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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by BobClay, Jun 9, 2019.

  1. BobClay

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    Check out the Faroe Islands. 80 cases according to the stats.
     
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    I've only ever experienced one Earthquake, tremors yes, even two in Cornwall !! It was in the Philippines in a bar, and the main effect was all the pictures on the wall started to rattle, and this went on for several seconds. Really quite strange. One of our Philippino crewmen pointed out of the window at a Volcano far away on the horizon and shrugged his shoulders, something quite normal for them.
    So I do find this site interesting....

    http://ds.iris.edu/seismon/index.phtml
     
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    I was on the first floor above ground in a Secondary School in Peru when i experienced my one and only proper Earthquake.

    I was holding on to a metal tubing barrier that spanned the floor of the quad i was on, and it felt like someone was distantly drumming, or tapping, on it.

    As i looked down the line to see who was doing the tapping, the *ALARM* suddenly sounded, and everybody but me panicked/yelled/screamed/ran for cover.

    Some of those kids had already seen bigger and scarier ones, and behaved appropriately.
     
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    Can't think of an immediate use for me, but parents and grandparents might like to use political maps as a game for three or four* children. Each child has a different coloured pencil and has to colour in an area of the map so that it's a different colour to all of its neighbours. The loser is the one that is forced to colour in an area that's the same colour as an adjacent area. These 12 areas of France would be a good start. For a longer game, use a map of French Departments - there's about 90 of them.

    [​IMG]

    With four colours there could be no losers. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_color_theorem
     
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    "Oh what a tangled web we weave....
    When first we practice to deceive."

    Sir Walter Scott
     
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    We have some meteor showers coming up, Leonids, Geminids and Ursids. If the weather is bad you can always make some kind of observation via this site located in Scotland and using the French Air Force Space Radar to detect signal echoes from the ionised trail created by incoming debris.

    http://hebweather.net/meteor-echoes/
     
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    If you find yourself in need of cast-iron defense in the 'anti-vax' world we regrettably find ourselves in, just remember that there is a website that has your back.

    http://howdovaccinescauseautism.com/
     
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