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1 hour ago, Playoff Beered said:

Oh no, we're all gonna die..in 250 million years.

 

New ‘supercontinent’ could wipe out humans and make Earth uninhabitable, study suggests

https://www.cnn.com/2023/09/26/world/supercontinent-earth-intl-scli-climate-scn/index.html

 

I better put in a trust fund that way my descendants can fly their way off this rock before it happens. 

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12 hours ago, Playoff Beered said:

Oh no, we're all gonna die..in 250 million years.

 

New ‘supercontinent’ could wipe out humans and make Earth uninhabitable, study suggests

https://www.cnn.com/2023/09/26/world/supercontinent-earth-intl-scli-climate-scn/index.html

 

Hopefully, the Canucks will have won a Cup by then....

 

....but I'm not putting money on it....

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https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/science/properties-evacuated-as-precarious-rock-looms-over-penticton-b-c-homes/ar-AA1kjNxm?ocid=msedgdhp&pc=U531&cvid=0c04bf960a304cb098f785eac039fca6&ei=60

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ENTICTON, B.C. — The City of Penticton says it has declared a local state of emergency and ordered 25 properties evacuated in a mobile home park over fears of a potential rock slide.

Emergency Operations Centre director Kristen Dixon says a review by a geotechnical engineer prompted the city to order the 25 homes evacuated due to the unstable rock.

Dixon says the city will share more details about how it plans to neutralize the hazard, and those evacuated can access emergency support services at a local firehall as they await word on when they can return home. 

The city says it was first notified on Tuesday morning about a large rock that may break off a cliff, and a geotechnical engineer's review prompted the evacuation in the Pleasant Valley Mobile Home Park. 

Shane Mills with the city's emergency operations centre says it's unknown how long residents will be out of their homes as the threat of the "precariously perched" rock is assessed. 

A photo posted by the city on social media shows the rock with a large crack on a slope near the evacuated properties. 

The city says affected residents were told of the threat by Penticton firefighters and bylaw workers Tuesday afternoon, and were urged to register with emergency support services at a local firehall. 

The city says the threat of the rock slide didn't prompt a state of emergency declaration, and the city plans to remove the rock after assessing the area. 

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just an FYI ..

   wasn’t entirely sure myself but this might be interesting..


 

A little history for those wanting to 'restore Palestine'.

1. Before Israel, there was a British mandate, not a Palestinian state.

2. Before the British Mandate, there was the Ottoman Empire, not a Palestinian state.

3. Before the Ottoman Empire, there was the Islamic state of the Mamluks of Egypt, not a Palestinian state.

4. Before the Islamic state of the Mamluks of Egypt, there was the Ayubid Arab-Kurdish Empire, not a Palestinian state.

5. Before the Ayubid Empire, there was the Frankish and Christian Kingdom of Jerusalem, not a Palestinian state.

6. Before the Kingdom of Jerusalem, there was the Umayyad and Fatimid empires, not a Palestinian state.

7. Before the Umayyad and Fatimid empires, there was the Byzantine Empire, not a Palestinian state.

8. Before the Byzantine Empire, there were the Sassanids, not a Palestinian state.

9. Before the Sassanid Empire, there was the Byzantine Empire, not a Palestinian state.

10. Before the Byzantine Empire, there was the Roman Empire, not a Palestinian state.

11. Before the Roman Empire, there was the Hasmonean state, not a Palestinian state.

12. Before the Hasmonean state, there was the Seleucid, not a Palestinian state.

13. Before the Seleucid empire, there was the empire of Alexander the Great, not a Palestinian state.

14. Before the empire of Alexander the Great, there was the Persian empire, not a Palestinian state.

15. Before the Persian Empire, there was the Babylonian Empire, not a Palestinian state.

16. Before the Babylonian Empire, there were the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah, not a Palestinian state.

17. Before the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah, there was the Kingdom of Israel, not a Palestinian state.

18. Before the kingdom of Israel, there was the theocracy of the twelve tribes of Israel, not a Palestinian state.

19. Before the theocracy of the twelve tribes of Israel, there was an agglomeration of independent Canaanite city-kingdoms, not a Palestinian state.

(The Kingdom of David - historic map for those wondering how the region looked over 2000 years ago, and how deep the roots of the Jewish people run in these lands)
 

 

 

 

 

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13 hours ago, SilentSam said:


just an FYI ..

   wasn’t entirely sure myself but this might be interesting..


 

A little history for those wanting to 'restore Palestine'.

1. Before Israel, there was a British mandate, not a Palestinian state.

2. Before the British Mandate, there was the Ottoman Empire, not a Palestinian state.

3. Before the Ottoman Empire, there was the Islamic state of the Mamluks of Egypt, not a Palestinian state.

4. Before the Islamic state of the Mamluks of Egypt, there was the Ayubid Arab-Kurdish Empire, not a Palestinian state.

5. Before the Ayubid Empire, there was the Frankish and Christian Kingdom of Jerusalem, not a Palestinian state.

6. Before the Kingdom of Jerusalem, there was the Umayyad and Fatimid empires, not a Palestinian state.

7. Before the Umayyad and Fatimid empires, there was the Byzantine Empire, not a Palestinian state.

8. Before the Byzantine Empire, there were the Sassanids, not a Palestinian state.

9. Before the Sassanid Empire, there was the Byzantine Empire, not a Palestinian state.

10. Before the Byzantine Empire, there was the Roman Empire, not a Palestinian state.

11. Before the Roman Empire, there was the Hasmonean state, not a Palestinian state.

12. Before the Hasmonean state, there was the Seleucid, not a Palestinian state.

13. Before the Seleucid empire, there was the empire of Alexander the Great, not a Palestinian state.

14. Before the empire of Alexander the Great, there was the Persian empire, not a Palestinian state.

15. Before the Persian Empire, there was the Babylonian Empire, not a Palestinian state.

16. Before the Babylonian Empire, there were the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah, not a Palestinian state.

17. Before the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah, there was the Kingdom of Israel, not a Palestinian state.

18. Before the kingdom of Israel, there was the theocracy of the twelve tribes of Israel, not a Palestinian state.

19. Before the theocracy of the twelve tribes of Israel, there was an agglomeration of independent Canaanite city-kingdoms, not a Palestinian state.

(The Kingdom of David - historic map for those wondering how the region looked over 2000 years ago, and how deep the roots of the Jewish people run in these lands)
 

 

 

 

 

 

20) Before the "Skate" logo, there was the "Flying V".....

 

.....Never again.....:classic_ninja:

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17 hours ago, Bob Long said:

I just learned American cheese was invented by a Canadian. Clearly we are playing the long game in our takeover of the US.

 

Conversely, we also invented Hawaiian pizza. 😛

 

I say we're building up our distracting mechanisms. Soon we'll send Nickelback eating a Hawaiian pizza with Canadian invented American cheese on it. They won't see it coming.

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1 hour ago, The Lock said:

 

Conversely, we also invented Hawaiian pizza. 😛

 

I say we're building up our distracting mechanisms. Soon we'll send Nickelback eating a Hawaiian pizza with Canadian invented American cheese on it. They won't see it coming.

Don’t forget to add a Ceasar to that mix 

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Amelia Earhart’s Lost Plane May Have Been Found at the Bottom of the Pacific by South Carolina Man’s Sonar

 

The iconic American aviator went missing in 1937 and people have been searching for her plane ever since

 

https://themessenger.com/news/amelia-earhart-lost-plane-possible-sonar-image-pacific-ocean-deep-sea-vision?utm_source=join1440&utm_medium=email

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Then again it may not.

 

Newly-Unearthed Photo May Reveal Iceberg That Sunk The Titanic

 

https://petapixel.com/2024/04/19/newly-unearthed-photo-may-reveal-iceberg-that-sunk-the-titanic/?utm_source=join1440&utm_medium=email&utm_placement=newsletter

 

A rediscovered photo, that appears to show the iceberg that sank the Titanic 112 years ago, goes on auction this month.

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High speed rail between L.A and Vegas

https://www.msn.com/en-ca/travel/news/rail-spikes-hammered-bullet-train-being-built-from-sin-city-to-the-city-of-angels/ar-AA1nq1Fr?ocid=msedgdhp&pc=U531&cvid=cfc16c5d2ea8493eb3449b3077c19a07&ei=13

 

"Company officials say the goal is to have trains exceeding speeds of 186 mph (300 kph) — comparable to Japan’s Shinkansen bullet trains — operating in time for the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles in 2028."

 

"Brightline West says electric-powered trains will cut the four-hour trip across the Mojave Desert to a little more than two hours. It projects 11 million one-way passengers per year, with fares that Edens said will be comparable to airline ticket costs. The trains will offer rest rooms, Wi-Fi, food and beverage sales and the option to check luggage."

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