#)
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Live stream from radio KZRG in Joplin MO.

http://www.streamaudio.com/Player/Player.aspx?Station=KZRG_AM#

Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-27 13:27:41 EDT (#)
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Submitted by orphelia (user info) at 2011-05-27 02:29:46 PDT (#)
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Submitted by RoadSong (user info) at 2011-05-26 13:30:20 EDT (#)
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Submitted by Dervel (user info) at 2011-05-26 02:11:06 PDT (#)
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Maybe all the extra ventilation will get the stink of stale piss out of that armchair?
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The chair, love seat, sofa and braided rugs are all brand new, altho you can't tell from looking at these photos. Tweeter does not reek of stale piss, altho I cannot claim the same for myself.


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Haha you're awesome roadie.

and also re the cabin, you do need someone to live in it! a house is never a home until someone is in there to keep it warm and air it out and keep it's heart ticking over!
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I know, I have only stayed here a total of 6 months in ten years!
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Submitted by Wisher (user info) at 2011-05-26 22:07:47 PDT (#)
Ranking: 2

"They that sow the wind shall reap the whirlwind" ~~ gotta think about that one. Love and my best Wishes.
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Indeed Wisher, I gotta think about it more myself. HUGZ

Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-27 13:21:43 EDT (#)
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Submitted by Psygns_of_the_Tymes (user info) at 2011-05-27 04:23:05 PDT (#)
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Where is this place (post/zip code) I may be up for it.
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Zip 40437. Near Boneyville, Chicken Bristle, Jumbo and BLUE LICK. heh

Rural area, right in the middle of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. There are three or four small towns within 15 miles of this cabin. Liberty is my favorite. This cabin has pasture land, 2 creeks and a year round spring. It is on the pavement with city water, power, cable TV, phone and net.

Lexington is the closest large city, 60 miles away. Cabin is right in the Kentucky Bluegrass region..

You can message me here:
http://www.youtube.com/user/flyinsquirrel48

Submitted by Psygns_of_the_Tymes at 2011-05-27 07:23:05 EDT (#)
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Where is this place (post/zip code) I may be up for it.

Submitted by orphelia at 2011-05-27 05:29:46 EDT (#)
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Submitted by RoadSong (user info) at 2011-05-26 13:30:20 EDT (#)
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Submitted by Dervel (user info) at 2011-05-26 02:11:06 PDT (#)
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Maybe all the extra ventilation will get the stink of stale piss out of that armchair?
~~~
The chair, love seat, sofa and braided rugs are all brand new, altho you can't tell from looking at these photos. Tweeter does not reek of stale piss, altho I cannot claim the same for myself.


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Haha you're awesome roadie.

and also re the cabin, you do need someone to live in it! a house is never a home until someone is in there to keep it warm and air it out and keep it's heart ticking over!

Submitted by Wisher at 2011-05-27 01:07:47 EDT (#)
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"They that sow the wind shall reap the whirlwind" ~~ gotta think about that one. Love and my best Wishes.

Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-26 13:37:13 EDT (#)
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Submitted by X54 (user info) at 2011-05-25 20:57:12 PDT (#)
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They should use all these tornadoes to generate electricity. When life gives you lemons...
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I wonder if a kite on a string....well no, I guess not. heh


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Submitted by Wildman (user info) at 2011-05-25 20:57:11 PDT (#)
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Twister = God doing a farmer-blow.
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If you say so Wildman.



Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-26 13:34:01 EDT (#)
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Submitted by skrapmetal (user info) at 2011-05-26 04:24:37 PDT (#)
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"I saw this piece on Black Holes swirling faster than previously, and wonder if this could have any bearing on these current storms?"
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Short answer: No it can't.
Medium answer: Theoretically it can (ie the butterfly effect) but measurably it does not.
Long answer: Theoretically it can (ie the butterfly effect) but measurably it does not, because a) the laptop you're typing this on has more of a gravitational effect on you and the air around you than does that supermassive black hole.
Fg = (G m1 m2)/r^2 where Fg is the gravitational force, G is the gravitational constant 6.67300 × 10^-11 m3/kg s^2, m1 and m2 are the masses concerned in the calculation such as your laptop and you or Earth and the supermassive black hole, and r is the distance between the two masses, and b) the data the scientists in that article are looking at describes what these supermassive black holes were up to when the electromagnetic radiation was emitted, not what they're up to now. The closest galaxy with a supermassive black hole at it's center (besides our own Milky Way) is NGC 5128 at 10-16 million light years away. If that's one they looked at, then they only saw what it was doing 10-16 million years ago.
Wrong answer: Al "Got a D in Natural Science" Gore was on Mythbusters and he said global warming is causing the black holes to spin faster.
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Thank you, I knew I could count on you for answers. You are BETTER than Googling!

Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-26 13:30:20 EDT (#)
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Submitted by Dervel (user info) at 2011-05-26 02:11:06 PDT (#)
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Maybe all the extra ventilation will get the stink of stale piss out of that armchair?
~~~
The chair, love seat, sofa and braided rugs are all brand new, altho you can't tell from looking at these photos. Tweeter does not reek of stale piss, altho I cannot claim the same for myself.


Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-26 13:24:10 EDT (#)
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Submitted by orphelia (user info) at 2011-05-26 02:11:27 PDT (#)
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top post here, roadie

that video made me cry a bit. it's horrific. so is the aftermath.

i hope you get someone to fix your beautiful cabin x

ps my fave hendrix track too, thanks!
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Thanks Gal, I built this cabin just ten years ago as a vacation place. It has never been lived in and I guess if I don't get someone in there to live in it full time, it is going to just fall apart. I have had people asking about buying it, but it is on a nice piece of land and I am loathe to sell land.


Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-26 13:13:52 EDT (#)
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Submitted by VelvetElvis (user info) at 2011-05-25 21:26:28 PDT (#)
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This video was taken in Joplin. The young men here saved the lives of 20 people by herding them into a walk in cooler. You can't see much, but you can hear the terror. What impressed me about this vid was the voices of the young men, reassuring the others and telling the others who were strangers, "I love all of you". I guess during times like this, you want to make peace with yourself and with others.

,,,,,,,


I know that feeling well, although I’ve never said such. I’ve weathered out every hurricane, but I met my match with Opal. She swirled my boardwalk, which I built alone with 30” long 2x6’s all the way from our beach house to the beach – over 200 yards – she swirled it like toothpicks in a toilet bowl.

Before that, everyone had left the island like a day earlier. Mandatory evacuation. Our hurricane parties only really get rolling AFTER mandatory evacs; and that’s the only real surf we ever get on the Gulf, other than run of the mill tropical depressions and storms.


That’s why we have to travel to places like Mentawai, Bali, Costa Rica, and Bells (the latter only five hours from where Danger lives. But D_R is a puss: he still uses a 14 foot long board with a life vest, and that’s in the wave pools).

Note that I’m spacing this without real paragraphs because most but not all of you Uber fucktards need it, helps with your ADD? I’m guessing here.

I once saw 12 waterspouts at once, about five miles out, liquid tornados is off subject. But still, 12... I was about 100 miles offshore.

So Opal fucked up my day. I had one of those two-seater Pontiac Fieros, that seemed cool back in the day, 6 cylinder GT version, and it went totally underwater. My roommate had all her cats inside while I watched out the plate glass doors awaiting daylight, to decide if we would even consider leaving—unknown to me, the boardwalk and car was already toast.

Daybreak: the ocean slowly came into focus, undulating mountains of avalanching water gushing like white-water rapids, under our house. Her car was parked on the drive, about 8 feet or so higher than my car parked under the house—house built on pylons, mandatory.

We escaped, but she’s the type who cries going over bridges even in lovely weather, so it was hellish. Turns out, we only lost a few shingles, other than my boardwalk and car. Yeah, so I do know that feeling, and wish I could help out with all the freaking twister damage of late, but am still working on Gulf clean up.

I told ETS way long ago: Nature is pissed. – Now she’s PMSing on top of that.

Had some time to kill, good post.

I hope the best for all directly involved by this freaky twister action, and would be there to help if I could. Know that, but my hands are full w BP clean up. (Those bitches do pay well) Love and best wishes to you all.
-d
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Whew....having the car under water must have REALLY SUCKED.

This would have caused me to seek other lodging:
"Daybreak: the ocean slowly came into focus, undulating mountains of avalanching water gushing like white-water rapids, under our house."

Best to you too, be careful cleaning up the Gulf. I am concerned about the toxic chemical exposure and that it could make you ill.....

Submitted by FALLEN at 2011-05-26 10:28:21 EDT (#)
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it was pretty witty, I'll give you that.

Submitted by Dervel at 2011-05-26 10:26:12 EDT (#)
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I was rather pleased with my Cap-tin Milliner line.

Submitted by FALLEN at 2011-05-26 10:22:27 EDT (#)
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it does seem like that at times. it's not my fault he's so disturbingly british.

Submitted by FALLEN at 2011-05-26 10:20:50 EDT (#)
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I always have a point, sometimes clear only to me, but thats my perogative, tis my point is it not?

you still never fail to perplex me dervy, I just cant process you. you're just so damned..i dont know.
I'd have a pint with you but I think we would just end up staring in wonder at each other, trying to figure what the hell either of us was.

Submitted by orphelia at 2011-05-26 10:20:47 EDT (#)
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why is it a dervel/fallen spat reads like two completely different conversations?


Submitted by Psygns_of_the_Tymes at 2011-05-26 10:19:46 EDT (#)
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He hasn't had a point in, well, ever!

Submitted by Dervel at 2011-05-26 10:15:21 EDT (#)
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Oh no, It’s gone 1pm and Cap-tin Milliner is online. Now I can’t write mildly sarcastic comments about people on the internet.

I still don’t see your point. I suspect you don’t have one.

Submitted by FALLEN at 2011-05-26 10:11:43 EDT (#)
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it's true.
I can never be mad at Pheely and she knows it.

Submitted by FALLEN at 2011-05-26 10:06:42 EDT (#)
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you're hogging (farm joke) all the sunlight and sending me your used up daytime.
WTF

oh no wait
it was because you were being..prigish and I was not here to keep you in check.
and you the stealing the sun thing too.

Submitted by orphelia at 2011-05-26 10:05:17 EDT (#)
Rating: 2

dervel it's ok, fallen is actually mad at me for saying i'd kiss you but because he swote to never get cross at me you are the target of his wrath

i'm sorry fallen. i have besmirched your honour

Submitted by Dervel at 2011-05-26 10:02:21 EDT (#)
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Your point being?

Submitted by Psygns_of_the_Tymes at 2011-05-26 10:01:46 EDT (#)
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Not his fault you've spent your night time in bed.

Submitted by FALLEN at 2011-05-26 10:00:09 EDT (#)
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BST vs EST is +5 hrs

Submitted by Dervel at 2011-05-26 09:52:25 EDT (#)
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A 5 hour head start from what?

Submitted by SgtHartman at 2011-05-26 09:44:12 EDT (#)
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Submitted by FALLEN (user info) at 2011-05-26 09:42:48 EDT (#)
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Do you see what Hartman did? all his perverse talk has rule 34 spilling over into other posts.
the man is a deviant.
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*minces hands like the Dr. on Lost In Space*

MUAHAHAHAHAHAHA OH DEAH!!!!!

Submitted by FALLEN at 2011-05-26 09:42:48 EDT (#)
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Do you see what Hartman did? all his perverse talk has rule 34 spilling over into other posts.
the man is a deviant.

Submitted by Psygns_of_the_Tymes at 2011-05-26 09:39:00 EDT (#)
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Submitted by FALLEN at 2011-05-26 09:30:27 EDT (#)
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psygns, you just keep your widger to yourself and your almost teen prey.

Submitted by FALLEN at 2011-05-26 09:26:13 EDT (#)
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and just like that I left the interwebz and became IRL for skrap.
mwuhahahhaha

watched some last night, it was a favorites show. they had a montage of Adam Savage being hit in the nuts, good times.

Submitted by skrapmetal at 2011-05-26 09:21:46 EDT (#)
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Submitted by FALLEN (user info) at 2011-05-26 08:34:35 EDT (#)
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do you feel that?
its like all the imagination and wonder has been sucked out of the air.

damn Skrap, put down the TI-84 for an hour and go color or catch fireflies something, anything.
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Was in the living room yesterday evening when MLW was flipping through the channels and settled on a Mythbusters episode. They had a force plate mounted in place of the head on a manikin sitting in a sidecar on a motorcycle, and a housefly glued to the end of a piece of uncooked spaghetti on a stand. The idea was to see what force it took to splat the fly. They measured 10 pounds of force. In the previous three sentences, I have described no less than 10 utter failures to design and execute a proper scientific experiment. And worst of all: as soon as I saw the fly glued to the noodle, the word "Fallen" wandered through my brain. Damnation.

*turns off the computer and goes to the studio to play guitar for a while*

Submitted by Psygns_of_the_Tymes at 2011-05-26 09:05:15 EDT (#)
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Skrap brings education to the masses of Uber with his knowledge of, well, most things.

And I have plenty of pron, Fallen, but it might be an 'experience' to whack me widger in pheelys' snatch. Yes, experience is the word, I almost put enjoyable, but decided against it.

Submitted by FALLEN at 2011-05-26 08:34:35 EDT (#)
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do you feel that?
its like all the imagination and wonder has been sucked out of the air.

damn Skrap, put down the TI-84 for an hour and go color or catch fireflies something, anything.

Submitted by FALLEN at 2011-05-26 08:30:32 EDT (#)
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OI, what nonsense is this?

Psygns-find your pron elsewhere.

Pheely-keep your knickers on woman.

Dervel-how brave you are when you hide behind your 5hr head start. telling Roadie her chair reeks of wee when it was tornadoed and then picking on Pheely for her loving care of her pug. I expect better of you.

Submitted by skrapmetal at 2011-05-26 07:24:37 EDT (#)
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"I saw this piece on Black Holes swirling faster than previously, and wonder if this could have any bearing on these current storms?"
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Short answer: No it can't.
Medium answer: Theoretically it can (ie the butterfly effect) but measurably it does not.
Long answer: Theoretically it can (ie the butterfly effect) but measurably it does not, because a) the laptop you're typing this on has more of a gravitational effect on you and the air around you than does that supermassive black hole.
Fg = (G m1 m2)/r^2 where Fg is the gravitational force, G is the gravitational constant 6.67300 × 10^-11 m3/kg s^2, m1 and m2 are the masses concerned in the calculation such as your laptop and you or Earth and the supermassive black hole, and r is the distance between the two masses, and b) the data the scientists in that article are looking at describes what these supermassive black holes were up to when the electromagnetic radiation was emitted, not what they're up to now. The closest galaxy with a supermassive black hole at it's center (besides our own Milky Way) is NGC 5128 at 10-16 million light years away. If that's one they looked at, then they only saw what it was doing 10-16 million years ago.
Wrong answer: Al "Got a D in Natural Science" Gore was on Mythbusters and he said global warming is causing the black holes to spin faster.

Submitted by Psygns_of_the_Tymes at 2011-05-26 06:54:02 EDT (#)
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Nice one, cheers derv. And, er, yes we can lucy.


There's no rubbish in my car, nor magazines. I'm a tidy scally. Only CD's and speakers have been added to the vehicle.

Submitted by Dervel at 2011-05-26 06:52:37 EDT (#)
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Well you'll have to stay in the back of Psygns' Chaviot then. Next to the gnawed KFC bones and the soiled copies of Nuts! magazine.

Submitted by orphelia at 2011-05-26 06:50:22 EDT (#)
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you can't pass me around like a latex lucy


Submitted by Dervel at 2011-05-26 06:48:57 EDT (#)
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You can have my spot, Psygns.

Submitted by Psygns_of_the_Tymes at 2011-05-26 06:48:15 EDT (#)
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will it lead to something further? can i watch?

Submitted by orphelia at 2011-05-26 06:46:10 EDT (#)
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oh it's tweeter on there? i can't see on this screen

lol @ dolittle. nail right on the head.

now let's make out quick before fallen comes

Submitted by Dervel at 2011-05-26 06:21:12 EDT (#)
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The cat is a dog. Why are you so keen on defending it's honour, Doolittle?

Submitted by orphelia at 2011-05-26 06:10:21 EDT (#)
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do tell me then why the chair smells of pee because a cat is on it

also i can't help being boring i was born this was you choose to be priggish you hone your priggishness so it's a skill.

Submitted by Dervel at 2011-05-26 05:45:40 EDT (#)
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Thank you, Rosie O'Donnell, for that thoroughly fascinating insight into your views of, and interactions with, domestic animals.

They were really interesting.

If you get the time can you please also let me know my views on other sub-culture's? I could then spend the saved time concentrating on etiquette, being such a prig and all.

Submitted by orphelia at 2011-05-26 05:31:59 EDT (#)
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you are such a prig. just because an animal sits in a chair doesn't mean the chair smells of wee. as someone who has lots of animals they rarely tend to sit in their own piss. they might not be able to work a glade plug in or squirt the febreeze but they tend to be clean and pee in one area and not the area they sit in.
my dog loves sitting on the chair and i allow this because she is bathed once a week and i wipe her bum with kandoo wipes every time she has a poop.

you just don't like hippies dervel. if a person isn't in a twin set and pearls or plus fours they don't make the grade.


Submitted by Dervel at 2011-05-26 05:25:40 EDT (#)
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Or you could just look at what's sat on the armchair.

Submitted by orphelia at 2011-05-26 05:17:44 EDT (#)
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dervel has smellovision??? omg where can i get this?

Submitted by orphelia at 2011-05-26 05:11:27 EDT (#)
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top post here, roadie

that video made me cry a bit. it's horrific. so is the aftermath.

i hope you get someone to fix your beautiful cabin x

ps my fave hendrix track too, thanks!

Submitted by Dervel at 2011-05-26 05:11:06 EDT (#)
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Maybe all the extra ventilation will get the stink of stale piss out of that armchair?

Submitted by VelvetElvis at 2011-05-26 00:26:28 EDT (#)
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This video was taken in Joplin. The young men here saved the lives of 20 people by herding them into a walk in cooler. You can't see much, but you can hear the terror. What impressed me about this vid was the voices of the young men, reassuring the others and telling the others who were strangers, "I love all of you". I guess during times like this, you want to make peace with yourself and with others.

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I know that feeling well, although I’ve never said such. I’ve weathered out every hurricane, but I met my match with Opal. She swirled my boardwalk, which I built alone with 30” long 2x6’s all the way from our beach house to the beach – over 200 yards – she swirled it like toothpicks in a toilet bowl.

Before that, everyone had left the island like a day earlier. Mandatory evacuation. Our hurricane parties only really get rolling AFTER mandatory evacs; and that’s the only real surf we ever get on the Gulf, other than run of the mill tropical depressions and storms.


That’s why we have to travel to places like Mentawai, Bali, Costa Rica, and Bells (the latter only five hours from where Danger lives. But D_R is a puss: he still uses a 14 foot long board with a life vest, and that’s in the wave pools).

Note that I’m spacing this without real paragraphs because most but not all of you Uber fucktards need it, helps with your ADD? I’m guessing here.

I once saw 12 waterspouts at once, about five miles out, liquid tornados is off subject. But still, 12... I was about 100 miles offshore.

So Opal fucked up my day. I had one of those two-seater Pontiac Fieros, that seemed cool back in the day, 6 cylinder GT version, and it went totally underwater. My roommate had all her cats inside while I watched out the plate glass doors awaiting daylight, to decide if we would even consider leaving—unknown to me, the boardwalk and car was already toast.

Daybreak: the ocean slowly came into focus, undulating mountains of avalanching water gushing like white-water rapids, under our house. Her car was parked on the drive, about 8 feet or so higher than my car parked under the house—house built on pylons, mandatory.

We escaped, but she’s the type who cries going over bridges even in lovely weather, so it was hellish. Turns out, we only lost a few shingles, other than my boardwalk and car. Yeah, so I do know that feeling, and wish I could help out with all the freaking twister damage of late, but am still working on Gulf clean up.

I told ETS way long ago: Nature is pissed. – Now she’s PMSing on top of that.

Had some time to kill, good post.

I hope the best for all directly involved by this freaky twister action, and would be there to help if I could. Know that, but my hands are full w BP clean up. (Those bitches do pay well) Love and best wishes to you all.
-d

Submitted by X54 at 2011-05-25 23:57:12 EDT (#)
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They should use all these tornadoes to generate electricity. When life gives you lemons...

Submitted by Wildman at 2011-05-25 23:57:11 EDT (#)
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Twister = God doing a farmer-blow.


Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-25 21:04:53 EDT (#)
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Hoyt Axton - Flash of Fire

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2ipTabxaZo

Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-25 21:03:55 EDT (#)
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Submitted by Shlongy (user info) at 2011-05-25 17:30:25 PDT (#)
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Thanks, but I'm going to have to pass on the offer of these lush accomodations.
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Well of course you would pass, however I thought possibly there was a person here that may need a place, ANY place...to hang their hat.

Was just watching CNN coverage showing a hideous dark storm cell passing over the river in Memphis. I am boggled by the towns along my usual cross country route that have been vaporized by these storms. If not for losing the keys to my truck, I very well could have been in the way of this unprecedented series of storms...

Now there are tornado warnings for Butte County in CALIFORNIA! wtf

Submitted by Shlongy at 2011-05-25 20:30:25 EDT (#)
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Thanks, but I'm going to have to pass on the offer of these lush accomodations.

Submitted by RoadSong at 2011-05-25 19:19:59 EDT (#)
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Submitted by The_Cyst_Master (user info) at 2011-05-25 15:57:54 PDT (#)
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This has nothing to do with raping the whirlwind. Snooze-fest.
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You can bet I was NOT SNOOZING when the cabin blew apart! heh


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Submitted by TexasGalDrew (user info) at 2011-05-25 15:53:01 PDT (#)
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You'll be happily surprised at how well things will go soon.

The sage smoke blew west over the waves 3 nights ago, w/ much Love flowing to you.
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Thank you Darlin, I wish you well.

Submitted by The_Cyst_Master at 2011-05-25 18:57:54 EDT (#)
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This has nothing to do with raping the whirlwind. Snooze-fest.

Submitted by TexasGalDrew at 2011-05-25 18:53:01 EDT (#)
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You'll be happily surprised at how well things will go soon.

The sage smoke blew west over the waves 3 nights ago, w/ much Love flowing to you.


I want to share something with you -- the three little sentences that will
get you through life. Number one, `Cover for me.' Number two, `Oh, good
idea, boss.' Number three, `It was like that when I got here.'

-- Homer Simpson
One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Bluefish