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Is a sheep taken in withernam irrepleviable? By Walrus

Is a sheep taken in withernam irrepleviable? This is the obscure ancient English law question posed by Sir Thomas More in 1520 to confound a legal braggart in the court of Henry VIII. The braggart didn’t know the answer. ChatGPT, … Continue reading

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Mr. Gilbreth And The 155mm Artillery Round By Walrus.

Unless it’s deliberately placed on Youtube for disinformation purposes, could someone please tell the PTB to remove videos of 155 mm projectile production? It is giving away information. Any manufacturing engineer watching them will automatically estimate the cycle time for … Continue reading

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“Kool Aid” A Suggestion By Walrus.

Anyone who has been hanging around this website for long enough is familiar with our late and much loved founders essay on intellectual honesty and personal honor: “Drinking The Kool Aid”. This was the standard he lived by. It … Continue reading

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The Asov Organisation – Potential Serial Pest? By Walrus.

The recent murder of Darya Dugina, allegedly by operatives of Ukraine Intelligence and/or members of the Ukrainian Asov organization, raises an issue that has been at the back of my mind since the Ukraine crisis started in 2014; that is … Continue reading

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Euthanise A Walrus? Norwegians are Crazy! By Walrus

A young, beautiful looking, female Walrus named Freya has graced the city of Oslo by taking up summer residence in Oslo Fiord. Needless to say, the general public are infatuated with her apparently to the point of endangering themselves. Female … Continue reading

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Webb Telescope Completes Alignment Phase

The Webb Telescope completes one more step to becoming operational. Next test: thermal stability. The Walrus prediction is that its observations will throw the Big Bang Theory into the rubbish bin where it belongs. Webb Telescope update: The Big … Continue reading

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Today is Friday by Ernest Hemingway

Three Roman soldiers are in a drinking-place at eleven o’clock at night. There are barrels around the wall. Behind the wooden counter is a Hebrew wine-seller. The three Roman soldiers are a little cock-eyed. 1st Roman Soldier—You tried the red? … Continue reading

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First Image From James Webb Telescope

by Walrus To paraphrase Oscar Wilde, we may be sprawled in the gutter of war but some of us are looking up at the stars… The James Webb space telescope has transmitted its first image of a star as part … Continue reading

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Russia Neutralises Ukraine Air Defence System By Walrus

RT is reporting that Russia has just neutralised Ukraines air defence system by a series of precision attacks on air assets – radars, airports, aircraft, etc. The airspace is closed to civil aircraft as confirmed by the Flightradar24 website. Putin … Continue reading

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Satellite Images of Russia – A Puzzlement by Walrus

The Australian ABC has today posted an article syndicated from AP entitled “Here’s what sanctions the US could impose on Russia if it invades Ukraine” This suggests, charmingly, that among other targets for sanctions, President Putins alleged partner might … Continue reading

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